Video: Kinect lightsaber hack

This sweet lightsaber hack was coded using the power of the Force, OpenKinect drivers and OpenCV.

Kinect doesn’t censor naked female porn stars

No, Microsoft’s Kinect does not censor naked female porn stars. How did we ascertain this important fact, you ask?

Kinect already reaches million-sales milestone

Perhaps all of Microsoft's lofty marketing speak and sales goals were a little bit more tethered to reality than one might have thought, as the software giant has announced an important milestone for Kinect.

Hacker turns Kinect into 3D camera

A UC Davis researcher has managed to turn the Xbox Kinect into a 3D video camera.

Googler offers cash for Kinect hacks

A Google software engineer is offering two, $1,000 cash prizes for intrepid hackers willing to get down and dirty with Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect.

Kinect wants to track your movements...for advertisers

Did you know thanks to the Kinect motion camera, Microsoft can now see how you play your Xbox 360 games? And it wants to send this information to marketers.

Kinect's first week just shy of a half million

It's a good, solid start fo Microsoft's new Xbox 360 motion camera, but it's only a start. Microsoft probably would have hoped for a bigger injection into the market, but if it keeps this pace it could succeed.

Video: Microsoft Kinect runs on a Mac

A developer has managed to code a sweet port that allows Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect to run on an Apple Mac.

Learn how to be a Jedi Knight with Microsoft's Kinect

For over a thousand generations, the Jedi Knights were the guardians of peace and justice in the Old Republic. 

Of course, that was long before the dark times, before the Emperor rose to power along with his acolyte, the Dark Lord of the Sith.

Report: Microsoft Kinect pwned and owned

A talented modder by the name of AlexP has reportedly managed to hack, pwn and own Microsoft's Xbox 360 Kinect.

Microsoft knows how to throw a Kinect party

I'm still getting over my hangover from last night's festivities, but as I look over my more than a half dozen free t-shirts, umbrellas, beanie cap, ponchos, Burger King gift cards, Xbox Live Gold yearly membership, AND two free Kinect games...I can only imagine how much money was poured into this illustrious event.

Kinect launches at midnight, should be an inflated success

Microsoft's "revolutionary" new motion controller, the Kinect camera, will be released at stores around the country as the clock strikes midnight tonight. Thanks to a huge marketing campaign, the launch will be a huge event all over, and Microsoft will get big first-day sales and great PR shots, but will this hype be sustained?

Every Xbox 360 gets updated today for Kinect

If you own an Xbox 360, take it online today and you'll be prompted for the Fall 2010 Dashboard update, which adds a whole bunch of new features, a refreshed interface, and full support for the next Kinect motion controls.

Xbox 360 Kinect pre-orders sold out at BestBuy.com, Amazon.com

Microsoft may have a hit on its hands with its latest Xbox 360 peripheral, as two of the leading online retailers are already posting unavailability of their pre-order stock for the November 2 launch of Kinect.

If you want to see Oprah trying Kinect, watch today

When you think of Oprah, the latest video game technology probably isn't something that immediately comes to mind. But the queen of talk will welcome the Xbox 360 Kinect into her studio today.

Microsoft says Kinect sales will "blow away" the iPad

Microsoft believes that sales of its Kinect platform will easily "blow away" Apple's "magical" iPad - which shipped 1 million units during its first 28 days on sale and 3 million in three months.

Is Kinect delaying an Xbox refresh?

Is the launch of Microsoft's Kinect platform delaying an overdue console refresh?

Lenovo builds a game console

Lenovo is reportedly putting the finishing touches on an enigmatic video game console known as the "eBox."

UK gamers will get Xbox 360 Kinect November 10

Microsoft aims to make its motion-sensing peripheral a global holiday hit, announcing today that it will bring Kinect across the Atlantic Ocean less than a week after it hits store shelves in the US.

Is Microsoft's Kinect too expensive?

Is Microsoft alienating core gamers by pricing its Kinect peripheral at $150?