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Study shows brainwaves could be security for wearable tech

With the next wave in consumer electronics expected to be wearable gadgets, researchers are evaluating the use of thought-based authentication with the technology.

Logitech announces new Harmony remotes and Hub controller

Accessory vendor Logitech announced on Tuesday that the company is expanding its Harmony line of universal remote controls with a new flagship model, a new low-end model, and a multi-function hub that extends the capabilities of both.

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Mind over matter: Researchers turn thoughts into passwords

Scientists demonstrate ability to differentiate individual brain activity. May be how you access your digital life in the future.

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Widely used wireless IP cameras open to hijacking over the Internet, researchers say

Thousands of wireless IP cameras connected to the Internet have serious security weaknesses that allow attackers to hijack them and alter their firmware, according to two researchers from security firm Qualys.

Intel doubles speed of Thunderbolt interconnect

Intel has doubled the speed of the Thunderbolt data transfer technology, which will soon shuttle data between host computers like Macs and peripherals at a rate of 20 gbps (bits per second).

Ego Smartmouse puts other input devices to shame

Mousing technology will take a giant leap forward with the Ego Smartmouse.

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Wacom unveils Cintiq 13HD

Brand new compact model is an upgrade of the Cintiq 12WX

Touch-typing keyboard apps for mobile devices flood Mobile World Congress

These new apps aim to make typing on our phones and tablets easier, faster, and more comfortable.

MYO armband senses muscle movements for Minority Report-style motion control

Thalmic Labs has announced MYO, an armband that senses electrical impulses in your muscles to let you control your PC or Mac with the flick of a wrist.

Here's hoping this e-paper keyboard concept becomes a real product

This classy-looking e-paper keyboard is like touching lots of mini displays, only much more productive.

Blue aims for foolproof podcast audio with Nessie

Blue Microphones has a new mic, and this one's built for entry-level podcasters without a lot of audio skill.

Phone add-on Mauz wants to put you in control of everything (video)

Mauz is a tiny accessory that plugs into your smartphone, turning it into a controller for everything from laptops to set-top boxes. A working prototype was on display at CES 2013; it's on track for a June release.

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Tobii plans to sell its PC eye-control add-on to developers from next week

Tobii Technology will soon start shipping a device that allows users to control a PC using their eyes. Developers will be able to buy the REX next week, and Tobii will make it more widely available in the second half of the year, the company said Wednesday

Meet Microsoft, the world's best kept R&D secret

Robots, holodecks and augmented reality. Nope, it's not a sci-fi movie. It's just a sampling of the insanely awesome projects of Microsoft Research.

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The irrepressible evolution of the PC mouse

A half-century old and still going strong, the mouse has seen its ups and downs. Here's its history, from inauspicious beginnings to the essential peripheral we use today.