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Microsoft's Entrepreneur Program a Good Opportunity for Kinect Fans

Ever used your Microsoft Kinect for anything besides playing games, watching video, or listening to music? Perhaps you can turn your hack into a business -- if it's good enough.

New Interfaces Challenge Touch

Touchscreens could be extinct if researchers pioneering new human-computer interfaces have anything to say about it.

Siri as Google Challenger: Sorting Fact from Fiction

The iPhone's voice-activated information retrieval tool might appear a rival to the search giant, but often Siri and Google work in tandem.

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Speech Recognition Through the Decades: How We Ended Up With Siri

People are impressed with the iPhone 4S's Siri, but how did such sophisticated speech recognition technology come to be? It started back in the 1950s.

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How to Disable Your Laptop Touchpad

Does your laptop touchpad get in the way while you type? Here's how to turn it off.

SteelSeries Sensei Gaming Mouse Review: For Hardcore Gamers Only

The SteelSeries Sensei is a high-quality gaming mouse with lots of tweakable options and some very well-thought-out features, but at $90, it's definitely meant for serious gamers only.

A PC Built Inside a Keyboard: Cybernet's ZPC-D5

The Cybernet ZPC-D5 PC has an Atom processor, 4GB of RAM, a 250GB hard drive, and runs Windows 7 Professional. And it's all contained within a keyboard.

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Are Your Eyes Ready for Dual LCD Monitor Glasses?

Analysis: Vuzix's 1200 line takes a novel approach to 3D gaming. Instead of headache-inducing shutter glasses, its glasses offer dual LCD monitors.

Window Shopping Goes High Tech With Gesture Recognition

The Fraunhofer Heinrich Hertz Institute showed a prototype that lets shoppers learn more about what's in a store display window when the store is closed.

17 Great Laptop Accessories for Your Dorm Room

Ready to go back to school with your brand-new laptop? Be sure to bring along some of these useful and practical accessories.