Not that long ago, touchscreen-friendly gloves were an outlier accessory, something you had to track down at a specialty brick-and-mortar store or solely online. But as the smartphone has become an integral part of our lives, so, too, has the need for fashion accessories that cater to our desire to be always connected. So now, touchscreen gloves are everywhere.
Windows 8 has been reimagined to take full advantage of touchscreen devices as the "future" of computing. A few years ago, touchscreen devices were super buggy and only played well with smartphones, but with the advent of the iPad and a ton of other tablets, touchscreen capabilities have spread to full-sized desktops and even televisions.
Winter is coming... and if you don't get that Game of Thrones reference, it's okay, you're still cool in my book.
The OnePlus 3 and 3T are a pair of phones which allow you to do practically anything you want, because OnePlus is such a developer-friendly company. They almost always release kernel sources, and their phones sport an unlockable bootloader that doesn't void the warranty. But while their software is certainly solid (miles ahead of Samsung's TouchWiz), it still has room for improvement.
In this episode of Mike's Lab, we will be creating our own touchscreen! Video: .
TouchDevelop is a browser-based programming tool that allows anyone to build your own Windows 8 apps directly from any touchscreen device, including iPad, iPhone, Windows Phone, Android, PC and Macs. Once the script is created and the app proves to work, it can be placed in the Windows Store for free or purchase.
Although the initial reception for the Galaxy S9 has been generally positive, recent reports paint a potentially bleak image — some S9 owners are complaining that their new devices have "dead zones" in their displays, which don't register their touch inputs. Luckily, there are steps you can take to fix this problem.
There are tens of thousands of iPhone applications out there. Some are fabulous. Some are stinkers. From boredom-busting games to truly useful utilities, Fox News Tapped-In tell you which are worth a place on your iPhone. Their concise video reviews and how-tos let you see the apps before you download. Plus, they show you tips and tricks you never knew were there. If you own an Apple iPhone or iPod, check this vodcast out.
In this how-to video, you will learn how to make your own stylus for a touchscreen. You can use an antistatic material such as those used for protecting screens in order to create your own. All you have to do is cut out the material and roll it into a cylindrical shape.
Rain and snow will ruin your touchscreen device in no time. Want to protect it without spending a fortune on a bulky waterproof case? This video demonstrates a quick-and-easy expedient—a waterproof plastic bag!. For specifics, and to get started making your own plastic bag phone case, watch this handy rainy-day how-to.
Since the introduction of the Nintendo DS, people have fallen in love with is sleek style, the dual screens, and the touch screen feature. It is one of Nintendo's most technologically advanced handheld devices out there. But problems are sure to arise, especially when it comes to the touch screen. If you have a problem with it and need to repair it at all, this tutorial will help. Find out how to repair a Nintendo DS Lite touchscreen. Enjoy!
In this tutorial, we learn how to use the touchscreen on the HP TouchSmart pc. On the Windows desktop you will see a house that has the TouchSmart icon, double touch this, then you will see large tiles that show different shortcuts to application and websites in your computer. You will also see links to website and other items. The bottom and top row are the same, except the bottom is smaller icons than the top. Use your finger to sweep through the different tiles and choose which application...
This video shows us the method to use iPad as a touchscreen monitor for your Mac. You have to use iDisplay available on app store. Start the application on your iPad and Mac. Tap the server on your iPad and on the Mac click 'Confirm' to connect it to iPad. Hit 'OK' on iPad. Now you can open a window on the Mac. You can drag the window out of the Mac screen on to the iPad. Now it will act as a touch screen. You can use all the touch screen features of iPad for this window. You can drag the win...
Wish you could mess with your LG Dare's touchscreen? Well in this video, uloveme78, shows you exactly how to do it!
See how to vote in York County in PA by watching this video tutorial. With the new touchscreen electronic voting machines in Pennsylvania, you'll need to check out this video to make sure your ballot gets counted. So, if you want to get out this year and vote for Hillary or Obama, then make sure you do it right, don't screw up! This video is a must for you old folks with no computers skills at all, so get up to date and vote electronically in your county election.
While the OnePlus One is a great value, you could be plagued with a touchscreen issue or two. The most common problems come in the form of ghost touches and touches not registering with apps.
Touch typing on a Chromebook is difficult. With displays well over seven inches, it's barely possible to type in portrait mode, and landscape mode is a joke. But you don't have to resort to a physical keyboard, because there's a better way that works regardless of the screen size.
With the LG KU990 Viewty, you can take and view a crystal clear photo. Packed with high-quality camera features, this camera phone enables you to capture a high-definition image using a 5 MP camera lens certified by Schneider-Kreuznach and edit your photo on a large, clear, 3-inch display just like a professional photographer.
Check out this video to see how to use the popular ES&S iVotronic touchscreen voting machine. You'll see how to begin the voting process by having a poll worker activate your ballot, then you can vote in private. So, if you are tired of using hand ballots for your county in voting elections, watch this to upgrade to an electronic system. It's easy to use, and this is your manual. Use the ES&S iVotronic touchscreen voting machine.
Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University have teamed up to to create an armband that projects a touchscreen interface directly on to your skin. The best part? Skinput knows which part of the body you've tapped, based on the sound that's matched against skin, muscle or skeleton.
Far away in Finland, where the ice is plentiful and the temperature is bitter cold, the Finnish Nokia team have created the world's first touchscreen display made entirely of ice. Constructed with massive slabs of river ice, the display was first shaped into neat square slabs with a chainsaw, and then smoothed into a watchable surface with a powerful heat gun.
