Microsoft thought we'd fall in love with touch on our PCs with Windows 8, but many new Windows 10 notebooks and desktops still lack touchscreen support today. How much does this feature matter to you?
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Apple is expected to implement a new "Force Touch" experience on its next iPhone. A new report has surfaced that his display will be dubbed "3D Touch Display" and offer a third level of sensitivity.
Despite missing its own deadline for pushing out the Universal Office preview apps to phones, Microsoft is now saying that this will only be a short delay and that the apps are coming next week.
Microsoft has released a new touch version of Office to other platforms first, which has upset the users of Windows mobile devices -including Windows Phone, but the wait may be over soon.
Microsoft's first smartphone without the Nokia logo, the Lumia 535 is currently experiencing touch sensitivity issues. Redmond has confirmed the issue and is now working on a fix around it.
Microsoft announced today that they are releasing touch apps for Office on Windows and now we have our first look at the new apps thanks to a video demonstration.
Microsoft has unveiled Office for Android tablets, inviting users to sign-up for a preview coming in December - and it's also confirmed that a new touch version is coming to Windows 10 in 2015.
HP has pulled back the covers on their Sprout desktop computer and it offers up an entirely new way for users to interact with their content using touch on your desk, not on the display.
With the latest build of Windows 10, there are a few new touch features that have been included that were not present in 9841; we have posted a video after the jump highlighting the updates.
At today's Windows 10 launch, Joe Belfiore demonstrated how Microsoft has re-evaluated its approach to touch on the OS, and admitted that the company "didn't get it quite right" on Windows 8.
Could you touch your screen to feel the texture of a shirt before you buy it? Could typing on a glass display really feel like a keyboard? Microsoft is working on bringing these experiences to life.
Microsoft is developing new 3D touch and gesture support for Windows Phone, taking touch sensitivity beyond the display. This feature will launch exclusively on its upcoming Lumia flagship this year.
Microsoft is running a new TV ad for Internet Explorer that is a bit more serious than previous installments, as it tries to show how the latest version of its web browser was made for touch.
Two years, almost to the day, since announcing plans for its development, Mozilla today released a beta of Firefox for Windows 8 Touch, its finger-friendly browser designed for Microsoft's Modern UI.
It looks like 2014 will be another awesome year for tech fans, with new devices galore and major OS updates on the horizon. Here's our top-10 pick of what to look forward to in the year ahead.
Microsoft indicated that it is working to bring touch-based versions of its core Office apps to both Windows as well as "other platforms" but did not offer any specific launch dates.
In an effort to catch up to Microsoft's IE, Google is finally adding in a bit of touch support in its latest Chrome build. The browser now tentatively supports touch navigation and pinch-to-zoom.
Microsoft has put a lot of work into IE10 to make the browser a best in class experience and one area that took significant refinement for the browser was the touch experience offered by the browser.
Sony has announced its touch-enabled VAIO T15 Ultabook with touch which features a full HD touch display and will be yours for $950 when it lands in the Spring.
Microsoft has recently released a new application that will allow you to toggle settings if you have a Touch or Type cover for your Surface.
Thinking of buying a Windows 8 tablet? Check out what one of our editors thinks after using one for months - and ask any questions you may have before you decide whether to get one for yourself.
Vizio has announced its Windows 8 holiday lineup of PCs, including two systems with touch displays. The company is accepting orders for the new systems now, and retailers will accept orders tomorrow.
Microsoft has shared new information in a blog post on some of the touch-based features available in the new version of Office Web Apps, which can be used by Windows 8 owners.
Everyone was a little surprised this morning at what Microsoft had to show off. Surface is one of the biggest Microsoft announcements ever, so have a look at it in it's dubstep-laden glory.
We have another leaked slide from Dell but this one is not as pretty as the previous one we posted. Coming in late 2012, Dell looks to be reviving the Duo format for Windows 8.
Intel's new reference design features a 13.3" touchscreen and 1.5GHz Ivy Bridge processor, in a Windows-based Ultrabook designed to show how OEMs can bring touch experiences to familiar form factors.
