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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 …

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Sounds very interesting :-)

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WILL THis be seen

As an improvement on what is already available?

Or a gimmick to entice you to upgrade?

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Re: WILL THis be seen

I think blind users will be particularly interested and won't feel it's a gimmick.

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@+++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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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"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"?

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Re: "Apple doesn't usually go for beta-level tech"

Apple doesn't USUALLY

Siri IS a beta

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FAIL

NO.

How many characters do I have left?

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Re: NO.

So far, you haven't proven that you have ANY character...

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Re: NO.

And neither have you. Looks like we have something in common.

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What a pointless article

You guys getting paid by the word now?

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