Oliver Shultz 26 June 2012, 12:54

Xbox Kinect $99 deal starts today

Xbox Kinect $99 deal starts today

This week you’ll be able to head down to your favorite GameStop or Best Buy location and pick yourself up an Xbox with a Kinect for just $99 USD. THere’s a catch, of course, in that you’ve got to sign up for two years of Xbox LIVE Gold, that costing you an additional $14.99 USD a month. THe cost of the beast you’re buying from one of the two stores listed this week will over the course of the contract end up costing you $99 + $360, a price that’s quite a bit more than your everyday average $299 for the package with no contract.

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Oliver Shultz 04 June 2012, 14:55

Motion control “Minority Report” power glove for Xbox 360 Kinect

Motion control “Minority Report” power glove for Xbox 360 Kinect

If you’re a gamer, you probably are familiar with Ben Heck. Heck started out building some slick game console mods and finagled that into his own web show. The latest project Heck has been working on is a glove that works with the Microsoft Xbox 360 Kinect inspired from the 2002 flick “The Minority Report.”

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Oliver Shultz 29 May 2012, 15:44

Ubi Interactive uses Kinect to turn any surface into a touchscreen

Ubi Interactive uses Kinect to turn any surface into a touchscreen

In the years since the first iPhone launched, the world has gone touchscreen crazy. It seems like everything has a touchscreen today and a company called Ubi Interactive be showing off the new system that will turn any wall into a touchscreen. The company’s technology uses Microsoft Kinect as a key component.

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Oliver Shultz 02 May 2012, 20:48

$99 Xbox 360 and Kinect with two-year subscription tipped

$99 Xbox 360 and Kinect with two-year subscription tipped

What if you took the classic cellphone business model and applied it to consoles? Did your mind just explode? Microsoft is certainly hoping it will. The Verge reports that Microsoft will be offering a $99 Xbox 360 and Kinect as part of a two-year subscription starting from next week. The $99 upfront cost would net you the hardware, and you would continue to pay a $15 monthly subscription over the course of two years.

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Oliver Shultz 22 March 2012, 12:04

Microsoft outfits a Ford Mustang with cool tech

Microsoft outfits a Ford Mustang with cool tech

Microsoft has some of its technology in cars already. However, for the past few months it has been working with famed car modder team West Coast Customs to outfit and modify a true American muscle car, the Ford Mustang, with all sorts of Microsoft-based hardware and software. The final result can be seen on Microsoft's Channel 9 web site.

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