Touchscreen archive

  • Corning claims Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass as world first
    Phones

    Corning claims Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass as world first

    By 6 January 2014

    Mucky fingers are bad, they spread disease. Corning doesn't want to be a part of perpetuating that so it's come up with what it claims is the world's first antimicrobial screen. Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass has been shared with the public through...

  • Just for fun: Fruit Ninja HD played on 84-inch touchscreen 4K TV
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    Just for fun: Fruit Ninja HD played on 84-inch touchscreen 4K TV

    By 13 September 2013

    Some things are just too good to pass up. Presented by a Planar 84-inch touchscreen 4K TV wired up to an Intel NUC mini PC on the show floor at the Intel Developers Forum, we were quick to dig into the Windows 8 apps on offer. And what better to play...

  • Google launches touch features in latest Chrome beta build
    Gadgets

    Google launches touch features in latest Chrome beta build

    By 5 August 2013

    Google is beefing up its Chrome browser with several touch features, in the wake of more touch-screen based PCs flooding the market. In an update to the Canary build of Chrome, Google has added the ability to use your finger to slide left or right to...

  • Microsoft reveals its vision for the connected home of the future (video)
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    Microsoft reveals its vision for the connected home of the future (video)

    By 4 March 2013

    Microsoft has posted a video which shows fairly ambitious plans for its connected home technology in the future. The company hopes to have a wide range of products, all interconnected throughout the house and controllable via one central touch-sensitive...

  • Google-designed Chromebook with touchscreen and 2560x1700 display leaked on video
    Online

    Google-designed Chromebook with touchscreen and 2560x1700 display leaked on video

    By 6 February 2013

    Google has a high-end Chromebook laptop with a touchscreen and 2560x1700 resolution dubbed the "Google Link" behind its walls for testing, according to a leaked video.  Developer Francois Beaufort, who has provided several leaks out of Google in recent...

  • Audi City 'cyberstore': Build your own virtual Audi to drive away
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    Audi City 'cyberstore': Build your own virtual Audi to drive away

    By 16 July 2012

    Audi’s new showroom in London’s Piccadilly certainly goes down the radical route. The ground floor of the Audi City store doesn’t have a car to be seen anywhere. Instead the open space opts for "virtual access" to the full car range via three huge...

  • Canon EOS 650D review
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    Canon EOS 650D review

    By 9 July 2012

    The Canon EOS 650D - otherwise known as the Rebel T4i or Kiss X6i to our worldwide readers - is the first DSLR to include a touchscreen LCD. It was only a matter of time. With the introduction of HD movie capture in stills cameras and the compact system...

  • Canon EOS 650D: The first sample images
    Cameras

    Canon EOS 650D: The first sample images

    By 29 June 2012

    We've already had a hands-on with the Canon EOS 650D in Warsaw, Poland, at this year's UEFA Euro 2012 Championships. We've got a good idea how the camera performs, but many current D-series owners will want to know about image quality: is it any better...

  • HTC: No plans for any more QWERTY keyboards
    Phones

    HTC: No plans for any more QWERTY keyboards

    By 20 April 2012

    HTC may well have manufactured its last QWERTY keyboard phone after admitting it has no plans to revisit the form factor. Pocket-lint attended the Frequencies event in Seattle where HTC’s design team spoke candidly about moving away from phones with...

  • LG Pentouch TV PZ850T pictures and hands-on
    Home Cinema

    LG Pentouch TV PZ850T pictures and hands-on

    By 3 September 2011

    When Pocket-lint was a kid, we weren't allowed to touch our TV. Our mum thought that the picture emitted radiation. But that still didn't stop us touching it to collect the static to give our sister a shock. And, although that was fun, it's now not the...

  • Apple awarded significant touchscreen patent
    Phones

    Apple awarded significant touchscreen patent

    By 23 June 2011

    Apple has been awarded a crucial patent regarding touchscreens, one it first applied for way back in 2007. Following Apple patent applications is both a laborious and tedious affair. Hardly a day goes past without the web buzzing about yet another Cupertino...

  • Inamo hi-tech restaurant hands on
    Gadgets

    Inamo hi-tech restaurant hands on

    By 3 December 2010

    Inamo is about to open its new flagship restaurant on London's Regent Street, and Pocket-lint was invited down for a sneak peak. Now, you may be wondering why a technology website is interested in a restaurant opening. Well, let us explain... Inamo isn't...

