Would consumers be interested in a power generator that recharges their cellphone in a mere 5 minutes? What about a desktop screen that operates both indoor as well as in direct sunlight? Or a way to keep your desktop screen powered and displaying a single image without draining the battery?
Chances are that at least some of these innovations have some appeal to you. But for once they weren't thought up by greedy capitalist researchers looking to open up new markets. They were designed to allow children in developing nations to use notebook computers.
Australian government to require technology and communications companies to provide access to messages
New bill avoids demanding 'backdoors' in encryption, but includes measures to compel companies to provide access to encrypted communications
Indonesian overclocker Ivan Cupa (with the aid of a lot of liquid nitrogen) achieves record overclock on AMD's latest Threadripper
Ssupermassive black hole is so big it corresponds to four per cent of the galaxy's total mass
Imminent attack will target a single bank with cloned cards used to fraudulently withdraw millions over one weekend