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Wunderkit for iPhone

This mobile productivity tool succeeds where so many rival apps fail by recognizing the realities of the workplace -- that few of us work alone and that not every task needs to be performed on an iPhone.

Disney Technology Turns Everything into a Touch Device

Touche's "swept frequency capacitive sensing" can processing far more information than current touch sensors, detecting gestures body position.


Can Anyone Beat Apple at Its Own Game?

Apple keeps tight control over all aspects of its hardware, software, and cloud services, giving users an easy, enjoyable experience. Can any of Cupertino's rivals build a working ecosystem to compete?

Look, Touch and Feel: How Your Mobile Interface Will Morph in 2012

Touch will be improved through higher screen resolutions, brighter screens and the start of tactile feedback when you press a button, according to one analyst.


Kindle Touch Review: Finally, a Touch E-reader for Amazon

Amazon's first touchscreen e-reader is responsive, but its software lacks the finesse we had expected.


Apple Kicks Off Black Friday Sale

Save some money today on an iPad, iPod Touch, MacBook, and iMac or accessories. Shop both online and in Apple stores.


New Interfaces Challenge Touch

Touchscreens could be extinct if researchers pioneering new human-computer interfaces have anything to say about it.

Apple Patents New Multitouch, 3-D Gestures

The innovation could support a gesture-based video editing toolbar for the iPad, previously the stuff of science fiction.


Sneaky Apps for Sneaky People

If you want to spy on a spouse, shield your phone's call or IM lists from prying eyes, or even keep someone from knowing what sites you surf when using the family iPad, this app list is for you.

Up Close with iOS 5: Photos and Camera Changes

Given the iPhone's popularity as a camera, it's no surprise that Apple would look to boost the photography features contained in its mobile OS. But what's new in the Camera and Photo apps with iOS 5? Macworld's Jason Snell has the answers.