In this week's program we look at how US-China cyber talks were overshadowed by PRISM snooping revelations. Meanwhile, in Test 24 we look at whether Oree's wooden keyboard is really a green geek's dream.
AP (Apr. 10, 2013) Smartphones are thinking ahead for their owners when it comes to typing. The AP's John Mone explains how touchscreen technology is ditching the traditional "QWERTY" ... watch video
Reuters (Sep. 9, 2013) Scientists at British wireless technology firm, Cambridge Silicon Radio, say they've devised the world's thinnest keyboard. Just half a millimeter thick, the device could be available to consumers ... watch video
Reuters (Sep. 9, 2012) British scientists have paired video game console cameras with a pair of ordinary glasses to create an eye control device that will allow the severely disabled to use a computer. The device costs ... watch video
TheStreet (June 19, 2014) Amazon may be late to the smartphone market with its new Fire phone, but it clearly thinks it can do better than Blackberry. Blackberry once owned the mobile phone market, but has never recovered ... watch video
AP (Dec. 17, 2014) BlackBerry is returning to its roots with a new smartphone called the Classic, featuring a traditional keyboard at a time when rival Apple and Android phones - and most smartphone customers - have ... watch video
Newsy (Sep. 9, 2015) Apple announced a gigantic, new iPad Wednesday. The iPad Pro is a 12.9-inch tablet with optional accessories like a new stylus and keyboard cover.
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Nov. 26, 2015 Explaining the complex structure of tropical forests is one of the great challenges in ecology. An issue of special interest is the distribution of different sizes of trees, ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Vivid holographic images and text can now be produced by means of an ordinary inkjet printer. This new method is expected to significantly reduce the cost and time needed to ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 Imagine computers being able to understand paintings or paint abstract images much like humans. Now a researcher demonstrates a breakthrough concept in the field of computer ... read more
Nov. 23, 2015 A mathematical model has been developed to forecast metastatic breast cancer survival rates using techniques usually reserved for weather prediction, financial forecasting ... read more
Jan. 22, 2015 By analyzing such parameters as the force applied by key presses and the time interval between them, a new self-powered non-mechanical intelligent keyboard could provide a stronger layer of security ... read more
Jan. 21, 2015 In a novel twist in cybersecurity, scientists have developed a self-cleaning, self-powered smart keyboard that can identify computer users by the way they type. The device could help prevent ... read more
Dec. 4, 2013 A psychological study has found that skilled typists can’t identify the positions of many of the keys on the QWERTY keyboard and probably didn’t memorize them even when they first learned to ... read more
Sep. 30, 2013 A computer scientist has developed software which assists users in identifying and learning shortcuts so that they can become as fast as expert users. This new interface mechanism is easy to ... read more