Posts Tagged ‘touchpad’

HP TouchPad Review

Friday, August 26th, 2011

Call me a Luddite, but I still can’t figure out why I’d need a TouchPad in the first place …

The HP TouchPad is dead, long live the HP TouchPad!  It feels very odd reviewing a product that you can’t buy any more.  When you factor in though that this new tablet computer is brand new out and still in its review period, and that many people will this week be taking delivery of their shiny new gadget, it begins to make more sense.

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The HP TouchPad Fire Sale: Was it Worth it?

Thursday, August 25th, 2011

The more I read about this story, the less sense it makes …

Last week when HP announced both that it was going to sell off its PC division, but also that it was dropping its WebOS devices, the tech community went into shock.  This the world’s biggest PC manufacturer, with some 26% of the US market or 18% of the PC market worldwide.

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AutoSensitivity – Set Different Mouse and Touchpad Sensitivities

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

This one sounds particularly useful for touchpad users …

Laptop owners usually can use the built-in touchpad or a computer mouse on their devices, and most owners will surely agree that the usability differs highly depending on that choice. The Windows operating system offers no option to configure different sensitivities for mouse and touchpad uses which can be extremely frustrating for users who switch between both input methods regularly.

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Touchpad Blocker – Block Accidental Keyboard with Touchpad Actions

Wednesday, December 1st, 2010

I haven’t tried this myself, but it definitely sounds useful for those who use a laptop or netbook a lot …

If you ask me what I really do not like when working on mobile computer systems such as laptops or netbooks, then the answer is touchpads. Touchpads come in handy when no computer mouse is connected to the laptop, a mouse substitution so to say. The biggest problem that I have with a keyboard with touchpad is that I seem to have a gift for accidentally touching the touchpad with my hands while typing on the keyboard.

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