Notification Center

This is our new notification center. Inside, you will find updates on the most important things happening right now.

Notifications

Hmm, push notifications seem to be disabled in your browser. You can enable them from the 'Settings' icon in the URL bar of your browser.

www.phonearena.com
Cyber Monday deals
Catch limited-time Cyber Monday deals on tech before they are gone!

Quantum pressure-sensitive touchscreens coming soon

4
Quantum Pressure-sensitive touchscreens show up on the not too distant horizon
We've all heard of quantum-computing, but what about quantum pressure-sensitive touchscreens? The brains at UK-based Peratech have been working on just that. By using a 75 micrometer quantum tunneling composite (QTC), the screen only needs the slightest touch, about 2 micrometers, to register a change. Furthermore, it can register different amounts of pressure....so that it would be possible for a soft touch to perform one task on a device, while a firmer touch does something else. It is also quite energy efficient and requires no power when its not being pressed upon. Currently, the Japanese display maker Nissha is has purchased a licensing agreement and plans to use this technology in their products as early as April. Though there's no word on when cell phones will get this new type of display, it might give capacitive touchscreens some new competition.

source: TechnologyReview via Engadget



New reasons to get excited every week

Get the most important news, reviews and deals in mobile tech delivered straight to your inbox

FCC OKs Cingular\'s purchase of AT&T Wireless