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Microsoft Falcon predicts the app you'll load next

Microsoft Falcon predicts the app you'll load next

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What if an app could start running before you knew you were about to load it? That's the idea behind a research project at Microsoft that is playing with the concept of launching apps it knows you are going to want to use at any given time, as if it could... >>

Microsoft Research HoloDesk amazes with virtual 3D manipulation (video)

Microsoft Research HoloDesk amazes with virtual 3D manipulation (video)

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Microsoft Research has just posted this ace video showing off one of the latest projects to come out of its labs: a serious piece of hardware called the HoloDesk, that lets you manipulate 3D images with your hands. Pocket-lint remember being wowed in... >>

VIDEO: Microsoft's incredible face recognition tech

VIDEO: Microsoft's incredible face recognition tech

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Scary, but impressive. That's our verdict on OneVision, the video face recognition software being shown of by Microsoft Research at its TechFest event. The demo, a result of work by Microsoft boffins in Israel, can identify, tag and follow individuals,... >>

The long and winding Path of Go

The long and winding Path of Go

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The Path of Go is a nice puzzle-based game that has just appeared in the Xbox LIVE Arcade. If you download it, it will cost you just 400 Microsoft Points. You could therefore be fooled into thinking that it is just a simple little title, knocked up in... >>

VIDEO: Microsoft's Mouse 2.0 concepts

VIDEO: Microsoft's Mouse 2.0 concepts

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Newly revealed designs from Microsoft's Applied Sciences Group and Microsoft Research bring the world five new input devices - presented as the Mouse 2.0 - that combine mousing abilities with multi-touch capabilities. "Our goal is to enrich traditional... >>