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Microsoft Xbox One to launch in November for $499

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Microsoft announced that Xbox One will go on sale in 21 markets this November for US$499.

Previewing Microsoft's Xbox One event at E3

Microsoft kicks off E3 with a press event centered around its Xbox One gaming console. In this video preview, IDC games analyst Lewis Ward talks about what to expect.

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Gigabyte's convertible tablet goes on sale in July

Gigabyte is more widely known for making motherboards and components, but a pair of laptop-tablet hybrids on display at Computex this week caught our eye.

Today at Computex: Asus grabs the headlines from Haswell

Asus was the big story with a slew of product announcements on the first day of Computex. But now it's Intel's turn to return to the spotlight.

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Today at Computex: Company press events, Haswell in the spotlight

At Computex in Taipei Monday we'll hear from Acer, MSI, Asus and ARM as the companies tout their latest products. We also expect to see a number of Windows tablets and new laptop-table hybrids.

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Saving Google Maps destinations for easy navigation

Saving a destination in Google Maps makes it easier to navigate to and also lessens the chance for error when entering or trying to remember an address.

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Tech Tip: Advanced Google search functions

Searching Google is a quick way to find information, but more advanced functions can help users find more helpful information faster.

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Kinect sensor modified for wheelchair gaming

By modifying a Microsoft Kinect sensor, a research project at the Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference demonstrated how gamers in a wheelchair could interact with motion games.

Electricity zaps gamers' muscles for force feedback

A research project on show at the Computer Human Interaction conference in Paris uses a small electrical current to give the sensation of force feedback while gaming.

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Microsoft's IllumiRoom project transforms whole rooms into video games

The IllumiRoom project from Microsoft Research turns a living room into a video game with projected images that extend and complement the main television screen.

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Flexible, networked e-ink displays mimic physical documents

Researchers demonstrated flexible, networked e-ink displays that behave like papers on a desk at a conference in Paris. The displays can be used separately or in tandem, opening up new possibilities for a paperless office.

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Gaming prototypes on display at computer interaction conference

Gaming research and prototypes have created a lot of buzz at the Computer Human Interaction conference in Paris this week.

Slice wood with laser pointer and imagination

Using a laser pointer as a knife, a project at the Computer Human Interaction conference lets users make custom creations out of wood and plastic without spending hours designing.

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Future of computer interaction on display in Paris

The future of computing comes to Paris this week with the annual Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference, which showcases new approaches to the way users connect with electronics.

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Computer interaction conference promises cutting-edge demos

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There will be a ton of interesting research and prototypes on display at the Computer Human Interaction (CHI) conference in Paris this week.