Computing
Computing

The next mouse-killer: Haptix 3D multitouch sensor turns any surface into a controller

Haptix, a new 3D multitouch sensor, aims to kill the mouse dead. The device transforms any surface into an 3D multitouch surface to control your PC or TV. Unlike the Leap Motion, which senses your gestures in the air, Haptix senses them on…
Computing

Google Search gets personal – now updates with flight status, reservations, and more

After doing some extensive testing that began last year, Google is bringing several new features to its search engine, filtering through your Gmail, Google Calendar, and Google+ account to deliver relevant search results from other Google…
Product Review

Acer Predator G3 (AG3-605-UR20) Review

Acer Predator G3 (AG3-605-UR20) review.
Computing

Stranger danger: Hacker gets access to baby monitor, says lewd things to 2-year-old girl

Nothing's off limits for hackers these days. It doesn't just have to be something connected to your computer or phone, hackers can even reach us at home. One Houston family's baby monitor was hacked recently, allowing the hacker to say lewd…
Computing

It’s official: Windows 8.1 gets October 17 digital release date, hits shelves October 18

Microsoft has spoken. The wait for Windows 8.1 will be over starting October 17 in the U.S. A free update for Windows 8 users will be available then, and customers new to Windows 8 will be able to buy it the retail following day as just the…
Mobile

12 useful online services and apps for students

Before you send your student off to high school or even the far away world of college, you should consider signing them up for a few key services that will make learning, studying, and having fun a lot easier.
Computing

Microsoft’s new Sculpt Ergonomic Keyboard is as smooth as a manta ray’s bottom

Microsoft unveiled its new Sculpt Ergonomic Desktop Keyboard and Mouse today. The keyboard, which has a manta ray-like design, is both easy on the eyes and the wrists. Plus, a number pad is also included, which is an added bonus.
Photography

Environment in mind, inspired by donut boxes, Samsung creates printer out of cardboard

Samsung created three printer prototypes for the 2013 International Design Excellence Awards, including one made from foldable recycled cardboard that was inspired by a designer's trip to the donut shop.
Product Review

HP Envy Rove 20 Review

HP Envy Rove 20 review.
Computing

Surface sales left out of Microsoft milestones, but they simply can’t hide

Microsoft may be keeping quiet about Surface sales on its new 'By the Numbers' site, but it recently revealed $853 million revenues from the tablet, resulting in huge losses. The company may have a lot of milestones, but the Surface doesn't…
Computing

Oh! So that’s how NASA’s 3D printer will work on the International Space Station

Bet you never thought 3D printers would be on the International Space Station? As of June of 2014, they will be, and this video from NASA shows how they'll work in zero gravity.
Gaming

Microsoft’s Xbox One controller will be PC-compatible in 2014

Microsoft's new Xbox One controller will feature over 40 improvements over the current Xbox 360 controller, and it will be released for the PC sometime in 2014.