Samsung sells 3 mn Galaxy Note II smartphones since debut
Samsung Electronics said Friday that global sales of its large Galaxy Note II smartphone had topped three million since its debut in late September, as archrival Apple's iPad mini hit stores.
Simple method for flexible, conductive carbon nanotube sheets shows promise for touchscreens
A Rice University team has hit upon a method to produce nearly transparent films of electrically conductive carbon nanotubes, a goal sought by researchers around the world.
Microsoft woos mobile users, aims at Apple
Microsoft kicked off sales of its revamped Windows 8 system and Surface tablet Friday amid mixed reviews as the tech giant ramped up efforts to compete in a market shifting rapidly from PCs to mobile devices.
Researcher explores the potential of graphene
Research by Victoria University Professor Uli Zuelicke is contributing to the global race to unlock the potential of graphene, a new material taken from graphite that scientists say could be a game changer for new electronic ...
BlackBerry maker RIM's stock rebounds after results
BlackBerry maker Research in Motion's stock rallied sharply Friday a day after reporting a narrower-than-expected loss, as analysts debated whether the smartphone maker is poised for a rebound.
Samsung launches new oversized smartphone
Samsung launched Wednesday the newest version of its oversized smartphone Galaxy Note, just a week after Apple's iPhone 5 hit shelves, in an apparent bid to outpace its rival with a wider range of gadgets.
Consumers differ in desire for explanation, new study says
A study published online in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that people can differ widely on the level of detail makes them feel they understand something. In experiments, the very same explanations that some subjec ...
World watches for 'iPhone 5' unveiling Wednesday
Apple becomes the focus of the technology universe Wednesday as the world awaits a new iPhone with a big, beautiful touchscreen and connectivity to blazingly fast telecom networks.
Huge touchscreen to allow for real-time analysis
A massive touchscreen measuring more than 4 square metres has been built at the University of Dundee by EPSRC-funded researchers in the School of Computing.
Microsoft camera-based stylus seeks accuracy in sea of pixels
Phones, tablets transform handheld game market
Smartphones and tablet computers are expanding the market for handheld video games and challenging traditional devices, forcing game developers to adapt to a rapidly changing landscape.
'NintendoLand,' 'Mario Bros.' coming to Wii U
(AP) Nintendo is relying on a famous plumber, zombies and a virtual theme park to build buzz for the Wii U.
NEC unveils gesture controlling device
Japanese technology titan NEC has unveiled a gadget that allows users to control their TV, mobile phone or tablet computer using a virtual input device.
RIM says will still make keypads for BlackBerrys
(AP) -- Research in Motion Ltd. says future BlackBerry models will still offer physical keyboards.