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Leap Motion wants you to go completely hands-off with VR

Leap Motion wants you to go completely hands-off with VR

Virtual Reality is a dizzying mix of pure awesome and comforting familiarity. Though you’re existing in a completely digital environment, something on the outside always keeps you tethered to reality, typically a controller. Today, Leap Motion is taking things out of your hands, possibly for good.

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AT&T Leap Wireless acquisition gets stockholder approval

AT&T Leap Wireless acquisition gets stockholder approval

AT&T announced back in July they were moving forward to acquire Leap Wireless. This could bring Cricket Wireless under the AT&T wing and the purchase price was said to be more than $1 billion. Specifically, $1.19 billion. But while the plans were spelled out, that didn't mean the deal was finalized.

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Leap Motion Controller ships May 13: pre-orders start today

Leap Motion Controller ships May 13: pre-orders start today

It would appear that the motion control masterpiece (or so we've heard) Leap Motion is pumped up and prepared for shipping as soon as May 13th with pre-orders starting today. If you're all about this device before you've tested it out yourself, you'll be glad to know that Best Buy will begin taking pre-orders with a ship date set for May 19th as well. Time to make your motion take hold of your content!

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Leap Motion sees its potential as a possible musical device

Leap Motion sees its potential as a possible musical device

As Leap Motion dev units have begun shipping out, developers have been toying with the motion-tracking device to find unique uses for it. One developer in particular ended up using his unit to help him out with his music recording. Stephane Bersot used the Leap Motion to play air drums, change the pitch of his guitar, and even control the EQ on his piano keyboard.

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ASUS partners with Leap Motion to bring gesture control to PCs

ASUS partners with Leap Motion to bring gesture control to PCs

Leap Motion has been working hard the past several months to get its gesture control technology in the hands of developers. It's doing a great job so far, and it looks like all that hard work will pay off, because the company just partnered up with ASUS to bring the Kinect-like technology to the desktop.

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Leap Motion giving 10,000 developers free units

Leap Motion giving 10,000 developers free units

Leap Motion, the start-up company that created an innovative gesture-control technology, is expanding its developer program and releasing a new software development kit, as well as giving a whopping 10,000 developers free Leap units over the next two weeks in order to increase the number of potential apps being released for Leap's new technology.

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Pre-Paid Leap iPhone not exactly cheap

Pre-Paid Leap iPhone not exactly cheap

Today we're finding that the idea of a pre-paid, no-contract iPhone is something that is driving the news media, but not necessarily customers, right up the wall. Reactions this week appear to be stemming from the unspoken rule that Apple's selection of approved carriers for the iPhone is a near-impossible cookie to crack. What we're finding here on Cricket is that there's certainly nothing to get excited about, especially given the similarities between this carrier's pricing and the prices users pay through every other outlet.

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Leap and T-Mobile sign spectrum swap deal

Leap and T-Mobile sign spectrum swap deal

Leap Wireless and T-Mobile USA have come to a license agreement that will see the carriers exchanging spectrum. Leap will be making use of additional spectrum in Phoenix, Arizona, as well as several markets in Texas. Leap would gain access to an additional 10Mhz of AWS spectrum. Meanwhile, T-Mobile will gain additional spectrum in Alabama, Illinois, Missouri, Minnesota and Wisconsin.

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