Wealthier smartphone users are less likely to play games or tweet and will opt for news, travel or finance apps, according to a new study. The research by The Luxury Institute focused on app usage among wealthy consumers, who earn an annual income of $150,000 or more.
Microsoft is moving its European software distribution to the Netherlands from Germany after being caught up in patent disputes with mobile phone and tablet maker Motorola Mobility.
LG Display announced that it has started mass production of the world’s first plastic electronic paper display (EPD) for use in E-Books. The 6” XGA (1024x768), e-ink, plastic EPD is expected to revolutionize the E-Book market...
Cirrus Logic Inc. announced a digital LED controller that directly addresses dimmer compatibility issues that have been a major barrier to consumer adoption of LED retrofit bulbs. Featuring the company’s
EarthLCD.com announced the immediate availability of its ezLCD-302 smart LCD module. The unit provides a desirable solution as a graphical user interface (GUI) for outdoor applications. Its all-in-one modular design unites
STMicroelectronics has introduced a new member of the iNemo sensing family, a 9-Degree Of Freedom, fully integrated sensor module, to enable advanced movement and location-sensitive apps, location-based services (LBS) and indoor navigation on portable
Online auction company EBay Inc said on Monday it had blocked global sales of sorbitol following the death of a medical patient in Italy who consumed a sample of the sugar substitute which had been bought on the Internet.
Dialog Semiconductor plc announced a high performance VoIP phone chipset, the SC14453. The single chip processor the company’s VoIP portfolio as its flagship product and integrates
The introduction of more capable smartphones and tablets has led to more advanced processors, high definition screensand a variety of sensors, designed to make these devices “smarter.”
OKW has created the “BLOB” Series of contoured enclosures with housings that employ touch and feel to impart the functionality of the electronics while accommodating a wide range of users with different hand sizes and grasping volumes. When grasped, the user’s
Rovio is working on getting its new Angry Birds Space game to Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 platform (WP7), its chief executive said on Friday, putting Nokia and other Windows phones more on a par with the iPhone.
When Anton Marinovich turned 18, his grandmother gave him $1,000 with strict instructions to invest in the stock market. He chose Apple Inc.
Fairchild Semiconductors’ MDBxS Series of 1-A MicroDIP Bridge Rectifiers is designed to meet the needs of space constrained systems such as mobile device battery chargers and power adapters, as well as
Samsung Electronics Co aims to double its share of the sub-Saharan smartphone market to 20 percent by next year, as it focuses on affordable handsets, the head of its Africa business said on Thursday.
STMicroelectronics has revealed its latest range of set-top box system-on-chip ICs for HD terrestrial, cable IP and satellite equipment providing platform for operators and retailers to deliver innovative Internet-based services in
Today's flat-panel TV sets have bright, detailed pictures. They look great even when not operating, as a result of thin profiles and disappearing bezels. And, they connect so easily to the Internet, Skype, and BluRay players...
Foxconn Technology Group, the top maker of Apple Inc's iPhones and iPads, is not off the hook after a U.S. radio show retracted a program critical of working conditions at one of its Chinese factories.
Apple Inc said Monday it will initiate a regular dividend of $2.65 a quarter from July and will buy back up to $10 billion of its own shares starting in fiscal year 2013.
Cypress Semiconductor today announced that its TrueTouch controllers drive the “floating touch” navigation feature for magic web browsing on the hot new Xperia sola smartphone from Sony Mobile Communications.
Apple Inc is seeing record pre-orders for its latest iPad with wait times for shipping the tablet now reaching two to three weeks, said Canaccord Genuity analysts, who now expect the company to sell 65.6 million iPads this year.
Lime Microsystems has announced a Universal Wireless Communications Toolkit that allows developers to create wireless protocols of almost any complexity with ease. The Toolkit comprises
Senator Ron Wyden, Representative Jason Chaffetz and David Rubenstein to be Honored at CEA's Digital Patriots Dinner April 25March 14, 2012 4:46 am | News | Comments
The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) today announced that Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) will be honored for their strong support of technology innovation at the eighth annual Digital Patriots Dinner, scheduled Wednesday, April 25, 2012...
Atmel Corporation announced 14 new devices in its AVR microcontroller (MCU) family, providing more options to meet unique design requirements. Used by well over 100,000 engineers worldwide, AVR microcontrollers are regarded for their performance, power efficiency and flexibility across many application areas. Adding more memory, connectivity peripherals and system integration, the newest devices
Electronic parts suppliers Premier Farnell and Electrocomponents said huge demand for a British-designed credit card-sized computer, which aims to make programming easy for children, had helped them access new customers around the world.
KEMET has introduced its new line of surface mount and miniature radial aluminium electrolytic capacitors. These capacitors are available in a variety of configurations, and are well-suited for common applications in the