Dell Research, a new division of the recently privatized Dell, is conducting early experiments with brain and body sensors to detect a person's mood for use in computers involved with education and communications. It could also be used to monitor a person's mood while driving or playing games.
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Along with Office on the iPad, Microsoft has released a comprehensive Enterprise Mobility Suite for managing and securing mobile devices, mobile applications and user identity and access -- all from the cloud.
The global decline in sales of laptops and desktops is expected to continue in 2014 -- and Gartner envisions another decline of nearly 5 per cent in 2015
Tablet sales are slowing, forcing sellers and potential buyers alike to confront confusion over which device to buy.
In the last year or so, there has been a noticeable slowdown in innovations in new smartphones -- with both hardware and software. The next direction seems to be making the smartphone the hub for connecting technologies int eh Internet of Things scenario.
Android smartphones from all manufacturers make up nearly 80 per cent of all smartphones recently sold worldwide, but iOS still dominates when it comes to Web browsing in the U.S. and other developed countries.
Samsung is reportedly working on a variant of its Gear 2 smartwatch that works over cellular networks and doesn't require a Bluetooth or other connection to a smartphone.
Samsung was already on the path to global domination of the smartphone and tablet market when it unveiled another truckload of devices last week at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Crowds at Mobile World Congress clamoured to see in-car infotainment systems that will soon be connected to the Internet via wireless networks around the globe.
One day after announcing the Galaxy S5 smartphone with a security-focused fingerprint scanner, Samsung announced that second-generation Knox software for enterprise-level security and management of Samsung devices will ship sometime in the second quarter.
Will Microsoft hold on to Nokia's three new X phones on Android once the deal to buy Nokia is final in the coming weeks? Three analysts attending the Mobile World Congress gave three different perspectives.
Mozilla and China-based chip maker Spreadtrum Sunday unveiled a chipset designed for $25 smartphones running the open source Firefox operating system.
Samsung will unveil its second-generation Galaxy Gear smartwatch this week, this one running the open source Tizen operating system, not the Android software that runs the first-generation model, according to reports.
Two years after launching its smart home remote monitoring service amid fanfare, Verizon Communications stopped offering the service to new customers. It plans a reboot later this year.
Now that Sony plans to sell off its Vaio laptop business and convert its TV business into a subsidiary, the Japanese electronics giant appears poised to beef up its line of mobile products, including smartphones and tablets -- but especially wearable tech.
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