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16GB iPhone 5 bill of materials estimated at $168

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Driven by the new A5 processor, LTE 4G high-speed modem and Retina display with in-cell touch technology, the new iPhone 5 is estimated to cost Apple $167.50 in materials alone for the entry-level 16-gigabyte model....
16GB iPhone 5 bill of materials estimated at $168

Microsoft's "Magic Wall" Tech on Windows 8 Laptops & Tablets by Next Year

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Microsoft announced its acquisition of Perceptive Pixel just as it was preparing to launch Windows 8, Office 13 and the Surface tablet. The timing wasn't by chance: The maker of huge multi-touch screens - check out CNN's eight-foot "magic wall" - is an integral part of software giant's bet-the-company leap...
Microsoft's "Magic Wall" Tech on Windows 8 Laptops & Tablets by Next Year

Sony starts delivering Ice Cream Sandwich update to Xperia go, Xperia U and Xperia sola

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Well, it looks like Sony's in-house software developers have decided this is the perfect week to deliver delicious treats to a large portion of the company's mobile lineup. Not long after outing updates for the Tablet S and Xperia Ion (in the US), the electronics giant is now bringing...
Sony starts delivering Ice Cream Sandwich update to Xperia go, Xperia U and Xperia sola

Galaxy S III will get its Jelly Bean update "soon"

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Image courtesy of Samsung Samsung Galaxy S III users will have their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update "soon," according to a chart on the company's official support site. Samsung, Google, and carriers like Verizon, Sprint, and AT&T have been working together to push Jelly Bean updates to all capable...
Galaxy S III will get its Jelly Bean update "soon"
How the Nook Simple Touch GlowLight glows: Science!
Analyst claims Apple 'iWatch' wrist-device is over a year away, will include biometrics for fitness apps

Samsung's water and dust resistant Galaxy S4 Active is built to be abused

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Tickets On Sale Now In its ongoing quest to build a smartphone for just about anyone, Samsung has debuted the Galaxy S4 Active today, a new version of its flagship smartphone built to survive grueling outdoor conditions. The Galaxy S4 Active’s sealed components...
Samsung's water and dust resistant Galaxy S4 Active is built to be abused
NFC makes it easy to connect Sony's devices with 'one touch' (video)

Sharp President Confirms Shipments of Displays for New iPhone this Month

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Reuters reports that Sharp president Takashi Okuda today made a rare public reference to an unreleased Apple device, acknowledging that his company will begin shipping displays for the next-generation iPhone this month.Japan's Sharp Corp. said it will start shipping screens destined for a new Apple iPhone that is widely expected...
Sharp President Confirms Shipments of Displays for New iPhone this Month

Neonode zForce uses infrared LEDs to measure pressure, replace capacitive touch (hands-on)

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Smartphone fanatics may recall the Neonode N2 -- a rather unique recall-plagued feature phone that ultimately resulted in the demise of the company's handset arm. Neonode is still a major player in the portable device market, but may be more familiar to OEMs that employ its infrared LED-based touch...
Neonode zForce uses infrared LEDs to measure pressure, replace capacitive touch (hands-on)

Durex's vibrating pants: foreplay gropes its way to the future

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Could internet-enabled Fundawear revolutionise long-distance relationships?They call it Fundawear: a bra, his and hers electric pants, and an app to control them. Its creators Durex Australia claim it could be the "future of foreplay", enabling long-distance lovers to touch and tease each other from halfway across the planet. Or at...
Durex's vibrating pants: foreplay gropes its way to the future
Amazing new touch technology could revolutionize smartphones, doorknobs, your sofa
iPad 5 Estimated to Be 15% Thinner, 25% Lighter Than Current iPad

Apple Sued for their Entire Line-up of Touch Related Products

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A Pennsylvania company by the name of FlatWorld has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple in the California Northern District Court in San Francisco. The patent infringement lawsuit concerns Apple's entire line-up of touch related products. Once again, a company is suing Apple regarding touch technology that doesn't relate...
Apple Sued for their Entire Line-up of Touch Related Products

Apple Sued for use of Touchscreen Technologies in iPhone & iPad

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Texas based Touchscreen Gestures is suing Apple for patent infringement. The lawsuit is based on four specific patents covering various touch based technologies that they claim the iPhone and iPad infringe upon. After the "Discovery" phase, Touchscreen Gestures LLC believes that the facts point to Apple's willful infringement. It should...
Apple Sued for use of Touchscreen Technologies in iPhone & iPad
Sony explains Xperia V's sensor-on-lens touchscreen tech

