lego
How Complex Technology Brings Ninjago to Life on Legoland’s Latest Ride

Recently I got to visit Legoland Windsor, which was a pretty cool way to spend a working day. Not only was I able to explore the park and get a glimpse of the model-making work done behind the scenes, I got to check out the latest ride to open up: the Lego Ninjago 4D interactive ride. Read More >>

virtual reality
Oculus Touch Hands-On: So Damn Good

Last week, the company that (literally) kickstarted the new virtual reality industry announced a groundbreaking new controller that lets you reach out and touch things in virtual worlds. I just gave it a spin. It’s really good. Read More >>

virtual reality
Five Ludicrous Controllers That Help You Touch the Virtual World

Virtual Reality is great but also problematic. The Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Samsung Galaxy Gear VR all let us see new, virtual worlds but none of them let us touch it. How do you physically feel what's not really there? Maybe with one of these crazy controllers. Read More >>

computers
I Used My Finger as a Mouse… And it Made Me Miss My Mouse

There is an all-out war against the mouse, and this year, it's in the form of Motix. Instead of your standard point-and-click affair, your pointer finger becomes the mouse. Read More >>

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Sold-Separately Kinect for Xbox One Coming in October

Not long ago, Microsoft took the Kinect out of some of its Xbox One bundles, dropping the price of the console to £349 and giving devs extra power to play with. If you got one of those and want to add a Kinect later, you'll be able to in October. Read More >>

gadgets
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 >>

laptops
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 >>

apps
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 >>

gadgets
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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lightning review
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 >>

guts
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 >>

apps
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 >>

design
Motion Control Is Awesome for Surgeons (Or Anyone with Bloody Hands)

High fidelity motion control is awesome, but for most of us it's not quite essential. For surgeons and murders(?) though, a motion-controlled interface like this one could be super useful. Read More >>

laptops
The Gesture Control of the Future Will Be in HP Computers This Summer

Leap Motion isn't just going to be a stand-alone product. The motion-control brand just announced a partnership with HP, meaning that, sometime this summer, you'll be seeing several HP devices with Leap Motion technology bundled right in. Read More >>