Is it a touchpad? Is it a digitiser? Well, it's both, says Synaptics.
Gigabyte claims the Aivia Xenon is the world's first dual-mode trackpad-mouse hybrid.
Apple and Research in Motion - creators of the iPhone and BlackBerry smartphones - are under investigation by the US Trade Commission for alleged patent infringement.
The word on the street is that Amazon has bought New York-based Touchco, a small start-up specialising in multi-touch display technology - possibly indicating future Kindle features.
Chinese workers at screen manufacturer Wintek - used by Nokia and Apple among others - called a strike action on Friday following the deaths of several employees.
A newly published Apple patent - applied for in 2008 - reveals some interesting new technologies the company is looking to bring to touch devices.
Paris-based Sensitive Object has received funding from Motorola for further development of its sound-based touch-surface technology, ReverSys.
Getac has annouced a range of touch screens which offer multi-touch support which can be operated even whilst wearing gloves.
The latest version of the iPhone firmware - 3.1 - appears to be drastically reducing battery life for quite a few users, and Apple is so far keeping quiet as to the cause.
Lenovo has announced a pair of new display technologies ready for its Windows 7 devices.
Atmel has launched a new touchscreen controller technology which promises rapid refresh rates.
Apple's iPhone is responsible for an impressive 32 percent of overall profits in the smartphone sector - despite accounting for a mere 8 percent turnover.
Synaptics has introduced a new range of capacitive touchscreens capable of scaling to display sizes of 8" inches and tracking ten individual points of contact.
In a move many thought impossible, hackintosh retailer Psystar has left Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in fine fetter, launching a new product to the ire of Apple.
An issue with the latest 15" and 17" MacBook Pro models which reduced the maximum performance of the SATA bus to 1.5Gb/s has been resolved by Apple with a new firmware update.
The latest revision of the iPhone - the 3GS - has hit over a million sales in the three days since its launch, but not everyone is happy with their purchase.
Anti-virus vendors Symantec and McAfee have been find $375,000 each after New York's attorney general found they had mislead customers over subscription renewals.
In its latest regulatory filings Sun Microsystems has admitted to offences under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act - and could land new owner Oracle with a hefty fine.
A suit has been brought against Apple in the US over claims that its MagSafe power adaptor is badly designed - and can even constitute a fire risk to its users.
Paris-based Sensitive Object has announced a new multitouch technology which allows for any and all device surfaces to be used as input.
The next version of the iPhone operating system will feature a voice recognition and synthesis engine called Jibbler, according to unofficial information from developers.
Microsoft has been sued for patent infringement by Israel-based software house BackWeb Technologies over functionality in Windows Update.
TV company Discovery has sued Amazon over the Kindle's digital distribution mechanism, claiming it violates copyrights on a similar system for TV shows.
Recent developer releases of Apple's next version of Mac OS have revealed support for four-finger multitouch tracking for original-model MacBook Airs.
New York art and technology centre Eyebeam has unveiled an open-source project that enables people to build their own multi-touch table-top interfaces similar to Microsoft's Surface.
A Canadian-based IP firm called Wi-LAN has sued 22 companies, including manufacturers and retailers, for patent infringement.
User interfaces have barely moved on from the desktop metaphor that Windows uses today. We take a look at interfaces using touchscreens, wands, dogs, Xerox and even Doom to see what could come next.