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Aaron Paul’s Xbox One Ad Is Inadvertently Turning on People’s Consoles

Aaron Paul’s Xbox One Ad Is Inadvertently Turning on People’s Consoles

By Josh Wolford June 13, 2014

The thing about have voice control systems that are always on is, well, they’re always on. If they weren’t, then saying something like “Xbox on!” wouldn’t really do anything. Apparently, this handy feature is causing some issues for some Xbox …

Take A Look At The World Of Kinect Sports Rivals Take A Look At The World Of Kinect Sports Rivals

Today marks the beginning of the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, but most of us are probably already tired of snow. To take your mind off of all things winter and snowy, Microsoft has just the thing – a new …

Here's How To Get The Most Out Of Your New Xbox One Here's How To Get The Most Out Of Your New Xbox One

On November 22, you braved the cold to get your hands on a new Xbox One. You brought it home and played a few games. You maybe even checked out some of the multimedia features, like running your TV connection …

Apple Acquires Kinect Developer PrimeSense Apple Acquires Kinect Developer PrimeSense

Back in July, it was rumored that Apple was purchasing PrimeSense – the company behind the original Kinect for Xbox 360. Those rumors went unconfirmed for almost six months, but both companies have finally come clean regarding their relationship. Reuters …

Watch Jimmy Fallon Play Some Xbox One Games Watch Jimmy Fallon Play Some Xbox One Games

Last week, Jimmy Fallon checked out the PS4 right before its launch on November 15. What ensued was a humorous look at Sony’s new Playroom software using the PlayStation camera. Now it’s the Xbox One’s turn on late night television, …

Battlefield 4 To Use Xbox One Kinect Battlefield 4 To Use Xbox One Kinect

If you’re one of those game players who likes to gesticulate during gameplay–you know who you are–then maybe you’re one of the ones the developers were thinking of when they were porting Battlefield 4 over to the Xbox One/Kinect environment. …

Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark? Did the Kinect Just Un-Jump The Shark?

When people bring up Kinect it’s generally met with semi-disgust as it was just a gimmicky thing to try and compete with the Nintendo Wii, right? Well now it seems that Microsoft is taking cool factor of the Kinect up …

Kinect May Have Just Proven Its Worth Today Kinect May Have Just Proven Its Worth Today

Every Xbox One will ship with a Kinect. It’s a fact that can’t be avoided and has made some people angry. Some are angry over the increased price tag of $500 while others are angry about potential privacy violations. Both …

‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Trial to Launch With Xbox One ‘Kinect Sports Rivals’ Trial to Launch With Xbox One

Despite a new Kinect being packed-in with every launch Xbox One, there will be no Kinect launch title from Microsoft itself. The device can, of course, be used to navigate the console with voice commands, but that won’t exactly justify …

Here's How Voice Commands Work On The Xbox One Here's How Voice Commands Work On The Xbox One

When the Kinect was first revealed, Microsoft made it a point to emphasize that almost every function of the console could be controlled by either motion or voice. That concept is being expanded with the Xbox One, and now Microsoft …

New Kinect Features Previewed in New Video New Kinect Features Previewed in New Video

Microsoft is betting big on its next-generation version of its Kinect motion sensor. The device has been packed in with every one of its upcoming Xbox One consoles, ensuring that all Xbox gamers will have a Kinect. This has caused …

Battlefield 4 Might Support Kinect on Xbox One Battlefield 4 Might Support Kinect on Xbox One
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On the Xbox 360, Microsoft encouraged developers to integrate Kinect into traditional games where it made little sense. Sure, the voice commands in Mass Effect 3 might have seemed cool, but the motion controls in Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter were …

Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Gets A New Trailer Disney Fantasia: Music Evolved Gets A New Trailer

Harmonix proved to be one of the best Kinect developers around with its excellent Dance Central series. It’s unknown at this point if the series will continue on the Xbox One, but the team is hard at work crafting its …

‘Fighter Within’ Kinect Game Revealed at Gamescom ‘Fighter Within’ Kinect Game Revealed at Gamescom

In the midst of all the FIFA-related news at Microsoft’s Gamescom, Ubisoft slipped in the announcement of a new Kinect game for the Xbox One. A game that isn’t a Just Dance title. Titled Fighter Within, the game will use …

Kinect Sports Rivals Might Just Sell You On Kinect Kinect Sports Rivals Might Just Sell You On Kinect

The original Kinect Sports titles were some of the best selling Kinect games on the Xbox 360. Now Microsoft and Rare are bringing it back on the Xbox One with a ton of new features enabled by the newly improved …

Minority Report-Style Touch Display App Goes On Sale Minority Report-Style Touch Display App Goes On Sale
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Minority Report had a lot of cool ideas, but one of the most intriguing was a holographic touch panel. Researchers are slowly working on getting holograms right, but we can now interact with floating touch panels using only a Kinect, …

The Xbox One Will Not Require Kinect The Xbox One Will Not Require Kinect

One of the more controversial decisions Microsoft made with the Xbox One is that every console will ship with the Kinect camera and require it to be plugged in at all times. The very notion of a camera always watching …