Voice controls can help drivers keep their eyes on the road and hands on the wheel, but new research shows they can also divert their attention.
Responding to reports of mass surveillance, engineers say they’ll make encryption standard in all Web traffic.
Jawbone’s new activity-tracking wristband can be used to start your coffeemaker when you get up.
Hard-drive maker HGST has tamed the manufacturing challenges to bringing high-capacity, energy-efficient helium-filled drives to market.
Facing a declining market for e-readers, E Ink’s new R&D facility is trying out some different ideas.
A Stanford startup’s new radio can send and receive information on the same frequency—an advance that could double the speed of wireless networks.
Qualcomm shows how a smart watch can make sense: by offering only limited functions.
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.
A wearable depth-sensing camera may soon give sightless people a better way to master their environment.
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.