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Kinect Rejected First By Apple: Microsoft Benefits

Kinect Rejected First By Apple: Microsoft Benefits

[ 0 ] November 7, 2021

We have all heard about it, and looked forward to it finally arriving, but were you aware that Apple was the first port of call when developers PrimeSense were looking for a company to market it.

Xbox Kinect UK: Shortage Prove Hard To Get Your Hands On One

Xbox Kinect UK: Shortage Prove Hard To Get Your Hands On One

[ 0 ] November 7, 2021

Microsoft’s Xbox Kinect which has already seen record amounts sold in America, is due to be hitting UK shelves in just a few days. But with the forthcoming Xbox “controller-free” accessory to be snapped up by avid gamers, there may not be enough to go around?

Xbox Kinect: Released Nov 4 With High Sales Expectations Of 5 Million

Xbox Kinect: Released Nov 4 With High Sales Expectations Of 5 Million

[ 0 ] November 4, 2021

With Microsoft’s Kinect being released today in the U.S, the much publicised Xbox accessory has made the computer giants re-evaluate their sales projections.

Xbox Kinect To Enjoy New Dashboard Update

Xbox Kinect To Enjoy New Dashboard Update

[ 1 ] November 1, 2021

With the up and coming arrival of Xbox Kinect, good news has been announced of a new “Fall 2010 Xbox Live Dashboard” update. The new gaming device will be hitting retail store shelves on November 4 or November 10 in Europe.

Microsoft Acquires Canesta: Specialists In 3D Movement & Gestures

Microsoft Acquires Canesta: Specialists In 3D Movement & Gestures

[ 0 ] October 30, 2021

Microsoft, giants of the tech world has now taken on “Canesta”, a semiconductor company which was originally set up in 1999. The company manufacturers CMOS based single chip 3D sensors responsible for detecting 3D movement and gestures. In turn, the chips can then be placed into devices from Windows 8 motion controls to the Xbox [...]

Xbox 360 Kinect: Sitting / Lying Down Problems Eradicated

Xbox 360 Kinect: Sitting / Lying Down Problems Eradicated

[ 0 ] October 18, 2021

Just under two weeks ago the manual for the Microsoft Kinect for the Xbox 360 was leaked, which revealed potential distance problems. Since then there has been the worry that the motion sensor would not be able to track those sitting or lying down, thankfully this issue has now been eradicated.

Lego Release New "Play & Build" Wii Remote

Lego Release New “Play & Build” Wii Remote

[ 0 ] October 13, 2021

Nintendo’s Wii has been up against some stiff competition recently, with the release of Sony’s PS Move and the soon to be released Kinect system from Microsoft. Nintendo’s easy to use console has seen some interesting introductions, one of which is the 25th Anniversary edition red Wii, in celebration of Super Mario Bros.

PlayStation Move: To Land In U.S. September 19

PlayStation Move: To Land In U.S. September 19

[ 1 ] September 17, 2021

After what seems like a long wait, Sony’s PlayStation Move will finally be available in stores across North America on 19th September. A report from Crunchgear comments that although this is later than expected, it is still ahead of Kinect by Microsoft. The Xbox based system that we reported on earlier in the month is [...]

Xbox Kinect "Five Games" To Be Released

Xbox Kinect “Five Games” To Be Released

[ 1 ] September 16, 2021

For Microsoft, the new Xbox Kinect system is bound to gain mixed reviews. But whatever your thoughts are on it when it arrives, and how successful it becomes, may well change when users look at the five latest games announced today!