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SenseSurface: Stick Real Control Knobs On a Flat-Panel Virtual Display

SenseSurface: Stick Real Control Knobs On a Flat-Panel Virtual Display

Touchscreens are great, but for many of us nothing beats old fashioned tactile controls. That seems to be one of the reasons why Lyndsay Williams of Girton Labs is in the process of developing SenseSurface–a system that allows users to stick working knobs to on-screen virtual controls. Apparently, the magnetic…

Neocube Is Better Than the Rubik’s Cube Because There’s No Right Answer

Neocube Is Better Than the Rubik’s Cube Because There’s No Right Answer

Rubik’s Cubes are nice if you actually want to think, but how about for those times when you’re just sitting there and you want something to fiddle with? The Neocube has 216 spherical neodymium magnets that connect and make a cube, a sphere, or any other obscene shape that springs…