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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 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 >>

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Watch Leap Motion Turn a Windows 8 Rig Into a Futuristic Dream Machine

A similar video showing off the device's Mac potential is in the works as well, but we're already sold. The first stand-alone Leap Motion controllers start shipping this July for £70, and if using them is even half as cool as it looks, we're all in for a treat. [Leap Motion] Read More >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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Leap Motion Hack Lets You Drive a Boat With a Wave of Your Hand

The Leap Motion hacks just keep coming. The motion-controlled gadget still hasn't hit our shelves, but eager engineers are already hooking their developer kits up to all the electronics they own. Read More >>

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Leap Motion + Hologram = The Future of Awesomeness

Whether you like gesture control or not, Leap Motion's fine-grain floating-finger input looks like pure future. And it only gets better when you're controlling a pseudo-hologram with it. And that's exactly what Robbie Tilton did with his Tony Stark-worthy setup. Read More >>

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This Sick 3D Gesture Control Hardware Will Only Cost About £75

Leap Motion's amazing-looking gesture control debuted last May, and it's had developers crawling all over it ever since. Now, the company is finally getting ready to sell it to you—and it'll only cost about £75 all-in. Read More >>

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Asus Is Putting Sick 3D Gesture Controls in Its PCs This Year

Leap Motion's amazing-looking gesture control debuted last May, and has had developers crawling all over it ever since. Now, Asus has announced that it's teaming up with the company to produce a range of computers using the tech — and they should be here this year. Read More >>

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