NEC unveils gesture controlling device
Japanese technology titan NEC has unveiled a gadget that allows users to control their TV, mobile phone or tablet computer using a virtual input device.
Transformer Pad TF300 a weak replacement for laptop
Asus' new Transformer Pad TF300 is among the first of a new class of convertible devices that are heading toward store shelves.
'Rock Vibe' brings electronic music game to blind
Bridging a divide between sighted and blind gamers, University of California, Santa Cruz graduate Rupa Dhillon has created a version of the musical rhythm "Rock Band" game that everyone can play.
New Kindle Touch is an impressive e-reader
When it comes to reading digital books, tablets are all the rage. But there's a lot to like about simple e-readers, which over the past year have become both a lot cheaper and a lot less clunky.
Gadget Watch: Control a PC with body motions
(AP) -- Don't trash your keyboard and mouse just yet. But three companies at the International Consumer Electronics Show demonstrated depth-sensing cameras that let you to control your computer by moving ...
A device attempts to elevate the iPad's keyboard
Even if you love the iPad, you're probably not keen to write your next novel using its on-screen virtual keyboard. You may not be thrilled to type up a lengthy email with it, either.
TapSense touchscreen technology distinguishes taps by parts of finger (w/ video)
Smartphone and tablet computer owners have become adept at using finger taps, flicks and drags to control their touchscreens. But Carnegie Mellon University researchers have found that this interaction can ...
Turning iPhone into spiPhone: Smartphones' accelerometer can track strokes on nearby keyboards
It's a pattern that no doubt repeats itself daily in hundreds of millions of offices around the world: People sit down, turn on their computers, set their mobile phones on their desks and begin to work. What ...
Microsoft files patent for interchangeable-devices phone
(PhysOrg.com) -- Microsoft has filed for a patent featuring slider smartphones designed to also carry interchangeable modules such as game controller, a spare battery or keyboard. The Microsoft patent is entitled "Mobile communication device having multiple, interchangeable second devices." The patent describes Microsofts handheld mobile communication device with interchangeable parts. The key ...
Cellphones spread into pre-teen demographic
Brandon Gonzales has been carrying his black Pantech cellphone with the slide-out keyboard for two years. Brandon is 12.
With new Windows 8, Microsoft will show whether it can go mobile
The next version of Windows is being billed as a radical reinvention of Microsoft Corp.'s flagship operating system - the most extensive overhaul since Windows 95.
No-borders mouse runs across screens
Review: Seeking a keyboard that enhances the iPad
(AP) -- The great thing about using an iPad is that you can tote around a skinny device instead of lugging your laptop. The bad thing is that the iPad's virtual keyboard isn't great for extended typing sessions. ...
Tablet keyboard cases turn Android devices into netbooks
Tablets made netbooks obsolete almost overnight, and for the most part, it was a mercy killing.