Do you consider a touch based interface only when you're prodding at the actual screen with your fingers? Or, do we need to find another term when the touching is happening on a part of a device that is not also displaying the content?
That's a good starting point but not the hard part. The basic the problem with that is how to converge the touch-based and pointer-based (mouse/trackpad) paradigms. Apple hasn't even started yet.
Actually, Apple have. For a long time. Their touch based input is via their trackpads.
Can someone remind me how to uninstall IE from Windows?
... in three big dimensions: strategy, capability, collaboration, agility, common goals, divisional strategies.
Did Steve also head up the Spanish Inquisition?
with an Ethernet cable.
You'll find that a nice length of thicknet cable is more effective.