touchpads

Intelligent Touchpad Is Smart Enough To Ignore Your Palms

Intelligent Touchpad Is Smart Enough To Ignore Your Palms

With gesture controls becoming more common in software and apps, it makes sense to maximise the size of a laptop’s touchpad to facilitate more than just a couple of fingers. So researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have developed the Longpad, an oversized touchpad that’s as…

This Keyboard’s Numpad Doubles As A Gesture-Friendly Touchpad

This Keyboard’s Numpad Doubles As A Gesture-Friendly Touchpad

If you want to take advantage of all the handy gesture shortcuts in Windows 8, but would rather skip the tablet or touchscreen display, Elecom has a new space-saving keyboard that is right up your alley. It’s a full-sized wireless keyboard complete with a dedicated number pad that does double-duty…

Synaptics: PC Trackpads Getting Four-Finger Gestures

Synaptics: PC Trackpads Getting Four-Finger Gestures

PC trackpads have tended to lag behind their MacBook counterparts, but the gap’s narrowing today. Synaptics – the same folks who introduced the buttonless, clickable PC trackpad last year, are adding four-finger gestures and more goodies with their TouchPad-IS platform.