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Apple iPad could be forced off the shelves following patent claim

Apple iPad could be forced off the shelves following patent claim

By 30 March 2010

The iPad, iPhone and iPod touch could have to be pulled from stores in the US just as the company releases the iPad to the public, after a Taiwanese company has claimed that the Cupertino based company is breaking one of its patents.  According to... >>

3-metre, 65-finger and blow touchscreen debuts

3-metre, 65-finger and blow touchscreen debuts

By 2 February 2010

A Portuguese company is hoping to transform our landscape and environment into one big touchscreen if they have their way, with a new technology debuting in Amsterdam. Called projective capacitive touchscreen technology, the tech has the ability to turn... >>

VIDEO: Synaptics Fuse phone interface gets demoed

VIDEO: Synaptics Fuse phone interface gets demoed

By 25 January 2010

There's been a lot of interest in Synaptics' futuristic "Fuse" interface for touch-based control of smartphones, although figuring out how it works in practice from just text and images isn't that easy. That's why we've managed to dig out a video for... >>

Synaptics Fuse phone wants you to squeeze your way around the interface

Synaptics Fuse phone wants you to squeeze your way around the interface

By 8 January 2010

Synaptics first talked to us about the "Fuse" touchphone concept in December last year, and a month on has now got a working proof of concept to show off at CES in Las Vegas. We were in the right room at the right time to have a play. The new concept... >>

Synaptics Scrybe TouchPad software set to revolutionise PC interaction

Synaptics Scrybe TouchPad software set to revolutionise PC interaction

By 4 January 2010

Touchpad manufacturer Synaptics has announced the beta launch of its Scrybe gesture workflow software that will see future - and existing - PCs getting Mac-like gesture controls and more. Expanding on the initial touchpad navigation trends pioneered by... >>

Advanced Synaptics "Fuse" touchphone concept revealed

Advanced Synaptics "Fuse" touchphone concept revealed

By 14 December 2009

Known for pushing innovations in human interface solutions, Synaptic's announcement of the Fuse concept mobile phone, developed with global partners Texas Instruments, Immersion, TheAlloy, and The Astonishing Tribe (TAT), hints that the future of touch-based... >>

New touchscreen technology opens door for Apple iPhone tablet

New touchscreen technology opens door for Apple iPhone tablet

By 22 July 2009

The currently popular netbook might have to make way for small, portable touch tablet PCs following the news that one of the biggest names in the industry has announced an 8-inch touchscreen suitable for such devices. Synaptics, one of the largest touchscreen... >>

10-finger multi-touch touchscreen devices inbound

10-finger multi-touch touchscreen devices inbound

By 22 July 2009

Touchscreen phones are likely to get even more touchy feely if one of the major providers of the technology has its way. Synaptics, one of the largest touchscreen makers in the industry, has announced its latest touchscreen technology offering, ClearPad... >>

Apple faces touchscreen legal battle

Apple faces touchscreen legal battle

By 8 April 2009

Apple is facing a new patent infringement lawsuit over touchscreens. Taiwanese company Elan Microelectronics has sued Apple via a San Francisco court. "We couldn't find a common viewpoint with Apple, so we decided we had to take action", an Elan company... >>


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