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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Aug. 25, 2016 Peer pressure is a proven social motivator. Researchers probed this decidedly human attribute and found that not only is virtual pressure from a computer-simulated peer just as motivating as the real ... read more
Aug. 25, 2016 A nanoscale wireless communication system uses plasmonic antennas to produce greater control and increased efficiency to an approach eyed for next-generation 'on-chip' communications ... read more
Aug. 24, 2016 Scientists have created a novel method that represents a major improvement in existing post-disaster optimization methodologies. Their technique, Algorithm with Multiple-Input Genetic Operators ... read more
May 12, 2016 If you're looking for a way to use a computer more efficiently, researchers may have a solution for you. Researchers have recently filed a patent that would allow computer users to trigger ... 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