Initially, I didn’t get the Xbox One with Kinect bundle because I just didn’t think it was worth the extra $150. I had the Kinect for the Xbox 360, but aside from the novelty of voice control, it basically collected dust. Well, I found the Kinect add-on for the Xbox One on sale and figured it was worth a spin and I’m so glad I did. Read more
I finally got a Kinect. Up until now, I really didn’t feel compelled to get one. Waving your arms around to control the Xbox just seemed more fad than useful. However, a friend of mine showed me how you can control the Xbox using voice commands. THAT was it. I ordered one on my phone before he finished demoing it.
Sure, using gestures is pretty cool, but controlling, say, Netflix using just your voice is a dream come true. I just wish everything was voice controllable. It appears that you can only do it with certain things. For example, you can’t use the video player using voice commands. C’mon MS! Get with it! LOL!