Immersion's New Haptic Touchscreen Tech Encourages Corny iPhone Romance

Haptic technology has the possibility to make touchscreens so much better, improving accuracy and adding a whole new range of sensory feedback. Immersion, primary developers of haptic technology, presented both a refined onscreen keyboard and an incredibly cheesy "Immersive Messaging" protocol at this year's All… » 5/27/09 11:30pm 5/27/09 11:30pm

Microsoft's New Search Engine Might Be Called 'Bing'

Microsoft is planning to publicly unveil their new GOOGLE KILLER , codenamed "Kumo", to the public at All Things D as early as today. We don't know a whole lot about it, but word is they're calling it "Bing", as in the cherry, the Crosby or the sound of Microsoft's planned $100m planned advertising budget bouncing off… » 5/26/09 7:09am 5/26/09 7:09am