How To Easily Activate Two Finger Scroll In Windows Laptops

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“Wow! How did you do that?”, my friend asked me with amazement, when he looked at how I scroll up and down the webpage using my two fingers. “Can my laptop do that?” he asked. He was a bit disappointed when I explained that as far as I know,...
How To Easily Activate Two Finger Scroll In Windows Laptops

Acer launches new AIOs and touch displays

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Acer announced today a range of new products, including several all-in-one desktops and a new line of touch displays, all designed to take advantage of the touch capabilities of Windows 8. The Aspire 7600U and 5600U Series desktops feature 23- and 27-inch screens, allowing users to view content in Full...
Acer launches new AIOs and touch displays

Corning announces Gorilla Glass 3 ahead of CES 2013, touting 40 percent visible scratch reduction

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Apple CEO Tim Cook likes to tout that the glass on Apple’s iOS devices is made by Corning in Kentucky. Ahead of CES 2013 taking place in Las Vegas next week, the folks at Corning have unveiled Gorilla Glass 3, a new glass composition aimed at next-gen smartphones and tablets....
Corning announces Gorilla Glass 3 ahead of CES 2013, touting 40 percent visible scratch reduction
Immersion wants you to feel a new generation of touch-feedback mobile devices

In-Cell Touch Technology Could Help Apple Reduce Next iPhone's Thickness by 15%

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Following last week's rumor that Apple is looking to adopt thinner in-cell touch technology for the display of the next-generation iPhone, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who recently took on a new position with KGI Securities, has issued a report looking at how that change could help Apple reduce the thickness of...
In-Cell Touch Technology Could Help Apple Reduce Next iPhone's Thickness by 15%

Rumor: Apple's 7.85" iPad will use thin-film touch technology

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The rumored 7.85-inch iPad will launch in the fourth quarter of this year and will feature "G/F2" thin-film touch technology, allowing the device to be thinner and less expensive than previous models, according to a new report....
Rumor: Apple's 7.85" iPad will use thin-film touch technology
Why Copyright & Patent Laws Go Against How We Create
Apple's Computer Watch Isn't Coming Till Late 2014 - Analyst (AAPL)

iPhone 5, iPod touch screens unresponsive under rapid diagonal swipes, may be due to in-cell tech

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Users have begun reporting that rapid diagonal swipes of the iPhone 5 and iPod touch 5th generation can cause the screen to stop responding to touch input. The behavior was noted by game developer CMA Megacorp in a post on Twitter and followed by a video from Recombu that displays the issue occurring on...
iPhone 5, iPod touch screens unresponsive under rapid diagonal swipes, may be due to in-cell tech

LG Ultra HD Touch Display hands-on (video)

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We bet you're yawning at the mention of 4K TVs by now, but here's a slight twist on that high-res concept. LG is showing off the so-called Ultra HD Touch display at its CES booth. It's pretty much what it sounds like: a 4K TV with five-point multitouch. LG...
LG Ultra HD Touch Display hands-on (video)

Amazon bringing Voice Guide and Explore by Touch features to Kindle Fires for vision-impaired users

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Amazon's been attuned to the needs of its vision-impaired customers for years, first rolling out text-to-speech technology on its original Kindle e-reader years ago. Today the company revealed plans to add to that feature in its Kindle Fire and Fire HD (7-inch) tablets with Voice Guide and Explore by...
Amazon bringing Voice Guide and Explore by Touch features to Kindle Fires for vision-impaired users

Apple charged with infringing on touch patent

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Apple products using touch technology infringe on a patent owned by the Pennsylvanian company FlatWorld Interactives, the company alleged in court documents filed on Friday....
Apple charged with infringing on touch patent

Whoa: iPad 3 might let you “feel” on-screen objects

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Once again, Apple may have tipped off a feature of its next iPad in plain sight. The final words on its press invite for Wednesday’s iPad event say the company has something to see;  ”And touch.” This very well could be the first Apple tablet that touches you back, in...
Whoa: iPad 3 might let you “feel” on-screen objects

Disney previews "touchscreen" liquids, couches, people

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A team at Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University have developed touch technology that could one day see everyday objects become as smart and responsive as the touchscreens people carry in their pockets today. A video on Disney Research's YouTube page shows off the technology, dubbed Touché, as well as...
Disney previews "touchscreen" liquids, couches, people
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