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It's like magic!Remember the Leap Motion hands-free controller for Mac that everyone went on and on about how cool it was going to be? The one that got delayed until July? Well, it’s been three weeks now since it actually started shipping, and the team behind the Mac-based motion controller are reporting some significant numbers, including 25,000 [...]

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Two dazzling innovations we’re pretty enthused about have melded, as Flowboard becomes one of the first apps to integrate Leap Motion into its Mac platform. As Flowboard CEO Brent Brookler demonstrates in the clip above, anyone with an $80 Leap Motion sensor can now navigate through Flowboards via gestures. While it’s not as cool as, [...]

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new-york-times-leap-motionLeap Motion is a futuristic, Minority Report-like desktop platform that uses physical gestures to interact with apps. The hardware controller has been delayed a couple times, but it is finally scheduled to ship alongside a dedicated app store on July 22nd. All kinds of content creators are working on integrating Leap Motion into their apps, [...]

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cricketlogo_large_verge_medium_landscapeAT&T plans to purchase U.S. carrier Leap Wireless for $15 per share. Leap is the parent company of Cricket, a small carrier that sells the iPhone on a prepaid plan. In a press release issued today, both carriers confirmed the acquisition, explaining that “AT&T will acquire all of Leap’s stock and wireless properties, including licenses, [...]

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The hardware controller for Leap Motion’s futuristic gesture tech was slated to arrive in stores on May 19th.  Now Leap Motion is having to delay its public release until July 27th. The reason for the delay is the need for more beta testing and integration with partners who will support the gesture-based platform.

In case you haven’t seen any of the demos, Leap Motion is incredibly cool. It allows you to control your Mac using Minority Report-style hand movements.  Developers  [Read More...]

Unbound Photo Browser For Mac Will Support Leap Motion

Remember Unbound? I called the iOS app “the best dropbox browser I have ever used,†and it’s still up there in the top two (the other is the excellent Heliog). Now — or at least soon — Unbound will be coming to the Mac. What’s more, it’ll be compatible with the neat little Leap Motion box that lets you control your Mac with wavy hand gestures.

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Who’s fault is it that enough people aren’t buying iPhones on Cricket?

Leap Wireless owns Cricket, a small prepaid carrier in the U.S. that recently started selling the iPhone. In fact, Leap was the first pay-as-you-go carrier in the U.S. to start selling the iPhone at full price. Now other prepaid carriers like Virgin Mobile have also picked up Apple’s handset.

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The Leap Motion controller could very well be the future of modern desktop computing. It could also just be a really cool invention that is too ahead of its time. We’ll find out in the near future. An exact shipping date has been announced.

After previously saying that it would ship in early 2013, the folks behind Leap Motion have confirmed that the device will start shipping on March 13th to customers  [Read More...]

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Last summer we went hands-on with the Leap Motion, a futuristic controller for the Mac that lets you interact with OS X apps like Tom Cruise in Minority Report. It was a stunning experience, and it made the mouse and trackpad feel suddenly obsolete.

Developers have been flocking to the Leap platform since last year, and now Realmac Software has a big announcement to make.

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