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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...

BlackBerry Bold Touch revealed in photographs

04/07/2011, The folks over at BGR have managed to get their hands on a BlackBerry Bold Touch handset – one of the upcoming BlackBerry phones from RIM this year, and they’ve decided to share it with the world. They’ve released a whole bunch of...

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...

BlackBerry OS 6.1 spotted online

04/04/2011, From all the BlackBerry phone leaks we’ve seen in the recent months, one thing most of the phones have is in common is the presence of a touchscreen. It looks like RIM are finally playing catch up and it’s no surprise if the next version of...

Large multi-touch display used as a giant microscope

04/01/2011, If you had a large touchscreen at your disposal, the first thing you would probably think of doing is play Angry Birds on it. Well, believe it or not, touchscreen displays can be used for productive purposes as well. Researchers at the Institute for...

Crunchy Logistics brings the first multi-touch bar to the US

03/29/2011, Crunchy Logistics has recently uploaded a video demonstrating the first ever multi-touch bar table in the US. Called the mtBAR, this 28′ long bar table is actually one giant touchscreen that supports an unlimited number of touch points. A table that...

Microsoft shows off 234″ touchscreen in Germany

03/28/2011, How big can touchscreens be? Well, if you’re like Microsoft and have the money for such technology, the sky’s the limit. Microsoft Germany and Stereolize came up with the Microsoft Cinema – a massive 234″ touchscreen display. It...

RoboTouch: an NES controller used to play games on an iPad

03/15/2011, Ever seen a Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) controller used to play games on an iPad? Probably not. Well the folks over at ProtoDojo have come up with one of the strangest iPad gaming controllers ever. Called the RoboTouch, it makes use of an NES...

Nomad Brushes work on capacitive touchscreens

02/22/2011, One of the things that some people, especially artists, miss when making the transition from resistive to capacitive touchscreens is the use of a stylus for input. Due to the capacitive touchscreens that function when a conductor such as a human finger...

Navisurfer II brings Ubuntu Linux to your car

02/21/2011, If you’ve always fancied having a computer dashboard in your car but weren’t satisfied with the current offerings you’ve seen available on the market, the Navisurfer II might be the computer for you. The Navisurfer II is a basically a...

Interactive Mirror responds to touch

02/16/2011, After being unsatisfied with mirrors that pack LCD panels and didn’t allow any human interaction, the folks over at Lit studios have come up with a solution to the problem. An interactive mirror that allows users to use it like a giant touch screen!...