'Feeling' data through haptic displays

To perceive surroundings, humans can draw on five senses. But dealing with technology requires screens and speakers, which only appeal to our senses of vision and hearing. Scientists at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) ...

LG unveils smartphone with dual display, improved camera

South Korean smartphone maker LG Electronics Inc. unveiled a new smartphone Thursday with an additional screen and a camera that can capture a wider scene when taking a selfie, hoping to arrest a slide in its market share.

GHOST: Technology that leaps out of the screen

Exciting new technologies, which allow users to change the shape of displays with their hands, promise to revolutionise the way we interact with smartphones, laptops and computers. Imagine pulling objects and data out of ...

Smarter ads for smartphones: When they do and don't work

Brands spent $8.4 billion on mobile advertising in 2013, and that number is expected to quadruple to $36 billion by 2017, according to eMarketer. But do mobile display ads—those tiny banner ads that pop up in your smartphone's ...

Samsung says to unveil smartphone with curved display

Samsung said Wednesday it would unveil a smartphone with a curved display in October—a technological innovation aimed at maintaining its lead in a lucrative but increasingly saturated market.

Facebook threat to Google grows in mobile

Just a year after Facebook started selling mobile ads, the social media giant has become a bigger threat to the dominant player in the space, Google Inc.

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