Google wants to start a conversation
Search engine companies like Google, Microsoft and, to a lesser extent, Apple are trying their best to get users to stop typing in queries and to start using their voices to ask more conversational questions to perform searches ...
Microsoft touts Xbox One as all-in-one entertainment (Update 4)
Microsoft thinks it has the one. The company unveiled the Xbox One, an entertainment console that wants to be the one system households will need for games, television, movies and other entertainment. It ...
Google patent suggests Google-Glass-ish control of appliances
Intel's Perceptual Computing marks neo-desktop era
My offbeat wish list for the next iPhone
The flurry of rumors and reports surrounding Apple's upcoming iPhone launch have left little to the imagination about what Apple will actually announce Wednesday, but I'm still hoping for a few surprises.
Microsoft reaches into TV market with Xbox Live ads
Microsoft on Thursday unveiled ads for its popular Xbox Live online entertainment service that combine the interactivity of the Internet with old-school television viewing.
Amazon streams video to Xbox 360 consoles
Online retail powerhouse Amazon.com on Tuesday announced a collaboration with Microsoft to begin streaming films and television shows to Xbox 360 videogame consoles.
Remote control pushed aside by gesture-sensitive devices
The remote control has never been much beloved. If it's not getting lost or running out of batteries, the device - and its inscrutable buttons - is confusing some family member or acting as a totem in an argument about what ...
TVs getting 'smarter' but maybe not better
If last week's Consumer Electronics Show is any indication, the next major computing device to enter consumers' homes will be a "smart" television - whether viewers like it or not.
Microsoft adds voice search to Xbox Live
Microsoft on Monday began adding voice search to Xbox Live as it continues to transform its videogame consoles into hubs for online entertainment in digital age living rooms.
Microsoft rolls out Xbox TV platform
Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a new interface for its Xbox game console users - one that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice.
MSI shows voice-controlled motherboard approach at IDF
Always connected lifestyle on display at CES
Smarter devices, homes and cars for the always connected lifestyle are taking center stage as the annual Consumer Electronics Show kicks off here on Thursday.
Preview of what's to see on Google TV
Google revealed new details about its Google TV system last week with the launch of a new Web site, and Logitech showed off the first piece of hardware running the Internet-TV system, a gadget called the Revue. ...