The iPhone 5S Motion Sensors Are Totally Screwed Up

Since the iPhone 5S landed in the hands of new owners a few weeks ago, there have been reports that on-board sensors like the gyroscope, compass, and accelerometer haven't been working properly on some devices. We've confirmed the new iPhone's failings on our own. It's not just off. It's embarrassing. » 10/03/13 12:24pm 10/03/13 12:24pm

Samsung M3510 Music Cellphone to Have Shake, Tilt Control

Some information has leaked out about Samsung's upcoming M3510 music-player cellphone, and it looks like it'll have some accelerometer-driven control built-in. A bit like the ShakeSMS app for Nokia phones and the Sansa Shake MP3 player, the M3510 will let you shake it in different directions and turn it around to… » 7/07/08 9:15am 7/07/08 9:15am

Magic Cube Heralds the Future of Gaming and Human Interfaces

Nobody really knows what the future of human interfaces and gaming will look like, but Andrew Fentem—who went from working on classified missile systems to developing multi-touch human interfaces, kinetic surfaces and motion sensing technologies before almost anyone else in the planet—gave us a fascinating vision on… » 2/08/08 12:00pm 2/08/08 12:00pm

All-Seeing Recordable Reminder Doorbell Plays Back Greets

Here's a device category that's been left largely untapped: the doorbell. The Recordable Reminder Doorbell uses a motion sensor to either sound a conventional chime or play back your own recorded greeting. Movement within six to 12 feet of this voluptuously-shaped device triggers your choice of chime or greets. Say… » 3/20/06 1:07pm 3/20/06 1:07pm