Smartphones have transformed computing astonishingly quickly. Case in point: a billion devices with Google’s Android software were activated in just five years. No other technology ever drew so many users so fast, according to analyst Horace Dediu of Asymco.
Qualcomm shows how a smart watch can make sense: by offering only limited functions.
A new database tool dramatically improves processing speeds using technology that’s already in your computer.
A wearable depth-sensing camera may soon give sightless people a better way to master their environment.
As Microsoft prepares to absorb Nokia’s handset business, a new research strategy emerges.
Smart watches risk becoming just another irritating gadget unless their makers learn to use AI and sensors to take advantage of the fact that they’re worn all day.
Twitter could make money by replaying TV content people tweet about, with ads.
GPS readings in cities and indoors can be terrible. One startup has found a novel solution.
Twitter is losing money and is much smaller than Facebook, so new technology is more important than ever.
With technology comes power. Shouldn’t MIT teach students how to use it responsibly?