A variety of projects unveiled in the past year aim to give mobile apps the ability to instantly detect a person's emotional state.
In the past week, two new ultra secure smartphones have been in the news. One is called the Blackphone. The other is called the Black phone. The difference in their names is a space. Here's what we know about the two most secure smartphones ever created.
Google has unveiled what is almost certainly the most interesting phone of the year. It's part of Project Tango
The world of fast food is getting faster -- and redefining the future of mobile payments. Just look at what Taco Bell and Chipotle are doing.
This week, Google Glass got a new app called 'Refresh' that seems small, but it represents the future of wearable computing.
Google is selling Motorola to Lenovo. The deal makes Google better, Lenovo bigger and Motorola gets a new lease on life.
The two major social sites, Facebook and Google+, are embracing opposite strategies for the future, but they are heading to the same place: To add social intelligence to everything you do.
The so-called "Internet of Things" will be littered with multiple, warring, incompatible standards and systems for connectivity, making it very unlike the actual Internet, which is a shame, writes columnist Mike Elgan.
Lifelogging and lifestreaming got a boost from wearable computing and the quantified self at International CES this week. Welcome to the future.
Rumors about Apple building a very large iPad have been unavoidable for seven months. But does a giant iPad make sense?
More than a dozen smart glass products are expected to ship in the first half of next year, ranging in price from $79 to $3,000. So raise your glass to the coming wave of face-top computing gadgets.
Governments and businesses are getting flying robots. But when will personal drones fly into our lives? Columnist Mike Elgan wants one.
Apple's App Store, Google's Play store and other app stores are packed with apps that can compromise your security and privacy without you ever knowing anything bad happened. What's a mobile app user to do?
Martha Stewart wants to show you horrible pictures of nauseating-looking food for some reason. Mike Elgan finds this personally vexing.
Mobile payments have still not caught on as U.S. users stick with their credit cards. Now the innovation is coming in the form of new debit cards.
Trends in social, search, mobile, wearable and the Internet of things will alter our perception of reality. Change is in the air, says columnist Mike Elgan.
The future was supposed to be automated and computerized. But it turns out that automation is creating demand for the human element.
Passing laws to minimize accidents caused by distracted drivers is a good idea. But let's not dump advanced technology prematurely just because we assume it's a distraction, says Mike Elgan.
A thriving industry of paid-for user comments pollutes social networks with fake opinions. Let the reader beware.
The joys of mobile computing are not without a downside. A wide range of diseases, disorders and syndromes have emerged around our growing gadget habit.