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nsquared shows off seamless computing

08/31/2011, It looks like the future of computing is shaping up to be pretty impressive, judging by nsqared’s latest video demonstration of seamless computing. On the official nsquared blog, the company recently showed off a computing system that makes use of...

Delta robot is Kinect-controlled

08/30/2011, Microsoft’s Kinect is certainly an interesting piece of gaming engineering, especially when it tracks your entire body as a controller, and we have since seen plenty of people come up with different kinds of hacks for it. Well, one of the latest...

Star Wars Xbox bundle delayed to 2012

08/25/2011, Were you excited at the prospect of being able to get your hands on the Star Wars R2-D2 edition Xbox 360 as a Christmas present for yourself or a loved one? The bad news is that it appears that the Star Wars inspired gaming console has been delayed to...

Fruit Ninja Kinect DLC “Storm Season” released today

08/25/2011, Not long after Fruit Ninja Kinect for the Xbox 360 was released, it looks like we’ve already got some downloadable content for the game. Available today, the latest DLC for the game called Storm Season is now up for download. The update brings a new...

Microsoft shows off Xbox 360 and Windows Phone interaction

08/22/2011, When Microsoft announced that gaming would be a big part of Windows Phone, people wondered about how Xbox Live on the mobile operating system would interact with their Xbox 360 consoles. Well, today at GameFest, the company gave a demonstration about how...

Fruit Ninja for Kinect now available on Xbox Live

08/09/2011, Fans of Half-brick studio’s addictive fruit-slashing game, Fruit Ninja, will be glad to know that the game is finally available for download on their Xbox 360 consoles. Starting this week, Kinect owners will be able to use hand motions to chop up...

Tecmo Koei Champion Jockey looks ridiculous

08/09/2011, Are you a fan of horse riding, but don’t have enough space in your house to keep or horse, or you don’t have the money to buy one? Well, like almost every hobby, there’s a digital version of it available and this one is coming soon to a...

Kinect for Windows SDK Beta Updated

08/03/2011, Developers who want to build Kinect applications under Windows can now download the latest Kinect for Windows SDK (Beta) from Microsoft. The update gives developers access to a new set of data that includes raw sensor data, which open the door to...

Xbox Kinect to be used in archaeological survey

08/03/2011, We’ve reported before on how the Xbox Kinect was used in the health care industry and now it looks like thanks to a hacked Kinect, it has managed to find its way to an archaeological survey in Jordan which will be conducted by students from the...

Avatar Kinect arriving on Xbox LIVE today

07/25/2011, The long-awaited Avatar Kinect that was introduced at CES earlier this year is now available to all Xbox LIVE users starting today. In case you forgot about it or you haven’t been paying much attention, Avatar Kinect is a new Xbox LIVE Gadget that...

Limited edition droid-themed Xbox 360 unveiled

07/21/2011, What do Motorola and Microsoft have in common? Not much at the moment, but come this fall, both companies will have Droid-themed products up for sale. Droid-themed, you say? To be more specific, we’re talking about the droids from Star Wars – and...

Xbox Kinect finds a use in Sunnybrook Health Services Center

07/14/2011, A while back we had reported that Microsoft saw a future where the Kinect could be used within the healthcare industry, and it looks like that future has arrived. It seems that the doctors at Sunnybrook Health Services Center in Canada have started to use...

Microsoft’s Xbox 360 to get a R2-D2 edition?

07/08/2011, Star Wars fans, are you ready for this? It seems that there have been some whisperings that Microsoft may be prepping a limited edition R2-D2 themed Xbox 360 console for release either towards the end of this year or in 2012. We highly doubt that it...

Microsoft warns consumers about the Nyko Zoom Kinect Lens

07/07/2011, Remember the Nyko Zoom Kinect Lens we wrote about last month; the Kinect add-on accessory that allowed users to enjoy the Kinect in a smaller than usual room? Well, it looks like Microsoft isn’t too pleased about the Zoom despite the device...