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BlackBerry CEO says iPhone is outdated (Update)
Apple's iPhone is outdated, according to the chief executive of BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion Ltd.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.
Bank card identifies cardholder
From the gas station to the department store – paying for something without cash is commonplace. Now such payments become more secure: The Fraunhofer Institute for Computer Graphics Research IGD engineered ...
BlackBerry faces tough battle for business users
BlackBerry's new smartphone platform launched this week faces an uphill battle winning back corporate and government users who helped spawn the "crackberry" culture, analysts say.
Google Glass may run with laser-projected keyboard
Panasonic develops new tablet with 20-inch 4k IPS Alpha LCD panel
Panasonic announced the development of a new tablet computer that features a 20-inch IPS Alpha LCD panel with more than four times the resolution of Full High Definition, as well as a high precision digital pen. With the ...
Students put mettle to the pedal to build bike-powered charging station
People power has become a new form of alternative energy at Northern Arizona University.
Murdoch iPad daily failure a lesson for digital news
The failure of Rupert Murdoch's pioneering iPad newspaper The Daily underscores the problems of the news industry as it seeks a paid model for the digital age, analysts said.
Nintendo seeks to shake up gaming again with Wii U (Update)
It can scan zombies, replace a TV remote, open a window into virtual worlds and shoot ninja stars across a living room. It's the Wii U GamePad, the 10-by-5-inch touchscreen controller for the successor to ...