The Kinect was a huge hit. But a shortage of games and the cost are factors that has gamers looking elsewhere. But look no further! Many a hacker realized the technology in this amazing device and the many applications for it. Robots use it to navigate the environment. Students can use it to fly between and explore our solar system. Magicians can integrate amazing tricks using the Kinect. You can even play Portal 2 with this astounding machine. The utilization of Microsoft’s Kinect is almost endless. Although it was only planned as an exquisite toy, this type of technology is ground-breaking. More practical uses are innovations like helping blind people by mapping out obstacles. These “hacks” of the Kinect are very new and not yet fleshed out to their fullest potential, so expect more from our hardworking hackers.