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SteelSeries Diablo III Mouse and Headset at E3

We get hands-on time with SteelSeries' newly-announced Diablo III-themed mouse and headset.

Intel Loves Kinect Hacks

Intel proves they are as geeky as the rest of us when it comes to hacking things. Check out these 3 Kinect hacks the company demonstrated at its Research @ Intel media event!


E3: Nintendo Announces Wii U, Handheld Device that Extends the Screen of Wii Game Play

The Wii U game controller has a 6-inch touchscreen and can also be used to play games by itself.

Microsoft's Xbox TV Service May be Near

There is speculation that Microsoft is preparing to announce its long-awaited TV subscription service for its Xbox 360 video game console on Monday at the Electronic Entertainment Expo.


Telenoid Robot Shows Emotion, Dreams of Electric Sheep

Conveying physical emotions through a phone call or email is difficult, but researchers from Japan’s Osaka University have developed a robot that they think can do just that. Nick Barber caught the emotional android in action at the Computer-Human Interaction Conference.


Computer-Human Interaction Show Offers Peek At the Future

As the Computer Human Interaction conference kicks off this week, 800 presenters and more than 2500 attendees gather in Vancouver to present their ideas and trade findings.


Xbox Kinect SDK Lets You Create Your Own Gesture Controls

With the release of the software development kit for Xbox Kinect, do-it-yourself techies can build all sorts of contraptions based off of the game console's motion sensors.


IPad 2 Accessories Trickling out

Apple and accessory makers are offering cases and jackets that fit the dimensions of the thinner and lighter iPad 2, which was announced on Wednesday. The iPad 2...

The Future of Shopping: A Virtual Shoe Wall, Interactive Store Windows

Virtual walls of shoes and interactive shop window technology were on view at the CeBIT conference in Germany this week.

CeBIT: More Motion-Control Computing on Tap

The IDG Daily staff are looking forward to seeing more motion-controlled computing at the world's biggest IT fair.

The Eyes Have It: Eye-Tracking Laptop Tech Demo-ed at CeBIT Conference

Tobii Technology showed visitors to the CeBIT tech conference in Germany how its eye-tracking technology could control a laptop, even for game playing.


Look, No Hands! G.tec Uses Brain Interface to Tweet

Austrian company Guger Technologies (g.tec) has developed a brain-computer interface that can be used to "type" short text messages simply by staring at letters.

Taiwan Researchers Design Webcam Antenna for Fast Scans

A pair of Taiwan researchers have designed what they believe to be the first webcam-equipped antenna that can be unfolded from a laptop PC for quick scans of...