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    Microsoft defends Xbox One pricing, says Kinect and entertainment are key differentiators Microsoft Yusef Mehdi has defended the Xbox One’s pricing, and has stressed that the inclusion of Kinect features, along with a blend of entertainment and games gives it more value than...
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    Xbox One: Kinect does not need to be plugged in Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will not require a plugged-in Kinect sensor to function. Reiterating messaging from May, Microsoft’s Marc Whitten told IGN that Xbox One users can disable Kinect entirely, and even...
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    Xbox One Kinect 10x more powerful than 360′s – Rare Xbox One’s enhanced Kinect bar is ten times more powerful than the current Xbox 360 model, according to Rare’s Nick Burton. This Xbox Wire post summed up some of Microsoft’s key quotes from Comic-Con at the weekend...
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    Kinect: Microsoft pledges to “aggressively challenge” government spying Xbox One’s Kinect monitoring tech has had gamers and industry professionals tugging at their collars nervously since it was announced, but Microsoft has stated that it will aggressively challenge any...
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    my wife bought the kids an xbox 360 kinect for christmas this morning. im trying to make sure i can have it instant set-up ready when they wake up christmas morning. i notice that the kinect sensor is wired and is clearly too short for mounting the sensor to the wall and runing cable through...
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    Microsoft: Crytek has “really fallen in love with Kinect,” “a perfect marriage for us” Microsoft Game Studios boss Phil Spencer has said that with the development of Ryse, Crytek has “fallen in love” with Kinect, adding the relationship between the German company and MS is “a perfect...
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    Wedbush's Michael Pachter believes that Microsoft's motion-sensing system has overtaken Sony's; two platforms expected to have 8-million-unit installed base by year's end.   This week began with Microsoft announcing that the Kinect has sold 2.5 million units worldwide in 25 days. Sony quickly...
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    Microsoft says its motion-sensing system is on track to hit 5 million units sold by year's end.   Hot on the heels of Nintendo's announcement that it had sold 1.5 million units of hardware over the Black Friday/Thanksgiving weekend, Microsoft has struck back with some sales numbers of its...
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    For anyone wanting to check out Kinect, this is a video about an hour long, which shows pretty well what its going to be like. I think it looks pretty cool. http://uk.gamespot.com/shows/now-playing/?now_playing_microsoft_kinect20101026#embed_video
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    MS dropped standalone Kinect processor because there was “no need for it” September 30th, 2010 By Stephany Nunneley Microsoft has said it removed a standalone processor from Kinect because there was “no need” for its inclusion. Speaking with Xbox World 360, Kudo Tsunoda...
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    Kinect video chat to work with Windows Live Messenger at launch September 30th, 2010 By Stephany Nunneley Marc Whitten, general manager of Xbox Live, has confirm that Video Kinect will integrate with Windows Live Messenger at launch. What is this means, is that those who...
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    Motion peripheral to hit stores across Europe 6 days after stateside launch. Motion-sensing peripheral Kinect will launch in the UK on November 10, following the US release on November 4, Microsoft announced today. This follows recent confirmation of its £129 ($202) UK pricepoint; Microsoft...
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    Patent Shows Kinect Understanding Sign Language Kinect can also read lips and recognize individual toes, or so the patent suggests. By Kris Pigna, 08/07/2010 If the features spelled out in the recently published Microsoft patent for Kinect are accurate (via Next-Gen), the motion-control...
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    Kinect Lag Can Be Eliminated, Says Developer Blitz Games CTO suggests that lag is something that will go away with new development techniques. By Chris Pereira, 08/04/2010 One of the major concerns regarding Kinect ahead of its release this November is lag. Besides the lack of any...
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    Sony Draws More Fists Than Comparisons With Move 07/21/2010 Written by Kishen Patel Thanks to this new motion controller craze, the console wars are set to heat up even more. As ironic as this may sound, since motion controls are primarily casual and console wars are...
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    New Xbox 360 4GB ships August 3rd for $199, Kinect standalone priced at $149, bundle coming this holiday for $299 Amazon Germany just couldn't keep a secret. Microsoft's just announced that a shiny new Xbox 360 Arcade replacement -- with 4GB internal flash memory, a matte finish, and built-in...
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    Details on the Kinect specs have been vague and trying to find info on the net is harder than trying to find water in the desert. There were rumors with the release of 360 Slim which has a port for the Kinect on the back that it would not work on the older model 360 these rumors are untrue...
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    Rumour: Kinect units cost $150 to manufacture June 21st, 2010 @ 18:53 By Joe Anderson Each Kinect unit is costing Microsoft around $150 to manufacture according to reports emerging this evening. Develop Online is claiming a...
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    Xbox Kinect Does Not Play Well With Couch Potatoes By Stephen Totilo Jun 17, 2010 Near the beginning of my trip out here in Los Angeles for E3, I heard the oddest of rumors: Microsoft's controller-free sensor array, Kinect, would only work if you were standing...
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