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Sony's 'Honami' smartphone exposed in new video?

Sony posts a video showing off the smooth lines of a smartphone but keeps mum on its name or any details, only saying the handset is "new" and "extraordinary."<p>Sony has posted a video to YouTube that hints at a new smartphone launch that might just be the long-rumored Honami.<p>The company on Tuesday …

Phones

Schools Choose Dell Latitude 10 Over iPad As Official Tablet

With technology evolving as rapidly as it has over the past decade, it seemed inevitable that tablets would eventually make their way into the classroom. Recently, several school districts decided to take the plunge and institute a 1-to-1 distribution of tablets. You might be thinking education’s …

Mystery Motorola Phone Passes Through The FCC, Looks Just Like Early X Phone Leaks

Here’s a little noodle-scratcher for you fellow mobile hardware nerds to ponder this evening. This little Motorola Mobility beauty, brandishing the model number XT1058, recently passed through the FCC and left the customary paper trail in its wake.<p>All right, maybe calling it a beauty is a bit of a …

University of Georgia stops plant photosynthesis to generate solar power

There's a more efficient way to harvest energy from the backyard than by wiring up hapless critters. Researchers at the University of Georgia have proof: they've discovered a way to generate electricity from plants through hijacking the photosynthesis process. By altering the proteins inside a …

Lenovo IdeaCentre Horizon 27 review: A tabletop PC built for casual gaming - CNET

MSRP: $1,699.00<p><b>The Good</b> The large screen and lie-flat design make the <b>Lenovo Horizon 27</b> a fun family PC with lots of casual gaming potential. It includes several gaming accessories and has a custom user interface, Aura.<p><b>The Bad</b> The heavy, clunky kickstand can get in the way, there's a little …

Computer Hardware

Some of Japan's Coolest Tech Innovations, by Dentsu's Kei Shimada

Think Japan’s not quite as innovative as it used to be? Kei Shimada, director of business development at advertising and PR firm Dentsu disagrees. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, he took to the stage to talk us through some of the innovations being worked on by his team and others in the …

How Wearable Computing Will Change Everything, Including Apple

Listen, you tech-savvy, trend-resisting cynic you. I want you to stop dismissing wearable computing as a pointless, narcissistic fad.<p>Wearable computing is not for people too lazy to look at their phones. It’s not a trendy toy for wealthy yuppies. And it’s not about joining Robert Scoble in the …

Robert Scoble

Mad Genius' Motion Capture System brings Sony's break-apart controller idea to life, and then some

Remember that break-apart DualShock 3 idea for motion control Sony had five years ago? A new company named Mad Genius Controllers has surfaced with a working prototype that shows such a contraption working in spades. The setup uses a splittable controller and a processing unit to enable seamless …