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Apple debuts new MacBook Pro with customizable ‘touch bar’ area 2:47

Also today: Twitter income goes up while jobs go away, new FCC rules further tighten data sharing guidelines for ISPs.
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Sensel Morph touchpad could change how to use a computer: DT Daily 1:30

Today on DT Daily: A peek at what we expect to happen at the IFA show in Berlin, Sensel Morph pressure-sensitive touchpad can change the way you use a computer.

The Sensel Morph isn’t just a giant touchpad, it’s whatever you want it to be

The mouse, keyboard and touchpad are the big three input methods for PC users, but perhaps there's a better way. Sensel has developed a pressure sensitive touchpad and overlays, transforming its function on the fly.

The Synaptics SmartBar is a touch-sensitive spacebar with pinch-to-zoom

Synaptics has made a keyboard spacebar, the SmartBar, that supports gestures and taps for performing quick actions. It's making it available to OEMs and has already announced a launch partner.

Oreé introduces a wooden touchpad so get your bandages ready

Dragging your finger over a pad of wood might sound like the least fun idea, but we admit it's pretty amazing that Oreé has figured out a way to make a wooden touchpad that actually works.

Windows 8 to get eye control ‘Gaze’ interface (video)

Tobii has unveiled its plan to launch an eye-controlled 'Gaze' interface for Windows 8, allowing users to simply look at items instead of using a mouse or touch control.
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IDC says 3Q tablet shipments miss mark, but 4Q should be huge

A new report from IDC finds "media tablet" shipments in the third quarter were lower than expected, reaching 18.1 million units. But the firm expects a strong holiday quarter.

Last $99 HP TouchPads sold out in 15 minutes

Hewlett-Packard quickly rid itself of the remaining TouchPad units Sunday night, after once again dropping the price from $499 to a mere $99.

Discount TouchPads back on sale – for developers only

Hewlett-Packard seems determined to keep its WebOS software platform alive - it emerged on Monday that the company was offering discount TouchPads to WebOS developers. This comes on the same day as news that HP was looking into the…

HP to release Windows 8 tablet in 2012, future of webOS uncertain

HP will release at least one Windows 8-based tablet next year, the company said Thursday. But the ball is still up in their air for its mobile operating system, webOS.

New Logitech Wireless Touchpad gives PC users Apple-like touch control

With Logitech's smart new product, PC users can now have just as much fun as Apple fans with touchpad scrolling, swiping, and pinch-zooming.

Amazon tablet rumor: 7-inch due October, 10-inch in 2012

Rumors out today suggest Amazon's still-unconfirmed tablets could begin to arrive this year, with a 7-inch device due in October, and a 10-inch version set for a 2012 release.