You could tell that the Kinect was going to be a success when the community started to hack it and evolve its use beyond that of the Xbox. I cite the Kinect as an example of fullware hacking – not just messing around with code but with devices that consume the code.
It’s worth keeping fullware hacking in mind if you visit Xperia Studio. Here we’ll find many examples of creatively ‘hacked’ Sony Ericsson Xperia phones. Okay; the site has been put together by Sony Ericsson in order to promote the phone but it’s interesting to note how companies have moved dramatically away from seeing their products as sacrosanct and towards actively encouraging people to be creative with both the hardware and software.
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