Even though Apple did not invent the mouse pointer, history has cemented its place in dragging it out of obscurity and into mainstream use. Its everyday utility, pioneered at SRI and Xerox Parc and la
Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have created a new way to turn almost any surface into a touchpad with just a little conductive spray paint. The system, called Electrick, uses a technique ca
Soon we’ll all be mumbling to everything in our homes, calling up microwave popcorn and vacuum cleanings like befuddled Scotties in the Voyage Home. Until then Dish is giving us the option of ch
Like the football phone or the Dick Tracy two-way wrist radio, humankind has always dreamt of melding two technologies together to create a synergistic improvement on our meager, exhausting existence.
If you've been complaining about the thickness of your trackpad, Synaptics has something to show you. Their new Forcepad trackpad technology is wafer thin and uses a capacitive force sensor to registe
Yeah, it's not $99 and it's refurbished but it's still a TouchPad. The tablet was once heralded as an iPad killer. Now, I'm not sure if it could even kill <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/notion-in
Somewhere, someone out there is curled in a corner, sobbing because they missed out on the last HP TouchPad sale. Ebay messed up, he says. It wasn't his fault. He clicked the button but Ebay's servers
If you were one of the lucky few that managed to snag a <a href="https://techcrunch.com/tag/touchpad/">TouchPad</a> during HP's (maybe) final <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/12/11/they-love-me-th
And like that they're gone. $99 TouchPads hit ebay right on schedule and were gone within minutes. But that's to be expected, really. It's not often that a solid piece of hardware like the TouchPad is
Get your clicking fingers ready! These boys are going to go fast.
Starting Sunday, December 11th at 6:00 p.m. Central time, 16GB and 32GB Touchpads will be available <a href="http://stores.ebay.co
The <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/08/19/hp-issues-touchpad-liquidation-order-get-yours-now-for-100/">$99 TouchPad fire sale</a> was the best way to close the book on webOS and the TouchPad itse
It looks like Best Buy managed to let a few of those <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/10/28/best-buy-has-32gb-touchpads-for-149-but-theres-a-catch/">32GB TouchPads</a> slip through their fingers,
Here's one to file under "completely unexpected" -- remember HP's long-dead TouchPad? Well, apparently it's got some life it in yet, as Best Buy will be allowing their customers to purchase a 32GB mod
The head of HP's open source initiative, Phil Robb, took umbrage when Touchpad lovers found Android running on some HP Touchpads and clamored for the source code. Robb, who is in charge of handling op
People love the $99 TouchPad including HP employees. The TouchPad hit the HP's employee purchasing program <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/09/18/such-a-good-deal/">yesterday </a>and potential buy
It's not very often I get to write that it's a good day to be an HP employee. But it's also not everyday that HP employees are offered some of the last TouchPads.
The company is set to release a f
Gor blimey, Danger Mouse! The <a HREF="https://techcrunch.com/tag/Touchpad">Touchpad</a> suddenly appeared at UK <a HREF="http://www.pcworld.co.uk/gbuk/hewletpack-touchpad-32gb-tablet-pc-touchpad-case
Regardless of your thoughts on <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/08/23/im-very-serious/">what OS should be used on HP's TouchPad</a>, work on getting a fully-featured version of Android up and runn
TouchPads are in hot demand right now and it seems as if Office Depot just is ready to ship out another round. This comes from an email set to us that indicates at least some 32GB TouchPad orders were
Before the TouchPad dove head first into the bargain bin, HP tried a little pricing experiment. Early in August, they dropped the TouchPad's price by $50, and very shortly after, the discount was bump