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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.

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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.

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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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Dell Streak official: O2 UK in June, US this Summer

Dell Streak official: O2 UK in June, US this Summer

Dell have finally confirmed availability for the Dell Streak - the Android MID formerly known as the Mini 5 - with the 5-inch tablet hitting O2 UK in early June, followed by a US launch later this summer.  Packing a 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, WVGA capacitive touchscreen, 5-megapixel autofocus camera and front-facing video camera, the Streak will also get an update to Android 2.2 Froyo with Flash 10.1 later in 2010.  Check out our hands-on first impressions - and some demo video - of the Streak after the cut.

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22 Megapixel Laptop drives huge multitouch wall [Video]

22 Megapixel Laptop drives huge multitouch wall [Video]

Remember the 22-megapixel multitouch wall display from a few months back?  Having all those millions of pixels whipping around to follow your gestures is all well and good, but the 30 PCs used to drive the 28 projectors involved sucks down power, produces masses of heat and isn't exactly practical for home users.  How about driving that same 22MP wall display, 28 projectors, from a single MacBook Pro?

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Acer Aspire Timeline 1825PT convertible touchscreen ultraportable gets official

Acer Aspire Timeline 1825PT convertible touchscreen ultraportable gets official

Acer have finally got around to officially acknowledging the Aspire Timeline 1825PT, their latest convertible touchscreen notebook.  Packing an 11.6-inch multitouch 1366 x 768 display, choice of Intel Core 2 Duo SU7300 or Pentium SU4100 processors and up to 8GB of DDR3 memory, the Timeline 1825PT can manage up to 8hrs of runtime, so Acer reckon, from its 6-cell, 5,600mAh battery.

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