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Why Minecraft Fans Are Right To Be Nervous

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

By the time Microsoft bought Rare in 2002, the game developer had already created numerous popular video game franchises like Donkey Kong Country, Ban...

This Armband Wants To Kill Your Computer Mouse

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 07.17.2014 | Technology

The Internet is falling hard for a new hands-free gadget that lets you control your computer without a mouse. A startup called Thalmic Labs is on t...

Forget Everything You Knew About The Circus -- This Performance Is Fine Art

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.25.2014 | Arts

We wish every performance were this mesmerizing. The artistic technology installation in the video above blends a performance artist's movements w...

Microsoft Gives Xbox Owners What They Want: Netflix Without A $60 Fee

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.13.2014 | Technology

Good news for Xbox fans. Microsoft announced that, starting in June, it will no longer require a $60-a-year Xbox Live Gold subscription to use streami...

Drew Guarini

Everything You Need To Know About The Xbox One

HuffingtonPost.com | Drew Guarini | Posted 11.22.2013 | Technology

After an eight-year run and 80 million units sold, the sun has officially set on the Xbox 360. Waiting in the wings is the new Xbox One, the third con...

Talk To Your TV.. In Sign Language

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.02.2013 | Technology

The Xbox has taken yet another step beyond just playing games. Microsoft is developing a translation and conversation program for sign language on ...

Which Next-Gen Console Will You Buy?

Quora | Posted 08.20.2013 | Technology
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Faye Wang, I didn't want to answer this question until I saw the Xbox one and PS4 myse...

Uh Oh, The Xbox One Might Spy On You

The Huffington Post | Betsy Isaacson | Posted 05.28.2013 | Technology

Microsoft's newest Xbox was unveiled last week with a surprising announcement -- Xbox One will ship with a new version of Kinect, Microsoft's motion-s...

Xbox One Unveiled!

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 05.21.2013 | Technology

After a prolific run across 8 years with over 70 million units sold for the Xbox 360, Microsoft announced its next generation system, the Xbox One, in...

WATCH: 'Boob Tracker' Video Isn't What You Think

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology

Some people procrastinate from their homework by watching Netflix. Some people sleep. YouTube user Mizirk makes programs on his Kinect for Xbox that p...

TV Makers Imagine A 'Minority Report'-Like Future

AP | By RYAN NAKASHIMA | Posted 03.11.2013 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In the not-so-distant future, couch potatoes will be waving, pointing, swiping and tapping to make their TVs react, kind of like wh...

What You Need To Get Fit -- With Video Games

AP | DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 03.05.2013 | Technology

It's that time of the year when the line for an elliptical machine at your local gym stretches a bit longer thanks to freshly motivated folks who've r...

WATCH: Your Next Kinect Might Do This..

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.11.2012 | Technology

The next great game for the Xbox 360? "Rock, Paper, Scissors." Microsoft's experimental Research lab is out with its latest futuristic prototype: T...

Science, Engineering, and Innovation (for Everyone)

Robert St. Amant | Posted 03.28.2014 | Science
Robert St. Amant

Chad Ruble's mother had a stroke some years ago and was left with aphasia. Ordinary phone conversation and email pose challenges. Chad built a system that helps his mother "Kinecticate" with her friends and family.

7 Epic Video Game Fails

The Huffington Post | Britney Fitzgerald | Posted 08.18.2012 | Technology

Ah, video games. America has a love-hate relationship with this industry. Some say they're too violent or the cause for high rates of bullying in ...

Is This What Future Of Dance Music Will Look Like?

The Huffington Post | Lucas Kavner | Posted 07.19.2012 | Home

A collection of artists and tech types the world over have been experimenting with the multi-faceted camera used in the XBox Kinect -- a motion captur...

Apple Is Knight Rider, Google Is Terminator, Microsoft Is Minority Report

Jason Gilbert | Posted 08.12.2012 | Technology
Jason Gilbert

On Monday, Apple showed off the newest capabilities of Siri, its popular voice-activated smartphone assistant. Following an update, Siri will be able ...

TONIGHT: JC Brooks And The Uptown Sound At Black Cat

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 05.16.2012 | DC

TOP 5 PICKS FOR WEDNESDAY, MAY 16 1. JC Brooks And The Uptown Sound At Black Cat This Chicago group has shared the stage with Wilco and Rahm Emanu...

This Sandbox Will Blow Your Mind

Posted 05.07.2012 | Technology

It's the sandbox of the future. In one of the coolest applications of augmented reality, some of the folks at the UC Davis W.M. Keck Center for Act...

Jason Gilbert

9 Ways You Can Control Your Gadgets Without Even Touching Them

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 04.27.2012 | Technology

An emerging trend in technology this year is -- in the immortal words of television show "Arrested Development" -- "No Touching!" Yes, a growing nu...

WATCH: Best. 'Star Wars' Dance. Ever.

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 04.02.2012 | Comedy

"No, I'm going to pass on this appropriation of the beloved 'Star Wars' movies for commercial gain." -George Lucas. Just kidding! But this time, w...

Jason Gilbert

How To Control Music On Your Computer By Just Waving Your Hand

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Gilbert | Posted 03.27.2012 | Technology

Want to impress your friends and/or have them accuse you of witchery? Well, if you own an Apple computer, you're in luck, because a new free app for M...

Bianca Bosker

Could Your Next Lover Be Your Phone?

HuffingtonPost.com | Bianca Bosker | Posted 12.03.2012 | Technology

A friend's father recently traded in his prehistoric Motorola flip phone for Apple's iPhone 4S. In no time, his family was forced to open its arms to ...

Microsoft CEO Reveals Staggering Sales Figures

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2012 | Technology

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp said on Monday sales of its revolutionary Kinect sensing device for the Xbox game console have hit more than 18 m...

More Post 50s Use Video Games To Exercise

Laura Rowley | Posted 02.28.2012 | Fifty

Video games aren't just for kids anymore. One in 25 people over 50 exercise using Nintendo's Wii Fit video game, according to a survey by Saga, the Br...