Xbox One needs to connect to the internet every 24 hours, used games can only be given away once, and Kinect features can be turned off
After basically keeping us all in the dark on the finer details of how the new Xbox One will work since its announcement, Microsoft has finally shed some light on the issue. Today the company released details on the console’s online requirement, games licensing and privacy concerns — here are [...]Read More »
When the Xbox One was announced last month, the fear that Microsoft instilled on every gamer’s mind was the idea that used games would become a thing of the past. It also raised privacy concerns due its always-online nature. But what if we’ve been worrying and arguing about the wrong [...]Read More »
When Microsoft unveiled its next-generation video game console, the Xbox One, they announced that every system would come with the next version of its Kinect sensor. In fact, the Xbox One requires the Kinect to function. Now the company has confirmed that the new Kinect is also coming to Windows [...]Read More »
The Leap Motion controller is supposed to change the way we use computers. After seeing this video of the Leap controlling Windows 8, I’m starting to believe them:
Microsoft designed Windows 8 to be used with touch — that’s why so many PC manufacturers are now shoving touch screens into [...]Read More »
Google I/O is fast approaching (next week!), and some details of what’s gonna be at the conference are now trickling out. We now have heard that there will be… skydiving in Google Maps?
Developed in collaboration with Instrument, Map Diving is an installation that will be available for I/O attendees [...]Read More »
Privacy advocates are gonna love Verizon after this one. The company has filed a patent application for a set-top box that is similarly equipped as Microsoft’s Kinect — cameras, microphones and motion sensors, everything you would need to track movements in a room. What room, you ask? Why, you’re living [...]Read More »
Microsoft has announced via its Kinect for Windows Roadmap that support for the Windows-targeted variant of the extremely popular camera/sensor device will receive official support for use on Windows 8.
ZDNet reports that the Kinect for Windows runtime upgrade scheduled for October 8 will bring Windows 8 support, and the [...]Read More »