Touch to Share
Touch to Share

This feature works just the way it sounds: tap a Veer or Pre 3 smartphone against the TouchPad tablet and information from one device is wirelessly pushed to the other.

One popular example was Web surfing. If one person was reading a web site on a smartphone but wanted to read it on a larger screen, he could just tap the phone against a TouchPad and the tablet's browser would open up the same page. The potential for this particular feature seemed limitless -- transferring files, calls, e-mails and so on.

Last updated August 19 2011: 12:48 PM ET
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