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iBUYPOWER Launches MAGIC for Multitouch Gaming

iBUYPOWER Launches MAGIC for Multitouch Gaming

iBUYPOWER is a familiar name around here, and when they keep launching cool things like this, we're not surprised. This time around it's not a piece of excellent PC gaming hardware, but more on the software side of things. The company has just announced that MAGIC is available for all of their multitouch-capable gaming rigs. What is MAGIC? Well, follow after the break to find out.

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Pioneer Computers DreamBook ePad A10 Win 7 slate goes on sale

Pioneer Computers DreamBook ePad A10 Win 7 slate goes on sale

Slate-style computers aren't unusual - we've seen plenty of them this year, spurred on by iPad envy - but finding one up for sale is still relatively rare.  Australian firm Pioneer Computers seem to have just that, though; their DreamBook ePad A10 is apparently available to order now, priced from AU$599 (US$512), running Windows 7 on a choice of Intel Atom N455 or N475 processors.

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HTC Wildfire Review

HTC Wildfire Review

The HTC Wildfire is the company's second attempt at a budget Android device, its predecessor being the underspecified and relatively unloved Tattoo. Packing the same Sense UI as more expensive siblings like the Legend and Desire, together with a 5-megapixel camera and a multitouch-capable display, does the Wildfire manage to be both affordable and feature-rich? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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SurfaceInk 12.1-inch Ubuntu tablet design gets video demo

SurfaceInk 12.1-inch Ubuntu tablet design gets video demo

SurfaceInk may not be a name you're familiar with, but the product development firm may well have a tablet you want.  They've been showing off their latest prototype, a 12.1-inch 1280 x 1024 capacitive slate running Ubuntu on Freescale's i.MX51 800MHz Cortex A8 chipset, and which they're currently trying to persuade manufacturing partners to adopt.  ARMDevices caught up with the company recently, grabbed some footage of the unnamed reference design, and also found out about SurfaceInk's future plans for smaller versions.

Video demo after the cut

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Touchscreen hybrid OS X/iOS iMac tipped for imminent debut?

Touchscreen hybrid OS X/iOS iMac tipped for imminent debut?

Talk of a touchscreen iMac refuses to die, and with Steve Jobs constantly praising our fingers as the ideal way to interact with tablets, smartphones and other portable gadgets, it hardly seems surprising that there are persistent rumors that Apple will roll that sort of functionality further up their food chain.  LOOPRumors claims to have heard that a special Apple event is on the cards, where the company will launch a new hybrid iMac with both regular OS X and iOS touch capabilities.

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MeeGo Tablet UI gets video walkthrough

MeeGo Tablet UI gets video walkthrough

MeeGo-based tablets were a small but significant cohort at Computex recently, but while we've seen brief demos of the hardware we're yet to see a full walkthrough of the tablet-centric build of the OS.  Over at YouTube there's a new video demo of a MeeGo pre-alpha, showing how the platform handles a reasonably-sized, multitouch capable touchscreen display, and the good news is that even at this early stage it looks pretty impressive.

Video demo after the cut

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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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Flash Player 10.1 gets official; Android version imminent

Flash Player 10.1 gets official; Android version imminent

Having been in beta for the past few months, Adobe's Flash Player 10.1 has finally emerged as an official release for Windows, Mac and Linux systems.  Packing such niceties as hardware-based H.264 video decoding, HTTP Dynamic Streaming, peer-assisted networking and Multicast, Flash Player 10.1 also includes multitouch support - such as pinch, scroll, rotate, scale and two-finger tap - for compatible hardware, and boosted Mac support; on OS X machines, the player is a full-fledged Cocoa app.  Elsewhere, Adobe AIR 2 is also finalized and publicly available.

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Gateway One ZX6900-01e Review

Gateway One ZX6900-01e Review

As people grow more used to reaching out and stabbing at displays with their fingers, the all-in-one touchscreen PC market keeps expanding. Gateway could almost be considered stalwarts of the segment; their latest model is the Gateway One ZX6900-01e, a 23-inch Full HD desktop packing Intel's latest Core i3 processor. But is it a touch of genius? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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