Apple’s iPhone patent finally approved in U.S.

When Steve Jobs unveiled the original iPhone at Macworld Expo 2007, he lauded its multitouch interface. "And boy, have we patented it," he added. It seems that now, four and a half years

Published on: June 24th, 2011 Lex Friedman

Sense of touch helping to move display technology

If multitouch display technology is proliferating, haptic feedback is helping to fuel the trend. Haptics provide tactile feedback to your fingers as you touch a display by vibrating all or part of the display

Published on: March 16th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell

Dell launches Inspiron duo tablet for both work and play

Dell Inc. is looking to appeal to both the on-the-go consumer and mobile worker, especially with its newest convertible tablet, the Inspiron duo. The Inspiron duo is the newest creation to join Dell’s

Published on: March 11th, 2011 Harmeet Singh

2011 becoming year of the multitouch screen

Touch-screen panels have been around for more than a decade, but it was the 2007 introduction of a multitouch screen in Apple's iPhone that galvanized the market. Now the business is going gangbusters

Published on: March 9th, 2011 Robert L. Mitchell

HP Mini 5102 netbook ideal for business road warriors

The Mini 5102 is the latest in HP's line of business-optimized netbooks, featuring a ruggedized metal chassis and design elements tailored for the office road warrior. It does a great job of offering

Published on: March 30th, 2010 Jason Cross

Let a thousand touch screen PCs bloom – with Windows 7

Apple Inc. may still be coy about whether it plans to launch a touch-screen tablet computer this year, but Windows PC makers are forging right ahead. In the past three weeks, five leading

Published on: September 3rd, 2009 Eric Lai