Computers

Gesture-Controlled Computing: Leap Motion [VIDEO]

March 14, 2013
Gesture-Controlled Computing: Leap Motion [VIDEO]

Leap Motion’s technology allows you to control a computer in three dimensions with your natural hand gestures and finger movements.

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Walter Cronkite Previews The Home Office Of 2001…In 1967 [VIDEO]

February 14, 2013

In this clip from the March 12, 1967 episode of the CBS show The 21st Century, Walter Cronkite previews what a home office might look like in the year 2001…and it looks mighty familiar, if rather clunky.

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Perceptual Computing [VIDEO]

February 10, 2013
Perceptual Computing [VIDEO]

Intel’s perceptual technology demonstration at CES 2013 featured a Kinect-like computer camera that tracks user movement down to the individual finger level and will eventually be able to track eye movements, allowing users to play video games without a controller, as shown in this demonstration of the game Portal.

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Moore’s Law [VIDEO]

January 18, 2013
Moore's Law [VIDEO]

Gordon E. Moore, one of the founders of Intel, predicted in 1965 that computers would get twice as powerful every two years. The prediction came true and became known as Moore’s Law.

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Invention Turns Any Computer Into Touch Screen [VIDEO]

July 6, 2012
Invention Turns Any Computer Into Touch Screen [VIDEO]

Jon Moeller of Texas A&M University demonstrates Zero Touch, a device he invented that makes any surface a touch screen in this Best Buy promotional video.

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Microsoft’s iPad Competitor Tablet

June 18, 2012
Microsoft's iPad Competitor Tablet [VIDEO]

Microsoft is set to release a tablet computer of their own to compete with Apple’s iPad and Android tablets.

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TapSense: Touch Screen Innovation

November 21, 2011
TapSense: Touch Screen Innovation

TapSense is an evolution of touch screen technology that distinguish between the tap of a fingertip, finger pad, fingernail, and knuckle.

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Steve Jobs’ 2005 Stanford Commencement Speech

October 6, 2011
Steve Jobs' 2005 Stanford Commencement Speech

Steve Jobs addresses Stanford’s graduating class of 2005 and shares three lessons he’s learned.

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Amazon Kindle Fire Press Conference

October 1, 2011
Amazon Kindle Fire Press Conference

Amazon announces 4 new members of the Kindle family: 3 all-new Kindle e-readers & the Kindle Fire—a new class of Kindle for movies, music, apps, games, reading.

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Tablets For Business – Julio Ojeda-Zapata At Google Talks

September 30, 2011
Tablets For Business – Julio Ojeda-Zapata At Google Talks

Julio Ojeda-Zapata, Pioneer Press technology columnist and author of iPad Means Business, addresses Googlers for their Google Talks lecture series.

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