Science Articles on Using Technology
A study of hikers finds that the Polar AW200 Activity Watch accurately tracks how many calories you burn.
Elementary school students using PDAs outperform their peers working with paper and pencil.
Does your iPod keep playing the same tune over and over again when left on shuffle?
A scientific study of Logitech's Wave Keyboard found the innovative design hits a sweet spot of improving comfort without compromising typing performance.
Using two computer monitors instead of one lets you work more quickly and accurately with Microsoft Office programs, research finds.
To find out how good Microsoft Word 2007 is at finding malapropisms, a wrong word that turns a sentence or phrase into nonsense, the program was given spelling test.
When scientists snooped on people using smartphones, what they found surprised them.
People use their smartphones for far more than keeping in touch with family, friends and colleagues.
A good layout for a touch screen on a mobile phone lets you thumb through buttons quickly and accurately.
If you often dial wrong numbers on your touch screen phone, it may not be your clumsy thumbs to blame.
More cyclists are using cell phones when pedalling, raising concerns that this distraction could cause traffic accidents.