Since Microsoft released the Kinect for Xbox 360 a year ago, people have hacked the device to do things like make you appear invisible and create a tool to help the visually impaired navigate.
Microsoft is clearly paying attention to all these "unconventional" uses, and earlier this month announced it would launch a Kinect for Windows commercial SDK in early 2012 to do things like help doctors perform surgery and musicians perform and record music [ see the video ]. Now Microsoft confirms that it is making a PC-friendly version of the Kinect hardware although it has not said when it will become available...
Were you worried that Google's Street View snowmobile was put out to pasture after 2010's Winter Olympics? Relax you worrywart, as Mountain View's resurrected the snow-trottin' beast, only to unleash it upon the slopes of an additional four alpine locales. Joining existing (and updated) imagery from Vancouver's Whistler resort, 2011's additions stayed stateside,
Terms of the deal aren't being disclosed, but Microsoft announced today that it has acquired the content analytics firm VideoSurf, and it's being crystal clear about where it will be putting it to use: Xbox Live.
day on the job RockMelt front-end engineer Devin Rifkin is just months out of college. But already he's making a big impact on a hot new browser that directly integrates some of the main Facebook and Twitter features.
Find the best 100 Chrome extensions for all your browsing needs. We’ve taken the effort to categorize the extensions and picked only those we believe to be the best ones and which will most likely be useful to you.
Since Google+ pages was launched in such a short span of time (after the success of Google+ and request for pages growing) it lacks certain features that would make google+ pages even more useful. We all know and understand that developing all features in the world at one shot is not possible and it has to be done in stages.
But some features are more pressing than the others (outlined below). The good news is, these features are under active development.