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Document scanner showdown: NeatDesk versus ScanSnap iX500

The two most popular lines of document scanners are from Neat and Fujitsu. Their top-of-the-line desktop machines are Neat's NeatDesk for Mac and Fujitsu’s ScanSnap iX500. Both feature new mobile scanning options.

Leap Motion signs exclusive deal with Best Buy

Pre-orders begin at Best Buy's stores and website in February for a launch in the spring

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

HP all-in-one PC gets trackpad to control Windows 8

Instead of a touchscreen, users will navigate the user interface of Microsoft's operating system with a wireless trackpad.

Microsoft Gets Touchy With Mouse Gestures for Windows 8

In its latest support for touch input, Microsoft unveils a set of gesture commands and associated hardware designed to make it easier to get around Windows 8 with a mouse.

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Microsoft Announces New Hardware for Windows 8

Microsoft on Monday announced new keyboards and mice optimized for tablets and laptops running the Windows 8 operating system.

Google Mobile Search Adds Handwriting for Easy Text Input

Google now supports handwriting on touchscreens to input text in search queries on smartphones and tablets.

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Program Your Mouse With X-Mouse Button Control

X-Mouse Button Control gives you new ways to use your mouse.

Apple Patents Hint of 'iPen' Stylus for iPad, iPhone

Recent patent applications are for a stylus, dubbed the iPen, that could use haptic or optical technology to work with the company's iOS devices.