Apple describes the new iPad as "Something you have to see. And touch" - but while a new high-res Retina Display is almost inevitable, could the iPad 3 (or HD) feature new touch-feedback technology?
Microsoft has released a PDF document for application developers to help them create apps that will better use Windows 8's touch screen based Metro user interface.
HP's VantagePoint has arrived - a huge new touchscreen wall, controlled by two Windows 7 PCs, designed to offer a "wow interactive experience" in training, retail and consumer information scenarios.
With Windows 8 expected to arrive later this year, we take a look at a few of the hardware requirements that Microsoft has laid down for the PCs and devices that will run its new operating system.
Unlocking a mobile device with gestures isn't new. But Microsoft takes gesture passwords to a whole new level in Windows 8, and has the calculations to prove it.
Apple announced today that it would launch new versions of its iPod Nano, iPod Shuffle and iPod Touch but the iPod Classic model stays the same.
Amazon's new Kindles have impressed a lot of people today, from industry professionals to ordinary consumers. But not everyone's going to be able to get their hands on the new Kindle devices.
Ever since Nintendo revealed its exciting new Wii U console, and its even more interesting controller with built-in touch display, the Wii U’s story has been a bit of a mixed bag. Despite some very...
Creative used to make PMPs that were the iPod’s primary competition its heyday. The Creative Zen Touch was the last device they made that really made any kind of waves in that market-saturated sea, and...
Apple hosted their first web stream today in years, and introduced a variety of new products and software updates. Apple showed off their entire line up of refreshed iPod products, including the iPod touch and iPod...
With all of the touch devices to come out of Apple recently such as the Magic Trackpad, iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch, it only makes sense to bring that touch functionality to the desktop market....
Microsoft has been teasing a new mystery hardware device over the past week. According to company insiders, the software giant plans to unveil a new Arc Touch Mouse in September. Details of the Arc Touch Mouse...
Microsoft announced the Windows 7 Touch Pack back in May 2009 but originally it was meant for OEMs only. Today the company released the Touch Pack download for the masses. Microsoft's Brandon LeBlanc confirmed the...
All week long, Neowin is live at PDC09 and we found some interesting demos of the future of multi-touch screens. We found an interesting new multi-touch screen that allows you to paint using a...
The rumors regarding Apple's plan to manufacture a tablet computer have been circulating for a very long time now. However, it seems that these rumours finally have some tangibility; we should be expecting a...
If you are in the market for an Android based handset, but felt that the HTC Dream and Magic didn't have the features you desired, the new Hero announced by HTC might just be the...
Apple has quietly released their 2.4 update for the Apple TV, which brings some interesting and handy new functionality, providing you own an iPhone or iPod touch. Let's have a quick look and see what...
One of the features that was initially shown off about Windows 7 was the touch capability; that talk seems to have died down lately, amongst the beta and RC releases, but an announcement today has...
The United States military is taking Apple's iPod touch onto the battlefield. A report shows that the iPod Touch is perfect for "networked warfare" and that it will allow soldiers to be linked together...
Apple has told Apple Authorized Resellers to begin placing their current Apple Composite AV Cable and Apple Component AV Cable on clearance, ahead of a new cable which will combine both functions alongside the launch...
As TUAW reports, Blizzard has posted a job listing on their website, indicating they are building a Mobile Authenticator for Apple's iPhone/iPod touch. The Authenticator currently comes in a hardware form, costing $6.50 US,...
According to a Chinese-language Commercial Times report, Wintek will be supplying Apple computers touch panels for their new line up of netbooks. The actual use of the panels was not mentioned but many speculations are...
Seattle-based online retailer Amazon.com has released a new application for the iPhone and iPod Touch that will allow users to access the same content as they can with the Kindle, according to the Associated Press....
In an exclusive Neowin interview with Kalem Fletcher, one of the creators behind a 103" multi-person, multi-touch plasma air hockey showcase piece, we had the chance to ask a couple of questions about the very...