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June 2, 2010 at 8:10 AM

D: Project Natal unveiled, plus Facebook prototype

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. — Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher opened today’s session with a collection of “prototypes” found in various bars, including a sieve that Mossberg described as a prototype of Facebook’s new privacy policy. They demonstrated it by pour a bottle of water through the device.

Others included a button for bleeping out the Yahoo chief executive’s cursing and an empty photo frame representing Flash on the iPad.

But the most interesting gadget was a real product sitting naked on the stage behind them, waiting for a demo in about an hour – an Xbox Project Natal controller, in a post-prototype white case:

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