X

This website uses cookies.

This website uses cookies to improve user experience. By using our website you consent to all cookies in accordance with our Cookie Policy.

I agree
Learn More
Great Geek Gifts in the Technabob Shop!Get Technabob Daily: Join our Mailing List! | Follow Us: Facebook | Twitter
Awesomer Media Sites: THE AWESOMER | MIGHTYMEGA | 95OCTANE
subscribe to our rss feedsubscribe via e-mailfollow technabob on twittertechnabob facebook fan pageGoogle+follow us in feedly
Follow Us:
Cool Gadgets, Gizmos, Games and Geek Stuff on Technabob

Synaptics Smartsense Tech Saves Trackpad Frustration

by Shane McGlaun
Advertisement

Considering the fact that I type like a million hours each day, you might think I know how to type like a normal person. You would be wrong. I skipped typing class in high school because all the cheerleaders were taking cooking class. Priorities.

I have a bastardized typing style that is a cross between touch typing and whatever you call it when you have to look at the keyboard to type even though I type really fast. The problem, when I work on my netbook is that I end up putting my palm on the track pad accidentally, which moves the cursor about the time I am not looking at the screen and I end up with an entire paragraph in the wrong place.

Synaptics has announced new tech at Computex that will hopefully stop this issue forever. The new trackpad technology supports gestures with up to four fingers, but the best part is that the new SmartSense tech can tell the difference between the palm of your hand and your fingers.

While the multi-finger gesture capability is really cool, the ability to detect accidental is a godsend to those of us who type our work for a living.




Comments are closed for posts older than 90 days.

More from Awesomer Media...

theawesomer logo
The Flash Season 3 (Trailer) Trainspotting 2 (Teaser) QMx 2016 Spaceship Models The Birth of a Weapon Pt. 1 95octane logo
Mazda Eyes Carbon Fiber for Next MX-5 Review: 2016 Lincoln MKX 2.7 AWD 2017 Nissan Juke May Lose Some of the Quirk X-Wing Fighter Carship Stays on Target mightymega logo
American Gods Teaser Justice League Footage Unveiled at SDCC Propel Star Wars Battle Quads Quadcopters Mezco Toyz 2016 SDCC One:12 Collective Sneak Peek
Advertisement