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How to Fully Exploit the Thrill of Kinect

If you’d have been told a decade ago that your body movements or voice could control a video game, you’d have thought it was insane. Guess what? That is now the order of today’s technologically advanced world of games. Microsoft’s latest invention has taken this feature to a whole new level. Read on to find out how you can revamp your gaming lifestyle to match your equally evolving needs.

The new Xbox 360 with Kinect brings the virtual world of the game into your living room. With its advanced features, technology gives you complete control over every slight movement on the screen. If this sound too fantastic to be true, you will be surprised to know that these and other functionalities are amazingly easy to understand and use. With this your sole responsibility is to have fun.

The Kinect for Xbox 360 is currently in the market and works with every Xbox 360. Once you purchase the package;

  • Set up the sensor centered with the TV 2-6 feet off the floor away from direct sunlight and any vibrating appliances.
  • Ensure that the playing area is clear placing a recommended 6 feet between you and the sensor and 8 feet for two players.
  • To make sure that the sensor recognizes you, wave your arm to move the pointer on the screen.
  • Holding your hand over an item until the ring concludes to select the item. Once it has detected you, it should sign you in using the ID on the Kinect Hub.
  • –          Also, to evoke the guide, slightly hold out your arm at about 45o.
  • –          To bring out all the speech commands, ensure that you can see the microphone icon which tells you that voice recognition is on. Simply say “Xbox” and the menu will guide you further.

You will only realize the capability of the new Xbox 360 if you tap into Kinect. Imagine a game where you can actually punch the daylights out of you opponents using your fist, and not a button.

According to some Xbox 720 rumors the next Xbox will get released with a newer, more advanced version of Kinect.Who know what the Kinect technology still holds for us in the future.

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Hi my name is Mervyn Ludick. I am a blogger. I am interested in gadgets and gaming and also in pets. Twitter: @MervynLudick. Websites : and



  1. Rene

    February 23, 2012 at 12:04 am

    Wow, technology has come so far.
    Seriously I remember my first TV game Console, It was called Excellent Computer and we got 18 games in one cartridge. Hours of entertainment sitting on your bum.
    It’s great that movement now triggers these games. Technology is totally awesome.

    • Mervyn

      February 23, 2012 at 5:07 am

      Hi Rene yeah it is totally true, Technology is moving at a great pace, which is a good thing I mean the Kinect actually joins gaming and excersise and it makes it fun as well.

  2. Danny

    February 24, 2012 at 8:33 am

    I am not an xbox fan, but if I had an xbox360 I would definitely get the kinect. It looks like a lot of fun. Hopefully with the next gen version it will have a sensor with higher resolution.

    • Mervyn

      February 24, 2012 at 7:20 pm

      Yeah Kinect is a lot of fun, I am sure the next version of Kinect will be a big improvement, as Microsoft is working very hard on the Xbox 720 and the Kinect 2.!

  3. isabella057

    February 25, 2012 at 3:51 pm

    You are there guys! We have a fast pace in innovating new gadgets nowadays. When I bought my Psp few years ago, i never thought there’s more coming out in the market, so here is the Xbox.

  4. olympus

    March 8, 2012 at 4:54 am

    Awesome post and eye glittering pics of gadgets. The Samsung have brought some revolutionary gadgets in the market during the recent past. The Samsung Galaxy S2 and series 8 LED’s are top sellers. I am too excited for upcoming stuff from their side.

  5. TracyAnn0312

    May 1, 2012 at 10:45 am

    Awesome post. I think that this is fun but their are certain times that kinetic can also release negative energy that will radiate to other things he can interact with. Thanks for sharing another informational idea in your website.

  6. Heather Protz

    May 8, 2012 at 1:25 pm

    Love it! Can I play cricket on this. Can’t wait thanks for sharing

  7. Roy Fernandez

    May 9, 2012 at 12:55 pm

    You can play baseball and pretend that it’s cricket 🙂

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