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Microsoft has just announced its Surface Computing technology, a project that has been kept under wraps for five years. Using a giant table-like display, users are able to draw, interact with media, and use another new technology called domino tagging, in
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Motion control company Leap Motion is announcing a new product that lets users interact with their computers by pinching, drawing and wagging their fingers in front of the screen. Senior writer Daniel Terdiman brings you a behind the scenes demo.
At the Gartner Symposium/ITxpo last week in San Francisco, Microsoft principal researcher Eric Horvitz demonstrated technologies--such \r\nas using hand gestures to manipulate data and a way to turn any surface into a computer display--that could one day be used in offices.
At PMA 2006, we look at a tabletop tripod with stiff yet flexible legs that can wrap around objects when a flat surface isn't available.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, ZDNet's David Coursey demos Microsoft's Smart Personal Objects Technology, also known as SPOT.
Microsoft 'surfaces' touch screen computer, iTunes fortifies with DRM-free music, Google's street view paparazzi, a quick quiz on keeping our cell phones longer, plus a site that converts docs to PDFs for free through e-mail.
CNET News.com's Ina Fried gets a demo from the software maker showing how the tabletop computer can interact with other devices, such as a cell phone.
Microsoft's Steve Ballmer and Steven Sinofsky announce a line of tablet devices at press event in Los Angeles Monday. The Surface tablets, running Windows 8, feature 10.6-inch touch screens wrapped in a magnesium case. They also feature a magnetically-attached, 3mm-thick Touch Cover that folds down and functions as a full touch-screen keyboard.
In the coming years, the conference table will be a computer, the whiteboard will be a computer, says Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates. He sits down with CNET News.com's Ina Fried to discuss what he sees as the future of tech.