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Input/output

The Leap

You've probably thrown baseball pitches with the Nintendo Wii, danced to the Xbox Kinect or practised sword fighting with the PlayStation Move, but with an upcoming gadget called the Leap, you'll be able to do the same on your computer.

Sunday, 3 June, 2012, 12:00am

Parrot introduces its gee-whizz gizmos to what should be a receptive audience

With almost twice as many mobile phone subscriptions as residents in Hong Kong, it's no wonder French wireless products manufacturer Parrot is keen to bring its gizmos to town.

17 Apr 2012 - 12:00am

Nokia Lumia 800

Nokia might not be a household name for smartphones - people automatically think iPhone and Android - but it certainly knows how to make mobile phones. That's why it's pretty exciting news that Nokia will be releasing its first smartphone based on a system other than its own Symbian OS.

27 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

In gear

Great Ideos

3 Oct 2010 - 12:00am

In gear

High-def jinks

5 Sep 2010 - 12:00am

Samsung Champ

There are many touchscreen phones that let you input Chinese handwriting; but if you want to write both English and Chinese words in the same text message, you usually have to switch back and forth between input methods.

8 Aug 2010 - 12:00am

In gear

Smart call

2 May 2010 - 12:00am

Gadget corner

Deeper dock

3 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Write on

The acclaimed touchscreen text-input system used on Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch player is facing its stiffest challenge to date, with the introduction of Swype. It is an input method for touchscreen devices developed by Cliff Kushler, one of the co-inventors of the T9 predictive text-entry technology used on most mobile phones.

6 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Motorola Droid

Motorola hasn't really had much success in the smartphone market so far, but with the newly unveiled Droid, powered by Google's Android operating system, it looks like the company is putting everything into making a challenger to the Apple iPhone.

The Droid combines the advantages of Google's platform with the latest and greatest developments from the mobile phone industry.

8 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

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