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Tablet Touch Panel Shipments to Slow Next Year Tablet Touch Panel Shipments to Slow Next Year

The tablet industry is only a few years old and is still growing fast. The segment has even managed to eat in to traditional PC sales, sending manufacturers scrambling for ways to make desktops and notebooks new again with features …

Touchscreen Notebooks Are PC Makers’ Next Gambit Touchscreen Notebooks Are PC Makers’ Next Gambit

As the tablet market has taken off in the past three years, PC makers have seen their sales decline quarter after quarter. Notebook shipments have been particularly affected, with tablets now out-shipping all mobile PCs. To combat slowing sales PC …

Google Announces The First Affordable Touchscreen Chromebook Google Announces The First Affordable Touchscreen Chromebook

Touchscreens are everywhere today thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and tablets. Even Microsoft embraced the touch craze with Windows 8 supporting touch displays right out of the box. Google isn’t a stranger either with its touch-based Chromebook Pixel, but …

Touchscreen Notebook Adoption Slowly Rising Touchscreen Notebook Adoption Slowly Rising
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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 …

Even More Touchscreen Notebooks are Coming Next Year Even More Touchscreen Notebooks are Coming Next Year
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PC manufacturers, seeing the success of smartphones and tablets, have begun assuming that consumers must want to interact in the same way with their notebook screens. Microsoft even designed much of its Windows 8 user interface around the concept. Of …

Touchscreen Panel Shipments Drop Amid Poor Notebook Sales Touchscreen Panel Shipments Drop Amid Poor Notebook Sales

With the tablet market now booming, PC manufacturers are scrambling to find a way to make notebook PCs more relevant again. One of the ways companies are doing that is to put touchscreen panels onto notebooks, taking advantage of the …

Touchscreen Notebooks Reportedly Languishing Touchscreen Notebooks Reportedly Languishing
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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 …

This Wooden Spoon Doubles as a Stylus This Wooden Spoon Doubles as a Stylus

In products that are so simple that they’re kind of genius news, I’m probably going to spend a few bucks and grab this new wooden spoon/stylus for my kitchen. As sites like CHOW, Food 52, and even All Recipes as …

The Future Of Smartphone Control May Lie In Simple Hand Gestures The Future Of Smartphone Control May Lie In Simple Hand Gestures
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Smartphones started out with buttons, and then moved into a combination of buttons and touchscreens. Now most smartphones are controlled entirely with multi-touch panels that continue to evolve into more impressive pieces of tech. So what’s next after we exhaust …

Microsoft Goes Big With Perceptive Pixel Acquisition Microsoft Goes Big With Perceptive Pixel Acquisition
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Windows 8 is obviously built for touch screens. Touch screens are generally small and built for personal use on smartphones and tablets. What about giant multi-touch displays though? Microsoft sees a future in the market with Windows 8 and is …

Microsoft Demonstrates Low-Latency Touchscreen Microsoft Demonstrates Low-Latency Touchscreen

The Applied Sciences Group at Microsoft posted the video below earlier this month showing off a laboratory test system that has a touchscreen with only 1 millisecond of latency. Paul Dietz, the Assistant Director for Microsoft Applied Sciences, narrates the …

iPhone Most Popular Touchscreen Device

Touchscreen mobile phone adoption in the U.S. showed a significant 159 percent growth rate during the past year to 23.8 million users, according to a new report from comScore.

The growth in touchscreen device adoption outpaced the already strong 63 percent growth in U.S. adoption of smartphones.