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touch-screen devices

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Apple wins patent for curved touch-screen design

The patent describes methods to more efficiently and effectively make curved displays for smartphones and other devices.

By December 10, 2013

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Watch a device add a virtual touch screen to paper

Check out a device that adds a virtual touch screen to any paper or book -- putting us one step closer to the futuristic computing experiences teased in the film "Minority Report."

By April 17, 2013

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Mind Pirate plays for games beyond the touch screen

Harnessing sensors, 3D tracking, wearable devices, and games with a wow factor could transform augmented reality from cool technology to the mainstream within five years.

By July 11, 2013

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Acer sees most of its products sporting touch screens in 2015

The Taiwan-based company believes that 80 percent of its devices will be touch enabled within just two years, according to Reuters.

By June 3, 2013

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A keyboard that rises up from flat touch screens

A startup creates a physical keyboard for touch-screen devices, like smartphones or tablets, that appears when you need to type and disappears when you're done. CNET's Sumi Das tries it out.

By February 13, 2013

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Keyboard bubbles up from touch screen on demand

When it comes to typing on mobile devices, most of us grin and bear it. We correct the typos, we laugh at the autocorrections, but let's face it -- we're frustrated. Would a physical keyboard ease our pain? CNET's Sumi Das tries out a new user interface from Tactus Technology.

By February 13, 2013

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Gaze at amazing art drawn on a touch-screen tablet

If you still paint on canvas, you may want to glance at some of the gems artists at CES created on Sony touch-screen devices.

By January 15, 2013

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Another Apple touch-screen patent in trouble

After a second look, the U.S. patent office rules that all 20 claims included in an Apple patent covering interaction with touch-screen devices -- a patent used in a suit against Motorola -- are invalid. But the decision isn't final.

By December 7, 2012

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AT&T sells Samsung Express, touch-screen hot spot Nov. 16

A pair of devices -- the MiFi Liberate hot spot and Samsung's Galaxy Express Android smartphone -- join the carrier for under $100.

By November 8, 2012

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Nasty, germy news for touch-screen devices

With cold and flu season upon us, research shows that a cell phone has 18 times the amount of germs enjoyed by a toilet handle.

By October 15, 2010