Microsoft’s latest product has nothing to do with computers, and it’s not an April Fools’ Day joke either. Meet the Xbox Mini Controller Hoodie. At $24.99 USD, it’s essentially a cozy sweater for your wireless controller that includes a zipper as well as tiny arm holes in case you decide to keep the hoodie on while gaming.
Microsoft released the original Xbox 360 console just over 17-years-ago, and Hyperkin is paying tribute with Xenon. This modern Xbox 360 controller replica is compatible with theXbox Series X | S, Xbox One and PC platforms. Unlike the the original controller, this one comes with USB-C connectivity as well as a standard headphone jack.
We already have Windows XP shirts, and now, Microsoft reveals a new Windows Ugly Sweater: Clippy Edition just in time for all of the holiday parties. One thing you may not know about Clippy is that the character was designed by Kevan J. Atteberry and was first introduced in Microsoft Office 97.
Ever wonder what the International Space Station would look like if it orbited Earth at 10,000-feet? If so, then wonder no more, as a gamer used Microsoft Flight Simulator to show us just that scenario, and it’s a lot faster than you think. Let’s just say that the ISS would complete a full orbit quicker than a modern Hollywood movie.
Unlike the Mac Mini Mini, Microsoft’s all-new Windows Dev Kit 2023, formerly known as Project Volterra, is powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 Compute Platform. This platform leverages Qualcomm’s Neural Processing SDK to makes it a breeze for developers to make use of its advanced AI capabilities and deliver best-in-class Windows apps.
Sure, there was the IBM Palm Top PC 110 back in 1995, but this Raspberry Pi-powered Windows 98 smartwatch might be the strangest Microsoft fan creation yet. Created by ‘314REACTOR’ who has had a soft spot for Windows 98 dating back to their Pentium II system with 64MB of RAM, this smartwatch actually emulates the operating software on a wrist worn device.
Three years after engineers visited a military base in North Carolina, the custom-built Microsoft HoloLens mixed-reality headsets for US Army troops are ready to be delivered. Unlike the version you can buy from stores, this one has an Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS), which enables soldiers to see through smoke and around corners.
A group of students from Western University have achieved two-way international holographic teleportation for the first time, but this isn’t some new technology from a science fiction film. Holographic teleportation basically refers to combination of hologram and teleport: when a hologram of a person or object is transmitted instantaneously to another location.
Microsoft Project AirSim turns to the metaverse for autonomous drone AI training, or in other words, a virtual world that mimics the physics in a realistic three-dimensional environment. These autonomous drones are piloted by artificial intelligence in a controlled environment, making it far safer than training them with human pilots in a city.
A canceled mid-range Microsoft Surface Duo 2 smartphone has made its way onto eBay as a developer unit, and was promptly removed. What sets it apart from the standard model? It has matte plastic casing with more rounded edges, a smaller rear dual camera bump, and flat displays. Considering the standard Surface Duo 2 retails at $999, this one should have been priced at around $599 – $699 USD.