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Jason Gilbert

How To Control Music On Your Computer By Just Waving Your Hand | 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? | 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...

WATCH: Your Fake Digital Self

Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts

It's all too easy to tweak ourselves online. Changing to become closer to the way we wish others perceived us, only the most flattering pictures, fals...

Can a Game Console Make Mums Feel Less Guilty?

Belinda Parmar | Posted 12.25.2011 | Technology
Belinda Parmar

Products like the Kinect can and will play a huge part in our kids' future development. With it's immersive interactivity, the experience becomes as much about kids teaching themselves as it is about being taught.

Jason Gilbert

New Twister Will Tie You Up In Knots--But Not Like You're Used To | Jason Gilbert | Posted 10.30.2011 | Technology

Twister, the classic board game from Hasbro that tests the agility and flexibility of kids, adults and teenagers eager to rub up against one another a...

How Steve Jobs Changed Banking Forever...

Brett King | Posted 10.29.2011 | Business
Brett King

As the news of Steve Jobs' resignation rocks the world, it's almost like we're reading his obituary rather than the news that a Fortune 50 CEO has moved on.

Imagine Cup Dispatch: Here We Go Again

Adam Daniels | Posted 09.10.2011 | New York
Adam Daniels

The ultimate science fair is back. The Microsoft Imagine Cup has hit New York City -- the first time since it's been in the U.S. in nine years. For t...

E3: Microsoft and Sony Preview

Turnstyle | Posted 08.03.2011 | Technology

Originally published on, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

The 9 Best Kinect Hacks

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 07.30.2011 | Technology

Microsoft's Kinect, which sold twice as fast as the iPod when it launched, lets users play games without a controller, and just by moving their hands,...

WATCH: Ladies' Virtual Dressing Room Is Powered By Kinect

The Huffington Post | Thomas Houston | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology

Ever want to try on clothes without the hassle of getting dressed and undressed? An augmented reality dressing room, outfitted with Microsoft's Kinect...

Microsoft Investors Puzzled By Cost Of Skype Deal

Posted 07.11.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Bill Rigby) - Microsoft Corp's move to buy money-losing Internet phone service Skype for $8.5 billion was immediately skewered by criti...

World's Fastest-Selling Consumer Electronics Device Is...

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

What device sold faster after its launch than the iPad, the iPhone or the Amazon Kindle? If you guessed the Microsoft Kinect, then you're right! ...

Microsoft Upgrade To Let Phones Connect To Xbox

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

BARCELONA, Spain — Now that it has hooked up with Nokia Corp. phones, Microsoft Corp. hopes to connect its phone software to the Xbox this year ...

CES 2011: I Second That E-Motion

David Kleeman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Kleeman

Hardware and software that key off of children's activity are important. New devices liberate kids from controllers and wires, engaging the entire body and upping the intensity.

The Boob Tube vs. YouTube

Stephen Balkam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Balkam

While we are all consuming more media than ever, we are doing less of it together. That's why I often find myself switching on the television -- in order to spend some time with my family.

Microsoft's New Acquisition

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SUNNYVALE, Calif. — Canesta Inc., which makes 3-D imaging chips, has agreed to be bought by Microsoft Corp. for an undisclosed amount. The deal...

GIFT GUIDE: The Best Gifts For Music & Movie Lovers

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Starting to panic because you've got so much Christmas shopping left to do? Don't sweat it! We'll do it for you. Well, give you suggestions for the mo...

Interactive Porn Reaches Kinect

Newser | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

It took them more than a month, but the adult gaming industry has managed to crack Kinect and use it for interactive porn...

Kinect Sales Soar Past iPad Record

The Huffington Post | Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The adoption rate of the iPad was celebrated as the fastest ever in electronics history. Now, less than a year after the tablet's launch, Microsoft ha...

Nintendo's Innovation Gap: When a Disrupter Becomes the Disrupted

Inder Sidhu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Inder Sidhu

Four years after revolutionizing the electronic gaming industry with its "motion-sensitive" Wii entertainment console, Nintendo finds itself at a cross roads. Make that crosshairs.

Video: Kinect is a New Advertising Platform for Microsoft

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

MONACO --  Kinect, the new device for the Xbox console, which allows players to control the game with their untethered bodies, will be a sign...

Microsoft Opens Chicagoland Store: Local Celebs And Big Products

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Plenty has been said about the opening of the glitzy new Apple store at North and Clybourn: the beautiful glass facade, the elegant plaza, the $3.9 mi...

I've Seen the Future, it's in Seattle!

John Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
John Robinson

I spent the better part of last month speaking to businesses, disability groups, community groups, high school and university students from New York to Seattle. What a great journey!