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Computers have used the keyboard and mouse combination for several decades now, so it seems like it's about time for some new input devices. It looks like gaming consoles have introduced some interesting alternatives that are a bit more useful than the joystick. The mouse and QWERTY aren't going anywhere anytime soon, but here are some quick links on some other kinds of input devices.
- Over the last 30 years, retired engineer Ken Yankelevitz has been making game controllers for quadriplegics. When Yankelevitz retires from this hobby, there may be no economical replacement. [url]
- A foot-controlled input device makes Dance Dance Revolution look pretty advanced. But unlike the DDR footpad, it can be programmed to do: upupdowndownleftrightleftrightbastart... [url]
- There's a really small touchpad that's only one square millimeter in size. Just wait about 18 months for the next one to be half as small. [url]
- To discover more interesting tech-related content, check out what's currently floating around the StumbleUpon universe. [url]