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Apple's envisioned multitouch keyboard could kill the trackpad

Described in a newly published Apple patent filing, the so-called Fusion keyboard could pick up multitouch gestures from your keystrokes, potentially eliminating the need for a trackpad.

By May 26, 2015

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Chevy bets big with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay in 2016 line-up

At a press preview event in San Francisco, Chevrolet demonstrated both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, and promised implementations in 10 of its models.

By May 27, 2015

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Halo Back screen protector adds a Back button to your iPhone

The world's first "smart" screen shield gives iPhone users a feature Android users have enjoyed for years.

By May 28, 2015

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​Google, fabrics, and fashion? A peek at Project Jacquard

Interactive fabric that can be used to control lights, music or more: what exactly does it do, and why? I tried out Google's mysterious side project.

By May 28, 2015

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Bodyprint could let you unlock your phone with your ear print

An experimental system uses a smartphone's capacitive screen as a low-res sensor keyed to the user's body prints.

By April 27, 2015

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DARPA guided bullet changes course mid-air to hit moving targets (Tomorrow Daily 169)

The EXACTO (short for Extreme Accuracy Tasked Ordinance) program is tasked with developing a guided bullet for snipers in combat. DARPA just announced they're making progress, but we're a little freaked out by this futuristic firepower.

By April 28, 2015

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Disney Research's new 3D printer can print in fabric

Disney Research has had a second go at creating a 3D printer capable of creating flexible objects made of soft fibres.

By April 20, 2015

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NailO turns your fingernail into a tiny trackpad

A wearable input device in the form of a nail sticker could make it easy to control a computer with a subtle swipe. Could nail calls be the new butt dials?

By April 16, 2015

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Clandestinely control your smartphone by stroking your hair

A hair extension interwoven with sensors would allow users to secretly open and control smartphone apps.

By April 12, 2015

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Force Touch to bring 'significant' change to next iPhone -- analyst

Outfitted with tech that senses the pressure of your touch, the next model could be dubbed the iPhone 7 instead of the iPhone 6S, claims analyst Ming-Chi Kuo.

By April 3, 2015