We’ve not heard much in terms of official details, but Microsoft is supposed to be working on a next generation operating system, which apparently is shaping up nicely. This new OS will be focused on biometric security, according to some new details from partners. Synaptics and AMD are two of the biggest names working...

Nothing to fear? HP recently came under severe fire after for allegedly bundling a keylogger onto its drivers, which would have allowed cybercriminals the ability to track every keystroke of a user. This thing blew up fast. However, Synaptics, the company that provides the touchpads for HP and many other OEMs said...

Well, not exactly countless, but over 460 HP laptops are affected. The company is rolling out a fix for its touchpad driver, which has been found to contain a keylogger by a security expert. A situation not unlike the keylogger that was found in the audio driver recently. According to security researcher Michael Myng,...

While fingerprint sensors on laptops were available long before the iPhone 5S popularized the concept, their adoption never really took off on these portable computers. Sure, many flagship smartphones now come with this functionality, allowing owners of the device to gain access to the device simply using a touch of...

In this interesting new video, Microsoft hardware partner Synaptics demonstrate what the manipulation of Windows 8 can look like with a notebook clickpad. The video shows a hand on a notebook’s clickpad manipulating Windows 8 with a lot of finesse. Similar to the way Apple have perfected the multi-touch gesture,...

Yet another interview at the Microsoft BUILD 2011 Windows 8 conference. The following video shows a Synaptics rep talking about his company. A little about Synaptics: The human interface is where the action is. For more than 25 years, Synaptics has been on the human interface frontier, working with leading device...