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  1. Microsoft Opens Door to Kinect Apps for WindowsRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | CNet News

    Microsoft sets the stage for motion-sensing Windows apps with a new software development kit and virtual shelf space in its app store. Kinect may no longer be a mandatory part of the Xbox One experience, but Microsoft still has high hopes for the motion controller.


  2. Playdate: We're livestreaming 'Fantasia: Music Evolved' on Xbox OneRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Engadget

    ... Systems know a thing or two about music. And we'd hope so, it is in the company name, after all. The studio's latest Kinect game, Fantasia: Music Evolved , is quite a bit different than anything they've done previously, though: it puts players under ...


  3. Microsoft: Surface Pro 3 Tablet is Selling at Twice the Rate of the Pro 2Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CIO

    ... id. He added, "the reason why we are so competitive now in Cortana and speech it first started with Kinect and Xbox." This story, "Microsoft: Surface Pro 3 Tablet is Selling at Twice the Rate of the Pro 2" was originally published by


  4. Gallery of the Day: 8 Best Selling Games For The Xbox 360Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | The Escapist

    ... celebrate the 8 best selling games for the Xbox 360, a great console that provided some great games. The reason that Kinect Adventures is on this list is the same reason that Wii Sports is one of the best selling games of all time, it was bundled. ...


  5. 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 ...


  6. 'Fantasia: Music Evolved' and its origins in the Kinect-hacking sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Engadget

    ... , too. That willingness to start from square one time and again? Well, it's carried through to the developer's latest Kinect title, Fantasia: Music Evolved , out now for Xbox 360 and Xbox One , as well. The team's aim, seemingly regardless of ...


  7. Here are 5 Kinect apps which are currently in the Windows Store, download nowRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WinBeta

    Microsoft recently announced an adapter to use the Kinect for the Xbox on Windows, SDK 2.0, and support for Kinect apps in the Windows Store. The apps show up as a collection, which you can view here .


  8. $350 Xbox One reportedly arriving at American retailer Kmart next monthRead the original story

    12 hrs ago | WinBeta

    If you're planning to buy an Xbox One , hold that thought for a few more weeks, as Kmart, American chain of discount department stores could soon start retailing the gaming console for $50 cheaper. A leaked ad-scan suggests that beginning the week of November 9, the Kinect -less Xbox One will become available for $350 at the said retailer.


  9. Microsoft Corporation's First Quarter Earnings: The 3 Key TakeawaysRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | The Motley Fool

    ... increased cost of revenue and operating expenses across the board: The Xbox One, which originally cost $499 with the Kinect and a controller, now costs $399 without the Kinect. Microsoft is targeting low-end markets with cheap Windows Phones like ...


  10. Catching up on all the Xbox One news from this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | ITworld

    ... . I downloaded it but haven't had the opportunity to play it yet. If you're a programmer interested in working with Kinect on Windows and you already own an Xbox One, you'll soon be able to re-purpose the Kinect Sensor that came with your system. ...


  11. Microsoft beats Wall Street estimates in first quarter earningsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Seattle Times

    ... solid sales, especially after Microsoft began selling in June a version of the console that did not include the Kinect sensor for $100 less. For the year-ago quarter, Microsoft reported sales of $18.53 billion, profit of $5.24 billion and earnings ...


  12. Microsoft's results top forecasts, helped by progress in consumer hardware [The Seattle Times]Read the original story

    Yesterday | Customer Interaction Solutions

    ... solid sales, especially after Microsoft began selling in June a version of the console that did not include the Kinect sensor for $100 less. "The devices and consumer business was not as weak as people expected," said Norman Young, an analyst with ...


  13. Cloud drives Microsoft to revenue, share-price gainsRead the original story

    Yesterday | SNL Financial

    ... ds to unique opportunities in technological development, like the speech and movement recognition built into the Xbox Kinect device.


  14. Microsoft Earnings Raised by the CloudRead the original story

    Yesterday | CMSWire

    ... we're so competitive now in Cortana and speech recognition, which I think is core to productivity, first started with Kinect and Xbox." And it already seems to be reaping rewards . Last week Eron Kelly, general manager of the company's data platform ...


  15. Microsoft posts record Q1 on strong cloud, better than expected hardwareRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Ars Technica

    ... a quarter-on-quarter increase of 118 percent. With Xbox One both cheaper-thanks to the removal of the compulsory Kinect peripheral-and more widely available-thanks to expansion into China, among other markets-this growth is not entirely surprising. ...


  16. Microsoft Releases Adapter To Make Xbox One Kinect Sensor Work With Windows PCsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | I4U Future Technology News

    Windows users can now use their Kinect sensor for Xbox One with their PC thanks to an official adapter kit by Microsoft Good news for Windows users who can now use their Kinect sensor for Xbox One with their PC after Microsoft launched the official adapter kit. This new adapter costs $49.99 which is going to make the Xbox One version of Kinect compatible with PCs and also the tablets.


  17. Kmart weekly ad 11/9 - 11/15: Xbox One without Kinect $350Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Cheap Ass Gamer

    Repetition in a game is NOT a bad thing, almost all games are repetitive. What matters is if YOU enjoy the game, then the repetition becomes enjoyable and doesn't feel monotonous or boring.


  18. I Love What Disney Fantasia Lets Me Do To MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    It's been ages since I've exercised this much control over the music in a rhythm game, and I've never felt so sore after doing it. Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved arrived on Xbox One yesterday, and its magnificent manipulation of popular and classical music is an excellent excuse to reconnect the Kinect and start wearing clothes around the house again.


  19. Microsoft releases Kinect SDK 2.0 and $49.99 adapter, welcomes Kinect apps in Windows StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | TechSpot

    Microsoft has announced the availability of its Kinect for Windows software development kit 2.0 which, according to the company, contains over 200 improvements and updates since the public preview in June. These include enhancements to Visual Gesture Builder, Kinect Studio, and Kinect Fusion.


  20. Kinect compatible apps soon to hit Windows StoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Gadgetell

    While I, personally, haven't had the opportunity to play around with the Windows Kinect motion sensor, I've seen it in action and it looks quite fun. When it comes to gaming on an Xbox, who doesn't like voice and full-body gesture control? But now, Microsoft is taking things to the next level with its latest SDK 2.0 for Kinect v2 sensors.