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Dell to offer its XPS 27 and Inspiron One 23 all-in-ones with optional touchscreens

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Dell gave us a heads up back at IFA that it was planning on offering its high-end XPS 27 all-in-one with an optional touchscreen. Well, that day has come: the company just announced that it will begin accepting pre-orders today, with the touch-enabled models starting at $1,600. As a...
Dell to offer its XPS 27 and Inspiron One 23 all-in-ones with optional touchscreens

The Company Formerly Known As RIM (RIMM, BBRY)

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At last, a new operating system. And a new name too. STEP forward, CrackBerry Kevin. Many months ago Kevin Michaluk vowed not to cut his hair until BlackBerry 10, the smartphone's long-delayed new operating system, was launched. In New York on January 30th Mr Michaluk, who runs CrackBerry.com, a website...
The Company Formerly Known As RIM (RIMM, BBRY)

Intel champions app dev for touch-based laptops

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Software developers should take advantage of forthcoming laptops that combine touch and keyboard capabilities by tapping into the touchscreens, an Intel official said at a developer relations event....
Intel champions app dev for touch-based laptops

Microsoft Demos Super-Fast Touchscreen, But Will It Ever Make It To Market?

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As solid as modern touchscreens are, there’s very often an subtly apparent sense of disconnect when you try to use one. According to Paul Dietz of Microsoft’s Applied Sciences Group, it all comes down to latency — he notes average touchscreens have a latency of a 100ms, which yields...
Microsoft Demos Super-Fast Touchscreen, But Will It Ever Make It To Market?
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Corning concept shows transparent tablets, giant touchscreen

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Corning gave a glimpse into its vision for the long-term future with a sequel concept video (below). Its use of technology imagines that screens going beyond Lotus Glass could be used for transparent displays virtually everywhere. While it starts with smartphones, tablets, and car displays, it imagines super-sized touchscreens that...
Corning concept shows transparent tablets, giant touchscreen
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Why Windows To Go is perfect for BYOD

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Is your business still using Windows XP? If so, you're not alone. But, you should also seriously consider moving to a newer operating system. You could just step up to Windows 7, but there's also a pretty strong case to be made for moving to Windows 8--particularly Windows 8...
Why Windows To Go is perfect for BYOD

New wave of ultrabooks to include 30 touchscreen models, Intel says

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A fresh crop of ultrabooks sporting Intel's latest "Ivy Bridge" Core processors will start to go on sale next month, including 30 models with touchscreens, Intel said Thursday....
New wave of ultrabooks to include 30 touchscreen models, Intel says

iPhone vs Droid vs Pre vs Nexus One vs Blackberry Screens

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iPhone vs Droid vs Pre vs Nexus One vs Blackberry Screens is a post from Chris PirilloYou can read the report for yourself:A touchscreen is a touchscreen, right? Hardly! As MOTO pointed out in our recent Do-It-Yourself Touchscreen Analysis post, “All touchscreens are not created equal.”But, as they say: seeing...
iPhone vs Droid vs Pre vs Nexus One vs Blackberry Screens
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Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with GM's Phil Abram

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At 4:00, we'll be chatting up General Motors' chief infotainment officer Phil Abram about the ways in which smartphones, touchscreens and in-car apps are transforming the automotive industry. January 10, 2013 4:00 PM EST Check out our full CES 2013 stage schedule here!Continue reading Live from the Engadget CES...
Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with GM's Phil Abram

Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabooks coming October 26th, starting at $1,200 for the 11-inch version

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Back at Computex, Acer announced the Aspire S7 series -- the company's third line of Ultrabooks, and the first of the bunch to sport touchscreens. At the time, we were told they'd go on sale once Windows 8 started shipping and sure enough, Acer just sent out a press...
Acer's Aspire S7 Ultrabooks coming October 26th, starting at $1,200 for the 11-inch version
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'FingerSense' touchscreen tech could revolutionize smartphones

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Touchscreens have come a long way since the old PalmPilot days. While today’s mobile devices have mostly perfected the capacitive touchscreen for finger use, touchscreens have reached a point where the only innovation appears to be in increasing screen size, adding higher resolution and boosting the pixel density. But what if...
'FingerSense' touchscreen tech could revolutionize smartphones

When toasters fly: what will it take for "smart" appliances to take off?

