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How the Touch Screen Became So Out of Touch

Gil Laroya | Posted 06.18.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

The touch screen -- interface of the future or gimmicky marketing headache? When the first touch screen interfaces came out (at least in a big consum...

Tech Revamps in Prolific Places: Touch Screens in Museums, Libraries With APIs

Himanshu Sareen | Posted 05.27.2014 | Technology
Himanshu Sareen

When it comes to restoring historical buildings or cultural landmarks, there is a certain amount of sensitivity needed in regards to the preservation and essence of such institutions. Such anxieties are admittedly rational.

New Printer and Monitor Set Themselves Apart From the Crowd

Michael L. Berman | Posted 03.26.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

What makes a tech gadget a "gotta have it" item? The answer is simple: It has to offer something useful not featured by any of its competitors.

Seeing Sound and Touching Data: How New Senses Will Expand Your World

Ben Thomas | Posted 04.24.2013 | Science
Ben Thomas

When I think back to the landlines and card catalogues of the 1950s, I'm amazed that people managed to work and think so efficiently under those constraints. What, then, will our grandchildren think of our touch screens and wireless networks - and with what senses will they look back?

PCs Are Slowing Evolving Into Tablets

Reuters | Posted 01.17.2013 | Technology

Personal computer makers, trying to beat back a tablet mania that's eating into their sales, are making what may be a last-ditch attempt to sway custo...

Pen Unleashes Full Potential Of Windows 8

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.10.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Many people who have tried Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system without a touch screen have hated it because of the inability...

The Amazing Bending Tablet (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Andres Jauregui | Posted 04.05.2012 | Technology

A new generation of highly sensitive, bendable touch screens may be the future of the mobile user interface. The screen technology, called XSense, was...

Motorola Charming T-Mobile with Its Motoblur

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

It would appear that there is a growing trend in the mobility space. Handset manufacturers are making smart phones socially savvy. I have seen this tr...

Hands On With T-Mobile and the HTC HD2

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The HD2 is a monster of a handset -- a Goliath of the mobile world if you will. The display is the centerpiece of the HD2 experience.

Kindle To Go Touch-Screen?

New York Times | NICK BILTON and BRAD STONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In a sign that Amazon wants to upgrade its Kindle e-reader to compete head-on with the Apple iPad, Amazon has acquired Touchco, a start-up based in Ne...

YouTube to Sell Search Ads: MediaBytes with Shelly Palmer November 13, 2008

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

YouTube will begin selling search ads. The ads will appear on search result queries, part of its effort to increase ad revenue. Advertisers will be ...

Nokia Preps iPhone Rival, Disses Apple's Sales

Engadget | Joshua Tolopsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It appears that Nokia is readying its official response to the iPhone, a project grossly codenamed "Tube" that will feature a touch interface. The new...