Tag Archive: Control


You taking a selfie and a dolphin hunting for prey don’t seem to have much in common. But what if you could operate your smartphone with signals similar to the ones dolphins use to find food? Elliptic Labs, which has… Read more ›

NoFlyZone lets you control your air space

Ben Marcus attracts attention whenever he flies his quadcopter and sometimes he lets the curious take the controls. During those exchanges, many say this: That’s cool, but what about the privacy issues? Marcus sensed that the concern about camera-outfitted drones… Read more ›

Home entertainment systems are more complex than ever, often consisting of several audio visual components all tied into one another and each having its own remote control. That means constantly looking for lost remotes, changing dead batteries, and dealing with… Read more ›

Home entertainment systems are more complex than ever, often consisting of several audio visual components all tied into one another and each having its own remote control. That means constantly looking for lost remotes, changing dead batteries, and dealing with… Read more ›

If you’ve always wanted a way to control your desktop from your iPhone or iPad, but didn’t want to lay out, good news: Google’s now got you covered for free. Google has released today Chrome Remote Desktop, a totally free… Read more ›

“A keyboard? How quaint,†said C. Montgomery Scott, the USS Enterprise’s Chief Engineer, when it was suggested he use a keyboard instead of voicing commands to a computer. How quaint indeed. Now, with Dragon Dictate for Mac 4, you can… Read more ›

We know that Apple is interested in giving the Apple TV Kinect-like motion sensing abilities — they bought the 3D motion tracking company behind the tech last year, after all — but who knows when, if ever, it will actually… Read more ›

In a much-requested feature, paying Spotify users can now use their iPhone or iPad to control the songs playing on their desktop computer. Thanks to the update, you can now easily switch between desktop and mobile — perhaps using your… Read more ›

GIFs are one of the finest gifts god has given the internet. I can’t get enough of them. And once iOS 8 drops it’s going to be easier than ever to have non-stop reaction GIF conversations with friends thanks to… Read more ›

Normally a story about a stolen iPod touch wouldn’t be worthy of major news coverage. That changes, however, when the iPod touch in question is used to control its war veteran owner’s prosthetic hand. The iPod touch belongs to Afghanistan… Read more ›