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Samsung’s New Touchscreen Remote Understands Your Voice Commands

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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.

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Olympus’ New Touchscreen Microscope Will Let You Handle Ebola Without Death

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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.

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Sharp’s New 12MP Camera Sensor Is The Industry’s Thinnest

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Sharp has unveiled their latest product, a tiny 12.1 megapixel camera sensor, which appears to be paving the way for thinner smartphones.

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Telus Prepaid Offers MOTOKEY SOCIAL Facebook Phone

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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."

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Pre-Order Second-Generation Surface Table Before It Vanishes

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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).

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Intel: Windows 8 Ultrabooks To Feature Touchscreens Soon

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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.

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TapSense TouchScreen Technology Distinguishes Between Different Finger Parts

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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.

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Fling mini tactile control for iPhone totally obscures half the screen

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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.

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Kobo Touch Edition eReader Beats Kindle to the Punch

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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.

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$139 Barnes & Noble Nook Touchscreen Challenges Cheap Kindle

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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.

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BlackBerry Bold Smartphones get NFC, OS7 and Touchscreen

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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.

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Preorders Start for Dual-Screen Kyocera Echo Android Smartphone from Sprint

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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.

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Samsung Galaxy Pro Follows Motorola Droid Pro’s Example

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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.

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Fatality! Multiplayer Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 HD For iPad

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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.

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Telus going big with HTC Desire HD

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The original HTC Desire is getting replaced at Telus by the bigger and hotter HTC Desire HD. Sprint has been rocking the HTC EVO 4G for a while, it's good to see its GSM counterpart hit our shores too.

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