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Talk About Touch Interface: Turn Your Body into an Audio-Based Input Device

Skinput is a new concept that uses your forearm as an audio-based input device for a PC, cellphone or music player.

Portable, Social Document Scanner Doxie Begins Shipping

You probably never thought that your scanner could be "social," able to automatically upload documents to the likes of Flickr, Google Docs, Twitter, Evernote...

Multitoe Project Offers New Touch Interface

Researchers have developed a new way to interact with touch screens using feet.


Tech Provider for Microsoft's Project Natal Revealed

Israeli startup PrimeSense provided the technology for Microsoft's Project Natal game control system, the companies said Wednesday.

One Keyboard, One Mouse, Several PCs — Zero Hassle

Free Synergy program is easier to use than a KVM switch, and the utility runs on all Windows, Mac and Linux computers.

SXSW Apps:, Huddlehub and Phonebooth

I've been cruising the exhibit hall looking for cool apps (and free beer), and found a little of both.


TV Industry Needs a Standard for 3D Glasses -- Now

If this technology is going to take off, vendors need to work together on a key issue, and soon.


Skinput Transforms Your Body Into a Touch-Sensitive Input Device

Touch your arm to continue: A Carnegie Mellon University-Microsoft partnership produces "Skinput," an input method prototype that turns your skin into a touchscreen of sorts.


Microsoft Warns: Don't Hit F1 in Windows XP

Ignore sites that nag to press the Help key, says zero-day bug advisory.

Choosing the Right Tripod for You

A tripod may not seem like the most high-tech photo accessory when compared to the fancy lenses, flash systems, and other electronic gizmos that you can add to...

Wacom Announces New Cintiq 21UX Pen Display

Wacom has introduced a new version of its Cintiq 21UX, a redesigned update of its interactive pen display. It features enhanced pen performance and improved...

Homebuilt Glove Mouse: The Power Is in Your Hand

DIY hack puts mouse innards on the outside of a glove, allowing you to mouse around without a mouse.

Best Bling for the Home Office

A starter list of productivity products for the ultimate home office.