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Making Music, Minority Report-Style

The future of AR and VR is Minority Report. Right? I mean, that's the only reason why anyone would want to buy an £800 HTC Vive headset, surely, so we can open up a bunch of windows in front of us and toss them around like cool space-hacker types. Read More >>

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Literally Anything is a Touchscreen With This Leap Motion Hack

Beer cans. Toys. Post-it notes. A fridge. Even a computer screen, because why not? All of these things become touch-sensitive thanks to a fun little piece of work courtesy of a Russian agency called The Family, which posted their work to Vimeo this week. Read More >>

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Leap Motion Wants to Bring Your Hands Into Virtual Reality

Virtual reality via headsets like Oculus Rift is getting really good, but the experiences are lacking a critical facet for the most part: Your hands. Leap Motion wants to use its 3D motion sensor technology to bring your hands into the game. Read More >>

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Using the Oculus Rift to Find Your Next Car

Going to a car dealership is notoriously fraught with anxiety. In addition to some guy in a plaid jacket trying to upsell you on hubcaps, you never know if they're going to have the exact car you're looking for, with the right options, in the right colour. How do you know if it's what you want if you can't see it with your own eyes? With this new tool for the Oculus Rift, that might not be a problem anymore. Read More >>

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They’re Finally Releasing a Standalone Leap Motion-Powered Keyboard

The Leap Motion Controller is cool—and it's about to get cooler—but the neat little dongle is a toy, not a must-have. But now, HP is going to start selling keyboards with Leap built right in, and it's probably the best way to get in on the fun. Read More >>

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The Leap Motion Controller is About to Get a Whole Lot Better

The Leap Motion controller has always looked awesome, but its performance didn't quite live up to the promise. A software update is about to fix that, making every Leap Motion controller out there better in an instant. Read More >>

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How Gesture Control Actually Works

Gesture control sure is cool, even if it's still a little bit of a gimmick. But how the hell does it actually work? Read More >>

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Here’s the First Laptop with Leap Motion Built Right In

Ever since the initial teasers for the Leap Motion controller, there have been plenty of OEMs getting ready to build it right into their laptops. Well that day has finally arrived. It's just too bad the first is kinda chunky. Read More >>

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9 Unexpectedly Cool Leap Motion Apps Show Natural Interfaces in Action

It's been two weeks since Leap Motion appeared in the wild, and while it's far from being a perfect piece of hardware, the possibilities are pretty damn interesting. So far, most of the attention-getting apps have dealt with music. But there are plenty of other cool developments happening with the device, too. Read More >>

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You Can Finally Buy Leap Motion in the UK

After launching in the US earlier this month, and having been on the "coming soon" list for what seems like eons, Leap Motion is available in the UK at last. For seventy of your British pounds, you can get one delivered as soon as tomorrow. I hope all those who pre-ordered it have gotten theirs already. [Amazon] Read More >>

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Dear UPS, This Is Not How You Ship a Gadget

So I was on holiday last week, and came back to the usual mountain of 700+ emails and piles of junk from PR companies Katamaried all over my desk. There was also this. Read More >>

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Here Come the Leap Motion Music Apps

Leap Motion is ground breaking motion detection module which launches in the UK next Monday, allowing anyone to connect a little box to their Mac or Windows computer that can detect gestures more precisely than Microsoft Kinect, for a mere £70. Eventually, Leap Motion technology will be integrated into computers, so you won’t even need to buy a separate box in order to wave your hands in the air to select, control, create, and interact with music. Read More >>

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Leap Motion Controller Review: Waiting For the Future to Catch Up

Ever since Leap Motion teased its small, high-resolution motion controller over a year ago, we've all been itching to get our hands on it, so to speak. And here's the deal folks: it is a spectacularly competent motion controller for your PC. The catch is, that's worth less than you might think. Read More >>

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Leap Motion Teardown: Magic Made Simply

The motion-controlled, hover-hands future isn't quite here yet, but we've used a Leap Motion and we can tell you first hand that it's damned awesome. But what's inside that little box of magic? A developer at SparkFun electronics dove inside to find out. The guts are surprisingly modest. Read More >>

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Leap Motion Controller Hands-On: The Future Is Magic (Now With Apps!)

Greasy fingers are the bane of touchscreens, obscuring the display behind snail trails of oil and streaks of grime. Forget that mess. Leap Motion has promised hands-free PC navigation for months now, and after some hands-on time we can confirm that the future is here, and it's amazing. Read More >>