The flick of a touch pad
In June, I [wrote ](http://blog.internetnews.com/bhorowitz/2008/06/synaptics-touch-pad-tech-gains.html)about new touch pad "gestures" such as momentum from Synaptics.
The company recently rolled out these upgrades in touch pads, which are coming from various laptop manufacturers.
One new gesture is called a pinch, in which you bring two fingers away from each other or closer depending on which direction you want your article or spreadsheet to move.
We may now find ourselves using a two-finger flick or a pinch rather a simple scroll. Check out this demo of a two-finger flick:
Too bad I still have my optical mouse attached to my laptop...