iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are falling victim to “touch disease”

August 25, 2016 1 min read


Dropping your smartphone on a sidewalk is one way to kill its touchscreen. If you own an iPhone 6 or 6 Plus, however, there’s a “disease” that could kill it. More and more […]

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SkinTrack turns your arm into a touchpad for your smartwatch

May 06, 2016 1 min read


Think that the two-inch touchscreen on a smartwatch is a bit too cramped to allow for good interaction? Just bolt on an interactive surface that covers your entire arm. Problem solved! A team […]

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Microsoft’s pre-touch sensing intelligently anticipates your screen taps

May 03, 2016 1 min read


How do you improve the touchscreen user experience? According to Microsoft Research, you learn to anticipate the touches before they even happen. Don’t worry, Microsoft isn’t working on some brain-scanning smartphone — at […]

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AirBar is a USB device that adds a touchscreen to laptops

December 21, 2015 1 min read


Feel like you’re missing out because your laptop doesn’t have a touchscreen display? No problem. You can give it one for just $50, and you don’t have to remove a single screw to […]

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Official Raspberry Pi touchscreen launches for $60

September 08, 2015 1 min read


A 7-inch multi-touch display that also acts as a mount for your Raspberry Pi and keeps the HDMI port free for a second display.

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LG scales up In-Cell technology for thinner touchscreen laptop displays

July 06, 2015 1 min read


With the launch of Windows 8 and its awful Start screen interface, we also got an influx of touch-enabled laptops and convertibles. It was a nice feature you could happily ignore if you […]

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Researchers create tiny software keyboard the size of a penny, claim it’s not terrible

May 05, 2015 1 min read

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Now that the Apple Watch is available, smartwatches are suddenly of interest to the general populace. Ignoring for a moment that Apple is far from first to this product category, everyone seems to have […]

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Apple patent points to a taptic keyboard for MacBooks

March 19, 2015 1 min read


It could lead to a MacBook with a seamless top, with no tiny grooves around keys to collect dust and debris.

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Airlines are ditching headrests screens and it’s your fault

September 03, 2014 1 min read


Several major airlines are considering phasing out screens set into seat-backs, instead streaming video to your personal devices.

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Cheap, transparent electrode film will make smartphone displays shatterproof

June 09, 2014 1 min read


Akron, Ohio, is home to more than just LeBron James’ favorite burger joint. It’s also home to the University of Akron College of Polymer Science, where they’ve figured out out how make cheaper, […]

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Thermal Touch can turn any surface into a tablet

May 25, 2014 1 min read


An exciting new technology from German company Metaio brings augmented reality one step closer to being consumer-ready.

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Thin film can be painted onto objects and sees pressure as color

May 01, 2014 1 min read


A new thin film based on gold nano particles could help researchers make cars safer and much more, all by reading pressure as color.

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