A commit on a nightly build of Google Chrome, accessible only on Chrome OS and Linux for now, sees some minor interface changes in order to make way for Chrome OS on touch screens.
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Scott Forstall revealed in an interview the previously unknown backstory behind Steve Jobs' first wanting to develop the touch screen technology that served as the foundation for the iPhone.
Most great things have small beginnings and so it was too with iOS and the original iPhone. While we've already seen the iPod-inspired UI that never took off, we now take a look at the origins of iOS.
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?
Microsoft is reportedly buying N-trig, the company behind the pen technology that shipped as part of Surface Pro 3. The deal is above $200 million and shows the company's interest in this field.
Microsoft's Stephen Elop has said that the company is gearing up for 'mass production' of its gigantic Perceptive Pixel touchscreens, which could lead to wider availability and, perhaps, lower prices.
Microsoft's Open Technologies subsidiary has released a new patch for WebKit-based web browsers that adds Microsoft's Pointer Events specifications to those browsers.
A new rumor claims that Google is making plans to launch its own branded Chromebook notebook that will include a touch screen and could start shipments of the notebook by the end of 2012.
While manufacturers haven't exactly flooded the market with touch-enabled laptops, there are some good options out there already. Expect a crush of touchable Windows 8 machines at CES early next...
Intel went over a list of PC innovations it expects to see come to market in the next 18 months, adding that 80 percent of people prefer touchscreen controls over other PC controls.
Acer says it won't be offering a touchscreen Ultrabook for Windows 8 for business customers until sometime in late 2013, saying that the consumer market moves faster than the business market.
In a new post on the Office Next blog, Microsoft goes into detail on how Office 2013 will use touch screen features for the Windows 8 version of the office software suite.
In a new blog post, Microsoft talks about how it has tried to improve input features in Windows 8, including the use of touch screen gestures for the Metro interface.
As the number of phones with touch screens increases the issue of usability for the visually impaired. A new application called Fleksy is intended to help reduce that problem, improving accessibility.
A new report claims that notebook manufacturers have concerns that prices might go up in order to support Windows 8 and its Metro touch screen features.
Microsoft has released a new video from its Microsoft Research division that shows its "any surface" projector touch screen technology at work in a number of tasks.
Microsoft showed off the Windows 8 Consumer Preview build at its press event today on a massive 82 inch touch screen that was created by Perceptive Pixel.
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...