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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...

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!...

Curved touchscreen measures 33-feet long

02/10/2011, Ever wonder just how large a touchscreen display can get? How about 33 feet? That’s measures to around 10 meters if you’re chugging along to the metric system, and to make matters more interesting, this touchscreen display is curved and put...

The custom-made touchscreen jukebox

01/28/2011, Hack A Day recently opened up a forum on their website, and already people are starting to share their ideas and projects. One hack which caught our attention is this touchscreen jukebox from a user called [Elementix]. The custom made jukebox was built...

Sharp introduces two new cordless phones with photo frame docks

01/27/2011, Sharp Japan has just unveiled two cordless handsets – the JD-3C1CL and JD-3C1CW that aren’t like any other cordless phones we’ve seen before. The cordless phone themselves aren’t anything special and do what cordless phones can do...

Shoei optical/resistive hybrid touch panel

01/20/2011, Just when we’re getting used to the idea of hybrid cars, along comes Shoei that intends to change the way we look at touchscreen panels in the future, by bringing an optical/resistive hybrid touch panel today. This unique display is currently on...

NOX Audio Admiral Touch wireless headphones run Android

01/10/2011, Adding to the list of devices running on Android, we have the NOX wireless headphones. Revealed at CES last week, NOX Audio’s Admiral Touch wireless headphones run on Android and feature a 2.4″ gesture aware touchscreen. Probably the first...

Sony Unveils VAIO L-Series today

01/05/2011, [CES 2011] Sony has officially unveiled their VAIO L-Series computers at CES 2011 today. Their latest VAIO isn’t much like the other VAIO laptops before it. This one isn’t a laptop, but more like a TV screen with a built-in computer instead! A...