Don't-Miss Input device Stories

samsung eyecan  2

Samsung 'eye mouse' helps the paralyzed use PCs, will be made open-source

Samsung has no plans to sell Eyecan+, saying instead that it will open-source the technology and design

Xbox One Kinect

New Microsoft adapter lets Xbox One's Kinect play nice with PCs

Microsoft releases a $49.99 adapter to allow an Xbox One's Kinect sensors to plug into the Xbox One gaming console.

16lab gesture control ring

Startup aims to be lord of the sensor-filled gesture control rings

Japan's 16Lab thinks its controller ring's components are a differentiator.

Logitech wireless mouse M320

Logitech releases $30 M320 mouse, discriminates against lefties again

The new Logitech Wireless Mouse M320 goes back to basics, but reinforces right-handed privilege in the process.

cg lifestyle 1489

Hands-on: Corsair Gaming's new K70 is the first RGB-backlit Cherry MX keyboard

They said it was impossible to make a keyboard with Cherry MX switches and full RGB backlighting. With some fancy engineering tricks, Corsair's K70 keyboard proves them wrong.

Logitech G910 Orion Spark

Hands-on: Logitech's G910 Orion Spark is a sparkly, color-changing mechanical keyboard

The catch? It doesn't feature Cherry MX switches. Also, it's awfully expensive.

leapoculusmount

Leap Motion reveals bid to become Oculus Rift's head-mounted VR controller

$20 Oculus Rift mount lets users track their hands and fingers in 3D

touch plus motion control table

Touch+ transforms any surface into a multitouch gesture controller for your PC or Mac

Sure, the idea of controlling your PC with a book or dinner plate sounds cool, but the makers of Touch+ say it has some very real productivity benefits.

trinity magnum 1

Trinity Magnum takes aim at the tricky problem of VR controls

It works well enough, but does a pricey, niche controller have lasting appeal when we're still searching for a great general VR controller?

leap motion hp keyboard

HP's keyboard with integrated Leap Motion gesture controls to start selling separately

Previously sold only with select HP computers, the company's Leap Motion keyboard will be available to buy as a standalone keyboard later this June.

gesture keyboard

Microsoft's prototype keyboard understands gestures

The gestures are designed to replace some more advanced keyboard shortcuts.

Gesture-sensing keyboard bridges gap between touch, traditional inputs

Microsoft Research has developed a prototype keyboard that understands basic gestures.

Microsoft's next Kinect camera may be staring you in the face

While Intel plans to integrate its RealSense cameras directly into laptops, Microsoft could work with what's already there.

Expo Notes: Livescribe hopes to make the pen mightier in the digital age

The smartpen maker came to Macworld/iWorld to show off its Livescribe 3 smartpen and tout the third-party apps that now work with the smartpen.

on macworld.com