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Acer has now announced a far more affordable option with its touchscreen-enabled C720P Chromebook, listing the little laptop at a mere $299.99.
So, you've decided to upgrade your computer to Windows 8 and now you're finding that you really want to have a touchscreen to take advantage of all those gestures. There are plenty of laptops and tablets out there with touchscreens, but what about your desktop? Thankfully, there are touchscreen monitors too and they can be quite reasonably priced.
If you recently upgraded to Windows 8 and find your lack of touchscreen capabilities frustrating, you might be interested in the LG Touch 10. It's a 23-inch montior with full touchscreen tech. In fact, it is able to support up to ten contact points at the same time.
The Apple iMac is a pretty great all-in-one computer, but if you're coming from the perspective of an iPhone or iPad, you want to touch that screen.
We thought cost could be an issue and we also thought battery life could be a problem. And now, Nintendo has confirmed our hesitations about the latter.
Yes, I know. We always have to take rumors and leaks with a grain of salt, but we can't help but to jump all over what we just learned about the upcoming Nintendo Wii U console.
How would you like to own a personal mobility transporter from Volkswagen that hovers a few feet above the ground? Sounds really exciting, right? Say hello to the new Hover Car design, one of three top concepts from the company’s crowd-sourced "People's Car Project" (PCP).
This is it. This just might be the last major attempt for Research in Motion to become relevant and competitive in the smartphone market. The first BlackBerry 10 device will reportedly be unveiled around the middle of August, followed by a launch some time in the first half of October.
Using your iPhone or any other device with a capacitive display is a real problem during cold winter conditions as the touchscreen won’t work if you are wearing gloves or mittens (or else you should be using the new iPad which makes sure that your hand stays really warm). Washington, DC-based inventor Alice Ning has a solution for the problem. Her TapCaps will allow you to use a capacitive screen while wearing any pair of gloves.
As great as touchscreens may be, they are inherently rigid and must take on a completely flat form. Or do they? Atmel is challenging that notion with the development of its XSense bendable touchscreen technology, flexing its way around all kinds of surfaces.
You've already seen the crazy MacBook Pro Touch concept, but what if Apple were to extend the touch to some of its other products. Not to be confused with the iPod touch, what you're looking at here is a concept for the next-generation iPod nano. More specifically, it's being touted as the iPod nano touch for obvious reasons, but it's even smarter than that.
Granted, this still isn't quite as advanced as what our science fiction counterparts have, but what Dr. Peter Jansen has created is a real functioning version of the Tricorder made famous on Star Trek. In fact, he's already created two generations of the clamshell device.
Some companies just go ahead and make their rugged products as hideous as possible. Is it because they have a belief that those who look for rugged gadgets do not care about looks? But we are glad that Sony knows the importance of a thing of beauty. Their new DSC-TX20 rugged compact camera boasts all kinds of ‘-resistant’ prefixes, yet features an elegant and innovative design.
TVs these days are as smart as many computers out there. And it appears like the remotes accompanying those are also becoming more complex. The size of the remote is already smaller than before and now the devices are becoming much smarter as well. The device that you see above is a new remote from Samsung which comes equipped with a touchpad and a Siri-like voice control system. Yes, no more unnecessary buttons.
The new Olympus Opto-Digital Microscope DSX series was recently released in Japan. It's significance is that features a fully integrated touch screen monitor. This technology will allow you to get "hands on" with your samples and microscopic samples. Closer than you would ever have before, its designed to be very user-friendly, all you do is place your sample on the stage and the rest of the operations are done via the touch screen display. This includes focusing, centering, and magnification. After viewing the sample you can even generate a report based on your findings.
Sharp has unveiled their latest product, a tiny 12.1 megapixel camera sensor, which appears to be paving the way for thinner smartphones.
The HTC Status isn't the only phone with a Facebook button on Telus anymore. Approaching people who want social networking on the go without the complexity and cost of a full smartphone, the Motorola MOTOKEY SOCIAL has just updated its status to "Just joined the Telus Prepaid family."
Well, the second Surface is now available for pre-order in over 23 countries and it brings some fun innovations to the table (terrible pun intended).
We already know that Windows 8 is going to be a platform that is simultaneously geared toward both tablets and regular PCs, but it has now been confirmed by Intel that you'll effectively being able to get both in one package with touchscreen-enabled Windows 8 ultrabooks.
Because we never use the same part of our finger when we play with our touchscreens, some researchers have developed a way to enhance the interaction options by simply adding a microphone to the screen.
The Fling mini by Ten One Design is designed to provide you with tactile control for those touchscreen games. You get a dual thumbstick-like configuration with actual thumbstick-like controls, rather than swiping your finger around virtual circles on the screen. The trouble is, as you can quite clearly see, it obscures about half of the screen.
Earlier this week, a cheaper Barnes & Noble Nook Touch was revealed to the world. Now, it looks like the Kobo wants to do the same touchscreen thing with the announcement of the Kobo Touch Edition.
No, it's not really the same as the more expensive (and Android-powered) Nook Color, but the lower-cost Nook e-reader still gives you a touchscreen interface on its 6-inch display. It's also 35% lighter than its predecessor. If you want to go cheaper, the original Nook is now $119, though B&N has stopped making them.
