Tag Archives: smartphone

13Oct/15

Tapping into plant energy to charge phones

A trio of Chilean student engineers have developed a biocircuit device that can harness plant energy and convert it into small charges of electricity to power smartphones. Ben Gruber reports.
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12Oct/15

Magic mirrors and flying origami feature at Japan tech fair

Flying paper origami, magic mirrors and body fat analysing apps are among the high-tech gadgets unveiled by more than 500 companies and organizations at Japan’s Combined Exhibition of Advanced Technologies (CEATEC).

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10Jul/15

Sole to soul – foot tapping to a new beat

Sole sensors linked to a central interface and linked to algorithm software could help walkers create flexible music as they stroll.

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09Jul/15

Docomo and GE to team up on IoT solutions

Japan (Next Media) – Japan’s NTT DoCoMo and GE Energy Japan announced on Wednesday they plan to form a business alliance to provide an Internet of Things solution for infrastructure management.
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15Jun/15

The writing’s on the wall with Phree smart pen

A smart pen which can translate doodles written on almost any surface into readable text on your smartphone has been developed in Israel.

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12Jun/15

BlackBerry may launch Android phone

(Reuters Business Report) – Remember BlackBerry? The pioneering smartphone maker is thinking about doing what was once considered unthinkable: putting rival Android software on its smartphone for the first time. Sources tell Reuters it’ll probably use Google’s Android on an upcoming phone this fall that will combine a touch screen with a physical keyboard. That would give its keyboard-loving fans access to the much wider selection of apps that Android offers.
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24May/15

World’s first iris recognition smartphone on sale in Japan

Smartphone users in Japan can unlock their phones with the blink of an eye, as the country’s biggest mobile carrier NTT DoCoMo launches the world’s first iris recognition smartphone. Sharon Reich has more.

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25Mar/15

Smartphone use changing our brain and thumb interaction, say researchers

ZURICH, SWITZERLAND / LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (REUTERS) – Constant smartphone typing has become part of our daily lives.

And it’s changing our brains, say European researchers.
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02Mar/15

Intel Launches New Mobile SoCs, LTE Solution

Announces Collaborations with Ericsson*, Samsung*, Others as Part of Broad Effort Spanning Silicon, Devices, Security and Networking Solutions
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