Electronics

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – March 10, 2011

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[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110310_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] Microsoft announced that its Xbox 360 accessory, the Kinect, has sold 10 million units. The motion-sensing controller set the Guinness World Record for consumer electronics sales in a 60-day period, surpassing Apple’s products. 8 million of the 10 million Kinect’s sold were purchased during last year’s holiday […]

Kinect

Microsoft Kinect for the PC?

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Microsoft released a Windows software development kit for the Kinect. Enthusiasts have already been modifying the Kinect for all sorts of creative uses and Microsoft hopes the dev kit will make it easier. Encouraging people to play with these modifications can only mean that the Kinect will work with your PC sooner than later. Read […]

Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 to Connect With Xbox

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Microsoft showed of the future of Windows Phone 7 at the Mobile Web Congress, boasting interactivity with Xbox and Kinect. While the demonstration didn’t promise specific connectivity, Microsoft is aiming to create a connected device ecosystem. The big Windows Phone 7 update should arrive in the second half of the year. Read the full article at […]

Shelly Palmer Radio Report – February 15, 2011

[wpaudio url=”https://media.shellypalmer.com/wp-content/images/usrn/110215_SHELLYPALMER_GEN_BED.mp3″ text=”Click to play … ” dl=”0″] The Internet has 4.3 billion IP addresses available for connected devices, but we’re running out of them sooner than we thought. The current Internet Protocol was created in 1977 and wasn’t built to handle the web’s explosive expansion. Luckily, a new protocol will soon be in place […]

Microsoft

Microsoft More Profitable than Apple in Q2

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Microsoft’s second quarter earnings are in and they had a more profitable quarter than Apple. With $6.63 billion in profit, Microsoft surpassed Apple’s record profit of $6 billion. The growth is thanks to the holiday favorite Xbox Kinect and over 300 million copies sold of the Windows 7 operating system. Read the full article at […]