Microsoft carefully guarded the keys to developing for Microsoft Windows Phone 8 for a very long time. In fact there was quite a bit of criticism that lead many of us in the tech world to question whether or not a lack of native Windows Phone 8 apps would be a problem or not. The good news is that Microsoft seems...

Earlier this week, Microsoft officials announced that they plan to release a Kinect  SDK for Windows for commercial usage in early 2012. Today, Microsoft has updated the other SDK that’s used for non commercial usage. This new Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2 adds support for the Microsoft Windows 8 Developer. At this...

Welcome to part 4 of my series, The road to Windows 8. In the first part I talked about the BUILD conference. In the second part, I talked about what I believe to be the overall vision for Microsoft’s Windows 8. In the third part, I did a little video post talking about my impressions of the metro interface. In this...

Microsoft released Windows 8 Developer Preview with the sole intention of introducing developers with the tools and techniques needed to develop applications for Metro UI. So far, Microsoft has only discussed about using Visual Studio Express to build applications for Windows 8 but you can expect a large number of...

Microsoft has released 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit (SDK) beta. The Kinect is a horizontal camera that sits at the base of your TV. The device contains an RGB camera, depth sensor and multi-array microphone which runs proprietary software. Kinect allows for full-body 3D...