Volvo showcases next-gen EV charging

Turns out ”pure tension” is not what you experience when your plug-in vehicle is running out of juice and there’s not a charging station to be found.  (Ba-dum-tish.)

Report: LG ships Retina displays for next-gen iPad mini

A new report indicates that LG is preparing to ship millions of Retina panels slated for Apple's upcoming iPad mini which is likely to see a fourth quarter launch.

University of Michigan builds a next-gen solar car

The University of Michigan is known for being among the best of the annual North American Solar Challenge, netting the top spot in the solar-powered electric car race seven times.

Unzipped nanotubes could be key to next-gen batteries

Researchers at Rice University have come up with a new way to boost the efficiency of the ubiquitous lithium ion (LI) battery by employing ribbons of graphene that start as carbon nanotubes.

Imagining the next-gen Google Chromebook

A number of industry heavyweights currently offer their very own iterations of Google's Chromebook, including Acer, HP, Lenovo and Samsung.

Edge-to-edge screen for Motorola's next-gen smartphone?

Motorola Mobility and Verizon will reportedly introduce a next-gen smartphone on September 5 that features an edge-to-edge screen and works with LTE networks.

Is this Amazon’s next-gen Kindle Fire?

A picture of Amazon's next-generation Kindle Fire tablet may have been leaked just days before its official launch.

Next-gen PC games will require 64-bit OS

A number of Frostbite-powered PC games hitting physical and digital shelves in 2013 will require a 64-bit operating system.

Apple postpones NFC adoption for next-gen iPhone

Apple will reportedly postpone its adoption of near-field communication technology (NFC) until the nascent standard reaches critical mass.

Sony teases next-gen PSP details

Sony gaming chief Kazuo Hirai has hinted that the next-gen Playstation Portable (PSP) will likely feature a touch-screen interface along with conventional gaming buttons and analog sticks.

Is Apple field testing a next-gen iPad?

Apple engineers may be close to field testing what appears to be a next-gen iPad or CDMA-enabled Verizon iPhone.