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  1. Xbox Live Gold members get #IDARB, Brothers, Sniper Elite V2 free in FebruaryRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Gaming Age

    ... V2 from the 16th through the end of the month. With an Xbox LIVE Gold membership, take your Xbox 360 online to play Kinect and controller games with friends wherever they are. Instantly watch HD movies, TV shows and sports, and with Kinect, your ...


  2. CatchEye - Kinect to Eye-to-Eye ChattingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | MSDN Blogs

    You've heard about how the XBox One can magically make it look like you are making eye contact when video chatting? Even though the Kinect may be above or below the screen? Oh cool would it be if you could use your Kinect for Windows and do that in Skype for Windows? Have you ever noticed when you use a video chat system that the person at the other end is not looking you in the eye, and sometimes not even looking at you at all ? Usually she seems to be looking down at you ! How annoying ! Why is this ? Because she is looking at the image of you in the video window in the center of her screen, while her webcam is viewing her from the top of the screen.


  3. Podcast Unlocked Ep. 55: Mitchy BirthdayRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2012 | 3D Gamers

    ... Unlocked is IGN's best (see: only) 360-centric podcast. If you want more insight into what's going on with Xbox Live, Kinect and other things in the 360 universe, download our show and revel in its magnificence. Or send us angry emails. Your ...


  4. Microsoft's HoloLens broke my brainRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | VentureBeat

    ... are one significant step closer to claiming a seat at the table on Mount Olympus. The good people that brought us the Kinect and Xbox have been hard at work in a Herculean effort to redefine how we see the world. Since there are obviously ...


  5. Microsoft sells 6.6 million Xbox consoles in Q4 2014, makes $26.5-billionRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    ... four sales Xbox were likely spurred by Microsoft dropping the base model of the Xbox One (that doesn't include Kinect) to $349 from $399 in the United States. Microsoft also briefly brought the U.S. Xbox One price back up to $399 on Jan. 3, but then ...


  6. Microsoft sales soar for all its non-Windows productsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KOTA-TV Rapid City

    ... than it sold a year ago. But Xbox revenue was down because Microsoft no longer requires Xbox customers to buy the Kinect motion sensor attachment with the console, making it cheaper for people who just want the console by itself. --The company's ...


  7. Maynilad to spend P17.3-B for infra projects in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ABS-CBN News

    ... Inquirer . SAN FRANCISCO - French videogame star Ubisoft is showing off its moves with titles that capitalize on Kinect motion-sensing Xbox 360 console controllers set to debut in November. JOHANNESBURG - An escaped zebra turned motorists' heads on ...


  8. Microsoft's Xbox sales down despite hot holiday periodRead the original story

    Yesterday | TrustedReviews

    ... the corresponding period in 2013. Microsoft earned a big sales boost by selling the console cheaper without the Kinect sensor , as well as offering a Christmas price cut (which has now become permanent), but it wasn't enough to oust last years total ...


  9. FS: XBox One day one edition with Kinect 500GBRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Geekzone

    XBOX ONE day one edition with Kinect 500GB Come with Forza 5 Never had a chance to really use it. Been sitting under the TV unused hence the reason for selling.


  10. High-Tech TeacherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily News

    With the advent of video game systems like the Kinect for Microsoft's Xbox as well as the Oculus Rift head-mounted display system that Facebook bought last year, it's clear virtual reality technology has increasingly become mainstream. Rhodes computer science professor Dr. Betsy Sanders configures an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset in her newly renovated lab, which was once a recreational facility at Evergreen Church.


  11. Microsoft's Q2 2015: 6.6 million Xbox consoles sold, with strong holiday performanceRead the original story

    Monday | WinBeta

    ... particularly strong during the 2014 holiday period, which was to be expected. Microsoft's decision to unbundle the Kinect sensor from the console did them good financially and made the console price-competitive. E3 is right around the corner and ...


  12. Microsoft shipped - but didn't sell - 6.6M Xboxes during its fiscal Q2Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | VentureBeat

    ... a $150 cut from the Xbox One's $500 price at launch - although the $350 version does not come with the expensive Kinect microphone-camera peripheral. While the sale price, which Microsoft ended in early January before reverting back to last week, ...


  13. With HoloLens Microsoft Bets on a Holographic FutureRead the original story

    Monday | Design News

    ... years Kipman has emerged as a sort of mad scientists among the Microsoft ranks. He's best known as the creator of the Kinect motion controller for the Xbox. "We're dreaming about holograms mixing into your world," Kipman said at the event. Windows ...


  14. The Reason To Be Cheerful About HoloLensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | TechCrunch

    ... This is less reasoning than buying a marketing story, but reason eventually prevails. I could never, for example, see Kinect fomenting long term change in the gaming market. Though Microsoft sold a lot of Kinects by following the Wii wave, the ...


  15. Eyes-on with the HoloLens: first-hand impressions on what it is, and what it needsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WinBeta

    ... off a decidedly non-consumer product with the "Surface Hub", Microsoft unleashed a bombshell. Alex Kipman, who ran Kinect development for Microsoft, was back, this time with another product straight out of our science fiction dreams for the future . ...


  16. Meet The Man Behind Microsoft's Ambitious Vision For The Future...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | SFGate

    ... when he became a technical fellow for the company's Operating Systems Group. Kipman is the creator behind Microsoft's Kinect motion controller, which became the fastest-selling consumer device of all time when it launched at the end of 2010. In the ...


  17. Could Microsoft's HoloLens Be The Real Deal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 |

    ... it's usually at most a tiny step, and sometimes a complete stumble. My comparison last week was Microsoft's own Kinect, as back when it was called "Project Natal," the original preview video showcased a whole host of super-futuristic uses that ...


  18. Microsoft's Xbox One Makes a ComebackRead the original story

    Sunday Jan 25 | The Motley Fool

    ... debut, the console was 25% more expensive than the PlayStation 4, did not include any games, and required the use of Kinect 2.0. But prompted by a widening sales gap, Microsoft took aggressive action, slashing the price of the Xbox One, ditching ...


  19. Magid: Microsoft HoloLens is more exciting than Apple WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 |

    ... for the fences. It's a vision-laden product from the same group of imaginative Microsoft engineers that came up with Kinect -- the Xbox accessory that recognizes you when you enter a room and lets you control the game console with gestures or voice. ...


  20. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 25 | Daily Star

    ... using the firm's stores because for many the alternative is to borrow from a loan shark. An Xbox One bundle with Kinect and a driving game was listed as costing 738 with the firm's Five Star package including delivery, insurance, repairs and ...