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posted in November 2010
The Jungle gaming device will focus on online games and go up against offerings from Sony, Nintendo, Microsoft and Apple.
Dual Wi-Fi device streams files while letting a user maintain a connection to the Internet.
Orders for the device will be taken starting Dec. 3, while the Tsutaya Galapagos e-bookstore will open Dec. 10 for the Japanese market.
An oversupply has led to price decreases, and deals can be found among popular 32-inch and 40/42-inch sets.
Harvard researchers develop platinum-free solid-oxide fuel cells, which could be reliable and cheap enough for mobile technology.
The Industrial Technology Research Institute and AU Optronics are partnering to mass produce durable, paper-thin screens suitable for use in schools.
The $599 Pivot 2.0 convertible tablet has a 10.1-inch rotating touch screen and comes with water-resistant keyboard, slip-resistant grips and security software.
The $214 nine-inch device is powered by Android and is offered through Barnes & Noble's eBookstore.
The 10.1-inch E-Note H100B is being criticized for outdated technology, weight and price.
Bert Nordberg hints at partnership with Sony to launch a gaming-centric handset at the Mobile World Congress in February.
MIT prototype, the Femtosecond Transient Imaging system, pulses a laser beam, then computes the time and distance a pixel travels to create a 3D image.
The 440-pound set, which has 1,920 x 1,080 resolution, debuts in Japan for 8.5 million ¥, or about $101,000.
Users can watch shows, movies, and home videos from Hulu, Netflix, and other Internet content providers on any TV.
Consumers can pre-order the $99 gaming system, which operates without the need for discs, downloads, or updates.
The world's largest television maker is expected to announce the Internet-enabled sets at the Consumer Electronics Show in January.
The televisions, which combine access to TV programs and Internet content, will be available by the end of the year.
The 10-inch Inspiron Duo tablet-netbook, positioned as an iPad competitor, runs a dual-core Atom N550 processor and offers work and entertainment features.
Researcher used hacker's reverse engineering work to capture objects in three dimensions with the Microsoft gaming console's add-on.
The 4-inch cube-like PC divides the motherboard into three separate modules, simplifying upgrading and networking, said Xi3.
The "cloud communicator," powered by Android 2.1 and an ARM Cortex A8 processor, features a touchscreen, navigational buttons, 3-megapixel camera, GPS, accelerometer, and light sensor.
My3D accessory will let Apple device users view videos and games from Dreamworks, Imax, and other content providers in 360 degree 3D.
Pew Research Center study shows only 4% of American adults online employ geosocial or location-based services, largely unchanged from a study of GPS-enabled mobile devices.
TeleNav study finds that Wal-Mart and Starbucks are the most popular brand names searched by mobile GPS users.
University of Arizona develops three-dimensional motion hologram that is viewable on all sides without special glasses.
Free app enables smartphone users to remotely access pictures stored on their home network drives.
Based on company's MC3190 mobile computer, the MC3190-Z weighs 1.4 pounds and offers RFID and barcode reading functions.
Evergreen combines messaging phone features with "green" standards, such as 70% recycled post-consumer plastics, fewer hazardous chemicals, and an energy efficient charger.
Leading electronics manufacturers Sony, Panasonic, Samsung and LG anticipate dismal sales and price drops during the critical holiday buying period.
The ViewPad 10 is a dual-boot Win 7 and Android device, while the ViewPad 7 offers Google Mobile Services in a compact 7-inch design.