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Synaptics ForcePad: The Laptop Trackpad Is About To Change Forever

Synaptics ForcePad: The Laptop Trackpad Is About To Change Forever

The last big things to happen to trackpads were the addition of multitouch gestures and elimination of a dedicated button. The next big thing is going to be force detection. We’ve seen force detection pop up most recently in the keyboard cover for the Microsoft Surface — but with the…

Synaptics Scrybe Is Like Fingerpainting For Your Laptop

Synaptics Scrybe Is Like Fingerpainting For Your Laptop

It sounds nice: Turning your notebook trackpad into a gesture area for shortcuts, like instantly searching, with a squiggle of your finger. But you have to learn a whole series of strokes, so it’s like Palm Graffiti all over again.