Tactus Technology Demos A Prototype Android Touchscreen Display With Disappearing Physical Keys

tactusIf there's one downside to the proliferation of touchscreen technology, it's the lack of tactile feedback. Tactus is one of many companies that aims to alleviate this problem. This week, at SID 2012, the company demoed a product that offers disappearing physical touch keys. As seen in the demo video here, these buttons can raise on command and disappear when they're not needed. Which sounds like something out of science fiction.

Self Repairing Protectors by Toray Advanced Film


Self Repairing film after taking on 20,000 scratches. I know we need a video but we just don't have one.

Toray Advanced Film Co. LTD. announced that they have developed a “Self-cure Coat Film” that can repair small scratches within around 10 seconds. Till now Toray has only supplied a few applications like decorative films for laptops but plan to now hit the mobile device market. This means that your phone under normal use could resist scratched completely and look new forever. Toray Advanced Film had a few things to say about the innovative self repairing film.

TeamWin Releases TWRP 2.0, A Highly Customizable Touchscreen Recovery

thumbTeamWin, the developers who originally developed CyanogenMod's WiMax compatibility, have been working on TWRP (Team Win Recovery Project) for a while now, and have just released the second iteration of the custom recovery.

TWRP 2.0's most notable new feature is without a doubt its touchscreen-centric GUI -- while this isn't a first, it certainly is extremely convenient: gone are the days of "scrolling" through lists with super-stiff volume buttons and selecting items with a click of the power button; with TWRP 2.0 you can simply tap and be there!

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