Firm promises professional-quality photos - from a cellphone

A California start-up has developed a new image sensor technology that it says can improve cellphone camera performance by four times.

Microsoft wants OS redesign for multicore processors

A Microsoft kernel expert has proposed that developers "rethink" the basic architecture of current operating systems to fully exploit the benefits of multicore chips.

Ambidextrous System-On-Chip spotted in the wild

NComputing has introduced a $20 "ambidextrous" System-On-Chip (SoC) that is expected to bring advanced virtualization capabilities to multiple mobile-based platforms.

Electronics nerd controls '69 Pontiac GTO with Apple iPod

A self-described electronics nerd has designed a system known as "RedEye" to remotely control his '69 Pontiac's ignition, radio and doors with an iPod Touch.

GM develops HUD system for vehicle windshields

General Motors (GM) is developing a HUD (Head-Up Display) system to project images generated by compact ultra violet lasers directly onto the windshield of a vehicle.

New Nvidia drivers fix fan speed issues

Nvidia has posted new drivers (197.13) in response to customer reports of fan speed issues with the previous 196.75 iteration. 



MIT scientists design molecular-based chips

Scientists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have successfully designed a computer chip comprising hundreds of tiny molecules.

Intel launches 32nm Xeon 5600 processor lineup

Intel has launched its long-awaited 32nm Xeon 5600 processor lineup.


Kingston debuts "world's fastest" memory

Kingston has debuted what it claims is the "world's fastest" Intel-certified memory.

iPad orders slow after initial stampede

Orders for the Apple iPad fell sharply over the weekend, indicating that most of the real obsessives bought one on Friday.

Buy a battery, get an iPad free

Apple is so determined that its users shouldn't touch its batteries that it's promising a free replacement iPad to anyone whose machine won't hold a charge.

Google, Extreme Arrogance and Gaming

A few days ago Google’s CEO pronounced that that the PC would be dead in 3 years. 

Raytheon and Motion Reality develop 3D military apps

Raytheon and Motion Reality have inked a lucrative deal to develop virtual 3D mission and training applications for military, law enforcement and security forces.


OCZ launches "ultra-affordable" Solid State Drives

Interested in purchasing a Solid State Drive (SSD) but don't want to spend wads of cash? Well, the sub-100 dollar 32GB Onyx SATA II SSD may just be the drive for you.

Team develops X-ray vision for mobile phones

The University of South Australia and Nokia have teamed up to produce an application that allows phone users to see through walls.

AMD launches Open 3D initiative

AMD has launched an "Open" initiative designed to encourage 3D innovation and lower high costs typically associated with the evolving technology. 

Palm kicks off GDC with new 3D gaming tools

Palm kicked off the 2010 Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco with the release of a public beta version of its next-gen webOS Plug-in Development Kit (PDK).

iPhone users worry about hurting its feelings

Three-quarters of iPhone users love the thing so much that they actually sleep with it, according to a Stanford University study.

Our pad's better than iPad, boasts HP

HP is fighting back against the Apple iPad with more information about its Slate device, and it doesn't agree with the old adage that if you can't say somtihng nice, you shouldn't say anything at all.

Panasonic and Best Buy tout 3D TV

Panasonic has embarked on a new campaign to promote its 3D television sets in Best Buy stores across the United States.