At long last, developers will no longer need to rely on unofficial open source drivers to create sweet Kinect hacks. Microsoft's official Windows Kinect development kits are available for all to download. Minority Report's future starts now.
Today, only one in ten individuals is a heavy mobile shopper — but that statistic is likely to change soon. This infographic predicts world e-commerce sales (from your very own smart phone) to be $119 billion by 2015. Here Microsoft lays out stats reflecting our current mobile shopping habits and predicting them for the future. Shopaholics, rejoice!
Microsoft has been claiming that the company won't be unveiling the successor to the Xbox 360 for a couple of years, but word from prominent developer Crytek, which most recently put out Crysis 2, has it that it could be unveiled as soon as next summer.
The technology is there to make a portable Xbox 360 (Sony's PS Vita is practically a portable PS3 and the Nintendo 3DS a portable Wii), so why has Microsoft still not challenged Nintendo and Sony in the portable arena? Microsoft's answer: the portable market is hard to crack.
Microsoft unveiled a whole slew of stuff pertaining to its Xbox 360 at E3 in Los Angeles today, not the least of which was the upcoming ability to watch live TV through your console. Hey, neat!
Everyone's favorite green cyborg is back, and this time he has a little jetpack.
Microsoft's Xbox 360 was released six long years ago, so one would expect it to be reaching the end of its lifespan with sales starting to drop off. That's not the case: new sales data shows that Xbox 360 sales are strong than they've ever been.
When Microsoft unveiled Windows Phone 7's "Metro UI" featuring flat square "tiles" we fell in love with it. That's why it's not shocking to see Windows 8's touchscreen UI heavily inspired by it. For once, the entire Windows experience looks new and refreshing again.
Microsoft has just unveiled Mango, the codename for Windows Phone 7.1. This is the first major update to Microsoft's mobile platform, and it's got a host of new features for people to fiddle around with.
If you've ever wondered about Microsoft's acquisitions and investments, this infographic was made for you. And not only is it informative, but Robin Richards designed it as a subway map — a convoluted mess of lines that look pretty darn...