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Laggy touchscreen? Google’s Chrome TouchBot is here to help

Google's Chrome TouchBot, the product of Finnish design company OptoFidelity, tests Android and Chrome for input lag. It's open source, and Google's actively encouraging tinkering.
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This holographic touchscreen is projected into thin air, but it looks incredibly real

A team of scientists from the University of Tokyo have developed a holographic touchscreen interface called the HaptoMime, which uses a ultrasonic wave to make it feel like you're really touching a physical surface.

You don’t need a helmet for Casio’s clippable, strappable, hangable action cam

Casio jumps on the action cam bandwagon with the Exilim EX-FR10, which sports a detachable touchscreen display and a number of different ways to wear, use, and hold it while you record.

Meet the world’s first 2D material: 5 ways Graphene could transform your phone

Graphene is being hailed as a potentially transformative wonder-material that could have a serious impact on mobile technology. Countless research projects are underway and some big name companies are showing an interest.
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Metaio’s ‘Thermal Touch’ technology turns everything into a touchscreen

Wish your iPhone's touchscreen never ended? Your dreams may soon be coming true. German augmented-reality company Metaio revealed its latest technology, Thermal Touch, which turns just about everything into a touchscreen.

Lenovo announces its first consumer Chromebooks

Lenovo has announced a pair of upcoming consumer Chromebooks, the N20 and N20p. Though expected to retail at $279 and $329, respectively, these pint-sized systems offer strong processors and better connectivity than some ultrabooks.

World’s highest resolution, 5.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen boasts 2,560 x 1,440 pixels

AU Optronics has announced the world's highest resolution, 5.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen - boasting a whopping 2560 x 1440 pixel count - and confirmed its intention to produce smaller screens for smartwatches.

Dell Announces New Kid-Proof Latitude 13 “Education Series” Laptops

The main selling point of Dell's newly announced Latitude 13 "Education Series" laptops lies within durability: It's a laptop designed to, above all else, survive the classroom. Learn more here.

The Taptool is a smart accessory for keeping your touchscreen smudge and germ-free

Wearable tech doesn't have to be all about wristbands and watches, it could be something simple like the Taptool, at least according to its creator. The tiny accessory is designed to make using a touchscreen more accurate, cleaner, and…

What if phones were clear and had touchscreens on both sides? Samsung has a patent for that

A patent showing a transparent touchscreen created by Samsung has been discovered, and what makes it really exciting is that both sides of the display can be used to control your phone.

Good news, Microsoft! Asian consumers love touchscreen PCs

According to one survey, Asian consumers are big fans of touch notebooks. In fact, an overwhelming majority of people in Asia indicated that they prefer their next notebook to ship with touch.

Cut down your portions and eat healthier with Chop-Syc, the smart cutting board from Sharp

Ever wanted to use your tablet as a cutting board? Well if the latest prototype kitchen gadget from Sharp ever becomes a real thing, you might soon be able to.