Tag Archives: Kinect

Is Xbox Kinect Listening to Your Skype Calls?

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People are not happy with what Microsoft doing. According to numerous reports Microsoft bans users shortly after they had used a fallen language in a ” private ” skype call, doesn’t seem to be private to me. So now we question our self, does Microsoft listen to our not so ” private ”  calls ? this question many of us want to know. hopefully Microsoft only listen to our chat  for our safety and not to generate profit by selling our talks to the government.  Stay tuned for more. 

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Two new videos show Xbox One’s Dashboard in action

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Microsoft has released two new videos today, showing the dashboard in action. First video showcases Director of Marketing & Strategy Yusuf Mehdi as he demonstrates how to use the Snap feature. The second video has Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb chatting about personalization. You can check out the videos below, ENJOY.

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Albert Penello Answers Some Xbox One Question, DRM, Kinect, Cloud and More

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Microsoft’s head director of Product  planning Albert Penello, has been answering some questions about the upcoming console for a while now, though this time it was different because Penello was answering the questions that were submitted by fans on GameStop Facebook page.  You can check out the video below, ENJOY.

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New TV Commercial for Xbox One Appears with Kinect, Dead Rising 3

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Less than 12 days left before Microsoft starts selling its upcoming console, Xbox one, and just like Sony, Microsoft needs to raise some noise before the launch. Xbox One already got some attention this whole week when Moonlightswami received his Xbox one from Target, by mistake, and published ton of pictures showing all kind of cool things in the Xbox One. Of course this was a lot of attention but not the kind Microsoft needed. Today Microsoft had published a new TV ad on YouTube showing the appearance of Xbox One with Kinect and Dead Rising 3. You can check out the ad below, its pretty nice.

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Kinect 2.0 Technology Is Amazing but Not Perfect

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Since the day we heard about the Kinect 2.0, we knew that it will be a new generation of connecting with people and playing games together or alone. The previous Kinect was just the beginning of the revolution in gaming  console. The Kinect 2.0 is not perfect and it might take few years more before it will be better but as of now its amazing. Microsoft manged to learn the new technology pretty quickly and manged to make it easy for us to use it. The best improvement in Kinect is probably the voice commands, Microsoft had improved by a huge quantity, in fact we now see an improvement in the Kinect  by up to 88 per cent, if you managed to learn the technology it might seem to you that the Kinect has been improved by 100 per cent. Not all might consider a 100 per cent improvement but most of us could be sure that it’s a 80 – 85 per cent improved.

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Microsoft’s shows off Xbox One’s awesome UI

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Microsoft latest video is focused on the Kinect-controlled UI. The video which was recorded November 1st  using live Xbox One code, which now shows us that the rumors we heard about Microsoft having issues with recording the interface were just an excuse for the company. Then we saw  Yusuf Mehdi and Marc Whitten using a host of functions and effortlessly switching between applications by just using voice commands. There were other cool features like Skype following the character around the room  while only using software and not moving the camera. Take a look for your self below.

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PDP Adds Privacy Screen to Kinect Stand

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One of Microsoft Xbox One  Accessories manufacturer PDP has announced a new stand for your Xbox One Kinect sensor, that comes with a privacy screen, interesting new feature. The stand works some what like that, when you place the stand on top of your TV and slide over a screen, you will prevent the RBG and IR cameras recording or show you to ” scary people.” Though if your lazy and don’t like getting up from your sofa you can disable Kinect from the setting menu, still its a very interesting feature for the Kinect.

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