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Kinect for Windows available today

02/01/2012, We previously reported that Kinect for Windows would be made available on February 1st, and it looks like Microsoft has kept to its promise. The company announced on its Next at Microsoft blog today the availability of the Windows version of the motion...

Lightsaber duel trailer showcases Kinect capabilities

02/01/2012, Come on now – you know that from the first time you saw a lightsaber duel on DVD or on the silver screen, you too, secretly wished you were born with enough midi-chlorians to enrol in the Jedi Academy. Well, the Nintendo Wii’s motion controls...

Mirracle Magic Mirror lets you see inside your body

01/31/2012, In case you didn’t already know, the Kinect can be used as more than just a gaming device – the possibilities of what it can be used for is near limitless. Well, the folks over at the Technical University of Munich have decided to use it for...

Kinect and Windows Phone team up for “holographic” game engine

01/25/2012, The future of 3D holograms might be nearer than we think, although we will not be playing any form of 3D chess anytime soon ala Star Wars. This particular Kinect hack and a Windows Phone have resulted in a pseudo-holographic effect, where a demonstration...

Kinect for Windows computers arriving on February 1st

01/10/2012, [CES 2012] Remember in November last year, Microsoft announced that it would be developing a new version of the Kinect that’s been designed for computers running Windows? Well, we finally have a release date for when the gadget will arrive. Today at...

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...

Fruit Ninja Kinect Christmas DLC now on Xbox LIVE

12/14/2011, Halfbrick announced that their spanking new Christmas DLC (downloadable content) pack for Fruit Ninja Kinect is now available, and to keep in line with the rest of the holiday season, it is available for free over at Microsoft’s Xbox Live Arcade. I...

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...