Next-gen "HD" haptic trackpads are coming to Windows laptops in 2022, but while they deliver better accuracy and can lead to thinner designs, they won't matter until Microsoft takes the lead on the software. Here's why.
For the last few years, Apple has had a lock on making haptic-based touchpads. But that's now changing thanks to a company called Sensel, whose new touchpad is in the exciting Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Titanium Yog. Here's why it's a big deal and why a haptic touchpad is better than capacitive.