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You’re driving home after a long day at work. You call up your refrigerator and ask it what it suggests for dinner. It says you have just enough ingredients for one of your favorite comfort foods (a medium-rare burger with Swiss cheese, a kaiser roll and ketchup). You tell it to start defrosting the...
When toasters fly: what will it take for "smart" appliances to take off?
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Glove-based CRTouch project turns old monitors into touchscreens

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As anyone who's ever played a game of Duck Hunt is aware, there are ways of directly interacting with CRT monitors that don't require any modifications to the display itself (a la resistive overlays). A group of students from the University of Hasselt in Belgium have now taken that...
Glove-based CRTouch project turns old monitors into touchscreens

Skinput: because touchscreens never felt right anyway (video)

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Skinput: because touchscreens never felt right anyway (video)

Twenty years after the birth of SMS, its creator consents to a text-only interview

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Finnish engineer Matti Makkonen famously dreamed up the idea for the SMS (Short Message Service) in a Copenhagen pizza shop in 1984, and the first message ("Happy Christmas") was sent to a Vodafone UK cellphone from a PC on December 3, 1992. Since then, an estimated 8 trillion texts...
Twenty years after the birth of SMS, its creator consents to a text-only interview
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RIM's First Employee: Mike Lazaridis Was The Most Intense Boss I Ever Had

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No matter what else he does in his career, Terry West will always be known as RIM/BlackBerry's first employee. He's long since been gone from the company, leaving after five years in 1993, when RIM was still in the business of making radio devices, not smartphones. He's got a boatload...
RIM's First Employee: Mike Lazaridis Was The Most Intense Boss I Ever Had
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This IKEA Sewing Kit Lets You Make Your Gloves Work With Touchscreens

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Despite the fact that winter seemingly forgot most of America this season, we're still really excited about this IKEA sewing kit that lets you turn any glove into a touchscreen-capable accessory. The BERÖRA kit comes with a conductive thread that you simply weave onto any glove of choice, making it possible...
This IKEA Sewing Kit Lets You Make Your Gloves Work With Touchscreens

Thinner, touchier, more efficient: Intel tightens its Ultrabook definition

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Intel's new fourth-generation Core family processors--code-named Haswell and officially launched Saturday--are more than just power-efficient speed demons. They also give the world's biggest name in microprocessors an opportunity to update its Ultrabook specs: Expect even thinner designs, direct Windows 8 gesture support, and longer battery life as Haswell laptops...
Thinner, touchier, more efficient: Intel tightens its Ultrabook definition

Intel launches Ivy Bridge chips for notebooks, more

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Intel on Thursday launched its Ivy Bridge-series processors for notebooks and ultrabooks, following up on the release of the powerful Ivy Bridge CPUs late last month. Now, the dual-core and ultra-low voltage (ULV) chips came out, with them shipping in products in the near future. Intel promises 110 ultrabooks are...
Intel launches Ivy Bridge chips for notebooks, more

Touchscreen iMac could be in the works according to Apple patent

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Apple certainly helped shape the mobile space by popularizing multitouch screens on smartphones and tablets, but can it do the same for desktop computing, too? The United States Patent and Trademark Office on Thursday published an Apple patent application that describes a desktop computer — likely the iMac —...
Touchscreen iMac could be in the works according to Apple patent

Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June

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According to new information from the China Times translated by BrightWire, Apple is planning to release the iPhone 5S alongside a larger phone, deemed the "iPhone Math" by the report. Because the iPhone Math name is highly unusual and does not fit in with Apple's traditional naming scheme, it is...
Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June
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