Whoa, This (Working) Trackpad Is made from a Block of Wood

The French designers over at Orée first had us oohing and aahing over their beautiful maple and walnut keyboards; one of the rare times when wood and technology blended perfectly. And now they've gone and stolen our hearts again with a warm alternative to Apple and Logitech's sterile touchpads that it's calling the » 9/12/13 12:40pm 9/12/13 12:40pm

Intelligent Keyboard-Wide Touchpad Is Smart Enough To Ignore Your Palms

With gesture controls becoming more common in software and apps, it makes sense to maximize the size of a laptop's touchpad to facilitate more than just a couple of fingers. So researchers at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology have developed the Longpad, an oversized touchpad that's as wide as a… » 2/06/13 4:40pm 2/06/13 4:40pm

Logitech's Bluetooth Keyboard Plays Nice With All Your Apple Toys Now,…

Following up on the release of the K810 Bluetooth keyboard and its updated Wireless Touchpad back in October, Logitech has just announced new versions of both of those peripherals designed to complement your OS X and iOS toys. » 12/12/12 8:08am 12/12/12 8:08am

This Keyboard's Numpad Doubles as a Gesture-Friendly Touchpad

If you want to take advantage of all the handy gesture shortcuts in Windows 8, but would rather skip the tablet or touchscreen display, Elecom's got a new space-saving keyboard that's right up your alley. It's a full-sized wireless keyboard complete with a dedicated number pad that does double-duty as a… » 11/14/12 10:40am 11/14/12 10:40am

Why the Hell Are People Buying Touchpads for $300 on eBay?

Ah, the HP Touchpad. When it was previewed, it looked amazing. When it was reviewed, it was smashed. When it was launched, it was ignored. When HP killed webOS and dropped the price to $100, it sold out? Yes. And now it's selling for more than retail on eBay. » 8/23/11 9:32am 8/23/11 9:32am

Synaptics: PC Trackpads Getting Four-Finger Gestures

PC trackpads have tended to lag behind their MacBook counterparts, but the gap's narrowing today. Synaptics—the same folks who introduced the buttonless, clickable PC trackpad last year, are adding four-finger gestures and more goodies with their TouchPad-IS platform. » 5/31/10 9:00pm 5/31/10 9:00pm