Amazon’s tablets beats out more expensive Android tablets in touchscreen speed test.
Even the iPhone 4 crushes the competition in responsiveness.
Despite having said harsh words about Windows 8, Acer is giving it the old college try by releasing an 8-inch tablet based on Microsoft’s tablet operating system.
Microsoft has debuted a new video that shows what it imagines the future of technology will hold in the next five to 10 years, and it includes massive touchscreens, Siri-like voice controls, and Microsoft’s Surface tablet.
Developers should design their games for touch from the ground up, not port them from the consoles.
Viewsonic debuted a new line of touchscreen display monitors at the 2013 CES today that are targeted at the next generation of PCs.
Editor’s Pick This year’s Consumer Electronics Show is shaping up to be strikingly different from previous years — and it may just hint at changes for the entire technology industry in 2013.
There’s a lot of tech news to watch this week, but the company I’ll be keeping my eyes on is Microsoft.
Amazon will make a number of hardware and software announcements Thursday all with the same goal in mind: to convince consumers and the media that its Kindle Fire tablet is only cheap in price.
It’s clear now that design is a big part of the mobile experience, but it’s still difficult for developers to balance touch functionality with an attractive interface. Plunk fixes that.
Editor’s Pick With Windows 8, Microsoft favors tablets, touchscreens, and laptops with modern touchpads. Traditional desktops with a keyboard and mouse, on the other hand, have been left in the dust.
Consumers have been slow to adopt haptics (aka force feedback), but one startup believes in the technology and its value.
Editor’s Pick Touchscreens will double to a $31.9 billion market by 2018.
Synaptics showed off how touch controls will change in the next year at the recent Consumer Electronics Show. Synaptics has a big market share in touch application hardware and it showed off its latest products at the show.
Chip maker Atmel is delivering technology advances at the Consumer Electronics Show that will result in better touchscreens and chargers. This means we’ll soon have thinner, more accurate and more battery-efficient gadgets to buy.
Now that capacitive touchscreens have become the standard in mobile devices, many are looking for the next big innovation.
Microsoft’s Surface touchscreen technology for large displays has shed a lot of bulk in its newest iteration, and in the process it has also given liquid-crystal displays — the ubiquitous screens used in everything from laptops and smartphones to smart TVs — the power to see with its new PixelSense technology.
Editor’s note: This story is part of our Microsoft-sponsored series on cutting-edge innovation. Dr. Andrew Hsu is Technology Strategist for human interface company Synaptics.