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Apple linked to Kinect creator buyout

According to reports Apple is in the final stages of buying PrimeSense for $345m. Some publicationsare already reporting that the acquisition has taken place while many others believe talks are still ongoing. PrimeSense was the original supplier for Microsoft’s Kinect, which incorporated cameras and depth sensors so players can control …

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PDP Kinect mount boasts ‘privacy cover’ feature

A third party wall mount for Xbox One Kinect includes a ‘privacy cover’ which obscures the peripheral’s RGB and IR cameras. As spotted by Polygon, PDP’s accessory features a sliding cover that can be positioned in front of the Kinect’s lenses thereby stopping the camera potentially watching the events taking …

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VIDEO: New trailers for Dead Rising 3 and Fighter Within

Two of Xbox One’s launch titles have just received brand new trailers. The first is Capcom’s 30-second TV ad for Dead Rising 3, which uses popular tune Happy Together by The Turtles, which works very well when contrast with the zombie-carnage seen in the video. The second is for Ubisoft’s …

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Microsoft reveals FIFA 14 bundle, other Xbox 360 offers for Diwali season

Microsoft has, as it does every year, announced three new Xbox 360 bundles for the upcoming holiday season, including a console-Kinect bundle with FIFA 14 thrown in for free. Starting 12th October, three Xbox 360 ‘festive bundles’ will be making their way to stores shelves across India. This Diwali, we …

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Sony CEO: Camera removed from PS4 bundle to hit ‘magic price’

Sony has decided against including the next-gen PlayStation Camera in the initial PS4 bundle offering, CEO Andrew House has confirmed. A piece on Business Spectator reveals Sony’s reasoning behind the decision is based on keeping the price down at $399, as well as minimizing losses on each system sold. Sony …

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