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10.05.14
Microsoft's RoomAlive turns your den into a video game level
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10.05.14

Microsoft's RoomAlive turns your den into a video game level

Remember IllumiRoom? It's the Microsoft Research project that pairs an Xbox Kinect with a projecto...

By S. Dent,   10.05.14
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08.15.14
Windows Phone's answer to Snapchat has you 'winding up' your friends
08.15.14

Windows Phone's answer to Snapchat has you 'winding up' your friends

There's no official Snapchat app for Windows Phone right now, but don't worry -- Microsoft is offe...

By J. Fingas,   08.15.14
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07.14.14
Microsoft's image-recognition AI is a stickler for the details
07.14.14

Microsoft's image-recognition AI is a stickler for the details

Computer scientists have been modeling networks after the human brain and teaching machines to thi...

By B. Steele,   07.14.14
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04.29.14
Microsoft's motion-sensing keyboard lets you skip the touchscreen
04.29.14

Microsoft's motion-sensing keyboard lets you skip the touchscreen

As convenient as touchscreens and air gesture controls can be on a PC, it's not very comfortable t...

By J. Fingas,   04.29.14
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04.11.14
Microsoft tests Live Tiles you can use without leaving the Start screen
04.11.14

Microsoft tests Live Tiles you can use without leaving the Start screen

Even Microsoft knows that Windows Live Tiles have so much potential to be a lot better, especially...

By M. Moon,   04.11.14
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04.09.14
Microsoft teaches robots how to deal with groups and draw from memory
04.09.14

Microsoft teaches robots how to deal with groups and draw from memory

Us humans are good at predicting how people will behave, particularly in groups, but artificial in...

By J. Fingas,   04.09.14
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03.20.14
Microsoft's Blink Windows Phone app gets a redesign, lots of new features
03.20.14

Microsoft's Blink Windows Phone app gets a redesign, lots of new features

The Blink app for Windows Phone 8 is already pretty good, and it's about to get even better. Micro...

By E. Alvarez,   03.20.14
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07.18.13
Microsoft Research turns Kinect into canny sign language reader (video)
07.18.13

Microsoft Research turns Kinect into canny sign language reader (video)

Though early Kinect patents showed its potential for sign language translation, Microsoft quashed...

By S. Dent,   07.18.13
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06.19.13
Microsoft updates Blink for Windows Phone 8 with GIF-like clip creation (video)
06.19.13

Microsoft updates Blink for Windows Phone 8 with GIF-like clip creation (video)

If Vine still leaves you pining for the choppiness of GIFs, Microsoft's got you covered -- on Wind...

By A. Santos,   06.19.13
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