  • Microsoft files patent for next-generation tactile touchscreen
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    Microsoft files patent for next-generation tactile touchscreen

    By 29 November 2010

    Microsoft has filed a patent for the touchscreen of tomorrow, where you can actually touch what is being displayed. Well, sort of. The tactile touchscreen patent works by tricking you into thinking you are touching what you can see, rather than just touching...

  • We snap the dual screen Toshiba Libretto W100
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    We snap the dual screen Toshiba Libretto W100

    By 22 June 2010

    With two touchscreens and a severe lack of anything even remotely keyboard-ey, we get hands-on and snap happy with the new Toshiba Libretto W100 and find out what it's all about. You'll be able to type using the bottom of the two screens and the device...

  • VIDEO: Toshiba Libretto W100 - world's first Windows 7 dual touchscreen
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    VIDEO: Toshiba Libretto W100 - world's first Windows 7 dual touchscreen

    By 21 June 2010

    At first glance the Toshiba Libretto W100 looks kind of like what you'd imagine the bastard offspring of a seedy affair between a Toshiba netbook and the Nintendo DS might look like. But the W100 isn't a quirky little games console - it's a Windows 7...

  • LG launches Cookie Fresh GS290
    Phones

    LG launches Cookie Fresh GS290

    By 29 April 2010

    LG has announced another successor to its surprisingly-popular LG Cookie handset, called the Cookie Fresh GS290. It's a full-touchscreen handset, with a pile of social networking functionality. So much so, in fact, that there's a dedicated "SNS Connector"...

  • 5 technologies that will no longer exist in 2015
    Televisions

    5 technologies that will no longer exist in 2015

    By 2 April 2010

    Welcome again to Future Week on Pocket-lint. As much fun as it is looking at all sorts of interesting gadgets and services that could be ready in 5 years' time, now is the moment to spare a few thoughts for those that will have dropped off the map. Future...

  • The touchy feely future of the user-interface
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    The touchy feely future of the user-interface

    By 31 March 2010

    The user interface is big business right now. In truth, it always was, but it's taken the mass popularisation of the iPhone to bring it the public agenda. Until then, a good interface was one which you didn't notice. If no one mentioned it, then it was...

  • VIDEO: Moto tests smartphone touchscreens
    Phones

    VIDEO: Moto tests smartphone touchscreens

    By 25 March 2010

    Moto Labs has done a bit of testing in its labs to find out whether a touchscreen is a touchscreen, no matter the manufacturer. Turns out it's not. The project applied medium pressure in a grid pattern to a series of touchscreens - on the iPhone, HTC...

  • Acer planning frameless laptop?
    Laptops

    Acer planning frameless laptop?

    By 9 March 2010

    Digitimes is reporting that Acer has plans to build a rather revolutionary-sounding new laptop which doesn't have a back casing on its screen - it uses the back of the screen's glass substrate instead. The plan uses toughened glass from Corning - which...

  • Sausage sales rocket in South Korea
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    Sausage sales rocket in South Korea

    By 11 February 2010

    South Korea's sausage sales have soared by 40% following a bout of cold weather and some smart chap discovering that CJ Corporation's snack sausages have electrostatic properties that are rather similar to that of the human finger. Don't follow? Well,...

  • Toshiba reveals touchscreen U500-1EX laptop
    Laptops

    Toshiba reveals touchscreen U500-1EX laptop

    By 10 February 2010

    Toshiba has announced a whole range of laptops, and amongst the pile is the touchscreen-equipped U500-1EX notebook. It's got a 13.3-inch display, but this ain't no netbook - instead packing a range of more high-end specs than your average ultraportable....

  • Quantum physics used to enhance touchscreens
    Phones

    Quantum physics used to enhance touchscreens

    By 9 February 2010

    A Yorkshire company has successfully employed a quantum physics trick to create pressure-sensitive touchscreen technology that it's managed to license to Samsung and Japanese touchscreen manufacturer Nissha. The breakthrough uses spiky conducting nanoparticles...

  • Samsung builds first AMOLED touchscreen
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    Samsung builds first AMOLED touchscreen

    By 2 February 2010

    Samsung Mobile Display has announced that it'll soon begin mass producing a touch function AMOLED panel - a product that it claims is the first of its kind. The 3.3-inch WVGA display will start rolling off conveyor belts in March. I know what you're thinking...

  • 21-inch capacitive touch panel built
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    21-inch capacitive touch panel built

    By 16 December 2009

    A Taiwanese panel-maker has built what it claims is the "world's largest" capacitive touchscreen display. It's also started shipping 10.1-inch capacitive touch panels and 3D panels, which means a wave of touchscreen netbooks could soon be upon us. If...