2007 Tech Trends No. 5: Touchscreens


Fourth in a series of posts highlighting Tech Digest’s pick of big technology trends for the second half of 2007…

It may have escaped your notice, but there’s a new mobile handset called the iPhone coming out this Friday. I know, you’d think someone would have publicised it. One of the most intriguing elements of Apple’s handset is its tactile touch-screen interface, which goes further than merely dabbing at buttons with a stylus, and gets you using your fingers to swipe, slide and explore.