Make Your Own Power Glove from a Wireless Mouse

Hello everyone! We know you love to use your touchpads when browsing on your computers and mobile devices? But touchpads are kind of ‘meh’. We know you love your touchscreens on your PS Vitas, tablets and smartphones, but that’s YESTERDAY’S NEWS! How about bringing back something from the past like, I don’t know, Powergloves? Oh HECK YEAH! Unfortunately, there are not really any companies that are in the business of making Minority Report-ish powerglove pointer devices that you can use on your computer right now, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t hack yourself your own powerglove from an old wireless mouse! *No. Really. It doesn’t. Continue reading “Make Your Own Power Glove from a Wireless Mouse”

Are You Ready for Touch-Sensitive, Gesture-Recognizing TV Remotes?

I’ve been fascinated to the advancements in remote controls since I got my hands on my first universal remote that CONTROLLED ALL THE MEDIA STUFFS!  Now, thanks to the advent of smartphones, you can control your media set-up with a simple app via touchscreen, or shell out the cash for those fancy Logitech remotes (while they’re still available).  However, when you’re absent-mindedly channel surfing on the television, having physical buttons mean you don’t need to look down to change the channel. Plus, now that motion gesturing is becoming an handy way to control user interfaces, Philips has developed a new kind of remote technology called RevoTouch, which attempts to bring the best of physical buttons and gesture movements. Continue reading “Are You Ready for Touch-Sensitive, Gesture-Recognizing TV Remotes?”