Monday Shorts – Kinect hack and hip hop, Mortal Kombat DLC, WoW fixes

By Brenna Hillier, Monday, 2 May 2011 08:13 GMT

It’s a bank holiday Monday morning, and the wind is whistling through the pre-E3 hush. Enjoy these sparse snippets of not-news until the US wakes up again.

Also: today’s random street art is tangentially related!

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Kinect Hack

Kinect Hacks

  • Kinect hacked to build 3D maps of reality

    Kinect hacker extraordinaire Martin Szarski has built a homebrew analogue of Google Maps’ street view in full 3D, using a Kinect and a mobile phone. What did you do this weekend?

  • Kinect hacks get all surgical and hadouken

    Kinect hacks are all the range since the device was released, and today, two new ones have popped up online: one performing a virtual surgery, and the other mixed hadouken with a projector.