Articles tagged with: Tim and Microsoft

'Sleep talking' PCs save energy and money

Personal computers may soon save large amounts of energy by "sleep talking." Computer scientists at UC San Diego and Microsoft Research have created a plug-and-play hardware prototype for personal computers that induces a new energy saving state known as "sleep talking." more

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Ultrasound imaging now possible with a smartphone

Computer engineers at Washington University in St. Louis are bringing the minimalist approach to medical care and computing by coupling USB-based ultrasound probe technology with a smartphone, enabling a compact, mobile computational platform and a medical imaging device that fits in the palm of a hand. more

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Game-Changing Moves Strengthen Consumer LBS in North America

The consumer location-based services (LBS) market has steadily evolved over the past few years, always promising significant revenue generation, but never quite delivering the critical mass of subscribers that were expected. more

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The Technology Generation Gap in the Workplace

A national survey of American white collar workers found that while technology is widely embraced among working professionals, significant gaps exist among generations regarding its use and application in the workplace.  more

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Mobile Phones Get Smarter at CTIA with Touch Screen Tech

This month’s International CTIA Wireless 2009 event in Las Vegas showcased in the mobile handset’s industry increasing focus on smart phones, as illustrated by prevalence of announcements related to touch-screen technology, according to iSuppli. more

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Samsung Shows Off Touch Screen WiMAX Phone for the US Market

Samsung Mobile has announced the upcoming availability of its WiMAX enabled mobile phone, the Samsung Mondi. The touch screen Mondi, which takes its name from the Latin word for "world," is designed for use with the Clearwire WiMAX network. more

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Social Networking Usurping Mobile Messaging as Communications Tool

Openwave Systems has published a report highlighting key mobile internet usage trends in North America, based on findings derived from its Mobile Analytics product.  more

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Global smart phone shipments rise 28% - Apple Takes #2 Position

Despite the gloomy economic picture and the problems being experienced by some of the leading mobile handset vendors, global shipments of smart phones hit a new peak of just under 40 million units in Q3 2008, according to the latest estimates from leading analyst firm Canalys. more

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European Operators Start Selling the HTC Shift Mini-Laptop

Taiwan's HTC has announced the first availability of the HTC Shift. HTC Shift combines Windows Vista and Microsoft's new Origami Experience 2.0 with 3G and HSDPA connectivity. more

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