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[8 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 3,309 views]
KINECT – Issue with Height?

One thing that I never thought of until today was the issue of height with the Kinect camera for the Xbox 360.
When I first got the Kinect, I had it mounted about 4 1/2 feet off the ground and I would stand about 6 1/2 feet away from the camera. I had no issues with the Kinect seeing me or my face and would track me quite easily.
Now today we got a new TV stand that is much lower and the camera is now at a height of 32 inches, …

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[6 Nov 2010 | One Comment | 4,437 views]
KINECT ISSUES – My response

Let me start this off by saying that I do not work for Microsoft, or any company that competes with Microsoft. I am not getting paid anything to write about the Kinect hardware at all. I bought it with my own money and am obligated to no one in regards to it. This is just my honest opinion and is only influenced by my decades of gaming experience.
There are a lot of reviews of the KINECT hardware out there, written by a lot of big name gaming and traditional news …

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[5 Nov 2010 | No Comment | 1,359 views]
KINECT – First thoughts

I just finished playing with the KINECT for the Xbox 360. I have to say I am pleased. I also picked up Kinectimals with it and my 2 year old daughter that it was fantastic. She did not quite get how to play it, but she loves kitties. The game that comes with it, Kinect adventures is pretty good too and gives you a great workout with all the jumping and ducking and flailing about you have to do.
I am impressed with the technology so far. It knows who you …

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[21 Jul 2009 | No Comment | 2,664 views]
R.I.P. Frank the 4th (Xbox) July 17, 2009

It happened again. Frank, my 4th xbox has caught the red virus. He had been coughing for a while. Wheezing whenever he would try to faithfully spin up another disc for me. I had been trying to take it easy on Frank, letting him perform light duty by loading all games to the hard drive before playing.
It had been working for awhile until last week. Frank fell asleep, froze up if you will during a particularly intense firefight in Vegas 2. I just started to play this as it has …