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Leap Motion Review: Taking control into your own hands (kind of)

Leap Motion touts its controller as a new paradigm in human input devices, allowing users to wave, swipe and poke their way through a digital world otherwise meant for keyboards, mice and touchscreens.

The miniscule gadget barely measures larger than a USB flash drive, however inside the Leap you'll find two cameras and three infrared LEDs capable of tracking hand and finger movements in all three spatial dimensions. Making use of motion-sensing technology to interact with your computer is at least refreshing, if not magical.

Tuesday tech deals: Xbox 360 4GB Nike+ Kinect bundle for $249

Microsoft Store offers the Microsoft Xbox 360 4GB Nike+ Kinect Training Bundle for $249 with free 2-day shipping. That's tied with last week's mention and $81 under the lowest total price we could find for these items purchased separately. This bundle includes the Xbox 360 4GB, Kinect...