Microsoft says its prototype allows people to perform multitouch gestures on their smartphone while it's still in their pocket.
The chipmaker goes a step beyond the slab tablet with its Ultrabook campaign, but the concept has both history and existing competition.
The superslim TX55 offers a new take on digital zoom, using an in-camera pixel-matching database that purportedly retains image sharpness and resolution.
With an array of wireless sharing and remote-control options, the Samsung SH100 has a very generous feature set for a $200 camera. But it's mainly for young, casual shooters, due to its toylike build and lack of manual controls.
Windows 8 looks slick, and it might work great with my existing hardware, but it won't work great with my existing computer desk if I want to take advantage of the touchscreen interface.