Did Corning Out Transformer Pad Infinity Launch Date with Availability of Gorilla Glass 2 Release?

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At Mobile World Congress, Corning announced that consumers can expect to find devices–both tablets and smartphones–with the company’s Gorilla Glass 2 glass screens starting in the April or May timeline. The company highlighted that both smartphone- and tablet-manufacturers Acer and Asus have announced products or roadmaps for devices in the future that will launch with […]

Future iPhone Could Tell if You Have the Flu or Food Poisoning

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Right now you’re stuck with the WebMD for diagnosing your pains on the iPhone, but if you want to skip past the, “It must be cancer diagnosis”, you’ll be glad to know a team is working on turning your phone’s touchscreen into a pocket-sized lab capable of differentiating between the flu, food poisoning and strep throat. The idea won’t […]

Toyota Fun-Vii Brings a Giant Touchscreen To Your Car Door (Video)

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If you wish you could control the color and look of your car as easily as you swap out a new wallpaper on your iPhone, you better start saving up for the new Toyota Concept car that has a gigantic touch screen on the outside of the vehicle. This touchscreen allows you to change your […]

MyFord Touch Upgraded with 2X Performance, Free for Current Owners

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Ford has updated the MyFord Touch infotainment system for 2013, with a number of performance improvements, and a cleaner interface. Best of all, this update is entirely based on software, so that means all MyFord Touch owners can enjoy the new system in the near future. The MyFord Touch system is an in-dash touch screen […]

Invisible Glass Claims to Eliminate Reflection on Displays

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Nippon Electronics unveiled a new glass screen called Invisible Glass that will dramatically reduce reflection and glare when viewed under light. The product’s name shouldn’t be confused with a glass cleaner also by the same name. According to the company, the new Invisible Glass displays will have a new anti-reflective film that coats both sides […]

BrailleType to Allow Visually Impaired to Type on Android Mobile Gadgets

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Let’s hope this comes to be. Veermata Jijabai a student at the Technological Institute in Mumbai, India is working on an Android App that would allow the visually impaired to type on their device touch screens. BrailleType uses the Braille alphabet, but he’s also working on adding symbols for white space, space, backspace, etc… . […]

Innovation Changes Lives

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While much of the world celebrated the life of Steve jobs on October 16th, I lost my aunt Rosie. Rosie’s life reminds me why the innovation we as consumers love is so damn important. Rosie had developmental disabilities, but didn’t let that stop her from touching thousands of lives and sharing a desire to use […]

BlackBerry Colt to be RIM’s Touchscreen-Only QNX SuperPhone

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New details have emerged about the new BlackBerry Colt, the company’s first QNX powered smartphone. Not only will it bring QNX to the phone, but it will also mark the return of a touchscreen only device to the BlackBerry lineup. CrackBerry shared the news today in a post that delivers sa bit more on the […]

Sprint’s New BlackBerry Bold 9930 May Not Be Far Behind

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Given that Verizon Wireless had leaked the Blackberry Bold 9930 training video earlier this week, rival Sprint’s version of the Bold flagship phone may not be far behind. It’s unclear if the new BlackBerry Bold 9930 for Sprint will be a 3G CDMA-only model–perhaps with world-phone GSM capabilities for international roaming–or if the device will […]

BlackBerry Torch 9860 Images Emerge with AT&T Branding

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Research in Motion may be building itself a quiet ‘Storm’ as it moves its Verizon-branded BlackBerry Storm franchise to a more carrier-agnostic edition of the touchscreen slate BlackBerry Torch 9860 smartphone. The Torch 9860 is most recently seen with an AT&T-branded wallpaper, though AT&T branding isn’t found on the hardware. Given that AT&T has a […]

Touch Tablet Shootout: The Porch and Sunlight Test

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It’s the 4th of July here in the US and I’m getting ready to head to the great hot, muggy  outdoors for the rest of the day. Actually, I’ve been in the great, hot, muggy outdoors most of the morning as I’ve been on my porch enjoying both the morning and playing around with the […]

MyFord Touch Hands On Video: Voice and Touch Combine For In Car Control

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Touchscreens aren’t new to cars, but just like on our phones and tablets, the screens are getting larger and the user interfaces are getting better. The new MyFord Touch system is an evolution of the voice controlled SYNC system which we reviewed last summer, adding in a touchscreen and easy access to smartphone apps like […]

2.5 Year-Old Sony Ericsson Satio the Inspiration for Google’s Next Nexus?

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Google had used an un-named smartphone rendering on stage to debut its new search feature for mobile, leading many on the Internet to question if the near-buttonless smartphone is the design inspiration for the oft-rumored next-generation Nexus 3 that will succeed the Samsung-made Nexus S. However, upon closer inspection, the smartphone resembles a smartphone that […]

A Wonderful Example of Windows 7 Touch Optimization

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Windows 7 enthusiast Justin Campana has put together a wonderful custom interface for a fully touch-optimized environment using a combination of ObjectDock, widgets, themes, and the right applications on his ASUS Eee EP121. Beautiful.

Nokia E6, X7 Now Shipping with Anna; E7, N8, C6 Update is ‘Coming Soon’

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Nokia has revealed that its Symbian^3 Nokia E6 and X7 are now shipping, and both devices will ship pre-loaded with the Symbian software update called Anna, formally known as PR 2.0. Unfortunately, though the news is somewhat bittersweet for early adopters of Nokia’s Symbian^3 products like the Nokia E7, a handset with a landscape-oriented QWERTY […]

Kobo Invites Readers to Touch Books With New Reader

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At the Book Expo America conference, Kobo has debuted its new e-book reader, which eschews buttons in favor of a touch experience similar to Barnes & Noble’s announcements today and the latest crop of Sony Reader hardware. The device was announced a day before the Barnes & Noble announcement, and sports a slate form factor […]

SQUEEGiT is a Squeegee for Touch Screens

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SQUEEGiT is another screen cleaning solution for touch screens and laptops with touch screens from Clean Gear. The company says it is the first in a new category of “portable squeegee cleaning systems” where you don’t just wipe your screen clean with a microfiber cloth but squeegee it like you would your car windows at […]

The Toddy Cleans My iPad Screen in Style – Stylish Cleaning Cloth

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Named for its creator and not an old-fashioned hot drink, The Toddy is a simple microfiber cleaning cloth for touch screens and other special surfaces that don’t do well when wiped with typical cloths that could scratch. There isn’t too much to a microfiber cleaning cloth. If it cleans it’s a win and if it doesn’t it’s […]