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Consumers could soon interact with mobile phones in more advanced ways than mere button presses or finger swipes, if the concept Fuse phone is anything to go by. Can't see the video? Download Flash Player from Adobe.com Fuse employs multiple interface technologies – including multi-touch capacitive sensing, haptic feedback, …

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woot tricorder!

getting close to a tricorder now epic fun to be had.

hey mike look there is a temporal anomaly in this pub

no thats just the ale bob

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Use the force

One of the first apps will be a hug or hand-holding dating type one, you watch. Rule #1 for new technology is akin to rule 34; for any new technology, the first application will be porn - it happened with the printing press, the photograph, the internet...

And this technology seems similar to that in Apple's new mouse... Cupertino, start your lawyer's engines.

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|If this becomes a new iphone at some point in future...

Someone will come up with a app called Phalic Phone

"Or if you're just a bored and lonley housewise looking to turn your mobile into a tactile virtual cock for discreate pleasure - There's an App for that"

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hm

Squeeze for fart noise and lift and tip for beer app.

Because you know there will be improved apps for them.

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a better use for this...

Surely they should look to turn console controllers into something like this so you can calibrate buttons to any part of the controller that is most comfortable for you rather than what the manufacturer decides is the best fit for most people.

Not sure how useful it would be to stroke the back of my phone rather than the front.

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Sony's universal remote

I saw a prototype universal remote at Sony Japan once which had a screen which somehow (through ultrasonic magic, apparently) made the on-screen buttons feel like you'd actually clicked them. Hard to describe - the buttons felt as if they "gave", even though there weren't any buttons. It was quite an astounding sensation.

Never seen it on sale anywhere. They should put this on the iPhone; it would be teh win - especially if you could feel for the buttons *before* you clicked on them.

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"even reacts when gently squeezed."

Yeh, so do I <g>

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WTF?

I wonder How many patents they have or filed for this AnY iDeA ?

Some told me Nokia was working on something like that.

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