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Tag: Multitouch

Touchscreen iMac With Ios Coming Soon? [Rumor]

Touchscreen iMac With Ios Coming Soon? [Rumor]
Apple rumor website LOOPRumors said on Tuesday June 22 that they received “a tidbit of information” suggesting that Apple is currently working on an iMac capable of running both OS X and iOS. In other words, a touchscreen iMac.

Synaptics Smartsense Tech Saves Trackpad Frustration

Synaptics Smartsense Tech Saves Trackpad Frustration
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.

Microsoft’S Manual Deskterity Combines Pen and Touch on a Single Surface

Microsoft’S Manual Deskterity Combines Pen and Touch on a Single Surface
While I’ve been getting used to the touch-only display on my new iPad, I have to say that I really wish I could use both my fingers and a pen for doing things like taking free-form notes.

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 3

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 3
So my recent journey with the HP TouchSmart 600 PC is coming to an end. But before I call it a wrap, I thought I’d share with you how the TouchSmart handles itself as a music playback and management system.

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 2

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 2
As I mentioned the other day, I’ve been spending the last couple of weeks using the HP TouchSmart 600 PC as a standalone entertainment system. In the first part of this story, I shared my experiences with the TouchSmart’s HDTV and DVR capabilities.

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 1

Living With the Hp Touchsmart 600: Part 1
The guys over at HP asked me to take a challenge – to see if I could live with their TouchSmart 600 computer as a serious all-in-one entertainment hub. Over the the last couple of weeks, I’ve had the chance to put the TouchSmart through its paces and will be sharing my experiences with you during the course of the week.

Pq Labs’ Itable Gets a Touch of Warcraft

Pq Labs’ Itable Gets a Touch of Warcraft
It turns out that Microsoft doesn’t have a monopoly on supersized multitouch goodness  – PQ Labs is hawking their  iTable, aka Multi-touch G³. Contrary to its name, it supports not only OS X, but Windows 2000 through Windows 7 as well.

Ideum Mt-50 Multitouch Table: Surface Who?

Ideum Mt-50 Multitouch Table: Surface Who?
Multitouch displays are cool – no question about it. However, most of the larger multitouch displays out there are one-off custom builds. And while Microsoft sells their multitouch Surface as a turnkey solution, it’s only got a 30-inch display.

Notion Ink Adam Price, Specs Beat iPad, but Not Release Date

Notion Ink Adam Price, Specs Beat iPad, but Not Release Date
Remember that Notion Ink Adam tablet that we first reported as possible vaporware? Well, we were clearly wrong, and the Interwebs are buzzing with glee over the impressive specs and hands-on demos that have been making the rounds at this week’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

The Great Wall of Ipads

The Great Wall of Ipads
Even though the iPad was just announced, there are already plenty of concepts emerging that could take advantage of the device. This one is somewhat interesting, but dubious. It’s basically a huge display made from a bunch of refurbished/recycled iPads.

Elan Smart Remote Offers a Multitude of Multitouch Interactions

Elan Smart Remote Offers a Multitude of Multitouch Interactions
This interesting new device isn’t just any ordinary remote control. It’s actually a multifunctional RF remote that can be used as a mouse, a joystick, or a remote for your HTPC. And it’s got multitouch support too!

Dreamtouch: Multitouch Display Counts All 32 of Your Fingers

Dreamtouch: Multitouch Display Counts All 32 of Your Fingers
As I sit here in front of my HP Touchsmart PC, I can interact with many applications using my fingertips, but due to the size of the computer’s 25.5″ display, HP had to go with an optical sensor-based multitouch screen, which is limited to detecting only 2 fingers at a time.

Oscemote: the Ultimate iPhone Remote Control App

Oscemote: the Ultimate iPhone Remote Control App
OSCemote is a cool app that lets you remotely interact with applications on your remote PC using the multi-touch screen of your iPhone or iPod Touch. The $4.99 (USD) app sends OSC (Open Sound Control) messages over your Wi-Fi connection to your networked computer.

IPod Cluster Media: Multiple iPod Touches Get in Sync to Form Giant Display

IPod Cluster Media: Multiple iPod Touches Get in Sync to Form Giant Display
This interactive work of art uses 20 individual iPod Touches, tied together to produce synchronized visuals across all of the displays. Created by Japan’s PROTOTYPE design team, iPod Cluster Media is an early proof-of-concept that stitches multiple independent iPod Touches into a hive-mind display wall.

Touch Dj Puts a Complete Dj Mixer in Your iPhone or iPod Touch

Touch Dj Puts a Complete Dj Mixer in Your iPhone or iPod Touch
Touch DJ is a soon-to-be-released iPhone app that lets you mix music in real time, just like you would with professional DJ equipment. Created by Amidio – the same folks who brought us the amazing noise.io

Surfacescape Redefines Tabletop Gaming

Surfacescape Redefines Tabletop Gaming
Anything that starts out of a suggestion from Penny-Arcade’s Mike Krahulik & Jerry Holkins – aka Gabe & Tycho – is bound to be geeky, and this one is no exception. The duo visited the Entertainment Technology Center at Carnegie Mellon University and ended up chatting with a bunch of students that were using a Surface, Microsoft’s multitouch wonder computer.