The cryptic teaser - "And touch" - in Apple's invitation for its much-hyped event today has prompted speculation that the screen on its next-generation iPad will be a silky, lumpy riot of shifting textures that will delight the spasming fingertips of those lucky enough to fondle it. iPad launch invite, credit Apple We have …
Sounds very interesting :-)
WILL THis be seen
As an improvement on what is already available?
Or a gimmick to entice you to upgrade?
Re: WILL THis be seen
I think blind users will be particularly interested and won't feel it's a gimmick.
@+++ath0 - Re: WILL THis be seen
Dunno why the down-votes. It depends how sophisticated the effects are, but if it can produce a braille-like effect then I'm sure blind people would find it useful. Assuming Apple think to programme it in, that is.
Re: @+++ath0 - WILL THis be seen
Even simple textures would already be useful to blind users, who could use them to distinguish UI features.
Speech synthesis can do the rest.
Re: WILL THis be seen
That will be all Apple buyers, as clearly they are all blind, blind to the better and cheaper non-Apple tablets like the Asus Transformer.
as the Joker said
And where is the Batman (Intel x86)? Oh that's right tablets that get hot in your lap, have a loud fan blowing hot air and with a one hour battery life tend to get pushed out of the market place.
Re: as the Joker said
bah missed all the Brits for the ARM rules upvotes. Sorry its just a fact Intel doesn't do milliwatts.
"Apple doesn't usually go for beta-level tech"
Hasn't the standard response to any complaints about Siri been to point out that it's "only a beta"?
Re: "Apple doesn't usually go for beta-level tech"
Apple doesn't USUALLY
Siri IS a beta
How many characters do I have left?
So far, you haven't proven that you have ANY character...
And neither have you. Looks like we have something in common.
What a pointless article
You guys getting paid by the word now?
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