Tech Talk Archives

We’ve all had times when we wished we had something a little bit more precise than the tip of our finger to use on our capacitive touch screen tablet computers and cell phones. As you most likely know, a simple plastic stylus won’t work because these screens rely on the ability of our fingers which […]

If you are in the market to buy a touch screen laptop, chances are that you’ve read about passive and active digitizer touch screens. I’m frequently asked; what is a digitizer?  If you’re like most people who are new to touchscreen laptops, you’re probably pretty confused about what you actually need to look for when making your […]

If you’ve spent any amount of time reading up on touch screen laptop computers, chances are that you’ve heard some buzz about the hybrid digitizer touch screen LCD monitor on touch screen computers.  A hybrid digitizer is a touch screen that is designed to take advantage of both the passive and active digitizer touch screen […]

It’s time to get geeky again and talk about some touch screen laptop technology nuances. Today we’ll have a quick look at capacitive vs. resistive touch screen technology. There is a big difference in the way the two types of touch screens work. Capacitive touch screens are used in the Apple iPhone, the iPod touch, […]

One thing that everyone has to keep in mind with touch screen laptop computers is security.  Portable computing devices are notoriously left behind by their absent minded owners.  Without adequate security measures in place, these laptops often fall into the wrong hands and the information stored in them can be used to literally destroy the […]