Computer Mouse R.I.P. In Five Years, Experts Say

Is the end of the venerable computer mouse at hand? Analyst firm Gartner seems to think so, and says its case is bolstered by the meteoric rise of technologies found in, and made popular by, Nintendo's Wii controller and the Apple iPhone. Piling on is the slowly maturing field of facial recognition technology, which… » 7/20/08 9:30pm 7/20/08 9:30pm

Silverlit V-Beat Air Drums—Motion-Sensor Sticks for Schmucks

Silverlit, purveyors of remote-controlled things that fly, have come up trumps with their V-Beat Air Drums. Containing motion sensors (but, sadly, no neon tips like you see in the picture) they are the beans to the toast that is the V-Beat air guitar. Plug your iPod into the control box and drum along to whatever you… » 3/06/08 6:31am 3/06/08 6:31am