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Apple Awarded Patent on Pinch to Zoom

10/13/2010, Apple’s been granted several patents related to the company’s work in multitouch touchscreen technologies, which debuted on the original aluminum iPhone and changed the PDA and smartphone market from a stylus-based enterprise device to a...

HTC tablet could use N-trig technology for touchscreen display

08/23/2010, It seems that HTC’s upcoming tablet device will most probably go to bed with N-trig technology in its touchscreen display, and just in case N-trig souds familiar to you, that is because it is the same technology that saw action in Microsoft’s...

Sharp To Launch 60-inch Touch Sensitive Display For Business Use

08/19/2010, Sharp is planning to release a large 60-inch touch sensitive display in Japan from August 31st. Users will be able to use the bundled pen to write directly on the display, using it as an electronic whiteboard that would fit in nicely in offices and...

Touchscreen Vending Machines Go Mainstream In Tokyo

08/10/2010, The idea of touchscreen vending machines isn’t new, but the idea didn’t really take off until now. A local company called aCure has installed some new vending machines in Tokyo, Japan recently, and yes, they sport large touchscreen displays....

Microsoft Menlo touchscreen prototype project spotted in the wild

08/08/2010, The Microsoft Menlo project, which is a 4.1″ capacitive touchscreen prototype, was recently spotted running on what could very well be Windows Embedded CE 6.0 R2. It was seen to run an example of an app known as Greenfield, where it utilizes an...

Busy Bee Touchscreen Interface Sports A Back Touch Sensor

07/12/2010, We’re always looking to get larger displays on our mobile phones, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that we want physically larger phones. So it would be nice if we could reclaim the space used for buttons on the phone as screen real estate....

BT working on own touchscreen, tablet style computer

05/17/2010, BT has stated that they will be attempting to challenge the Apple iPad with their very own touchscreen-enabled tablet style device. Still unnamed, this tablet is widely believed to offer a screen size that is smaller than the iPad, but is capable of...

Touchscreens To Be The Norm For Kids Under 15 In 2015?

04/07/2010, Apple’s recently-launched iPad hasn’t been around for more than a week, but reports that by 2015 the majority of the kids under age 15 will be using computers that offer touchscreen inputs. This data comes from market-research firm Gartner,...

Dell Mini 10v hacked with touchscreen display

03/10/2010, Check out this Dell Mini 10v that has been hacked to include a touchscreen display instead of the regular one, giving you access to its icons with but a single tap instead of double clicking. Using an $85 kit from Hoda, it is unfortunate that none of the...

New Touchscreen BlackBerry In Q3 Of 2010?

02/04/2010, Every now and then you hear whispers of a new touchscreen BlackBerry that will sport a physical QWERTY keyboard, and now the rumor is surfacing again, thanks to analyst Chris Umiastowski suggesting that such a device could be launched in Q3 this year....