Early 2011 will see printed memory devices in toys and printed sensors in packages used to ship drugs.
Silicon chips with both optical and electrical circuits could eliminate a bottleneck limiting supercomputer speeds.
But the Holy Grail—controlling a computer without touching it—proves hard to achieve.
"Game dynamics" is all the rage—but can it help you deal with e-mail overload?
"Contactless" hardware lets phones and gadgets pay with a tap, but the coming plethora of apps that use it may confuse users.
Graphene devices could make extremely sensitive sensors and superfast electronic switches for consumer electronics.
Tapping into the processing power of the human brain could help computers with some tasks.
The massive amount of real-time information available is leading to new programming approaches.
A new handheld ultrasound device could be the first that can connect directly to cell-phone and Wi-Fi networks.
Scientists want more scanner safety data before they can say yes.