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Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh gets interactive

02/12/2012, Just how has touchscreen technology affected you today – for the better (or worse)? Surely all our smartphones these days come with a multi-touch capable display, and we also have tablets to keep us occupied during those more mundane moments in...

LiquidKeyboard concept for touchscreen devices

08/24/2011, Let’s face it, whether it be on-screen keyboards or actual physical keyboards, the fact remains that unless you’re using some sort of ergonomically designed keyboard, after extended use you will start to feel slightly uncomfortable. Let’s not forget...

IBM patents new technology to improve virtual keyboards

07/24/2011,   While we all know that virtual keyboards will never replace physical keyboards anytime soon when it comes to speed and accuracy – engineers are constantly trying to make things better. The folks over at IBM recently filed a patent application for...

Telikin Touchscreen PC for the less tech savvy

07/15/2011, While technology is usually designed for the more youthful in mind, the elderly haven’t been completely forgotten about, as evident by the recently released Telikin Touchscreen PC. Designed for (but not limited to) less tech savvy seniors, the...

iOS simulator spotted running on Dell touchscreen monitor

06/22/2011, App developers are probably familiar with the iOS simulator – a program for your computer that lets you test out any iOS apps you developed for the platform. While it’s possible to use your mouse to mimic the touch user interface on your computer,...

ITRI’s gadget turn any TV into a touchscreen display

06/15/2011, The Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) in Taiwan has recently come up with a new gadget that could possibly give touchscreen manufacturers a run for their money. They’ve managed to come up with a special device that can turn any TV (no...

Microsoft develops new gestures for touchscreens

05/09/2011, Our hands are capable of moving in so many possible different ways, but when it comes to using touchscreen devices, we seem to be performing the same gestures all the time. The same swipe to the left and right, pinch to zoom, and so on. Not to say that...

Wii 2 controller will have a 6.2 touchscreen and eight buttons

04/21/2011, The excitement surrounding the Wii 2′s controller is building up tremendously. Already rumored-to-death to sport a 6-inch touchscreen, Kotaku says it’s confirmed with several sources that the controller will have a 6.2-inch touchscreen and...

Ringbow device offers a mouse-y alternative

04/17/2011, Touchscreen devices are all the rage these days, ranging from your phones to your tablet devices and even all-in-one computers and tablet notebook hybrids. Well, is there a better way to gain control of your device? The Ringbow “mouse” is a...

Garmin Forerunner GPS watch gets a touchscreen

04/12/2011, Garmin has just announced the launch of a new GPS watch – the Forerunner 610, and it sports a touchscreen. Since it’s meant to be taken outdoors for serious running it won’t be just any touchscreen but a waterproof one. It is also responsive...

Microscope relies on hand and finger gestures

04/07/2011, Boffins over at the Institute for Molecular Medicine Finland (FIMM) have worked with Finnish company Multitouch to develop a new kind of microscope which ought to get owners of touchscreen-enabled phones excited – since this microscope is able to be...

iPad 2 rumored to be the cause of the PlayBook’s delay

04/07/2011, It’s already April and we’re getting closer to the release date of RIM’s BlackBerry PlayBook tablet. The QNX tablet which missed its Q1 deadline went up for for pre-order last month and was officially announced to have a release date of...

Apple granted patent for “bumpy” tactile touchscreens

04/06/2011, One of the major pitfalls about touchscreen devices is the lack of tactile feedback you get from the smooth surface. Using the touchscreen without looking at it is pretty much impossible unless you have an awesome memory that lets you remember the...