Laid-back browsing, or work, it's all reasonable with Samsung Chromebook Pro
Feb 14, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Whoa, whoa, steady Windows fans, Apple loyalists. Here comes a real threat to your belief system.
Brilliant Control sports smart lighting, can work with other smart home devices
Feb 10, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A California-based tech company Brilliant on Wednesday announced Brilliant Control, and in so doing showed its ambitions in the smart home marketplace.
Solowheel Iota wants to go places with wheels between your feet
Jan 28, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—A self balancing scooter has turned to crowdfunding on Kickstarter. The rideable is called the Solowheel Iota.
New techniques allow greater control of smartwatches
Jan 25, 2017
Smartwatches aren't the easiest things to control, with their small screens and owners' bulky fingers. Georgia Institute of Technology researchers have invented new ways to interact that provide a little more control.
Blitab Technology develops tablet for the blind and visually impaired
Jan 13, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Blitab, a tablet with a Braille interface, looks like a promising step up for blind and low vision people who want to be part of the educational, working and entertainment worlds of digital life.
Visual interpreter for the blind uses smart glasses
Jan 10, 2017
(Tech Xplore)—Shopping for clothes and groceries, finding a seat on the train: some of the many tasks we take for granted unless we are among the blind and low vision people who would like to lead more independent lives.
Team with watch that runs on body heat turns to crowdfunding site
Nov 15, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—The makers of something titled the Matrix PowerWatch have a painful reminder for those of us who live our daily digital lives. Oh boy,imagining the scene hurts. Consider the vast numbers of batteries thrown ...
Enabling wireless virtual reality
Nov 15, 2016
One of the limits of today's virtual reality (VR) headsets is that they have to be tethered to computers in order to process data well enough to deliver high-resolution visuals. But wearing an HDMI cable reduces mobility ...
Greater global outreach eyed for Micro:bit minicomputer
Oct 20, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—Kid coders is an idea everyone likes. The vision is that of a new army of survivors who can carry the ball forward in thinking up tomorrow's hardware and software, to make life interesting for themselves and ...
Misfit to run with analog swag in upcoming Phase
Oct 19, 2016
(Tech Xplore)—What, me wear a teensy phone on my wrist? A screaming touchscreen fitness band on my wrist?