An Android 5.1 update is rolling out to the 2014 Moto X. It adds a new gesture that turns the the flashlight on and off. To do it, simply “chop twice.” That sounds weird, but makes more sense when you look at this GIF:
Hidden inside the Accessibility settings of iOS 7 is a sneaky new way to control your iPhone (or iPad): with your head. Yep, with simple left or right head movements you can navigate your iPhone. You'll look a little bit crazy but ooh wow look at you control your iPhone invisibly.
This isn't Christmas 2012′s hottest sex toy. It's LG's revised Magic Remote, the new way to turn the act of changing channels into a never-ending loop of frustration.
The Wii Introduced the masses to motion-based gaming. The Kinect took things one step further and all but eliminated controllers. Microsoft's latest innovation, an infrared tracker which is worn on the wrist, could make gaming and UI controls even more immersive than before.
Motorola created a bit of a stir yesterday when it released a video compared Android's Voice Actions on the Atrix 2 with iOS's Siri on an iPhone 4S. Fanboys screamed foul in the comments, so we decided to test it out for ourselves. And yes, there's a very clear winner.
Logitech understands that in the age of the of wi-fi and touchscreens, remote controls are heading the way of the Dodo. The Harmony Link is their attempt to bridge the gap between traditional IR components and the smart devices in our hands.
Logitech just spilled an upcoming adapter that'll let you use any Harmony remote with the PS3. Not many details (price/date), but it'll do the usual Harmony magic and won't swallow a USB port. [Blogitech]
We've seen gesture controls in gadgets before, but Mgestyk Technologies wants to bring them to your home PC. Using only a 3D camera and proprietary software, the Mgestyk gesture control system is able to capture small hand movements and translate them into commands. These commands can be applied to almost any…
This is a demonstration of the previously seen iPod glove control concept, allowing snowboarders to control their music without reaching into a pocket and fiddling with the not-made-for-gloves Click Wheel. As you can see, different combinations of finger presses bring up tracks in Postal Service's serviceable studio…
The Kameleon remote lights up when you touch it. Big whoop. That is, until you REALLY touch it. The Kameleon remote looks like a regular television remote with a big empty blue screen on the front. But when you touch the screen, your controls come up. The remote features multiple modes such as CD Player, VCR, TV,…