Touchpads with multi-touch support can have some pretty neat functionality. The Sensel Morph, however, is like a touchpad on steroids. In addition to multi-touch support, it is pressure-sensitive and can swap its top layer to become almost any type of controller.
UK supermarket Tesco says it will update the voice and phrases of its self-service checkouts. This, in itself, is nothing notable, but the reasoning behind it tilts at a broader issue: how we expect computers and robots to address us. Tesco's opinion? We don't want them bossing us around.