Boys and Girls Club kids get their tech on!

Last Thursday and Friday, April 21-22, more than 60 kids participated in the  CyberSummit, an annual event hosted by Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston, and open to clubs in and around Boston, that enables kids to learn about and interact with new technologies. Now in its 11th year, CyberSummit includes hands-on workshops with cutting-edge…

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Geek is Chic

Microsoft held its fifth annual DigiGirlz Day at our Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in Waltham on Friday, March 25th (check out some pictures below).  Microsoft celebrates women’s history month in March with various events held throughout the Northeast geography and we especially love DigiGirlz Days because they excite and promote science, technology and math to…

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Kinect for Xbox 360 sells 10 million worldwide!

The numbers speak for themselves: Following one of the biggest launches in consumer electronics history, Microsoft’s Kinect for Xbox 360 has now sold more than 10 million games and sensors worldwide to date. In light of the recent sales success, Guinness World Records has officially named Kinect for Xbox 360 the fastest-selling consumer electronics device,…

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KidsDo with Kodu

Today, Microsoft’s Kodu Cup, a game-design competition for students 9-17 years old to win cash and prizes by creating their own video game with Microsoft Kodu Game Lab, launches for the first time in the U.S.   Kodu Game Lab is a free game-design tool that enables children to design, build, and play their own…

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Kinect for Xbox 360 – Check it out!

Microsoft just released its new gaming system for Xbox 360 – Kinect. This hands free experience brings games, movies and music to life without using a controller. Instead, the sound of your voice or wave of your hand puts you in the action. Boston Globe technology reporter Hiawatha Bray recently connected with Kinect and called…

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