05/23/2013, Microsoft has confirmed today that it will release the new Kinect sensor for Windows next year.
05/22/2013, It is being reported that Microsoft will release the new Kinect announced yesterday for PC as well, though additional details regarding this have not yet been given out.
05/17/2013, We’ve all heard the horror stories where children and babies have died because their parents thought it was a good idea to leave their kids in the car while they run an errand. Of course there could be a number of reasons why parents do that, but in any case it simply is just not a very good idea. However thanks to a handful of students from the John Hopkins […]
05/09/2013, According to a new report by the Wall Street Journal, Microsoft has developed a prototype of a set-top box that has the sole purpose of streaming video. On the other hand, rumor has it that the next generation Xbox will also allow users to stream live TV and take over the cable box. Microsoft has also previously been rumored to release a set-top box alongside the upcoming Xbox console, which […]
04/29/2013, Ever since Microsoft’s Kinect was released, we’ve seen a number of people hack the device to perform a number of tasks such as controlling your PC, turning your body into a music mixer and giving you power over your Roomba. But one hack we are surprised took this long to create is the BoobTracker. YouTube user Mizirk uploaded a video last month that showed off his Kinect hack which makes it possible for […]
04/05/2013, We think with how connected the world has become, parents are probably doing their best to get kids out of the house. One of the biggest reasons why kids stay indoor is probably due to the constant flow of Call of Duty map packs, but what if video games weren’t used to shoot each other, and instead was used to help children with real medical issues? The Children’s National Medical […]
03/14/2013, Eye tracking technology seems set to be on the way to being the new rage piece in the tech jigsaw puzzle soon, especially when we hear that future versions of the Galaxy S4 will get eye tracking technology, while the LG Optimus G Pro has it, and here we are with the NUIA eyeCharm kit from 4tiitoo that intends to lower the overall cost of ownership for eye-tracking sensors, as […]
03/06/2013, Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox is expected to have its Kinect heavily integrated into the system, but the company is looking past the home console market to have computers rely on it as well. Microsoft’s TechFest is going on this week and the company is showing an updated version of its SDK which will introduce some new hand-gesture functionality to their programs. The new SDK will allow developers to have the user pinch-to-zoom […]
03/05/2013, Microsoft was really on to something with their Kinect gaming accessory, which actually transformed your entire body into a video game controller, further extending the realm of gameplay by blurring several lines which was originally ventured by the Nintendo Wii with its unique control system. Having said that, many folks have since taken advantage of the Kinect gaming system by hacking it to handle different kinds of workloads and functions, […]
02/21/2013, If you would have told me a few years ago teens would no longer consider Apple to be cool in 2013, I wouldn’t believe you. If you followed that up by saying Microsoft would then be considered cool by teens, I would have called you a damn liar right in your no-good liar face. But that’s exactly what a recently published poll is reporting. The poll was conducted by an […]
02/20/2013, New information about Kinect 2.0 has been leaked. The device will be shipped with every Xbox 720, whenever that is launched. However the specs haven’t been drastically changed. The Kinect 2.0 is now rumored to have a new sensor for infrared detection. This will change the depth resolution to 512×424. The view field will be increased to 70 degrees horizontal and 60 degrees vertical. The Kinect 2.0 will sport a […]
02/19/2013, Some of us would love to indulge in a little bit of retail therapy whenever things or a situation goes sour for us, but others might not have the kind of monetary capability at this point in time to go shopping, resorting to just window shopping. Technology intends to bring window shopping to a whole new level with the Marionettebot, which is a traditional mannequin that was specially engineered to […]
02/12/2013, The probability of hearing news of a new Xbox this year are the highest they’ve ever been seeing how Microsoft has been teasing the countdown to its E3 press conference at the start of 2013. Until the next Xbox is revealed, we’re stuck with the Xbox 360 for a couple of months, which Microsoft took the time to highlight its overall sales. The news comes from Microsoft’s director of programming for Xbox […]
02/07/2013, It seems every day we get closer to E3, there’s a new rumor for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox 720. Yesterday we heard of the possibility the next-generation Xbox requiring an Internet connection at all times, which may be one of the nails in the coffin of the used games industry. Today, The Verge is reporting they’ve learned from sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans for its next-generation Xbox the company […]