HP will integrate Leap Motion controllers with PCs (Update)
Leap Motion's 3-D motion controllers will be included in some personal computers from Hewlett-Packard Co. this year, a move that the San Francisco startup hopes is a first step toward bringing touch-free ...
Research uses muscle activity to move virtual objects (w/ video)
(Phys.org) —Today's smartphones and computers offer gestural interfaces where information arrives at users' fingertips with a swipe of a hand. Still, researchers have found that most technology falls short in making people ...
Microsoft facility a space to envision home, office of future
Put a skillet on your stove as you prepare to make a stir-fry, and an interactive chef on the big screen in your kitchen tells you a wok would probably work better.
Gadget Watch: Pen makes old monitors touch-ready
Many people who have tried Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system without a touch screen have hated it because of the inability to use touch and swipe commands to get things going. Now, a company has ...
New search engine tailors its results for tablets (Update)
The makers of Blekko believe they've built a great alternative to Google, but they're also realistic. They know their two-year-old Internet search engine won't ever supplant Google as the most popular place ...
Bionym: Software that gets to the heart of computer security
(Phys.org)—Passwords are the bane of 21st century life. But Bionym, a Toronto-based tech start-up, promises to change that.
Device helps children with disabilities access tablets (w/ video)
(Phys.org)—Imagine not being able to touch a touch-screen device. Tablets and smartphones—with all their educational, entertaining and social benefits—would be useless.
Twitter unveils new design, apps
Twitter on Tuesday unveiled a series of design updates, a new app for the iPad and new versions of the application for other mobile devices.
Square raises $200 mn to expand mobile platform
Square, the tech startup which allows small businesses to take payments through smartphones, said Monday it has raised $200 million as it gears up for global expansion.
ElcomSoft has discovered a security hole in UPEK fingerprint reader software
PayPal folds startup into its smartphone wallet
Online financial transactions titan PayPal announced that it has bought a San Francisco startup focused on using smartphone cameras to take credit card payments.
Review: Sony's new PlayStation Vita disappoints
With the PlayStation Vita, Sony has attempted to infuse a traditional handheld game machine with some of the smartphone and tablet features that have made gaming on those devices so popular lately.
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.
Nokia's new flagship N9 gets mixed reviews
Nokia's latest attempt to win back market share with its N9 phone received mixed reviews Wednesday but analysts said the real test will come when it releases new models using the Windows Phone 7 operating ...