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Kinect customers get free demo disc!

KinectBox1 600x150 Kinect customers get free demo disc!

Kinect sensor comes with a free copy of Kinect Adventures which will contain 6 core adventures for you to take part in. However, there’s more content packed in the disk which you don’t know of!

Read on to find out which Kinect game demos are on the disc.

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Microsoft India finally unveils Xbox Kinect Release date & Pricing

kinectindia Microsoft India finally unveils Xbox Kinect Release date & Pricing

Kinect did not have a release date for Indian consumers, up until now! After half the world already got their date for Kinect, India still had to wait. Well guess what? It’s official now (if you count Microsoft’s own web store as official) and it’s going to be November 2010.

More details available in the full post!

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Xbox Kinect will make parents happy: eases parental controls

Kinect Parental Controls Xbox Kinect will make parents happy: eases parental controls

Rest assured parents, Kinect enables advanced parental controls!

Xbox Kinect, which launches next month, uses two cameras and a depth sensor to “map” a room into a 3D model. That technology not only thrusts players “into” the game, it recognises who the players are. ”Before this, nothing happened when underage children tried to play restricted games,” Microsoft Australia spokesman Jeremy Hinton said.

Now, what has changed with Kinect? Read on to find out!

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Kinect works when sitting down now, because of software update

BlitzGamesStudios Kinect works when sitting down now, because of software update

Concern over Kinect’s ability to detect players sat down on sofas has been eradicated after Microsoft updated the software behind the tech. Kinect’s much-discussed difficulty detecting sitting and lying down players was caused by using a point of reference on the body that wasn’t always visible when sitting down or lying down. The software has now been updated to take the gamer’s neck as a reference point. Earlier, it was already addressed by some real life tests that Kinect Works Seated, On The Floor, Behind Coffee Table, but now we know for sure.

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