How to Use Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy S4 With Gloves

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It’s approaching that time of the year again. Halloween is almost here, and soon Christmas and the coldest months will arrive. All the while it will be snowing for days and freezing cold. If you’ve ever tried to use your smartphone or Galaxy device with gloves, it doesn’t quite work. Thankfully Samsung recently introduced a […]

HP Spectre 13 Now Comes in Ultrabook or Convertible Configurations

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HP’s flagship consumer ultrabook Spectre line is getting some changes for the holidays. This year, the slim and unibody machined metal Ultrabook will be coming in two configurations–a standard Ultrabook clamshell with a touchscreen that works just as a laptop, or a second Spectre 13 x2 configuration with a detachable display that converts the form […]

More Hints That Google is Planning a Chrome OS Tablet

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Despite repeatedly insisting that Android is the only Google operating system that is meant for tablets, Google may be looking at introducing a Chrome OS-based tablet in the future. The company has recently made efforts to try to bridge the two form factors–tablets and the notebook form factor that Chrome is intended for. With the […]

Toshiba KIRAbook Ultrabook Takes Aim at MacBook Pro with Retina

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Users looking for a notebook with high-end internal components in an ultrabook form factor now have a new notebook to add to their list, the Toshiba KIRAbook. The KIRAbook will ship with the most advanced internal components used in notebooks today, including a 2560 x 1440 resolution display, the user’s choice of an Intel Core i5 […]

The Start Button to Make a Comeback with Windows Blue?

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With the rumored Windows Blue update coming later this year, it is now believed that Microsoft executives are considering a move to bring back the Start button. The Start button, or Start menu, has been a mainstay of the Windows graphical user interface, allowing users to quickly access programs and recently used apps. However, with […]

Sprint to Carry BlackBerry Z10 Successor Later This Year

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Sprint had announced that it would skip on the all-touch BlackBerry Z10 launch in favor of focusing on the keyboard equipped BlackBerry Q10 launch. Now, we’re learning that Sprint may be holding out on the launch of the BlackBerry Z10 in order to wait for the Z10’s all-touch successor. According to All Things D, which is […]

Touchscreen Chromebook From Google Reported for This Year

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Following Microsoft’s lead of integrating touchscreens with many Ultrabooks and notebooks, it appears that Google may be introducing a touchscreen-capable Chromebook for a launch later this year. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is developing the technology right now and a release could happen sometime ‘later this year,’ citing the usual sources familiar with the […]

AT&T Unite Mobile LTE Hotspot Available Friday for Under $1

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After having launched the first touchscreen mobile hotspot unit in the form of the Novatel MiFi Liberate, U.S. carrier is back again with the second touchscreen mobile hotspot in the form of the AT&T Unite. The Unite is made by Sierra Wireless and will connect to AT&T’s HSPA+ and LTE networks for fast mobile broadband […]

Tactus Morphing Display Blends Touchscreen and Physical Buttons (Video)

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At CES Tactus displayed its new technology that lets specific areas of touchscreens to rise to give the feel of physical buttons when needed. Tactus calls it new technology “morphing tactile surface.” The tactile display adds a layer of liquid beneath the display that can pool in an area to create raised areas on the display. […]

RIM: BlackBerry 10 Touchscreen Keyboard Better Than Physical Keyboards

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As Research in Motion is moving forward with its BlackBerry 10 operating system and have been showing and focusing a lot of its initial energy on touchscreen-only smartphones–a model with a keyboard will also be released–the company wants to alleviate any fears about the performance of the touchscreen keyboard when compared to having physical keys. […]

BlackBerry L Series Smartphone Images Leak Ahead of Launch

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Ahead of the January 30th launch of the BlackBerry 10 operating system, it seems that multiple images of Research in Motion’s forthcoming L Series touchscreen BlackBerry smartphone have leaked out showing extensively the front and rear of the device as well as a glimpse of what’s underneath the back battery cover. The images were leaked […]

Samsung Shows Off Series 5 Ultra Touch, Series 5 Convertible Ultrabook

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At Computex, Samsung is showing off more of its Windows 8 wares in addition to a Transformer-like slate with a magnetic keyboard dock. The South Korean manufacturer is also expanding its Series 5 ultrabook efforts with two new devices–a Series 5 Ultra Touch, which is essentially a Series 5 notebook with a clamshell form factor […]

Samsung Announces Gorilla Glass 2 Present on Galaxy S III

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It looks like Samsung is once again turning back to Corning for Gorilla Glass on its flagship smartphone following customer complaints and confusion as to why the scratch-resistant and durable glass was not present on the Google-branded Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The company announced that Gorilla Glass 2 will indeed by present on the Galaxy […]

iPad Mini to Be Thinner Thanks to New Touchscreen Tech

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Apple’s oft-rumored 7-inch iPad slate, dubbed the ‘iPad Mini,’ may be significantly thinner than anything we’ve seen so far from the company thus far due to a new touchscreen technology that will make the touch panel slimmer, thereby benefiting the overall thickness of the device. Speculations behind the thinner panels come by way of DigiTimes, […]