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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May 6, 2016 A set of algorithms has been developed that will help teach computers to process and understand human languages. The algorithms will enable a computer to act in much the same way as a human would ... read more
May 5, 2016 Giving young children a two-minute warning that 'screen time' is about to end makes transitions away from tablets, phones, televisions and other technological devices more painful, a new study has ... read more
May 5, 2016 Computer simulations of disease processes and detailed digital models of our organs could provide more accurate monitoring and outcome measurements for clinical trials, according to ... read more
May 4, 2016 Is the antivirus program running on your computer really making your computers safer to use, say, for online banking? Is the parental control software you bought to keep your child off inappropriate ... read more
Nov. 24, 2015 Scientists have developed a soft, flexible, stretchable keyboard using a type of rubber known as a dielectric elastomer. The keyboard was made from a single laminated structure with two sensing ... 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