Liquid-Cooling For Seriously Overkill Smartphones

Are you worried about the classic hot smartphone problem? Into overclocking your pocket PC? If you are, you'll be thrilled about Fujitsu's new technology for a liquid-cooled smartphone. It's a bit like putting your car's radiator into your phone—a cool idea even if you probably wouldn't need it. » 3/16/15 11:55am 3/16/15 11:55am

Kinect Is Going To Watch How You Browse, Not Just What You Buy

There are endless metrics a store has access to when it comes to when, what, and who is buying merchandise. But surprisingly, there's not a heck of a lot of data on why a customer decides not to buy something. So Fujitsu is hoping its new Kinect-based research tool provides more insight into how customers browse, and… » 5/21/13 10:36am 5/21/13 10:36am

Turn a Printed Page Into a Touchscreen With This Brilliant Concept

Realizing that the oft-promised 'paperless office' may never actually come to fruition, researchers at Fujitsu are working on a backup plan that gives printed documents similar tablet-like touchscreen functionality. » 4/15/13 9:05am 4/15/13 9:05am

New Tablet Camera Tech Conjures an Invisible Keyboard

Relying on your tablet's on-screen keyboard saves you from having to carry clunky accessories, but it also gobbles up a good chunk of usable screen real estate. So Fujitsu researchers are working on a happy medium that uses the tablet's camera to track your finger movements on a desk, as if you were typing away on an… » 3/01/13 8:53am 3/01/13 8:53am

Subliminal Flickering Extends TV Ads To Your Phone

The idea of an interactive TV experience where additional information about a show or a product could be simultaneously accessed on another device has been tossed around for a while. But Fujitsu's new subliminal transmission technology might finally make it an easy and unobtrusive reality. » 10/03/12 10:29am 10/03/12 10:29am

Double-Sided, Transparent Touchscreens Might Be the Future of Gadgets…

When transparent LCD technology started popping up as consumer tech prototypes a few years ago, it was quickly dismissed as gimmick, or something for a marketing kiosk. But looking at this touchscreen concept from Fujitsu—which is double-sided and transparent—makes you wonder if there isn't hope for this tech yet. » 5/31/12 10:50am 5/31/12 10:50am

Fujitsu's Rail Thin Phone Is the Skinniest Ever Approved For Americans

Fujitsu's Arrow's μ smartphone, which is newly available in Japan, is the slimmest phone to ever receive FCC approval, which means that once Fujitsu sets itself up with a US Carrier, it could be yours. » 1/10/12 5:53pm 1/10/12 5:53pm

Eyes on Fujitsu's Waterproof, Quad-Core Superphone Prototype

By the end of this year you could be playing with a quad-core Android phone courtesy of Fujitsu. We just saw the company's newest prototype. It's fast, but what would you do with all of that power? » 1/10/12 4:16pm 1/10/12 4:16pm

Waterproof Android Phones and Tablets Are Swimmingly Refreshing

Everything should be waterproof. Especially phones, because you know how you love to poop and talk. You can thankfully drop Fujitsu's new line of waterproof Android phones and tablets in the crapper without ruining them. » 1/08/12 8:02pm 1/08/12 8:02pm

Japan's K Computer Is the Fastest of Them All, Topping 10 Petaflops

The K supercomputer just got a bit quicker—boosting its computational output to 10.5 quadrillion calculations per second and making it the speediest number-crunching system on the planet. » 11/03/11 10:40pm 11/03/11 10:40pm

Fujitsu K, The 548,352-core Supercomputer

This approachable perspex box is a section of the Fujitsu K. Despite looking like it should be selling Mars bars, cans of Coke, condoms and toothbrushes to businessmen, this cabinet makes up part of the current "world's fastest supercomputer." » 10/05/11 9:48am 10/05/11 9:48am

Horrible Idea Nightmare Phone Runs Windows 7 (Yes, the Desktop OS)

Here's something that shouldn't exist: the Fujitsu F-07C smartphone, which is really not smart at all, as it runs a full version of Windows 7. Not Windows Phone 7. Windows 7. On a 4-inch screen. Can this be reversed? » 7/22/11 3:20pm 7/22/11 3:20pm

Cyber-Grannies Can Track Their Pulse, Blood Pressure and Temp On This…

Oh, so Big Jim at the nursing home thinks he's all that, with his cane that doubles up as an umbrella? Egle Ugintaite's cane concept walks all over that, and then some. Sensors actually take readings from the user's wrist, and track the pulse, blood pressure and body temperature, displaying the stats on the little LCD… » 7/06/11 7:30am 7/06/11 7:30am

Japan Claims the Fastest Computer in the World

Shut up and sit down, Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Tianjin National Supercomputing Center: you've just had your petaflops handed to you by Japan's Riken Advanced Institute for Computational Science, whose K Computer is the #1 in the world. » 6/20/11 9:00am 6/20/11 9:00am

This Smell-O-Vision Flip Phone Stinks Something Awful

You know phones? Those functional communication and content-deliver devices that we carry around in our wallets and purses and use our mouths to speak into and fingers to poke at? You know what they need? A fragrance chip. To smell pretty. Apparently. » 6/16/11 8:20pm 6/16/11 8:20pm

Folding Your Laptop in Half is Passe. Fold this Thing in Quarters

Look, this Fujitsu hybrid notebook/tablet is years and years away from existing. And by then, will we use the notebook form factor at all? Who knows, but I love this flexible, folding screen, which doesn't have a distracting middle hinge. » 5/12/11 11:20am 5/12/11 11:20am

Fujitsu's Pico Projector-Packing Laptops Replace Optical Drive with…

I can't remember the last time I put a disc in my laptop. Maybe an old mix CD. The world's moving on from physical media! Great! But how about replacing that slot with something useful, and not a pico projector? » 4/22/11 8:40am 4/22/11 8:40am

World's Smallest Vein Sensor Reads Veins for Secure Access to Laptops

Instead of scanning fingerprints to determine a person is who they say they are (unless they're holding someone's dismembered finger, naturally), Fujitsu's vein sensor does the job...only in a much smaller device, measuring just 29mm wide, 11.2mm tall, and 29mm thick. » 4/19/11 8:00am 4/19/11 8:00am

Watch Fujitsu's Dual Touchscreen Transformer Phone In Action

Click to viewOver at CEATEC, Fujitsu's showing off a snazzy dual touchscreen smartphone with a hinge that allows it to stack vertically or horizontally. And the most exciting part? They've let UI-wizards The Astonishing Tribe loose to make the software. Watch. » 10/06/10 2:49pm 10/06/10 2:49pm

Real Wireless Charging Will Arrive by 2012, Fujitsu Claims

We've seen wireless chargers over the years, but like PowerMat's Portable 2x model, batteries for the dock and swappable-batteries for the actual gadgets are still required. Fujitsu's looking beyond all that, with their "magnetic resonance" technology. No wires! No batteries! » 9/13/10 12:10pm 9/13/10 12:10pm