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Use your fingers to frame shots with Ubi-Camera

Forget the viewfinder and display. Ubi-Camera lets you frame a shot using your fingers, film director-style.

By Mar. 30, 2012


Microsoft's 'touch screen' for any surface goes on sale

Prototype technology that turns any surface -- a wall, table, or floor -- into an interactive touch screen has been years in the making. Now, anyone can get their hands on the software.

By Aug. 14, 2013


Beautiful Child of Light gets release date, deluxe edition

Ubisoft's hand-painted role-playing game comes out next month and will also be available in a deluxe edition that includes an exclusive poster designed by Final Fantasy artist Yoshitaka Amano.

By Mar. 6, 2014


Log in to Facebook to go shopping

The social network tests new ways to speed up mobile purchases, Ubi puts a touch screen on any surface, and the zombies return in Plants vs. Zombies 2.

By Aug. 15, 2013


Crave Ep. 133: Blood clot bot steers around your head

A blood clot robot has a steerable needle that can turn corners inside your brain. Plus, we take a quick hearing test on YouTube and ponder whether Facebook is making us miserable.

By Aug. 16, 2013


Descriptive Camera shuns photos for text images

Prototype, created for a class on computational cameras, makes you use your imagination by printing out text descriptions of what it sees, rather than the regular photos you'd expect from a cam.

By Apr. 25, 2012


Mechanize your bling with robotic rings

This ridiculous Japanese jewelry is aimed at helping people communicate. Wanna talk to the hand?

By Apr. 9, 2012


Far Cry 3 PC server woes spoil single-player fun on launch day

Far Cry 3's PC edition is suffering from borked servers, which gamers say is making single-player mode unplayable.

By Nov. 30, 2012


Cyborg houseplants can wave back at you

Japanese researchers have added sensors and actuators to plants so they can move and communicate their "feelings." Do you crave a plug-in fern?

By Apr. 5, 2012


Microsoft's Kinect turns any surface into a touchscreen

Startup firm übi has developed a system that uses a projector and a Kinect sensor to turn any surface or wall into a touchscreen.

By May. 28, 2012