Touchscreen
Computing

Turns out, nobody wants to touch Windows 8 (and Microsoft is screwed)

A recent remark from an IDC analyst puts touchscreen market share at a projected 15 percent (or less) by the end of 2013. There's now plenty of options on the market, but consumers still aren't buying. Does this mean Windows 8's focus on…
Computing

Ubi Interactive’s Kinect app turns any surface into a touchscreen

Ubi Interactive, in partnership with Microsoft, launched a new app for the Kinect that turns any image projected onto a surface into a giant touchscreen. The software has the Kinect and a projector working together to create a touch display…
Buying Guides

What type of touchscreen laptop is best for you?

Convertibles, dockables, and sliders, oh my! The world of Windows 8 touchscreen laptops is a jungle. Whether you're looking for a laptop that can double as a tablet in a pinch, or a tablet that can transform into a laptop when need be…
Computing

Meet WorldKit, the projector that turns everything into a touchscreen

Two Carnegie Mellon researchers share their plan for making every surface in your house a touchscreen without spending thousands. Could the Kinect plus a projector be the future of touch computing?
Computing

Microsoft Research develops moving robotic touchscreen that interacts with the user

Microsoft Research has developed a moving robotic touchscreen that is capable of virtually mimicking the shape of objects and can also provide "realistic" return tension against an individual's touch.
Mobile

BlackBerry to sell new flagship touch phone, the A10, by the holidays

BlackBerry is will be replacing its current flagship phone, the Z10, with a brand new top tier device, the A10, by the 2013 holiday season. This release will let the company offer newer devices across three levels of affordability.
Computing

Acer Aspire Z3 all-in-one debuts with 23-inch touchscreen, Harman Kardon speakers

Today, Acer introduced a 23-inch all-in-one, the Acer Aspire Z3. The Z3 has a 1920 x 1080 full HD touchscreen display that's large enough for gaming while also doubling as a small TV.
Computing

HP Envy 14 TouchSmart Ultrabook sneaks out with 3200 x 1800 display

The HP Envy 14 TouchSmart Ultrabook will start at $699, but it can be upgraded to a whopping 3,200 x 1,800 resolution display. This puts the Envy 14 in the same display league as the Chromebook Pixel and the MacBook Pro, plus it bests the…
Computing

How a Dutch pop band turned us all into cursor zombies … in the name of art!

We chat with Dutch band Light Light and design studio Moniker about their crowdsourced vision of the impeding disappearance of the mouse cursor, as well as what the touchscreen revolution means for the intersection of design, tech, and…
Computing

Windows 8 Start menu apps showdown: What’s the best way to get your Start menu back?

Microsoft tried to kill the start menu – and failed. Third-party developers have resurrected it with a hoard of Windows 8 start menu replacements. Which is best? We've tested three popular options to find out.
Computing

Price check! Intel says Windows 8 touch products will drop to $200

Intel CEO Paul Otellini says that the price of Windows 8 tablets and touch laptops could drop to as low as $200 thanks to Intel's quad-core Bay Trail chip, which will debut on devices this holiday season.
Computing

Lenovo’s 27-inch IdeaCentre Horizon table PC now available starting at $1,699

Lenovo's IdeaCentre Horizon blew our minds when we first saw it at CES in January. It's an all-in-one, but it's also a home gaming hub for family game night. This unique machine is available today online starting at $1,699.