When it comes to the future of computing, we continue to see a push towards alternative input methods outside of conventional controls like keyboard and mouse. These alternatives take many different forms including touchscreens, voice, eye-tracking and touch gestures. In the domain of touch-gestures, Microsoft...

It seems that Microsoft is working on creating a TOP SECRET team. Sounds somewhat dubious doesn’t it? Don’t worry, this isn’t some plot by Microsoft to take over the globe or anything (or at least we don’t think so..). Instead, the new job posting is from within the Xbox Live group and is all about creating “what the...

It seems that Microsoft is working on creating a TOP SECRET team. Sounds somewhat dubious doesn’t it? Don’t worry, this isn’t some plot by Microsoft to take over the globe or anything (or at least we don’t think so..). Instead, the new job posting is from within the Xbox Live group and is all about creating “what the...

Today at the E3 conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft introduced Xbox SmartGlass. Here’s what Yusuf Mehdi, chief marketing officer for Microsoft’s Interactive Entertainment Business had to say about SmartGlass: “SmartGlass takes all of your devices and first makes them all work together, and second works in concert...

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...

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...

When Microsoft first debuted Kinect, not that long ago, we really had no clue how far there ambitions stretched in regards to the hands-free technology. It was about gaming in a new and unique way, what else could it do? Then Microsoft started touting the concept of Kinect for Windows, taking the camera system...

This is pretty cool. Amazon is now selling the Kinect with  three Kinect-friendly games for $99.99 ($50 off). The bundle includes: Kinect Adventures The Gunstringer Fruit Ninja Kinect. In the United States, this bundle ships for free so you might want to pick this up. This is another very good move...