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The next version of Kinect for Windows’ development kit has arrived

The next version of Kinect for Windows’ development kit has arrived

The next version of the Kinect SDK for Windows has arrived, and with it the ability for developers to launch Kinect apps commercially in the Windows Store. The Windows Kinect SDK 2.0 for Kinect v2 has over 200 improvements and updates to Visual Gesture Builder, Kinect Studio, Kinect Fusion, and more, Microsoft says. In addition [...]

October 23, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Updated: Nexus Player: Everything you need to know about Google’s Android TV box

Updated: Nexus Player: Everything you need to know about Google’s Android TV box

Nexus Player Announced at the end of yesterday’s big Nexus 6 launch, the Nexus Player is Google’s new living room media box – it’s answer to the Apple TV and other set-tops like the Roku 3. The tech giants have long been battling for control of our living rooms, and it’s surprising to some extent [...]

October 21, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Virtual reality is giving Elon Musk an existential crisis

Virtual reality is giving Elon Musk an existential crisis

It doesn’t sound like Musk has had a go on the Oculus Rift just yet, but virtual reality has certainly got him thinking about some deeper philosophical dilemmas. Principally, if he’s even real. Answering a question on the impact of VR on transport of the future at Vanity Fair’s New Establishment Summit, Musk’s response was [...]

October 20, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Week in Gaming: Project Cars delayed, hope for Pokémon Snap 2, and the bread simulator you never knew you wanted

Week in Gaming: Project Cars delayed, hope for Pokémon Snap 2, and the bread simulator you never knew you wanted

Another week, another delay. The latest casualty is Project Cars, which has been moved from its late November release date to March 2015 to avoid competition and undergo a few more tweaks. A statement from Slightly Mad Studios head Ian Bell explained that the team wanted the opportunity "to polish the game even further to [...]

October 19, 2014 | 0 Comments More
The new PS4 update is kind of a big deal

The new PS4 update is kind of a big deal

Sony has divulged further details about the PS4‘s biggest update yet, scheduled to launch this fall and bring the system’s software up to version 2.0. Previous updates added social features and 3D Blu-ray playback (it didn’t launch with that? What?), but the next PS4 update, code named "Masamune," changes the game in bigger ways. Chief [...]

October 18, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Xbox One update adds half-baked find-my-controller feature

Xbox One update adds half-baked find-my-controller feature

We called it in our list of what the Xbox One needs to be a kick-ass console: the Xbox One can now help you find a lost controller. Unfortunately the feature, tucked away inside the console’s "devices and accessories" settings category, can only find a controller that’s turned on, as nonsensical as that sounds. Good [...]

October 17, 2014 | 0 Comments More
Exclusive: Ubisoft says The Crew is definitely en route to hit 60fps on PC

Exclusive: Ubisoft says The Crew is definitely en route to hit 60fps on PC

The Crew has been delayed again, with Ubisoft pushing the open-world racer back to December 2, but the good news for PC players is that they should be able to get a full 60fps out of the game come launch. In closed beta the game has had an artificial 30fps lock, but speaking to TechRadar, [...]

October 15, 2014 | 0 Comments More