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New Orleans, LA - Hurtling down the highway in excess of 55 mph is a tricky business — controlling the temp, futzing with the radio, talking, texting, sipping a drink or chomping on a sandwich, checking the GPS, selecting what music to play from your iPod or smartphone — and, oh yeah, watching the road. Monster wants to eliminate at least one of these driving distractions — controlling your music.
Touchscreens are a step up from keyboards for interfacing with mobile devices, but they're still not as easy to use as they could be. Voice recognition technology is one way to go, but for many tasks, a direct approach is more efficient, and Google has patented a new gesture that'll make searching nearly effortless.