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Universal Windows apps will work on PC, tablet, phone, and Xbox One

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 02, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Developers will be able to create a single app that works across Windows PCs, tablets, phones, and even Xbox One. "All of us want the same app experiences across all devices," Microsoft's David Treadwell said.


"This means the four companies still making windows apps can charge 8.99 per app instead of 5.99 ..."

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Windows 8 launches October 26

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 19, 2012 6:45am PDT

Just when you'd gotten nice and cosy with Windows 7, certainly the finest version of the operating system in many a year, Windows 8 swaggers in, clad in a shiny but questionable new interface. Microsoft announced yesterday that it'll launch on October 26.


"the first thing what I will do if I even install win8 on a test partition is: - disable metro ..."

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Kinect for Windows SDK now available

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 16, 2011 12:45pm PDT

Microsoft has released an official Windows SDK for Kinect, allowing "researchers, developers and enthusiasts" the ability to create new Kinect hacks.


"Holly shit really, damn that's freaking cool I can use this thing, thanks :) "

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Kinect Official Windows SDK Coming in Spring

By Alice O'Connor, Feb 22, 2011 6:00am PST

Though programmers have been tinkering with Kinect on PC for months now, Windows support for Microsoft's motion-sensing Xbox 360 controller is soon...


"TrackIR is an example and it doesn't use 1:1 tracking to achieve a wider range."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 10 comments