Ever wanted to wave a tricorder at something, furrow your brow, and announce, "captain, I am picking up an odd concentration of signals in this area?" If you have - and what Star Trek fan hasn't? - you might want to give Peter Jansen's tricorder project a look. The Canadian designer recently released full specifications for two versions of his own hand-held multi-sensor.
Stories by Jon Gold
Intel's share of the semiconductor market is as high as it's been in 10 years, thanks to strong sales performance and a key acquisition, according to a study from IHS.
The news that Google's Chrome browser had briefly surpassed Internet Explorer, based on data compiled by StatCounter, as the most-used on the web last weekend may have taken some by surprise, but this writing has been on the wall for some time.
A series of candid-camera-style challenges set up in several public places in Indonesia, Thailand and Australia are Intel's latest way of hyping the Ultrabook form factor.
The perception of mainframe technology as outmoded or inefficient is wildly inaccurate in a number of important ways, according to IBM's chief architect for cloud computing, Frank DeGilio.
Widespread interest in the Raspberry Pi, a tiny but complete Linux computer that can be bought for as little as US$25, caught the device's designers completely off guard, Reuters reported this week.
A recent survey of the IBM SHARE user group found just 25% of respondents were collecting data from social media networks for business purposes, though many more are apparently planning to do so in the near future.
Linux creator Linus Torvalds last week posted a searing rant to Google+ hammering the developers of OpenSUSE for "mentally diseased" security measures.
Intel's launch Tuesday of the latest model Xeon server processors featured testimonials from several early adopters of the E5-2600 line, who lauded the performance and security of systems powered by the new processors.
At a glance, there's not a lot there to see. Despite the absence of an outsized cooling fan, the Raspberry Pi looks a little like an older-model graphics card, with the usual tangle of wires and plastic mounted on a green circuit board.
The upcoming launch of products powered by Intel's new Romley platform could make waves in the server sector, according to experts.
Apple's App Store reached its highly publicised 25 billion unit mark when Qingdao, China, resident Chunli Fu downloaded the free version of Disney's Where's My Water? game.
Location-based social media service FourSquare this week abruptly swapped the Google Maps technology underlying its product for the OpenStreetMap, announcing a new partnership with startup MapBox.
Apple's running total of the number of app downloads made via its App Store is quickly approaching 25 billion -- which means that the winner of a $10,000 iTunes gift card for the landmark downloader should be chosen sometime today or tomorrow.