6 Things to Expect at Flash Summit
A coming out party for NVMe PCIe SSDs, more flash appliances and arrays, incremental news on vertical NAND and next-gen memories, and more are on tap for next week''s Flash Memory Summit.
Teardown: Oculus Rift Dev Kit 2 by iFixit
Using a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 display, Oculus Rift DK2 saves some money and space, iFixit finds in its teardown.
Power Week: Google''s $1M Power Inverter Challenge ? How Small Is Possible?
This week, Google, along with the IEEE, is offering a $1 million prize to anyone who can build a kilowatt-scale power inverter roughly the size of a laptop. A full list of technical requirements is available.
What''s the Best Traveling Toolkit?
When one is travelling, it can be really handy to have a small toolkit to hand, but which kit would be the best?
Sony, TSMC Win Award for Silicon-Plastic Process Development
Sony and TSMC''s paper describing a process to integrate a silicon biosensor into a microfluidic chip with the potential to create cost-effective, mass-fabricated point-of-care devices gets Best Abstract of Interest to the Industry Division Award from American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AAC...
Sony, Panasonic, Japan Display Plan OLED Joint Venture
Sony Corp., Panasonic Corp., and Japan Display Inc. are working together to create a new company, to be named JOLED, which is expected to be launched early in 2015 to develop small and midsized organic light-emitting diode displays for use in tablet devices.
3D Printing in Space
Among the technological advances that will make our dreams of cosmic voyages a reality is 3D printing.
Q''comm Shares a Wearable Strategy
The future of ubiquitous wearables will require more innovation than what is currently on the market, with dedicated silicon, interoperability, and beauty leading the charge. Qualcomm''s Rob Chandhok talks strategy around mainstreaming wearables.
Movidius Vision Processing Unit Enters 2nd Generation
Movidius announces a new chip and lays claim to the vision processing unit, a self-proclaimed new category of chip architecture that can handle heavy computing for vision in real-time, but at the low power levels needed for mobile and wearable devices.
Android, China Rise in SmartphonesStories 1 - 10 of 2940
Nearly 300 million smartphones shipped worldwide during the second quarter of 2014, with Android OS capturing a record of 85% market share. Record Android shipments also brought changes in major handset vendors, with Chinese brands not three of the six top players.