With computer technology forever striving towards smaller and smaller form factors, it was only a matter of time before engineers created the first millimeter-scale computer system, ready for implantation in the human body.
Imagine turning on your computer from a powerless state and instantly seeing your desktop without having to wait through a lengthy loading process. NC State researchers have developed a device that could make that happen.
Video gamers' desire for more realistic graphics has produced more than just flashy new games; just ask a computational chemist.
Federal agents typically used $1,100 computers to crack passwords to the seized hard drives of suspected child pornographers. Now they're using $300 PlayStation 3s to pull off the same task.