Sony’s New Qi Wireless Charging Tech Could Charge a Phone in 1-Hour

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Sony is working on a new wireless charging technology based on the Qi standard that could shorten wireless charging time to as little as an hour. Sony is able to achieve these rapid charging times since the new wireless charging devices and accessories are able to use more current to charge phones and tablets. According […]

Google Glass 2 May Already Be in the Works

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Lately talk has been all about the smartwatch when it comes to wearable computing, but that isn’t the only device that’s destined to reach our pockets and sync to our smartphones over the next 12 months. Eyewear like Google Glass has been extremely popular as of late, and now details have already surfaced about the […]

In Latest Design Makeover Google Glass Gets More Fashionable, Less Cyborg

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After having run a multi-page advertisement campaign in Vogue magazine, Google is increasingly trying to appeal to fashion-forward trend setters with Google Glass. Technophiles already understand the value of having ready always-on access to information at eye level and now Google is trying to appeal to the fashion conscious shoppers. In the latest design makeover for Google […]

Softbank Leverages iPad Tablets to Foster Community Change

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There is an old proverb that if you give a man a fish you’ll feed him a day, but if you teach a man to fish he will be fed for life. In a pilot program, Japanese carrier Softbank, relatively unknown in the U.S. market and is also the parent of Sprint Corporation, is hoping […]

How Apple’s New iPhone Camera Patent Stacks Up Against Other Camera Phones

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Though Apple had largely helped to popularize mobile phone photography thanks to the iPhone, many would argue that Apple’s camera chops are lagging behind competitors today. Though the iPhone 5′s 8-megapixel shooter does a remarkable job, it lags the marketing push behind HTC’s Ultrapixel camera on the HTC One, Nokia’s impressive PureView technologies, and Sony’s […]

Car Makers Aim Advertising at Generation Y

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Generation Y: they are the children of the Baby Boomer era. They are a large and growing population connected to the latest smartphone and technology pieces. They do not drive. They do not want to drive. Car culture, the freedom of the open road, and the camaraderie that comes from being an automobile enthusiast is lost on […]

Liquid Cooling Coming to Smartphones to Keep Pockets Cool

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Liquid cooling is typically found on bigger rigs, like your car radiator and inside gaming PCs to keep those hot engines cool. Given the increasing power of mobile processors–which means that more heat would be generated–Japanese phone-maker NEC is looking to cool down the hot swelters with liquid cooling. Liquid cooling will be coming to […]

Fall Debut of Awesome Apple Product May Not Include iWatch

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Originally speculated to arrive this year following Tim Cook‘s hints that we’ll see some awesome products this fall in Apple’s product pipeline, the wearable iWatch smartwatch is now said to be a tardy arrival. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has accurately predicted Apple’s plans in the past, is saying that the iWatch won’t be […]

3 Key Groups Google Will Need to Convince to Make Glass Successful

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Google Glass was the talk of San Francisco last week as geeks paraded around town with Google’s latest wearable computing eyepiece at the Google I/O conference, but is the rest of America ready to embrace this new form of technology? Google still has a hard task as it sets out to popularize Glass much in […]

Intel Headlight Technology May Let Drivers See Through Rain

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Technology co-developed by Intel and Carnegie Mellon University could potentially change your ability to see while driving in the rain at night. Instead of a traditional headlight bulb projected into the night, the system uses a series of projectors. Sensors sit just below the projectors watching for rain as it enters the beam of light. […]

Sony Bringing Triluminos Display Tech From 4K UHD TV to Xperia Phones

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After having brought over its Bravia technology from its current HDTV television sets, Sony is now looking at bringing the more advanced Triluminos innovation that is used on its 4K UHD TV displays to future Xperia smartphones. This would allow Sony to offer a compelling mobile display to compete against HTC’s highly regarded use of […]

4-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Treated for iPad Addiction

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A girl in Britain becomes the youngest patient to be treated for iPad addiction at the age of four. Psychiatrists say that the child displays compulsive behavior after having been exposed to the tablet and technology at an early age, and shows symptoms of withdrawals if her iPad is taken away from her. Australian’s News.com reports […]

Brain Control May be Samsung’s Next Big Thing for Galaxy Phones, Tabs

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Samsung is quickly showing that it can create new experiences and user experiences with eye-tracking and smart sensing technologies that were showcased on the Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone, but the next wave of Samsung innovation may bring the sensing to your mind through brain control. Originally conceived of as a way for users with mobility […]

Apple Board Member Spurs Speculations About iWatch Future

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Apple board member Bill Campbell may have fueled further fire about rumors of Apple entering the wearable computing market with its highly anticipated iWatch. Described by CNET as a close friend of late co-founder Steve Jobs, Campbell was speaking at an Intuit employee event where he discusses Google Glass and smart watches. And while Campbell didn’t […]

Apple Reportedly Dedicates 100-Person Development Team for iWatch

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In an effort to develop its wearable wristwatch computer, a new report from Bloomberg suggests that Apple may have dedicated a team of 100 people to design and develop the iWatch. The report says that the watch “may perform some of the tasks handled by the iPhone and iPad.” At this point, it’s unclear if such […]

Transparent Smartphones Coming in 2013, 5 Ways It Will Impact You

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Polytron Technologies says that transparent and translucent smartphones are coming this year in 2013. These phones, according to the transparent glass-makers, would be largely transparent except that it will still reveal some internal phone circuitry, batteries, and components like chips, antennas, modems and memory cards. Most of the phone would then be see-through except the […]

Will Apple’s iWatch Replace Your iPhone? Rumors Say Yes.

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Apple’s wearable wristwatch rumors are heating up again, and this time both the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal are chiming in with their own un-named sources saying that Apple is working on an iWatch concept of some kind in a top secret lab in Cupertino, California. Both publications independently claim that Apple is already […]

41-Megapixel Nokia Lumia EOS Confirmed for U.S. Summer Debut?

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After much speculation about Nokia bringing its large 41-megapixel PureView sensor technology from the Symbian-powered Nokia 808 to the Windows Phone platform, it looks like that may be happening sooner than later. The Finnish phone giant has been rumored in recent weeks to announce this PureView camera technology for a new Windows Phone 8 device, […]