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Tactus is finally bringing its practically magical rising touchscreen keyboard to a shipping product -- but right now it's only meant for iPad Mini owners. The company's Phorm cover looks like a typical iPad Mini case, but slide a switch on its rear and you'll see physical buttons morph into shape...

February 12th 2015 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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At some point in the day, we all smash our fingers against some form of keyboard -- whether it's of the physical or virtual variety. In this week's Rewind, we take a look at how the keyboard's grown beyond its humble typewriter beginnings and taken on a life of its own. %Slideshow-234703%

October 26th 2014 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft's decision to drop out of CES prompted a lot of questions with regards to the future relevance of CES, not the least of which was how much the industry really needed an in-person tech trade show in an age where business is primarily done online. Of course, there's still a fair amount of...

January 16th 2013 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Selecting the best in show is no easy task, because CES covers such a crazy range of devices: refrigerators, tablets, smartphones and even technologically advanced cutlery. This year was no different. We've combed our CES 2013 coverage and narrowed it down to the biggest announcements that had us...

January 14th 2013 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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We had opportunity to catch Tactus at SID earlier this year, though with news that the Tactus keyboard was new and improved for CES we had no choice but to take a quick peek. What's new? Well, Tactus has been sampling some new coating materials attempting to reduce glare -- and succeeding -- and t...

January 8th 2013 at 7:17am 0 Comments
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Tactus Technology, a small start-up out of Fremont, CA, made a big splash at this year's Society for Information Display (SID) conference. The company, which came to Boston, MA toting a single product, showcased an early prototype of its morphing touchscreen display. The screen, which looks and ac...

June 7th 2012 at 11:50am 0 Comments