Watch: now you can control a PC with your eyes
Fujitsu researchers have developed a way to control a personal computer with your eyes. This researcher shows how it does -- basically, it uses a camera to track your pupils and figure out what you're looking at on the screen. It's only available in Japan for now, but like Leap Motion, it points toward a more immersive future in personal computing.
In an effort to create a somewhat consistent user experience across the phone, tablet, and desktop, Microsoft has forced the tile metaphor on the desktop and not done a terribly good job of implementing it. They're going to have to do a lot more than make cosmetic changes before Windows 8 is usable on a non-touch device.
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