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New York Times app adopts Leap Motion gesture control

Users navigate stories via hand gestures, such as a circular motion to scroll up and down and tapping to flip a story card from the preview to the full story.

By Jul. 18, 2013

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Bolivian president's plane redirected over Snowden suspicions

Bolivia claims that its president was "abducted" and that his plane's rerouting violates terms set by the Vienna Convention.

By Jul. 3, 2013

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Future tech? America's not so sure

Pew researchers check in on US attitudes toward driverless cars, brain implants, robot caregivers, meat grown in labs, and of course, time travel.

By Apr. 17, 2014

Review

Leap Motion Controller

Leap Motion's Kinect-like PC motion controller has its moments of magic, but right now it's more toy than productivity tool.

By Jul. 22, 2013

3 stars Editor's rating Jul. 22, 2013

MSRP: $79.99

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FAA cautiously agrees to some use of civilian drones

While still far from giving a thumbs up to unmanned flying vehicles crowding the skies, the government agency recommends that some drones be allowed.

By Nov. 7, 2013

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How Leap Motion tracks what it can't see

We're not at "Minority Report" quite yet, but the latest Leap Motion upgrade and its new Freeform software have brought us one step closer to the dream of next-gen computing.

By Nov. 20, 2013

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Testing airline safety with the help of a fake ash cloud

Engineers from easyJet and Airbus create an artificial ash cloud to test a sensor that could help avoid massive airspace closures after a volcanic eruption.

By Nov. 14, 2013

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Canada's ex-defense minister: Aliens would give us more tech if we'd stop wars

Paul Hellyer, who has long insisted that aliens have visited Earth for many years, says that when aliens saw the atomic bomb they decided that we were a great threat to the cosmos.

By Jan. 5, 2014

Editors' Take

HP Envy 17 Leap Motion Special Edition TouchSmart

HP's new Leap Motion laptop has a built-in motion and fingerprint sensors.

By Sep. 19, 2013

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Leap Fund offers $25 million for Leap Motion developers

Highland Capital Partners, which led Leap Motion's Series A round, wants to boost the ecosystem for apps built for the Leap 3D gesture-control system, which ships next month.

By Jun. 20, 2013