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Microsoft gets handy with wrist-mounted Digits system

Redmond's researchers have unveiled a user interface system called Digits, which captures users' hand gestures via a wrist-mounted system and translates them into commands.

By Oct. 9, 2012


Microsoft Digits controls any gadget without touching

Control gadgets with a flick of the wrist with Microsoft Digits, a wrist-worn sensor that turns your hand movements into actions.

By Oct. 9, 2012


Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini and Microsoft Digits in Podcast 309

Samsung has created the shrunken Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, so we've zapped the team with a shrink ray to talk top tech.

By Oct. 12, 2012


Japanese man calculates pi to 10 trillion digits

Working with a U.S. grad student, a man in Nagano, Japan, has calculated the value of pi to a record 10 trillion digits on a hacked-together home PC.

By Oct. 19, 2011


X Fingers prosthetic designed to replace lost digits

Endorsed by a user whose grandkids call him "Robo Man," these nifty mechanical fingers will enter mass production in the next six months.

By Jun. 16, 2011


Synology DS1812+ NAS server: More TBs than you can count with your digits

Synology announces the availability of its sub-$1000 DS1812+ NAS server that's capable of offering up to 32TB of storage space.

By Feb. 22, 2012


Pi-obsessed Japanese reach 2.5 trillion digits

A Japanese supercomputer has calculated the value of pi to more than 2.5 trillion decimal places, more than double the previous record set in 2002.

By Aug. 20, 2009


How 10 digits will end privacy as we know it

Just 10 digits of distinctive personal info are enough to strip away our anonymity. The technologies that advance us into omniscience will also bring us backward.

By Aug. 17, 2009


Warm digits for digital happiness

Gloves have built-in stylus grasps

By Dec. 21, 2006


Google's Cyber Monday jumps by double digits

Online shoppers in hot pursuit of books and magazines, sports and fitness goods, and home furnishings help drive up the company's Cyber Monday paid click results by double digits.

By Dec. 5, 2008