Can we make them 4K, please? And with Windows Hello support while we’re at it? Thank you. Looks like Microsoft has a pair of webcams in the pipeline for launch next year. The company is targeting both Windows 10 and Xbox One, meaning these webcams will work with both these platforms. The only question now remains is...

A new an amazing device just popped up on our radar. It’s called the Leap 3D motion control system. It’s marketed as being 100 times more accurate than a Kinect and is being sold at almost a third of the price ($69.99). Here’s the video Here’s the website: Here’s part of their FAQ What exactly is The Leap? The Leap is a...

Just yesterday I talked about the SoundWave technology and how Microsoft could leverage that for close-up motion sensing, as an evolution of the existing method, using the Kinect. Now I’m going to talk about yet another unique way that Microsoft is changing the way we interact with computers, people, and...

For a while now we’ve talked about how Microsoft Kinect could find its way into many of today’s computers, regardless of whether they are laptops or PCs. We’ve also talked about the potential of Kinect in tablets. The idea of being able to wave your hand around and make things change in the way they work sounds...

Microsoft is selling the 4GB Xbox 360 console with a Kinect for $99 with a two-year Xbox Live Gold contract for $14.99 per month. This special deal will cost approx. $458.76 over the course of two years (before taxes). Customers who pass the credit check will have 30 days to return their console for a full refund,...

In the past I’ve discussed how the world of technology is truly on the verge of massive change. Traditional personal computers are becoming less relevant than they were just a decade earlier as new technologies like tablets, smartphones, and cloud technologies drive things further into a mobile, more flexible...

Microsoft is rolling out some really amazing updates to the Xbox in the next few days. These updates include a new interface that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice. As expected, the new interface has the Metro style look and feel that...

There’s a fantastic article on seekingalpha.com by Dana Blankenhorn. He makes the point that Microsoft stock “will always be weighed-down by the volume, and outlook, of Microsoft Windows. The business is too big for it to be otherwise.” His idea is simple and (at this point) makes a lot of sense. The Kinect is wildly...

Yikes, this is bananas! The Xbox 360 just closed the biggest sales week in it’s history selling more than 960,000 consoles in the U.S. during the week of Black Friday. Sales highlights in the U.S. include: Xbox 360 sold more than 960,000 consoles in the U.S. alone, with more than 800,000 sold within a period of 24...

Once again, the Windows 8 gossip mongers have struck and this one is (as usual) pretty interesting. It comes from the same source who predicted a 2nd generation Kinect in detail 11 months ago so who knows at this point. For more details about the source and what he predicted in the past, see this post here. Anyway,...