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Battery-free Phone Harvests Energy From Ambient Radio Signals

August 10, 2017

Researchers from the University of Washington developed a phone that requires no batteries. At the moment it is…
Space-age technology points African herders in right direction

February 18, 2015

Space-age technology is coming to the aid of rural herders in Kenya, helping them deal with drought, climate…
How to print your own cell phone microscope for pennies

September 16, 2014

At one o’clock in the morning, layers of warm plastic are deposited on the platform of the 3D…
A drone that finds survivors through their phones

July 16, 2014

Summer series – student research (1): During his semester project in Computer Science, Jonathan Cheseaux developed a system for…
Nokia launches the slimmest internet phone “Nokia 225” at affordable price of $54

April 11, 2014

Nokia today launched its slimmest internet phone, Nokia 225 and Nokia 225 Dual-SIM. The Finnish firm claims that it…
Cell phones as life savers

January 22, 2014

Researchers at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen (TUM) have developed a techniuqe that enables driver assistance systems in cars…
Technology Uses Micro-windmills To Recharge Cell Phones

January 13, 2014

A UT Arlington research associate and electrical engineering professor have designed a micro-windmill that generates wind energy and may become…
Tech Tips: Using a phone abroad without huge fees

December 17, 2013

In this Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, file photo, Kevin Fagan, from San Francisco, talks on his phone while…
SlipChip Counts Molecules with Chemistry and a Cell Phone

November 19, 2013

In developing nations, rural areas, and even one’s own home, limited access to expensive equipment and trained medical…
Tunable antenna could end dropped cell phone calls

October 17, 2013

Why do cell phones drop calls? Like a radio dial tuned to different frequencies (stations), cell phone antennas…
Nearly half of distracted drivers are texting, study finds

September 16, 2013

In Washington state’s first study to examine driver use of electronic devices, UW investigators saw that more than…
Cyborg Astrobiologist uses phone-cam to search for signs of life

September 10, 2013

A novel, hybrid part-human, part-machine visual system that uses a simple mobile phone camera has been developed to…
Cell Phones Could Increase Cancer Risk

July 30, 2013

Saliva from heavy cell phone users shows increased risk factors for cancer, says a TAU researcher Scientists have…
How to Turn Your Cell Phone Into a Dolphin

June 18, 2013

If you stand in the middle of Lausanne Cathedral in Switzerland and snap your fingers, the sound waves…
Syria is back online – so who has the internet kill switch?

May 13, 2013

Syrian residents found themselves without the internet for some 19 hours on May 7 and 8, in what many see…
Study shows that people organize daily travel efficiently

May 9, 2013

A population-level study discovers small-scale details about individuals’ choices. Studies of human mobility usually focus on either the…
Silly Phone Game Puts Illiterate Pakistanis In Touch With Potential Employers

April 23, 2013

PITTSBURGH-A silly telephone game that became a viral phenomenon in Pakistan has demonstrated some serious potential for teaching…
Startup links families with their independent seniors

April 17, 2013

A new way for families to stay close to independent elders that blends modern technology with old fashioned…
How hard is it to ‘de-anonymize’ cellphone data?

April 8, 2013

A new formula that characterizes the privacy afforded by large, aggregate data sets may be discouraging, but could…
Study shows how easy it is to determine someone’s identity with cell phone data

March 26, 2013

While most people know that using a cell phone means that the phone’s location is being recorded, a…
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