All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Touchscreen’

Touchscreen Gloves: Many Options For Tech-Savvy Handwear

Due to the winter storms that have been making their way all across the United States these past few weeks, most people have opted to bundle up before venturing out, even for small amounts of time. Coats, hats, and scarves can make for a warmer experience, but tend to add bulk and weight that make it hard to move. Another …

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Touchscreen Notebook Adoption Slowly Rising

With the notebook market following the PC market toward lower shipments worldwide, manufacturers are now searching for new ways to entice customers back from tablets. One of the most obvious and ham-fisted ways manufacturers have done this is to ad their own touchscreen displays to notebooks. Though the usefulness of such displays could be disputed, manufacturers are still sticking with …

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Touchscreen Notebooks Reportedly Languishing

For Microsoft, Windows 8 was supposed to bridge the gap between traditional PCs and the growing tablet market. The operating system was designed to run smoothly on tablets, sporting a tile-based home screen. Microsoft also sold manufacturers on the idea that customers would love the Windows 8 interface so much that they would want touchscreens in both their PC monitors …

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Google Tests New Touch Features In Chrome

Google’s Chrome Canary build, which is used for the testing of new features, now includes new touch features, such as slide-to-navigate and the ability to swipe left or right for back/forward while browsing the web. The Verge reports: Pinch-to-zoom also appears to be something Google is experimenting with too, thanks to an “enable pinch scale” option in the Chrome Canary …

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CES 2013: Tactus Must Employ Wizards As Its New Touchscreen Tech Is Magical

Chances are you use some kind of smartphone in your everyday life. Most smartphones are now just a touchscreen with maybe a physical home button. It works well for most tasks, but some apps, especially games, are still at a disadvantage over the lack of physical buttons. Is there a solution to this, or will we just have to get …

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Apple Sued Over Every Touchscreen Device They Make

Apple has been sued in U.S. District Court for patent infringement. The complaint alleges that Apple’s touch interface devices – yes, all of them – infringe on a patent owned by Flatworld Interactives, LLC. The application for the patent was filed in 1998 by Slavoljub Milekic, and the patent itself was granted in 2005. The patent, which can be read …

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CES 2012: Sharp Aquos 80″ Touchscreen Set To Retire Whiteboards

Sharp’s Aquos line of TVs are well-known. But the Aquos Board is now set to take over the boardroom. No more whiteboards and huffable markers. The up-to-80″ (available in 60″-70″-80″) Aquos Boards have the same display technology as their at-home sets, but add in touch capability and a connected PC. It runs on Windows 7, using Office and Touchpad apps. …

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