Tag Archives: Xbox

Light Foresight Part IV

Damn, there are a lot of interesting stories (especially the Facebook/Google slap fight) and i don’t take the time to cover them sufficiently. So i’ll just log them here, in a light foresight entry, in order to come back later. … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s Newest Acquisition Is About 3-D Gesture Controls

Intro: Microsoft has acquired Canesta, the manufacturer of semiconductor chips capable of sensing movement and gestures in 3-D. The technology could be applied to everything from Windows 8 motion controls to its Xbox Kinect motion-sensing device. Demo: My Take: Further … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Fix Windows Phone

Intro: Windows Phone 7 could be amazing. It’s not, yet. Right now, it’s a good start. This is what’s broken, and what Microsoft has to do to make it truly awesome. Key Points: Multitasking for third-party apps—or at least fix … Continue reading

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The PlayStation Phone

Summary: The device is headed into the market soon, likely boasting Android 3.0 (aka Gingerbread), along with a custom Sony Marketplace which will allow you to purchase and download games designed for the new platform My take: Sony’s answer to … Continue reading

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Microsoft’s transformation through Ray Ozzie’s eyes

Key points: In the realm of the service-centric ‘seamless OS’ we’re well on the path to having Windows Live serve as an optional yet natural services complement to the Windows and Office software.  In the realm of ‘seamless productivity’, Office … Continue reading

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