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Star Wars R2-D2 Xbox bundle to arrive April 2012?

12/20/2011, Star Wars fans were undoubtedly disappointed at how the Star Wars Xbox bundle was delayed to 2012. Back when we had originally reported the delay, there was no information on a possible release time frame, but thanks to new information sources, a possible...

Apps on next Xbox required to have Kinect support (updated)

12/09/2011, The Kinect entered the Guinness World Records this year for being the best-selling consumer electronics device, and while that may be true you might notice there isn’t a lot of support for the motion controller, especially when it comes to apps and...

Apple patent reveals Kinect-like input for controlling computers

12/08/2011, It seems like gesture-based control is the in thing now thanks to a recent patent filed by Apple. The recently published patent revealed that Apple had plans to implement a system that would allow users to interact with their Mac computers via gestures, a...

Kinect Hotel Room for video gaming enthusiasts

12/07/2011, If you cannot help but think about how many more dragons you want to kill in Skyrim even when you are at work or on holiday, then you might want to consider making a trip to Paris for your next time off. With so many wonderful hotels to choose from, just...

Skyrim played with Kinect on the PC

12/07/2011, It’s been awhile since we’ve reported about a new way to use the Kinect, and now we’ve got a reason to. A Skyrim player managed to get the game working with the Kinect on the PC. Utilizing the controller’s voice recognition and...

Shopper Tracker Kinect hack

12/05/2011, Here is an interesting method to spruce up retail store shelves – with the use of the Shopper Tracker Kinect hack that was developed by Argentinian developer Agile Route. Shopper Tracker is said to be smart enough to be able to analyze customer...

Kinect 2 so powerful it can lip read?

11/28/2011, We all know that Microsoft will be releasing a new Kinect for Windows computers next year, and now it looks like the company has got another Kinect in the works as well. According to Eurogamer’s sources, the Kinect 2 is rumored to be bundled with...

New Kinect for Windows computers in 2012

11/22/2011, It looks like Microsoft is serious when it comes to Kinect for Windows computers. The company announced today that it is preparing new Kinect hardware that is specially designed to connect with computers running Windows. While there’s nothing wrong...

Microsoft Code Space: Kinect + Touch Displays to Share Better

11/15/2011, Microsoft Research has come up with a very cool concept for sharing information across several mediums when working in small groups by using Kinect, touch displays, mobile devices and computers). As its name indicates, Code Space has been originally...

Kinect helps the blind to get around

11/14/2011, Microsoft surely did not figure out that their Kinect project would actually have resulted in so many hacks and mods, not to say that the collection of those mods are a bad thing. Take Kinecthesia for example – this particular project features a...

Offices to make use of Kinect technology?

11/14/2011, You know, going to the office is not all that bad, especially if your employer happens to be one of the more fun ones – like many startups in Silicon Valley. For those who work in more formal office settings, holding a marathon of meetings is not...

Kinect gets BeatWheel hack

11/10/2011, Hmmm, once you’re done watching the BeatWheel Hack video after the jump, surely something to do with an old school game show would come into mind – as for me, I could not get the idea of a revamped, 21st century version of “Wheel of...

Xbox Kinect Accelerator in the works?

11/10/2011, The Xbox Kinect has been getting quite a lot of buzz lately, with its recent first birthday, the whole “Kinect Effect” and upcoming launch of the Kinect for Windows commercial program. Now it looks like Microsoft might have a new...