Microsoft’s mobile engineers appear to be paying close attention to the work of their peers over at its application development business. In that world, if a certain component is used multiple times throughout a project, you simply split it off into a standalone library that is shared among the other program files to avoid burdening…
One of the best measures of a trend’s progress in the consumer electronics world is the reaction of the component suppliers. If the suppliers start taking concrete steps towards addressing it, then they anticipate demand from their manufacturing clients, who in turn must be anticipating demand from consumers. That’s why it’s such an encouraging sign that…
The race is now officially on in South Korea to create the world’s first holographic smartphone.
The ultra-durable design can withstand up to 220 pounds of force thanks to a special protective layer sandwiched between the display and the backlight.
The mobile giant’s engineers have created new alloy that can substitute the rapidly dwindling metal in the specialized electrodes that power touchscreens.
A new set of specifications that surfaced on the US Patent and Trademark Office’s online database last week reveals that Samsung is taking another shot at applying eye-tracking technology to TVs after its failed attempt to develop a gaze-aware remote, and on a much grander scale. If its efforts bear fruit this time, watching video could get a lot…
Consumers may not have to endure through the game of whack-a-mole that the mobile industry has been playing with security exploits on Android for much longer if this latest project from Northwestern University bears fruit.
The smart remote that was never to be held the potential to fundamentally change the way you interact with your TV through a nifty combination of mobile synchronization and multi-angle gaze tracking.
There are some cases where creativity can be a lot more important than practicality, but designing consumer gadgets is not one of those cases. LG apparently didn’t get the memo it filed to patent this magnet-powered monstrosity.
LG is moving to patent a detachable mobile camera that will be able to transmit – and display – video over Bluetooth from up to 32 feet. Goodbye GoPros, nanny cams and (dare we hope?) selfie sticks.
Twice the screens, twice the fun. And a lot of sensors to make it all work.
It doesn’t reflect too well on humanity that LG needs to invent a brand new phone just to stop people from getting themselves run over while texting.
VMware wants to use mobile augmented reality software to help technicians track down faulty servers and find their way around cabling in data centers running on its popular virtualization software.