Category «Xbox»

Microsoft Xbox Live Avatar Kinect To Be Released on July 27

Avatar Kinect for Xbox Live will be launched on July 27, by Microsoft. Avatar Kinect was first introduced by Steve Ballmer during CES this year. At the time, not much information was released on the release dates, although Steve Ballmer did say it would launch “later this spring”. However, WinRumors reports that Microsoft may be …

Xbox 360 Cloud Storage Is Available Now!

Xbox 360 Cloud Storage Is Available Now!

Xbox 360 users are getting the Cloud storage feature this week which will allow them to download and even resume games on other Xbox 360 consoles. Games will automatically be saved to the Xbox LIVE Cloud storage eliminating the need of carrying them on portable memory unit or an Xbox hard drive. A gamertag recovery …

Download Kinect For Windows SDK (32Bit / 64bit) Starter Kit Now!

Today, Microsoft has released the first beta of Kinect for Windows Software Development Kit. The SDK, also described as the “starter kit” is available for download in both 32-bit an 64-bit versions and includes Kinect drivers for Windows, sample codes and APIs. Microsoft wants to encourage development and creation of new academic and entertainment experiences …

Guinness World Records: Microsoft Kinect Is The World’s Fastest Selling Consumer Electronics Device!

Guinness World Records has officially declared Microsoft’s Kinect motion gaming controller for Xbox 360 as the Fastest-Selling Consumer Electronics Device. The revolutionary accessory sold around 133,000 units per day for a total of 8 million units in its first 60 days on sale from 4 November 2010 to 3 January 2011. These sales figures outstrip …

Check Out These Kinect Controlled Robots!

Hours after Microsoft’s revolutionary Kinect went on sale, open-source drivers were written to allow the use of the Kinect on Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Since then, many Kinect “hacks” have been released, which have brought about many cool uses for the Kinect that it was never intended for. In fact, Microsoft has been …

Microsoft Hiring Hardware Engineers for Next Xbox ?

Microsoft has posted new job openings for hardware engineers ranging from graphics to audio/video hardware for Xbox. The interesting bit from these job postings is that the team at Microsoft’s Mountain View research campus is looking for defining and delivering next generation console architectures for which the new job postings are up. It looks like …