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Elliptic Labs’ ultrasound tech lets you control your devices with a friendly wave

Yes, you could turn on a lamp or wake up your phone with a wave of your hand. Here’s how it works. COMMENTS Melissa Riofrio | @MRiofrioPCW Executive Editor, PCWorld Feb 23, 2016 4:00 AM At Mobile World Congress, I experienced Elliptic Labs’ new way to control devices with just your gestures using ultrasound—which you may know better from medical ... Read More »

Your first trade for Tuesday

The “Fast Money” traders gave their final thoughts of the day. Pete Najarian is a buyer of McDonald’s (MCD) Dan Nathan is a buyer of PayPal (PYPL) Karen Finerman is a buyer of Weight Watchers (WTW) Guy Adami is a buyer of Texas Instruments (TXN) Trader disclosure: On February 8th the following stocks and commodities mentioned or intended to be ... Read More »

Widespread wireless mouse, keyboard flaw lets hackers use your PC from afar

Countless wireless mice and keyboards can be hacked from 100 yards away leaving their host machines and the networks they are attached to open to malware, Bastille has discovered. The problem, which is being called MouseJack, affects Amazon, Dell, Gigabyte, HP,Lenovo, Logitech and Microsoft products, the company says, and likely more vendors’ gear that they haven’t tested. Logitech alone shipped ... Read More »

Your first trade for Friday, February 5

The “Fast Money” traders delivered their final trades of the day. Steve Grasso was a buyer of Dupont if it goes above $60 a share. Brian Kelly was a seller of the Market Vectors Gold Miners ETF. Karen Finerman was a buyer of Alphabet at these levels. Guy Adami was a buyer of Texas Instruments. Trader disclosure: On February 4, ... Read More »

Do you know what is in your dividend ETF?

ConocoPhillips’ announcement that it was cutting its dividend by two-thirds was a bit of a surprise, since it was the first major oil company to make the cut. It’s also got investors investing in dividend paying ETFs scrambling to look at what’s under the hood of their investments. Look at dividend ETFs and you will notice a very wide disparity ... Read More »

Your cat will love LG’s laser pointer-equipped rolling robot

One of the most fun smartphone accessories to come out of this year’s Mobile World Congress expo has to be LG’s Rolling Bot. It’s a spherical ball that rolls around on command from a smartphone, and includes a camera and laser pointer. The bot can be controlled locally or remotely and is envisaged to be kept at home. When you’re ... Read More »

IBM says its new software links all your IT to the cloud

the digital-transformation imperative looms large in the business world, but it’s not always clear how on-premises software and data fit into the picture. IBM says it can help. The company on Monday announced a new series of “connect” tools for IBM Cloud that are designed to make it easier for companies to extend existing IT investments to the cloud. “There ... Read More »

Do you know your health status?

Are you the kind of person who equates a physical exam to tax returns? Then you will be happy to know that yearly health checkups are a thing of the past. This doesn’t mean that you stop visiting your doctor time and time again. During a typical checkup, your doctor will screen for all conditions that are common in people ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Plumbago app promises to make your chickenscratch legible

In concept, it sounds useful: a Microsoft Garage app that promises to smooth, or “beautify,” your handwriting when you take notes on a Windows 8.1 or Windows 10 tablet, such as the Microsoft Surface. Unfortunately, Plumbago’s smoothing feature doesn’t seem to work, yet. Think of Plumbago as a stripped-down version of OneNote, with an emphasis on easy doodling and adding ... Read More »

How to turn your screencast into a GIF with Recordit

I have a love/hate relationship with animated GIFs. They’re often funny, but they can also be annoying—thank goodness Twitter banned them from profile pictures. There are times, however, when GIFs can be incredibly useful. Take, for example, when you have to demonstrate an action on a PC. Instead of uploading and editing a screencast video, a far easier path is ... Read More »