capacitive touchscreen

Touchscreens About To Get Even Thinner

Touchscreens About To Get Even Thinner

That touchscreen on your phone or tablet is about to get even thinner, thanks to a new substrate developed by AGC. The soda-lime glass measures just 0.28 mm, 15% thinner than the thinnest glass currently available (0.33 mm). It is also lighter, by 15%. The new glass is planned to enter mass production later this month.

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Ultimate Tablet, m • pad Concept Design

Ultimate Tablet, m • pad Concept Design

German designer Volker Hübner developed this tablet he calls the m • pad to cater specifically to the needs of designers and developers. It combines the functionality of a 15.6" OLED display. It also includes full multi-touch functionality married with a pressure sensitive stylus. Looking at the pictures from Yanko also suggest that this tablet should have a wide range of USB, Ethernet, firewire and whatever else available for connection external keyboards or mice for a more traditional computing experience.

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BlackBerry Dakota Pictured, Specs Leak Along With it [Updated]

BlackBerry Dakota Pictured, Specs Leak Along With it [Updated]

The BlackBerry Dakota has managed to shy away from the lens of a camera for quite some time, but it looks like anyone looking for their next top-of-the-line BlackBerry device might be staring at their next device. Boy Genius Report has managed to get the first shot of the device, which features a capacitive touchscreen along with the company's trademark physical keyboard below.

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Samsung Capacitive Sensor Works with Thin Gloves [Video]

Samsung Capacitive Sensor Works with Thin Gloves [Video]

Capacitive touchscreen devices have always been a hassle when it's cold and you're wearing gloves. Many phones have trouble picking up any input from anything that is not skin to screen. However, late last night it came to our attention that the Samsung Nexus S has an extreme sensitivity level and will even pick up input through cloth such as a sweatshirt or gloves.

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Samsung Continuum for Verizon Hands-On

Samsung Continuum for Verizon Hands-On

Just incase you might not know, Samsung officially announced today the Continuum, a lovely little phone with a separate 1.8-inch notifications panel. We were hanging out at the Samsung press event this evening and got a chance to wrap our paws around the Continuum, what with it's Android 2.1 (weird?), 512 MB or ROM, 384MB or RAM, and integrated Wifi. For more information on the press event, head on over to "Samsung Continuum for Verizon Due in Stores November 11th". For more information regarding this very brightly backgrounded phone, head deeper into this post.

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Agloves Lets You Use Capacitive Touchscreens in the Cold

Agloves Lets You Use Capacitive Touchscreens in the Cold

Today, people love to manipulate their devices with a touchscreen. Whether it's a tablet, or even a PC, people want to be able to touch something to make it happen. It's even more apparent with cell phones, as almost every phone out there incorporates a touchscreen. But, as we get into the colder months, it's going to become increasingly difficult for some people in some locations to use their capacitive touchscreen mobile phones outside. Not for long, as the Agloves are here to save the day.

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Hitachi Creates Projected Capacitive Touchscreen That Supports Fingers, Pens, and Insulating Materials

Hitachi Creates Projected Capacitive Touchscreen That Supports Fingers, Pens, and Insulating Materials

Hitachi has grown to be one of those companies that's focusing a lot on technology of the future lately, and we don't have a problem with that at all. Especially when they're making movies like Minority Report come to life. This time around, though, they've managed to create the same kind of touch panel that devices like the iPad and iPhone use, but with a bit of a twist.

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3M M2256PW Multi-Touch 22-Inch Monitor Debuts

3M M2256PW Multi-Touch 22-Inch Monitor Debuts

If you're a fan of monitors, or touching monitors to make things happen, then it looks like 3M's got something in the works for you. Over at InfoComm 2010, the company pulled the curtain off their 22-inch multi-touch monitor. And, when we say multi-touch, we mean they've managed to go to the extreme with what's inside the M2256PW, but it's all in a very, very good way. And no, it's not a USB 3.0 monitor, either.

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Samsung Wave Unboxing and Hands-on [video]

Samsung Wave Unboxing and Hands-on [video]

Samsung's first bada phone, the Samsung Wave S8500, has landed on our desk, and we're still not quite certain whether the new OS has a future in the mobile market. Designed to bridge the (fast-shrinking) gap between feature-phones and smartphones, bada is envisaged as the Samsung's way to corner a new generation of handset upgraders tempted by the flexibility of a full smartphone but shy of either their price, complexity or both. Read on for our Samsung Wave S8500 unboxing and some first-impressions.

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