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While Samsung waits to debut its take on the Google TV platform, LG is already showing off its hardware, including a new remote control. For LG's part, it has decided to blend the QWERTY needs of a Google TV controller with its existing Magic Motion remote gesture control and scroll wheel technol...

January 12th 2012 at 12:32am 0 Comments
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LG was quick to introduce Wii-style motion controls and pointing to its smart TV controllers, but its new Magic Remote also adds voice recognition, allowing you to enter search terms without ever contemplating the alphabet. In a radical move, it also conjures up a scroll wheel -- perhaps for no...

December 20th 2011 at 8:18am 0 Comments
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If you've been waiting oh-so-patiently for HP's $49.99 WiFi Mobile Mouse to ship, take heart -- the aforesaid critter is now ready to free up one more valuable USB port at your workstation. As mentioned before, this ain't your mum's wireless mouse, as it makes use of WiFi technology -- you know...

June 17th 2011 at 9:25am 0 Comments
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You know that pseudo-tactile feeling you get when you fondle your mouse's clicky scroll wheel, the one that satisfies your obsessive need to touch everything? Logitech wants to give you more clicks, and smoother scrolling to boot. This M325 wireless mouse's new "micro-precise" scroll wheel features...

April 3rd 2011 at 3:34pm 0 Comments
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We've seen a fair share of VCR hacking in our day, but this momentum scroll wheel built from an old VCR head by Instructables community member Osgeld sets a new bar for jerry-rigging dead technology. Apparently the project arose from a desire to find a 21st century-approved use for the circular par...

December 8th 2010 at 1:06am 0 Comments
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No, no, we're not just here to show off the typical blurry spy shot, this is much meatier than that, this handset -- if you believe the video, and we kinda do -- shows the user scrolling about that Samsung's interface with a pointer. Embedded in the somewhat Blackjack-esque looking device's d-pad i...

September 20th 2007 at 10:35pm 0 Comments
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A Korean company called Avago Technologies has just announced a new control unit for remotes, video games, phones, and media players called the AMRS-2325. The small, touch-sensitive pad is a multi-faceted input device with a catchy name, which allows control to vacillate between an iPod-like scroll...

August 7th 2007 at 8:27am 0 Comments
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A Korean company called Avago Technologies has just announced a new control unit for remotes, video games, phones, and media players called the AMRS-2325. The small, touch-sensitive pad is a multi-faceted input device which allows control to vacillate between an iPod-like scroll-wheel, a game joyst...

August 7th 2007 at 8:27am 0 Comments
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We can't say that Genius' latest laser mouse is apt to cause any cancellation emails to start flying over those recently ordered Obsidians, but the Traveler 515 Laser does a fair job in the specs department to make up for its vanilla looks. Similar to Saitek's critter, this pointing device boasts a...

May 16th 2007 at 5:57am 0 Comments
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Rumblings about the layout and design of Apple's iPod scroll wheel in particular have been making the rounds for what seems like ages, but a new development from the Microsoft Research labs could nix the need to pull your DAP out and nearly collide with foreign objects whilst scrolling to a new tun...

May 9th 2007 at 3:31pm 0 Comments
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Sure you can use your scroll wheel mouse (or track pad) to scroll up and down your OS X windows but why limit yourself? Here's a quick list of TUAW's favorite scroll wheel tricks: 1. Zoom your screen. Hold down the Control key while scrolling up on your mouse (or performing a dual-finger up drag on...

May 8th 2007 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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The UBiQUiO 503G is set to bust out the gate with a fine-looking design aesthetic and sweetly spec'd hardware. This little Windows Mobile 6 device one-ups its predecessor -- the UBiQUiO 501 -- on every front making it a stellar choice for the business set. Featuring quad band GSM, triple band HSDPA,...

April 2nd 2007 at 2:31pm 0 Comments