Swedish interface geeks The Astonishing Tribe predict what kind of touchscreen technology we'll be using in 2014 (that would be approximately 3 years, 4 months from today): Eek, that first movement that occurs around 0:25 (he pulls the screen to the right, extending it's width) is trippy. In a great way. The Astonishing Tribe says:
Coming soon! Popsci reports that a multitouch skin that can make any surface a touchscreen will be released this summer.
It's gigantic! It can handle over 100 simultaneous touch points! It has a curvature of 135 degrees! And best of all, it is not the newest, insanely expensive gadget to hit the market. Instead, this touchscreen was hacked together with a bunch of PCs, video cameras, projectors and cheap infrared illuminators at the University of Groningen, in the Netherlands. It works like this: "The cameras, illuminators and projectors are all placed behind a large, cylindrical screen (formally used as a 3D t...
SUBMIT: Your Best Cell Phone Filter Photo by November 14th. WIN: Touchscreen-Friendly Digits for Winter Gloves [Closed]
Giveaway Tuesdays has officially ended! But don't sweat it, WonderHowTo has another World that's taken its place. Every Tuesday, Phone Snap! invites you to show off your cell phone photography skills.
If you can't wait to see what's inside your new Motorola Droid X mobile device from Verizon Wireless, this video will show you the complete dissection process. Just because the Droid X is new, doesn't mean that the cell phone isn't prone to damage or minor repairs, like the touchscreen. Watch to learn the whole Droid X disassembly, and you can get step-by-step text and photo instructions at DroidX.net.
Taking screenshots in Windows isn't as easy as taking screengrabs in Mac OS X, but Microsoft sure is trying to resolve this issue. Their idea -- Snipping Tool. The Snipping Tool is available for both Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems.
While the iPad can do many things, it is missing the ability to be controlled by anything other than a finger. This can be frustrating if you would like to use your iPad for more intricate activities such as drawing or designing.
If your iPod is broken, don't worry! In this tutorial, learn how to remove and replace the screen on your iPod Touch so that it looks brand new again. This fix will not destroy your iPod if you do it properly and will still function as a heat sensitive touchscreen. Follow along and be careful!
If you have cracked or smashed your iPad screen, don't worry! This tutorial will show you how to take it all apart and start over with a brand new touchscreen. Don't waste money on a repair man or bother having the "Genius Bar" tell you it's all your fault - take matters into your own hands with these relatively simple steps.
Check out this step-by-step video tutorial on how to take the back off and take apart the new iPhone 3G (2nd generation). The directions here also include how to replace the LCD, touchscreen, battery, and motherboard in Apple's iPhone 3G. It also includes any information that might be needed to hack the internal workings of the iPhone.
The HTC Inspire is a $99 4G-capable Android handset with a 4+ inch touchscreen. Really? That's pretty awesome. If you're an AT&T customer or thinking about switching to them, check out this video review and guide to the phone to learn all about it. Also check it out if you've already taken the plunge and want to get to know the phone faster.
If you have a new Hyundai that is equipped with a head-unit GPS, check out this tutorial. In this video, you will learn how to use Hyundai's 2010 GPS model. This GPS is touchscreen and responds quickly and easily to your commands. So, follow along and get started on your destintion.
The 2010 head units for new Toyotas are very versatile. Not only can you use them as a radio and speaker phone, but you can also use them as a GPS. In this tutorial, get up and running with your new touchscreen and make sure you never get lost, no matter where you wind up.
For some of us, winter puts the brakes on apps like Pokémon GO since smartphone screens usually only respond to bare fingers. Nobody wants to be that guy who caught frostbite chasing a Sneasel. When you use normal gloves, the display's sensor simple doesn't activate, so that doesn't help any. Fortunately, several options for touchscreen-friendly capacitive gloves are on the market to help you through this last blast of winter.
Fingers are very useful for many things in life—but fingers get dirty. With most smartphone and tablets using touchscreen technology, our fingers have become our greatest technological asset. But if you want to keep your phone or tablet from looking like this: Then you can try some of these awesome and easy DIY styluses.
In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to hand-write on an HP Touch Smart computer. The HP Touch Smart is a touchscreen all-in-one desktop computer. The input panel allows users to hand-write or type text right on the screen. There are 3 different writing modes in the input screen. The modes are: writing pad, character pad and on-screen keyboard. It can be used in many HP programs such as the calendar and notes. This video will benefit those viewers who have an HP Touch Smart computer and ...
This video tutorial will show you how to take apart your iPod Touch (iTouch) for repair and screen removal. Why? Because it's probably broken, that's why. Disassemble Apple's iPod Touch to replace the touchscreen, replace the battery, or do other minor repairs. Be warned that this tinkering will void your warranty, so maybe don't start messing around until it's your last resort. Check out this instructional video and learn how to take apart an iPod Touch for repairs.
With ultra competitive games like Fortnite Battle Royale and PUBG taking the mobile world by storm, gamers are looking for ways to get a leg up on the competition. One of the biggest advantages you can give yourself is the ability to aim and shoot while on the move, but that's not exactly easy with a touchscreen.
Love your HTC Incredible Droid smartphone but could do without having to type on its small touchscreen keyboard? You're in luck. This free video Android tutorial presents a complete overview of how to use the Incredible's voice search features. For detailed instructions, and to start using voice commands on your own Incredible, watch this helpful how-to.