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HTC is gone

Gather around, campers, and hear a tale as old as time. Remember the HTC Dream? The Evo 4G? The Google Nexus One? What about the Touch Diamond? All amazing devices. The HTC of 2018 is not the HTC that

Crunch Report | Bitcoin Passes $5,000

Bitcoin is now valued at more than $5,000 a coin, DJI releases a new interchangeable lens series for drones, Google gets rid of the Home Mini touch function and Hyperloop One takes on big investment f

Hands-on with VR Sports Challenge, the Oculus Touch version of Wii Sports

When the Wii launched, no one knew what motion controllers were or why we even needed them. So to get people excited about the new input method, Nintendo released Wii Sports as a free game to anyon

Apple eyeing touch controls to extend the power of the stylus

Apple has been looking at ways to extend the control power of stylus input methods, patenting a touch sensitive stylus which could allow for users to manipulate on screen objects depending on how and

Oculus Pushes Back Touch Controller Launch To Second Half Of 2016

Sometimes timing creeps up on you and you have to move things back. It's an ugly reality for hardware creators, but it happens. Today, Oculus announced that its Touch controllers will be shipping i

Sound Might Be The Key To Touching Objects In Virtual Reality

The key to a sense of touch in VR might be sound, ironically – a team working out of the University of Bristol in the UK (via New Scientist) have worked out an improved version of haptic tech that c

Apple Patents IR Tech For Detecting The Force Of Touch Input On iPads And iPhones

Your iPad can detect very fine touches thanks to the use of capacitive touch panels, but it still can’t do a great job of telling how hard you’re pressing (unless you hit the gadget hard e

Touch: Where Microsoft Went Wrong

Microsoft had a pretty bad week. The software giant announced disastrous earnings, which prompted its stock to tank more than 11 percent the next day. One reason for the bad quarter was the $900 milli

For Web Content Formatting, Apple Makes iPad Mini Indistinguishable From Regular iPad

Apple made a big deal about the iPad mini providing an uncompromised iPad experience for users, and it's standing by that by making it impossible for web developers to detect whether a web page is bei

Hands-On With The New iPod Touch

Apple's long-neglected iPod Touch just got a considerable upgrade with a new design, improved camera, and 4-inch Retina display. Not unlike the <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/tag/iphone">iPhone

Pressly Goes DIY: Will Turn Tumblr, WordPress & Twitter Into Touch-Friendly Websites

Following <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2011/11/15/onswipe-competitor-pressly-launches-aims-for-1-billion-flips-per-month/">its November debut</a>, HTML5 publishing platform (and TechCrunch D

iPod Touch Has a Vibrating Motor For Facetime Calls

This just in: the new iPod Touch with front-facing camera (aka the iPhone Lite) has a built-in vibrating motor for notifications, including silent call notifications. Why is this important? Well, pres

Like a candle in the wind, iPod Touch with camera appears and disappears on eBay

And you thought Giz was the only game in town when it came to Apple dev units. Some folks on eBay posted two development iPod Touches with cameras placed at the center of the rear panel and running so

MyFord Touch Driver Connect Technology

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/11_myfordtouch_02_hr600.jpg" align="left">Ford announced today their move to upgrade their SYNC in-car communications system into MyFord

The secrets of the Apple Store iPod Touch

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/apple-ipod-touch-retail-edition-0.jpg" />OMWOW! Pocket-Lint has some red hot pix of the iPod Touch used in Apple Stores to enable on-the-

This year's laptop and PC lines are touch-gasmic… but why?

You may have seen a young man named Michael Arrington bemoaning the current state of touch technology on these very pages. While I tend to agree on the aggregate, I saw HP’s new touch line last

IntuiLab lets you blow things up with your hands.

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/10/03.jpg">New games are always a cause for excitement. Ubisoft's R.U.S.E. is a highly anticipated RTS set to release early 2010. But even c

T-Mobile dances in with the Tap phone

T-Mobile just announced a new touchscreen phone today, the “Tap”. The new phone looks to be part of the new generation of feature phones, which I suspect we’re going to be seeing a l

Whitoken, a beautiful iPod Touch theme

Huh. This is actually an iPod Touch theme for jailbroken iPods and it’s just about the coolest one I’ve ever seen. It looks like a bear to implement, though, and the creator is posting it

Crazy scratch UI to create cheap, unpowered touch surfaces

The same guys who brought you the bubble input have created a crazy scratch UI that allows you to scratch and tap almost any surface. By sensing the sound and the finding the peaks and valleys in the
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