WORLD-CLASS sprinters push themselves to the limit to achieve record-breaking speeds, but even Usain Bolt can’t keep going for an hour. Now the same principle is being used to create faster computer chips. Designed for quick “sprints” of computation rather than sustained performance, the chips could make your smartphone 10 times faster without frying the battery.
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Android: Getting one step closer to turning your phone into a tricorder, Android app Radioactivity Counter uses the CMOS camera sensor on your phone to record radiation levels.
At TEDxBerlin, Fabian Hemmert demos one future of the mobile phone — a shape-shifting and weight-shifting handset that “displays” information nonvisually, offering a delightfully intuitive way to communicate.