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Microsoft won’t give up on Kinect for Windows; next iteration coming 2014

Microsoft won’t give up on Kinect for Windows; next iteration coming 2014

Michael Archambault 44

At Tuesday’s reveal of the Xbox One, Microsoft showed off their next generation Kinect sensor. Our friends up in Redmond don’t want you to forget that the new Kinect unit will also be heading to Windows. Microsoft released the original software development kit (SDK) in the spring of 2011 for Windows 7. The goal of the program was to expand Kinect’s usage scenario through 3rd party and...

Microsoft slashes Windows Phone developer registration fee to just $8 for 8 days [Update]

Microsoft slashes Windows Phone developer registration fee to just $8 for 8 days [Update]

Rich Edmonds 43

Microsoft has announced today plans to slash its Windows Phone developer registration fee to just $8 for 8 days in an effort to get more developers on-board with the company's mobile platform. The fee, which is usually $99, will be applied to all new registrations in the allotted time frame - the next 8 days as for as we're aware. Be sure to head on over to the Windows Phone Developer...

Registration for the Microsoft Build 2012 opens up with new Windows Phone logo [Update: Sold out]

Registration for the Microsoft Build 2012 opens up with new Windows Phone logo [Update: Sold out]

Rich Edmonds 74

Update: We hope you reserved early because within one hour, Microsoft's BUILD event has sold out.  Microsoft has today opened up registration for its Build 2012 developer event, which is to be held on October 30th. Set to be held at Microsoft's HQ in Redmond, Washington, the event will cover not only the upcoming Windows 8, but also Windows Phone 8, Windows Azure, Windows Server 2012,...