Space Age

We might be a long way off from flying cars and hoverboards, but with devices like the Leap Motion Controller hitting stores, the future is definitely here.

Browse through pages with the wave of a hand. Navigate your desktop with a wiggle of your fingers. Sound like something you’d see on Star Trek? It can also happen in your own office, thanks to the Leap Motion Controller. This slim little device makes the mouse and even touchscreen seem obsolete. Just use your own movements and gestures to control your computer. And of course, the company has created a host of super-cool apps that make gesture-based control even more of a blast; $80,