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Microsoft Reveals Avatar Kinect, Allows Virtual Online Conversations

Microsoft Reveals Avatar Kinect, Allows Virtual Online Conversations

[ 0 ] January 6, 2022

Xbox 360 Kinect is Microsoft’s motion detecting camera, which allows users to play videogames without having to use any physical controller. Today at the Consumer Electronics Show Microsoft released a trailer showing off their new Avatar Kinect feature, which allows friends to chat in virtual chat rooms, with their Avatar’s faces being animated in real [...]

CES 2011: Wavi Xtion-Asus’s Kinect Style PC

[ 1 ] January 5, 2022

We have another treat for you here, that will be showcased at the 2011 consumer electronics show (CES) in the next few days. Asus’s new gadget lets you operate your PC with motion controlled gestures in the same way that Microsoft does with their Kinect.

Microsoft Kinect performance: Dashboard update possible

Microsoft Kinect performance: Dashboard update possible

[ 0 ] December 20, 2021

The Microsoft Xbox Kinect gaming system has hit huge success since its recent release despite somewhat mixed reviews and recently we posted on how in a recent holiday gifting trend report on electronic gifts for 2010 it was the third most popular gift behind the Amazon Kindle and the Apple iPad. We also told how [...]

Gaming Sales Drop October, Xbox Outshines PS3 & Wii

Gaming Sales Drop October, Xbox Outshines PS3 & Wii

[ 0 ] November 18, 2021

As more and more people involve themselves in the world of gaming, over the last few years there has been a dramatic change in consoles, from your normal hand held controllers to the latest motion sensing Kinect systems. Gaming has reached out to all age groups from your hardcore shoot them up gamers right down [...]

Xbox Kinect Sales Per Day

Xbox Kinect Sales Per Day

[ 0 ] November 16, 2021

Have you been wondering just how popular the Xbox 360 Kinect really is? Well they have been selling a staggering 100,000 units per day. Between North America and Europe there has been over 1 million units sold and that was only in the first 10 days. Now that is a bit of an eyebrow raiser

3D Xbox Kinect Camera: Mod

[ 2 ] November 15, 2021

Not only has the 3D Xbox Kinect Camera already been hacked but now it has now been turned into a 3D video camera. How cool is that?! It makes you wonder what these people do for a living that they can hack into things so quickly, where do they find the time

Black Friday 2010: Gaming Deals To Be Had

Black Friday 2010: Gaming Deals To Be Had

[ 0 ] November 9, 2021

With Black Friday 2010 just around the corner and numerous activity on the internet including retailing ads, what we can be sure about this year is the popularity of gaming. In the last few years gaming has come a long way and now we can enjoy benefits from consoles such as Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii [...]

Kinect For Xbox 360 Review: Future Gaming Is Here

Kinect For Xbox 360 Review: Future Gaming Is Here

[ 0 ] November 4, 2021

Some may remember back in the day, when a home computer console meant a large PC with a tape deck drive to load your games, I realise that there are a few saying tape deck? Obviously technology has moved on massively since then, firstly games consoles got smaller and faster with ever increasing graphics and [...]

Microsoft add more WP7 features and massive social changes to Xbox.com

Microsoft add more WP7 features and massive social changes to Xbox.com

[ 0 ] October 20, 2021

You may have noticed some big changes to Microsoft’s Xbox.com website today as they look to revamp themselves for the benefits of the Windows Phone 7, Kinect and social interaction.

Kinect: Manual reveals potential distance problems

Kinect: Manual reveals potential distance problems

[ 1 ] October 6, 2021

With Microsoft’s Kinect fast approaching, a small document has been leaked today that may not make happy reading for potential buyers. The Kinect’s instruction manual has revealed that the user must be standing at least 6 foot away from the sensor camera in order for the console to work. It gets worse as you must [...]

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