Had to come to this, but there’s actually more to the story. Yes, Kinect for Windows will no longer be manufactured, but manufactured specifically for the PC is the point here. Microsoft instead wants to focus on the console version of the hardware from now on. As the announcement reveals, the company witnessed...

The Kinect odyssey has perhaps reached its final destination. Microsoft have announced the Kinect 2 for Windows release date of July 15, with the device now up for preorder. The big question is whether we will see Kinect 3. But what started as a vision for the future seems to have reached a bit of a standstill...

Wearables are talked up as the next frontier for computing technology, and although Microsoft is reportedly readying a Windows powered line of smartwatches, the company has no intentions of joining the virtual reality party any time soon. Which is to say, Microsoft branded headsets and glasses are still a few...

Microsoft is supposed to be working on an innovative new 3D Touch technology to mobile devices, and we recently heard that the company’s next flagship smartphone is set to be equipped with it. Nokia McLaren is the codename of the first handset that comes with 3D Touch. And now Tom Warren of The Verge has shed...

The second generation of Kinect for Windows is getting closer and closer to launch, according to Microsoft, and now the company has finally unveiled the hardware. No big surprises here — the design is very similar to the Kinect 2 sensor on Xbox One. The Kinect for Windows Blog shows the final form of the device...

Super Bowl is serious business, and marketing at the event is even more so. With the going price of $4.5 million for a 30 second slot, many companies release some of their best commercials for the event. And just like other large technology companies out there, Microsoft, too, has tried to make the most of this...

The weather may be icy cold in most parts of the globe right now, but the battle for wearable supremacy continues to heat up. These upcoming devices are expected to open up new dimensions for technology giants like Google, Apple and Microsoft. Redmond has already taken its first steps in this field, according to...

This could be big! Although many were expecting Redmond to release its smaller tablets alongside the second generation Surface refresh, but it appears the extra wait could be worth the while. Microsoft is already working on a smaller Surface tablet, this much has been reported by a number of sources now. But a...

If there is one thing Redmond is enamored with these days (besides hardware) is the future. Or should I say, future technologies, to be more specific. So much so that the company is bringing forward all kinds of predictions for what is coming next. With it breaking into hardware recently, the company is investing...

Microsoft is close to enhancing the Kinect with hand gesture recognition. The Kinect’s hand detection will soon allow app developers to implement features such as pinch-to-zoom in apps thanks to a new handgrip detecting capabilities. An updated SDK, due in the coming weeks, will open this functionality up to...