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This iPad keyboard lets you touch type on your screen, then roll it up in your Smart Cover

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We see interesting gadgets around here at TNW pretty regularly, but we are always on the lookout for the new and unusual. It is with that fact in mind that today I present to you the Touchfire. It is a thin membrane that sits over your iPad (second or third...
This iPad keyboard lets you touch type on your screen, then roll it up in your Smart Cover

Matias Quiet Pro claims to be the 'world's quietest mechanical keyboard'

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Canada's Matias Corporation has made something of a name for itself with its tactile keyboards, but those have primarily appealed to those who also enjoy (or at least accept) the sound of a mechanical keyboard in addition to its feel. The company's hoping to bring a few more into...
Matias Quiet Pro claims to be the 'world's quietest mechanical keyboard'

Belkin turns up the heat on Logitech with new FastFit Wireless keyboard case for iPad mini

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If you’re in need of a keyboard case for your iPad mini, it appears this is your week. Despite Logitech’s unveiling of its new Ultrathin keyboard case yesterday, Belkin has turned up the heat on its accessory-making rival by launching its new FastFit keyboard case, which it says is the...
Belkin turns up the heat on Logitech with new FastFit Wireless keyboard case for iPad mini

GE looking to saddle up with TI, bring dual-piezo jet cooling to market

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We're often disappointed when 'cool'-looking inventions never come to market, but it looks like the dual-piezo jet fans we saw in GE's labs recently have a fighting chance. The company told us at CES 2013 that it wants to team with Texas Instruments to put the millimeter-thick, bellows-like units...
GE looking to saddle up with TI, bring dual-piezo jet cooling to market

Patent application highlights Apple's continued flirtation with haptic feedback

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We could all use a little feedback, right? Even Apple. The company has been toying around with the concept of haptic feedback for a while now, at least so far as patent applications are concerned. Another application filed in November or 2010 has surfaced. Of course, what we told...
Patent application highlights Apple's continued flirtation with haptic feedback

AirBeats / AirHarp creator demos his forthcoming Leap Motion music apps

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When it comes to developing music apps, Leap Motion's naturalistic interface seems like a no-brainer. Sure it doesn't offer the sort of tactile feedback you get from an actual instrument, but it certainly beats the heck out of, say, a keyboard and mouse. Adam Somers is among the early...
AirBeats / AirHarp creator demos his forthcoming Leap Motion music apps

Switched On: BlackBerry's depressing keyboard trends

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. In a March interview, Google chairman Eric Schmidt, whose company's smartphone ambitions led to his vacating a board seat at Apple, claimed that he didn't use either an Android phone or iPhone. Rather, he uses a Blackberry, citing...
Switched On: BlackBerry's depressing keyboard trends

Patent reveals images of potential Nokia tablet

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A patent revealed recently shows images of Nokia’s tablet. The patent filed on October 11, 2011 entitled “Apparatus Cover with Keyboard,” describes a two-section cover connected to the display and includes a keyboard. This patent unveils new evidence that Nokia had a tablet in the works before Microsoft launched the...
Patent reveals images of potential Nokia tablet

Samsung Series 7 All-in-One review: Beautiful design, but average performance

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Samsung possesses one of the better design aesthetics in the industry, and it shows in the design of the 23.6-inch display model of the Series 7 All-in-One. This $1000 PC will draw many an admiring look, and its Core i5 CPU helps it deliver smooth everyday performance and wonderful...
Samsung Series 7 All-in-One review: Beautiful design, but average performance

Disney Revel uses electrical fields for tactile feedback

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A team at Disney Research has created a new wearable tactile technology that effectively changes the sensation felt when touching physical objects, using electricity. Revel can add artificial tactile sensations to almost any surface or object, without having to use the motors and actuators currently employed by touchscreen haptic feedback...
Disney Revel uses electrical fields for tactile feedback
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Touchfire overlay adds tactile feedback to your iPad keyboard

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This gimmicky Kickstarter project is now a real product. The question is, does it really make typing on an iPad more comfortable? [Read more]...
Touchfire overlay adds tactile feedback to your iPad keyboard
Razer unveils Artemis concept controller and ambidextrous gaming mouse Taipan
Microsoft Surface v iPad mini: which has the brightest future?
Elastic touchscreen prototype lets you pinch and zoom in '2.5D'
Apple investigating multi-tiered haptics system for iPhone

Microsoft Reinvents the Keyboard in Imaginative Ways

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Over the years there's been a wide variety of keyboards that have come to market. Some have been weird, others practical and of course there's always the outrageously expensive ones for the rich and famous. Of late we've all seen the new Chiclet-styled keyboard from Apple for the desktop along...
Microsoft Reinvents the Keyboard in Imaginative Ways

CES 2013: is 3D TV dead?, screens with touch, the thinnest e-ink watch and more

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Day two of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas throws up an Android tablet that doubles as a Windows PC (or vice-versa), tougher smartphone glass, renewed Google TV effort, and moreCES has moved into full swing, with the audience allowed in (even though there are some doubts about whether...
CES 2013: is 3D TV dead?, screens with touch, the thinnest e-ink watch and more

Give better gaming with these play-ready accessories

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PC gaming can be a pricey hobby, which can make tracking down the right gift for the gamers in your life a bit troublesome. Fortunately, gaming gear like headsets and mice offer an oft-overlooked (and relatively inexpensive) way to upgrade a friend's or loved one's gaming setup for the...
Give better gaming with these play-ready accessories

Apple Granted 48 Patents Today Covering Technologies such as a Synchronized Interactive Augmented Reality Display, Tactile Feedback System for iDevices, Virtual Keyboards & More

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It's a big day for Apple patents as the US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 48 of their newly granted patents. Our report covers four Apple design patents along with 44 utility patents that cover such technologies as a synchronized interactive augmented reality display for iDevices,...
Apple Granted 48 Patents Today Covering Technologies such as a Synchronized Interactive Augmented Reality Display, Tactile Feedback System for iDevices, Virtual Keyboards & More

Apple Granted 27 Patents Covering Adaptive Sensors, Cellular MacBook Antennas, Tactile Feedback for iDevices & Much More

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of twenty-seven newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today which includes two design wins covering Apple's iPod Classic and Newsstand icon. In Addition, today's granted patent report covers such inventions as adaptive sensors for GPS tracking accuracy, the MacBook's speaker...
Apple Granted 27 Patents Covering Adaptive Sensors, Cellular MacBook Antennas, Tactile Feedback for iDevices & Much More
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Motorola Droid 4 Review: Initial Impressions (Video)

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Before we chat out the Droid 4 there’s a bit of other news we need to address right quick. As you’ll surely notice, we’re doing smartphone reviews a little differently now. That said, this video and my basic hands-on impressions are just the first in a three-part series reviewing...
Motorola Droid 4 Review: Initial Impressions (Video)
Reports and photos point to massive redesign for Sony's next DualShock

Tactus Technology prototype Android tablet shows off shapeshifting screen at SID 2012 (video)

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Typing with thumbs on glass can often prove to be as fruitful as talking to an actual wall. That is to say, both are an exercise in frustration. Yet, with smartphone adoption continuing to climb, that method of touchscreen input is only going to become more pervasive. Good thing,...
Tactus Technology prototype Android tablet shows off shapeshifting screen at SID 2012 (video)
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New Apple patents cover inductive charging, flexible displays, and tactile feedback

The future of touch – How haptic feedback could change mobile UX forever

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The future of touch – How haptic feedback could change mobile UX forever
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