Mclean (VA) - A recently filed Apple patent describes a new kind of touchpad that lights up to in response to normal activity.
In the patent, Apple says it might be "desirable to provide visual stimuli at the touch pad so that a user can better operate the touch pad." For example, the patent talks about the touchpad illuminating when it is touched, and light paths could follow the movement of touch.
Sony has taken the final hurdle in bringing a new compact notebook to the U.S. The new TZ series will weigh in at just 2.62 pounds and offer a choice of Intel’s ultra low-voltage processors U7500 (1.06 GHz) or U7600 (1.2 GHz). Built on Intel’s Santa Rosa platform the notebooks will support draft-n (v2.0) wireless connectivity and come with an optional Novatel EvDO wireless broadband card, according to the documents filed with the FCC.
Dell has temporarily removed the 3.73 GHz version of its Intel Core 2 Extreme QX6800-based XPS 720 H2C due to a lack of processors that lack enough overclocking potential.
The United States and European Union are close to linking up their respective satellite navigation systems to improve reliability and accuracy for users on the ground.
A new report released by the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) highlights the changes and market dynamics in the telecommunications industry within its 30 member countries. The collected data shows that the U.S. currently does not have leadership role in driving or adopting cutting edge broadband technology.
Overland Park (KS) - Sanyo has introduced the next generation to its Katana multimedia phone, offered exclusively with Sprint service.
The Katana DLX phone joins the Katana II phone as the successors to the original model that came out just over a year ago. The Katana II is the basic successor to the Katana, offering much of the same functionality.
The Katana II does increase the internal capacity, with 21 MB of data storage possible. It has a VGA digital camera and access to all of Sprint's Vision network features.
Intel introduced six new Core 2 Duo variants, bringing the total for notebooks and desktop PCs to 29 different models: The Core 2 Extreme X7800 is the new flagship of the mobile CPU portfolio, new 2.66 GHz and 3 GHz quad-core desktop processors as well FSB 1333 dual-core chips extend the mainstream product line. Price cuts ring in a new round in the price war with AMD.
Intel today announced that it will join the One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) initiative as an active member and effectively competing with AMD to provide at least one key component for the notebook.
The vast majority of iPhone buyers are very happy with their purchase, according to a new study by Santa Monica-based Interpret.
Rev up those mobile phones because Japan’s NTT DoCoMo is testing out “Super G” cellular service in Tokyo that can hit up to 300 Mbps speeds.
Intel has sent all four remaining Xeon DP processors with the 65 nm Dempsey core into its product discontinuance program.
Programmers can now unlock the general processing power of their Nvidia graphics cards with a new SDK.
Is there an iPhone Nano in our future? Analysts at JP Morgan are saying both yes and no in a case of dueling research reports.
On July 5, a workshop was held by Japan's Ministry of Internal Affairs and Communications (MIC) to consider imposing a “Radio Utilization Fee”.
Microsoft is gearing up to release the first major upgrade to its security software Windows Live OneCare. The beta of version 2.0 is available as a free download.