This Webpage Uses Centuries-Old Physics To Let Anyone Scroll Hands-Free

The Doppler effect is a well-documented phenomenon in physics which causes a change in the frequency of a wave as the source moves closer to the observer. It's the science behind satellites and speed cameras alike. And, in the hands of one computer science student, it can make a little magic happen on your computer. »3/23/15 10:00pm3/23/15 10:00pm


Why Everyone Wants to Kill the Mouse and Keyboard

In the past few decades, everything about our computers have changed. The screens. The guts. The size, weight, and materials. The software itself, of course. But one thing has stayed exactly the same, frozen in time from the early days: The tools we use to tell them what to do. So it's odd that we're so desperate to… »10/30/14 4:06pm10/30/14 4:06pm

Watch Leap Motion Turn a Windows 8 Rig Into a Futuristic Dream Machine

We've already seen what the Leap Motion can do in apps that support it, but it stands to make your everyday OS-level boredom into a futuristic gesture-controlled wonderland too. This new video shows exactly what kind of applications you can look forward to on your Windows 8 machine, at it seems at least as cool as… »5/20/13 5:35pm5/20/13 5:35pm