touchfire chronicles

  • The Touchfire Chronicles, Continued: Born In The USA

    The Touchfire Chronicles, Continued: Born In The USA

    Last winter we ran a series of articles called the Touchfire Chronicles about a cool little on-screen keyboard add-on for the iPad called the Touchfire. The creators, Steve Isaac and Brad Melmon, sent us an update on their project and offer a bit of advice from the other side. December, 2011. Our Kickstarter project ended with a bang. Touchfire raised more money than any tablet-related… Read More

  • The TouchFire Chronicles: Still Life With Engineers

    The TouchFire Chronicles: Still Life With Engineers

    Editor’s Note: This week we’re running a three part series by Steven Isaac, a programmer with an amazing resume including stints at Sun, Microsoft, and even a hardware start-up that brought the first (non-portable) tablets. For years he’s dreamed of an easy-to-use device with a full keyboard that slides out when needed and, together with a designer, he built the Touchfire… Read More

  • The TouchFire Chronicles: The Year Of Bad Prototypes

    The TouchFire Chronicles: The Year Of Bad Prototypes

    Editor’s Note: This week we’re running a three part series by Steven Isaac, a programmer with an amazing resume including stints at Sun, Microsoft, and even a hardware start-up that brought the first (non-portable) tablets. For years he’s dreamed of an easy-to-use device with a full keyboard that slides out when needed and, together with a designer, he built the Touchfire… Read More

  • The TouchFire Chronicles: How Two Guys Raised $100K To Make A Magical Keyboard

    The TouchFire Chronicles: How Two Guys Raised $100K To Make A Magical Keyboard

    This week we’re running a three part series by Steven Isaac, a programmer with an amazing resume including stints at Sun, Microsoft, and even a hardware start-up that brought the first (non-portable) tablets. For years he’s dreamed of an easy-to-use device with a full keyboard that slides out when needed and, together with a designer, he built the Touchfire, a fully funded… Read More