Acer’s Chromebook goes touchscreen



Acer has introduced its first touchscreen Chromebook.

Dell upgrades Ubuntu Ultrabook with Intel Haswell, touchscreen

Dell has been targeting devs with an Ubuntu-powered Ultrabook for about a year now with its XPS 13 Developer Edition.

Video: Water surface becomes interactive touchscreen, via Kinect

Thanks to designtaxi.com for highlighting this one – water-based touch screens. They are dubbed an “immersive” experience, geddit? Apparently, the University of Electro-Communications in Tokyo has prototyped an interactive touchscreen on the surface of water in a bath. Designed to provide digital entertainment during bath time, where users do not ...

KALQ is a new keyboard for touchscreens

The research team of Antti Oulasvirta at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics has created a new keyboard dubbed "KALQ" that enables signficantly faster thumb-typing on touchscreen devices.

XPS 18 is Dell's thinnest and lightest AIO

Dell has debuted a slick all-in-one computer at a $900 price point. The XPS 18 - which is slated to launch on April 16 - features an 18.4-inch capacitive touch display with a native resolution of 1920 x 1080.

Touchscreen Google Chromebook may launch this year

We've heard this rumor before, but it's now looking a little more solid: it appears that Google's working on a touch-screen version of its Chromebook internet device.

Revamped Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon runs touch-based Windows 8

The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the more thin and portable Intel-powered ultrabooks, weighing in at about 3 pounds.

Microsoft eyes zero lag touchscreens

I think everyone can agree that lag is a real downer when it comes touchscreen devices, as we all want a smartphone or tablet capable of responding the second we touch a button or flick a finger.

Apple wins 'slide-to-unlock' patent

Android vendors will need to brace themselves for another battle, thanks to a patent granted to Apple yesterday.

OmniTouch turns any surface into a touchscreen

Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University have created a wearable projection system that turns pads of paper, walls or even a user's own hands into graphical, interactive surfaces.

HP touts uber cool swivel PCs

Once you’ve seen one touchscreen PC you’ve seen them all. Well, that is until you see the new HP TouchSmart610 and TouchSmart 9300. These touchscreen PCs are on a flexible mount, which means users can recline the touchscreen 60 degrees up or down and swivel it 180 degrees.

Microsoft experiments with "shape-shifting" touchscreen

Microsoft has filed a patent application for the design of a tactile "shape-shifting" touchscreen.

Video: Nokia showcases ice-based touchscreen


Nokia engineers have successfully created the world’s first ice-based touchscreen.

What will Apple's new iPhone look like?

What will Apple's new iPhone lineup look like? And when will Club Cupertino finally end its unpopular exclusivity arrangement with AT&T?

Google buys BlindType for its mobile keyboard technology

Google's acquired BlindType, a San Francisco startup whose product apparently reads the mind of rubbish typists.

Will Apple's next iMac have a touchscreen?

What would make Apple's iMac even cooler, sleeker and sexier than it already is? Well, an interactive touchscreen, of course!

LG details Ally smartphone specs

LG has revealed additional details about its Android-powered smartphone known as Ally. The  device - which is expected hit the streets on May 20 - will feature a sliding QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-inch touchscreen and run Android OS 2.1.