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You Might Control Future Apple Devices With Hand Gestures

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 01.13.2015 | Technology

The company's new patent brings us one step closer to "Minority Report."

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 ...

Undercover Shopper: Apple vs. Microsoft Store

John Pavley | Posted 05.31.2013 | Technology
John Pavley

I felt bad for the Microsoft Store. The devices and accessories looked sharp and smart. But they were heavy to hold and didn't work as advertised.

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...

Virtual Orchestra Puts You On The Conductor's Stand

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 07.22.2012 | Home

LONDON — A London museum is putting the conductor's baton in visitors' hands, allowing guests to direct a virtual orchestra using three-dimensio...

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...

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...

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 Sees Global Kinect Shortages

Boy Genius Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Microsoft sold over 2.5 million Kinect units in less than a month, and reception has been phenomenal around the world; to the point where several mark...

Microsoft: We've Sold Over 1 Million Kinect Units So Far

BGR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Is Kinect worthy of all the hype? That question was on everyone's minds ahead of the hotly anticipated device's launch earlier this month. As they say...

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...

Microsoft To Spend $1 BILLION Promoting Kinect, Windows Phone 7

AllThingsD | Peter Kafka | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

The advertising recovery is already in the works, but this could help move it along quite nicely: Close to a billion dollars in marketing money, court...

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...

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...

Consumer Reports: Kinect Not 'Racist'

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

NEW YORK — Looking to debunk a report that Microsoft's new motion-sensing video game controller might be racist, Consumer Reports says it found ...

Microsoft Kinect for Xbox 360 Great for Families with Tweens and Teens

Suzanne Kantra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Suzanne Kantra

Four years ago, Nintendo changed the way people played video games, with Wii, the first system that lets your body movements control game play. This F...

REVIEWS: Critics On Microsoft's New Kinect

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*Scroll down for photos and additional reviews.* (HUFFINGTON POST/AP, RON HARRIS) There are a lot of futuristic things we're still waiting on: jet ...

Kinect for XBOX 360 Getting Ready for Launch

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Yesterday Microsoft invited us to a private preview of Kinect for XBOX 360. I predict that it will be a holiday success.

Microsoft Previews Its Latest Toys in NYC

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The darling of the night was most certainly Kinect. There were dozens of eager fans waiting patiently to experience Kinect -- some for the very first time. The favorite game of the night seemed to be Dance Central.

Microsoft Kinect (VIDEO, PHOTOS): Controller-Free Xbox Gaming Is Here

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See Microsoft Kinect video and photo below* Microsoft took the wraps off of Microsoft Kinect (formerly known by its code name, "Project Natal"), i...