Scanning a smartphone for malware with a charger offers more protection than security apps ever can.
Adding 3-D sensors to existing and future mobile devices will enable augmented-reality games, handheld 3-D scanning, and better photography.
Clever apps might persuade people that they need a wrist-worn computer.
Apple’s always-on motion-sensing M7 chip points the way to an era of mobile gesture-recognition and “ambient intelligence.”
New research suggests graphene could enable highly efficient optical communication in chips for data centers and supercomputers.
A carbon nanotube computer processor is comparable to a chip from the early 1970s, and may be the first step beyond silicon electronics.
A technique called deep learning could help Facebook understand its users and their data better.
Genevieve Bell, director of Intel’s user experience research, says companies building wearable computers haven’t figured out why people might want them.
An app called Wallet.AI wants to put a financial advisor in your pocket.
The security researcher Bruce Schneier, who is now helping the Guardian newspaper review Snowden documents, suggests that more revelations are on the way.