Meet the Future of Mobile Multi-touch UI

Stantum a multi-touch technology pioneer, unveils a new version of its SMK series of multi-touch demo, evaluation and development kits — which enable vendors and OEMs to develop their own multi-touch applications -- at the World Mobile Congress in Barcelona this week. The company is demonstrating the new 4.3 inch multi-touch panel on a Texas Instruments OMAP35xx platform. The demo is based on a beta version of Stantum's new framework called Touch Park and it shows the screen’s … [Read more...]

Sony Unveils Mobile Smartphone at Mobile World Congress


Sony Ericsson unveiled its prototype "Idou" smartphone Sunday, on the eve of the 2009 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona Spain. With a 3.5-inch touchscreen display and a 12.1 megapixel camera, the high-end mobile device is due for release under Sony Ericsson's new Entertainment Unlimited division in the second half of 2009. The phone will run on Symbian Foundation's operating system and feature intuitive touch controls, a Xenon flash, and true 16:9 widescreen format. The "Idou" name is a … [Read more...]

5 Great Communications Innovations – 2008 Edition


In 2008 communications went truly mobile and truly global, extending a trend that's been building for several years, to be sure - but in the great tradition of year-end list making, I'm making the call on 5 innovations that pushed the boundaries, set the bar and served to point the way toward the future of how people will stay in touch tomorrow. 1. iPhone 3G Some might say the Apple smartphone was a 2007 innovation, but the 2nd iteration supporting the 3G network protocol rocked the mobile … [Read more...]

The Bigger the Couch Potato, the Deeper the Wallet

Just in case you wonder if the NSA is watching you, let me clue you in on your real not-so-secret sharer. Forget your electronic diary, your business deals and double deals, and the fifth wife you’re hiding in the apartment around the corner. Harris Interactive researchers have homed in on one of your most tender and intimate moments. And they understand you so well, they’ve coaxed you into telling all. Harris figured out that the whole point of screwing your backside into that … [Read more...]