Dongle and App Turn Your iPhone into Mouse with In-Air Gestures


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A company called Spicebox is showing at CES a hardware-software product called Mauz that turns your iPhone into a mouse that can also read motion gestures through the camera.

The product comes in three parts: a snap-on thing for your iPhone, an app for your iPhone and a driver for your Mac.

Mauz connects with your Mac over WiFi. It works like a regular mouse. But it can also register movement of the phone like the Nintendo Wii remote, as well as register in-air gestures like the Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360.  Here’s a video.

The product should sell for less than $70 when it becomes available in June.