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Apple reportedly building AI chip for iPhone

Apple reportedly building AI chip for iPhone

US tech giant Apple is reportedly developing a dedicated artificial intelligence (AI) chip, called the Apple Neural Engine, that would power AI-related tasks on mobile devices.

Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers

Smartphone PIN can be extracted from heat traces of fingers

The heat traces left on the smartphone screen after typing the PIN or swiping a pattern could give away your secret code, warn researchers.

Global average viewing on mobile devices now over 200 hours  a year since 2012: Ericsson

Global average viewing on mobile devices now over 200 hours a year since 2012: Ericsson

The global average viewing times on mobile devices has grown by more than 200 hours a year since 2012, driving up overall TV and video viewing by an additional 1.5 hours a week, a new report by Ericsson said on Thursday.

For Facebook Indian market is growing faster than US

For Facebook Indian market is growing faster than US

Backed by strong growth in the Indian market, social networking major Facebook on Thursday said that it's adding users at a faster pace than in India in comparison to US. The social networking giant also claimed that the country is all set to become its largest base in upcoming years.

Smartphone case that acts as secondary touchscreen

Smartphone case that acts as secondary touchscreen

Technology giant Microsoft and Austrian researchers have developed "FlexCase" -- a prototype smartphone that acts as a secondary e-ink display.

Soon, you could charge your smartphone by walking!

Soon, you could charge your smartphone by walking!

Researchers claimed that they have developed a technology that is capable of powering electronic devices as you walk.

Wow! This tech could give you week's battery in single charge

Wow! This tech could give you week's battery in single charge

The company, in partnership with an "emerging" smartphone manufacturer, is working to bring hydrogen fuel cell technology to mobile devices that could give more life to batteries in a single charge.

Asian travelers most addicted to their smartphones, Europeans the least: Survey

Asian travelers most addicted to their smartphones, Europeans the least: Survey

According to the report prepared by Expedia and Egencia, 60 percent of travelers around the world said they would be unwilling to go on vacation without their mobile device, while a full 35 percent said they use their phones more while on vacation, than they do at home.

Map entire buildings in 3D with mobile devices soon

The software, developed by a team led by Thomas Schops, doctoral student at the Institute for Visual Computing at ETH Zurich, analyses two images of a building's façade that were taken from different positions.

Pedestrians can also get distracted by personal tech

Pedestrians can also get distracted by personal tech

A host of studies published in recent weeks have highlighted the dangers of driver distraction when it comes to mobile devices. 

Apple to launch new iPhone on September 9?

Apple on Thursday sent out invitations to a September 09 media event, hinting that Siri virtual assistant software in its mobile devices will play a role.

Mobile commerce sales may touch $638-bn mark by 2018: ASSOCHAM

The availability of e-commerce applications on various mobility devices is helping drive sales.

Blackberry launches new secure tablet

Seeking to extend its range of secure mobile devices, BlackBerry Ltd said on Saturday it was launching a high-security tablet, developed with International Business Machines Corp and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd.

Microsoft warns Windows PCs vulnerable to "Freak" attacks

Hundreds of millions of Windows PC users are vulnerable to attacks exploiting the recently uncovered "Freak" security vulnerability, which was initially believed to only threaten mobile devices and Mac computers, Microsoft Corp warned.

Wear this sticker to make calls, listen to music

Scientists have developed touch-sensitive stickers that can be worn on the skin and can control mobile devices like phones and music players.

Strong iPhone 6 demand boosts Taiwan export orders

Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 helped Taiwan`s export orders jump 12.7 percent in September year-on-year to a record $43.3 billion, the government said Monday.

Intel tightens executive pay as PC demand slows

Intel Corp, wrestling with shrinking personal computer sales and struggling to expand into mobile devices, said on Monday it was tightening its compensation policy to make senior executives more accountable.

Google’s next Android mobile software version to be called 'KitKat'

Google said the next version of Android will be called "KitKat" in keeping with its penchant for giving tasty names to its software for powering mobile devices.

Mobile devices being used to end marriages on the rise

Twenty-five thousand people from the UK will be using mobiles, PCs and tablets to get divorced from their spouse in 2013, a survey has suggested.

Sales transactions on mobile devices may grow by 20% by 2015

Consumer sales transactions completed on mobile devices is expected to grow by 20 percent between 2012 and 2015 in India, says a report.