New computer model will help design flexible touchscreens
Electronic devices with touchscreens are ubiquitous, and one key piece of technology makes them possible: transparent conductors. However, the cost and the physical limitations of the material these conductors ...
Wet noses to the touchscreen, iPads go to the dogs
You may or may not be able to teach an old dog new tricks, but you can certainly try to get Fido to use an iPad.
Kriyate Design Solutions testing first Braille smartphone
BlackBerry faces tough battle for business users
BlackBerry's new smartphone platform launched this week faces an uphill battle winning back corporate and government users who helped spawn the "crackberry" culture, analysts say.
Murdoch iPad daily failure a lesson for digital news
The failure of Rupert Murdoch's pioneering iPad newspaper The Daily underscores the problems of the news industry as it seeks a paid model for the digital age, analysts said.
RIM to unveil new BlackBerry phones on Jan. 30. (Update)
Research In Motion said Monday that it will hold an official launch event for its new BlackBerry 10 smartphones on Jan. 30. The new phones are seen as critical to RIM's survival.
ASETNIOP may hit the right chords for tablet text (w/ Video)
Simple method for flexible, conductive carbon nanotube sheets shows promise for touchscreens
A Rice University team has hit upon a method to produce nearly transparent films of electrically conductive carbon nanotubes, a goal sought by researchers around the world.
Samsung launches new oversized smartphone
Samsung launched Wednesday the newest version of its oversized smartphone Galaxy Note, just a week after Apple's iPhone 5 hit shelves, in an apparent bid to outpace its rival with a wider range of gadgets.
World watches for 'iPhone 5' unveiling Wednesday
Apple becomes the focus of the technology universe Wednesday as the world awaits a new iPhone with a big, beautiful touchscreen and connectivity to blazingly fast telecom networks.
Microsoft camera-based stylus seeks accuracy in sea of pixels
NEC unveils gesture controlling device
Japanese technology titan NEC has unveiled a gadget that allows users to control their TV, mobile phone or tablet computer using a virtual input device.
Microsoft puts finger on 1ms touchscreen (w/ video)
TapSense touchscreen technology distinguishes taps by parts of finger (w/ video)
Smartphone and tablet computer owners have become adept at using finger taps, flicks and drags to control their touchscreens. But Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that this interaction can ...