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Nexus 5's tipped MEMS camera changes focus post-shot

Google's new Nexus 5 phone could pack some very cool new camera tech that lets you refocus your photo after you take the shot.

By October 3, 2013


Sorry, daters, NY bill endangers your 'tiger selfies'

The sponsor of a bill related to public safety and big cats didn't draft it with dating profile pictures in mind, but all those snaps of guys cuddling with tigers will be affected.

By June 24, 2014


Is a real-life 'Sharknado' possible?

Over the centuries, the skies have opened to rain forth everything from alligators to pieces of red meat. Perhaps the schlocky sci-fi flick hitting Friday isn't so sci-fi after all?

By August 1, 2013


Apple tops Nintendo in MEMS sensor buys in 2010

A new report by IHS iSuppli dethrones Nintendo as the top buyer of tiny components called Micro-Electro Mechanical Systems during 2010. Leading the pack was Samsung, followed closely by Apple.

By May 2, 2011


Samsung pledges quick fix for Exynos security issue

The hardware maker is fast at work on a fix for a bug that leaves multiple devices vulnerable to exploits.

By December 19, 2012


Hitachi aims MEMS display at tablets, smartphones

At Ceatec, Hitachi Displays unveils a prototype display, developed with a U.S. company, that uses microelectromechanical systems, or MEMS, technology.

By October 5, 2010


General troubleshooting steps for OS X

When troubleshooting Mac problems it helps to be able to isolate where the problem is occurring. Here are some steps to follow that can help you do this.

By September 22, 2011


The 404 604: Where oh no, I've said too much (podcast)

Unfortunately Natali Del Conte is still posted up in the West coast covering E3 2010, but the three of us are still in New York and today we're talking about a local assemblyman whose mission is to ban the iPhone 4's Facetime videochat application from the road.

By June 17, 2010


Report: TSMC to boost MEMS business (think iPhone, Wii)

TSMC, the largest contract chip manufacturer in the world, will crank up its MEMS foundry business. These tiny devices are used in Apple's iPhone and the Nintendo Wii.

By May 1, 2008


MacBook Pro running low on RAM? Change energy settings

If you have one of the newer "Unibody" MacBook Pro systems, you may run into problems where the system seems to run out of available RAM more than expected, especially when running programs that can reserve large amounts of memory.

By March 3, 2010