Holy cow, Batman'¦ HP has, after a bazillion years, finally unveiled its 'TouchPad', even though some thought it might be called the PalmPad, with Holy Pad being my contribution to a world of Jesus Phones, Jesus Tablets and Jesus Pads - let alone those from sweet Honeycomb powered tablets from ye olde Google.
Microsoft has announced the Touch Mouse, the company's answer to Apple's Magic Mouse. Designed for use with Windows 7, it uses capacitative multitouch technology.
Efforts to make Microsoft's Kinect controller for the Xbox 360 more widely useful have taken a big step forward with the addition of Kinect support in a cross-platform multitouch interface toolkit.
In a sea of cheap Chinese Android tablets, Samsung's Galaxy Tab is definitely a cut above, on sale in Australia next Monday, November 8, standing out as the best Android OS 2.2 powered 'smartphone tablet' available. If millions and more are sold worldwide as expected, a flood of apps optimised for 7-inch screens could quickly be on the way!
Giving the iPhone a bigger screen has resulted in an iPad, but now what seems to be a group of German hackers and designers has gone one bigger, letting you turn your iPhone into a 58-inch LED screen multitouch iPhone Table, but there's a catch: you'll need to jailbreak and there's no word yet on the price!
Updated: Now with video - Channel 9's A Current Affair has managed to get an Apple iPad into Australia and took the bold move of showing hundreds of Sydneysiders right in front of Apple's CDB store yesterday, causing huge excitement over Apple's latest and greatest which will be on air from 6.30pm tonight, with ACA inviting me to give some raw and ready iFeedback!
There hasn't yet been a week's worth of sales to count since the iPad launched on Saturday April 3rd, with Easter holidays closing some stores, but it's clear to see that 300,000 iPad sales a day keeps the iTablet competitors at bay!
In a stunning move just two days before the iPad launches into the US market, to be followed within the month to other countries, Steve Jobs will announce later today that the iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad OS 4.0 will be released - with multitasking.
The new StarBoard FX-Trio by Hitachi is due to be unveiled today at the School Resources Expo in Sydney. The new interactive whiteboard will allow three sets of sticky school aged fingers to work away at one time.
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