Tech experts debate the smarts of the 'smartwatch'
News that Samsung will unveil a "smartwatch" next month has sent rumour mills into overdrive within the tech community as it second guesses what the much-hyped gadget will offer.
Review: Chromecast streams media at a nice price
A new device from Google makes it easy to stream video from several popular services to a high-definition TV. Chromecast is tiny enough to dangle from a keychain when not in use, but it packs a big punch ...
Gadget Watch: Pen makes old monitors touch-ready
Many people who have tried Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system without a touch screen have hated it because of the inability to use touch and swipe commands to get things going. Now, a company has ...
Put a seismometer in your living room
Back in the 1960s, Charlie Richter (PhD '28) installed a seismometer in his living room. It was bigger than his TV set, and it didn't go with the sofa, but it saved him a lot of late-night drives into the ...
Review: Nike device improves, but oversimplified
(AP) -- Since 2003, I've tried several fitness accessories that use the GPS system to tell you how far and how fast you're running. I've generally liked them, except for the fact that they don't work well ...
SKR researchers develop a 32-inch Android-based multi-touch display
Panasonic releases a solar charger with USB, AA battery slots and LED lights
Research examines how to apply conductive nanocoatings to textiles
(PhysOrg.com) -- Imagine plugging a USB port into a sheet of paper, and turning it into a tablet computer. It might be a stretch, but ideas like this have researchers at North Carolina State University examining the use of ...
The $25 educational PC
Apple upgrades iMacs with quad-core processors
Apple is upgrading its iMac line of desktop computers with faster processors, higher-resolution cameras and a new type of data port.
Toshiba shows USB mobile LCD monitor
Gift Guide: Tech gadgets for frequent travelers
(AP) -- If you have people on your gift list who travel a lot, you may want to think about giving them something to keep them comfortable and entertained while on the go, even if they're not as nomadic as ...
HP unveils 'Slate 500' tablet computer
Hewlett-Packard unveiled a Windows-powered touchscreen tablet computer on Friday aimed at professionals, the latest entry into a growing market dominated by Apple's iPad.
Gadgets: Keep your laptop -- and your lap -- cool with TuneFan
The TuneFan from Macally is a great accessory to cool any laptop -- regardless of whether it's used at a desk or on your lap.