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2012-03-29 06:39:25

Microsoft is preparing an update for its gesture-base interface control Kinect for Windows sometime in May. The update for its Kinect for Windows controller will extend integration between the operating system and motion control interface. Kinect for Windows differs from the Xbox 360 controller in that it works at a closer distance.  The Xbox 360 controller works when users are standing at a distance away from the sensors. The Kinect for Windows has the ability to work at...

Former Microsoft Chief Says It’s RIP for the PC
2012-03-08 14:30:23

Jedidiah Becker for RedOrbit.com Once at the helm of one of the largest most successful corporations the world has ever seen, Bill Gates´ successor as Chief Software Architect Ray Ozzie believes it´s time to start writing obituaries for the traditional personal computer, and perhaps for Microsoft as well. As increasingly high-tech smartphones and tablets slowly supplant the role of the traditional computer in the lives of consumers, Ozzie says that Microsoft has largely failed...

Word of the Day
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.