If you were just to look at the new BlackBerry Bold 9900 and Bold 9930, you probably wouldn't think much of them. They look a heck of a lot like existing Bold phones, except that they happen to be a fair bit thinner at 10.5mm. However, it's the stuff under the hood that'll have RIM fans interested.
Early last month, we caught the official word about the Kyocera Echo. It's kind of like a Nintendo DS, except both displays are touchscreens and it just so happens to be an Android smartphone to boot. Now, you can preorder the device.
No, the aesthetic isn't quite the same, but it's obvious enough that the Samsung Galaxy Pro is very much following in the same footsteps as the Motorola Droid Pro that came out oh so long ago. It's an Android smartphone in bar form with a physical QWERTY keyboard and a small touchscreen display.
The trouble with most iPhone games is that they are single-player experiences. The iPad, with its bigger screen, lends itself to multiplayer enjoyment and that's exactly what you get with Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 HD. That, buckets of blood, and loads of severed limbs.
I'm very much partial to physical keyboards. Maybe it has to do with the tactile feedback. Maybe it has to do with the ability to "feel" between the different keys for added accuracy. With the creation of the "LiquidKeyboard," these concerns may soon be overcome on tablets.
The Flip has three full-sized Super AMOLED touchscreens and a full QWERTY keyboard on three panels attached by steel mesh hinges. This allows for a book-like view across two of the screens; a texting or writing view with the keyboard, camera and one touch screen exposed; or a triangle prism view.
The original BlackBerry Torch represented an interesting form factor for the folks at Research in Motion. You get a touchscreen and a slide-out keyboard, as well as the optical trackpad. Still, it left consumers wanting more and that's where the newly announced BlackBerry Torch 2 is supposed to come into the picture.
The company behind that Touch Revolution monitor series we saw earlier today has decided to give us a teaser. They're set to change the way we interact with desktops, and are serious about it too. They just sent us some pre-CES booth setup pictures and a video. The monitor shown is a 21.5" TRū Touch blasting out asteroids on the Astrotouch game with onscreen controls by GestureTouch.
Rise, Lord Vader. Rise! As always, we should take these rumors with a serious grain of salt, but a whole slew of rumored features have now been leaked out on the Internet pertaining to the upcoming iPad 2 from Steve Jobs and crew at Apple.
Well, I've got some good news and some bad news for all the tablet fans in the audience. The good news is that a bunch of new images have been released for the hotly anticipated Kno tablet. The bad news is that they're pushing the shipment date until around the middle of next month.
NEC has already indicated that it will be at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month and will definitely have its Cloud Communicator tablet on the show floor in full force. However, it seems that the a dual screen version of the Android tablet will also be making an appearance.
It's almost as if Gigabyte has devised a product for the most indecisive person on the planet. Maybe you want the portability of a notebook, the touchscreen of a tablet and the comfort of a desktop. If all of the above apply, maybe you want the Gigabyte Booktop T1125.
What do you do when you're still stuck playing second fiddle to the Kindle and the iPad is stealing your thunder? You release an updated version with more features, functions, and juicy specifications, of course! That seems to be the strategy behind the upcoming Nook Color, the official successor to the first Barnes & Noble Nook.
I've got some good news and some bad news for all the Nokia fans in the audience. The good news is that they've been pumping out some interesting possibilities with phones like the N8 lately. The bad news is that the newly revealed Nokia C5-03 doesn't really fall into the same category.
Want to have the larger utility of a tablet but the portability of a smartphone? It looks like Fujitsu is trying something a little bit different with an unnamed cell phone - sporting not one, but two touchscreen displays. We've seen flipping phones like this before, but usually one of the slates is covered with a QWERTY keyboard or numeric keypad.
Never heard of Kno? Not many people have, but the company could be in a position to make some major waves in the industry, having now raised over $55 in venture capital to build what could be the most powerful tablet device this planet has ever seen.
The Apple iPad is a pretty well-rounded product, but it's missing some rather important features. What if you need to read an SD card? What if you need extra storage space? You can enjoy both with the HyperDrive attachment. This handy attachment is best marketed as the iPad Hard Drive.
Last week Steve Jobs revealed the sixth-generation iPod nano, complete with a tiny touchscreen display. Well, it didn't take long before obvious circumstances came together, and someone found the optimal way to use this new music player: as a watch.
Wednesday is shaping up to be the big day for Apple. It's on that day that they will be reportedly revealing the newest generation of the iPod touch and the iPod nano. We can't confirm anything just yet, but it looks like Alibaba is spilling the beans ahead of schedule by effectively confirming the new nano.
We haven't heard a good rumor related to the next-generation Sony PSP in some time, even though a new version has been looming over heads for a while. Well, get ready to crank out some more conjecture, because the latest reports are saying the next PSP will have touch controls. On the back.
The tablet, get this, ships without an OS pre-installed. It's totally up to you what operating system you want to load onto the beast, assuming that it is compatible with the hardware found inside. According to the devs, the internals should be good for "almost any OS," including Linux, Windows, and even OS X.