Lenovo eBox – Microsoft Kinect Clone Launching In November

The game console market has pretty much remained consolidated with just three major players. Now, there is a new entrant as we hear that Lenovo has formed a new company called Beijing Eedoo Technology that will build game consoles. According to reports on the China Daily, Beijing Eedoo Technology president Jack Luo has indicated that his … Continue reading “Lenovo eBox – Microsoft Kinect Clone Launching In November”

Microsoft XBox Live Audio Codec For Online Chatting Update Coming Soon

Think the quality of voice related services on your Microsoft XBox Live is not top notch? An update could be coming soon – in November that is. XBox Live Europe’s General Manager Jerry Johnson has recently revealed that the company will be overhauling the voice communication services on XBox Live by releasing a new audio … Continue reading “Microsoft XBox Live Audio Codec For Online Chatting Update Coming Soon”

How Microsoft Kinect Works

By now, almost all the secrets with respect to Microsoft’s Project Natal – now known as Kinect are out. Unlike the rival motion controllers from Sony and Nintendo, Microsoft Kinect works mainly using a software called PrimeSense that detects the user movements with the help of a webcam and projects the same onto the game … Continue reading “How Microsoft Kinect Works”

Eliminate Camera Shakes With New Microsoft Gyroscope Algorithm

No matter how much of a skilled pro you are at photography, you may always end up with blurry photographs thanks to that last minute inadvertent shake of the camera. There are several softwares available that help users to remove camera shake effects. However, a new research report from Microsoft offers some smart camera shake … Continue reading “Eliminate Camera Shakes With New Microsoft Gyroscope Algorithm”

Microsoft XBox 360 4GB Expandable Up to 250GB?

As you know, the new Microsoft XBox 360 4GB version shall be available in stores in the US starting August 3 at a price of $199.99. A few of our readers had complained that this could be a bad decision considering that 4GB literally amounts to nothing. Reader, Steve Mashuki had speculated “I think they … Continue reading “Microsoft XBox 360 4GB Expandable Up to 250GB?”

How Much Did Microsoft Lose On Kin?

It took a long time coming. And when it did come, it just went away in a jiffy. The Kin chapter is something that Microsoft would like to forget. After all the engineering, marketing and promotions, the company allegedly sold only 500 of their Kin devices. Some  argue that the number is in the high […]

Microsoft Employees To Build Windows Phone 7 Apps In Return For Free Phone

Microsoft had announced earlier in the week that the company would be offering free Windows Phone 7 handsets to all of their employees across the world. Well, the obvious take-away from this announcement was that the proliferation of these handsets in the wild will get the word-of-mouth marketing going that could eventually reap better rewards … Continue reading “Microsoft Employees To Build Windows Phone 7 Apps In Return For Free Phone”

Microsoft XBox 360 4GB Price Officially Announced

There were rumors last week that had suggested that Microsoft could soon be launching a 4GB version of their popular gaming console. The company has now confirmed these rumors and has revealed that this shall be a replacement to the Microsoft XBox 360 Arcade. As announced, the new XBox 360 4G version will launch on … Continue reading “Microsoft XBox 360 4GB Price Officially Announced”

Microsoft Bing Android App Launching Soon?

The World’s biggest decision engine could be coming to Android soon. Microsoft is rumored to be working on Android app for their year old Bing search engine. Of course, Android smartphone users already have access to the Bing website from their mobile internet browsers. But considering that an app-based product will make searching via mobile … Continue reading “Microsoft Bing Android App Launching Soon?”

XBox Live – How Much Money Did Microsoft Make?

Microsoft may have just gotten to something here with XBox Live. The company has revealed that revenues from Microsoft’s digital media delivery service may have topped the $1 billion mark for the first time last year. According to educated estimates, the number is more likely to hover around  $1.2 billion. Redmond has revealed that more … Continue reading “XBox Live – How Much Money Did Microsoft Make?”