Once-cool BlackBerry failed to keep pace with rivals
In just a short time, BlackBerry went from being the coolest gadget-maker on the planet to one apparently destined for the history books.
New computer model will help design flexible touchscreens
Electronic devices with touchscreens are ubiquitous, and one key piece of technology makes them possible: transparent conductors. However, the cost and the physical limitations of the material these conductors ...
Wet noses to the touchscreen, iPads go to the dogs
You may or may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but you can certainly try to get Fido to use an iPad.
Taiwan electronics fair tees up 'smart watch' for golfers
It may not be able to carry the clubs like a caddie but a new "smart watch" can help a golfer find his range on the course, and its makers are taking a swing at the global market as part of a new trend in ...
Review: Schlage Touchscreen Deadbolt lets you in without a key
As a child, I watched "The Jetsons" on TV every Saturday morning. I wasn't as enamored of the flying cars as I was the push-button home automation.
Videogame console icon turns mobile play god
Videogame industry legend Peter Molyneux says the time is right for people to play God on smartphones. The former Lionhead Studio chief and Microsoft Game Studios executive has teamed with Japan-based DeNA ...
Kriyate Design Solutions testing first Braille smartphone
Instagram—more than self-portraits and pictures of food
The photo-sharing application Instagram is used by millions of people around the world daily. In the media, the social media phenomenon is sometimes dismissed as trivial pastime. However, according to a fresh ...
The tech divide between teachers and students
New research by a Massey University PhD student has found that many educators feel out of their depth when adopting new technology for use in the classroom.
BlackBerry CEO says iPhone is outdated (Update)
Apple's iPhone is outdated, according to the chief executive of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion Ltd.
Taiwan's HTC postpones flagship smartphone rollout
Taiwan's HTC has delayed shipments of its new flagship smartphone due to parts shortages, a report said on Wednesday, dealing a blow as it looks to lift sales and compete with the iPhone and Samsung's Galaxy.
BlackBerry boss has swipe at Apple as Z10 hits stores
The head of BlackBerry has taken a swipe at Apple, saying the iPhone's operating system was outdated, while promising thousands of new apps as it prepares to launch its Z10 model in Australia and the US.
Google's top Android exec unexpectedly steps down (Update)
Andy Rubin has stepped down as the executive in charge of Google's Android operating system for smartphones and tablet computers, ending a seven-year reign that reshaped the technology industry.
Leap jumps to capture next step in motion control
In a bustling tent set up in a parking lot here at the South By Southwest Interactive Festival, people are pointing their hands and gesturing with chopsticks as they guide various actions on a dozen computer screens.