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    Major Nelson has just posted about the next update to the Xbox 360. As Microsoft has done previously, they are letting enthusiastic fans get the update early. It will include updates to improve overall performance and the ability to conduct transactions with local currency, as Microsoft Points will be...
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    Although Microsoft haven’t ‘officially’ jumped on the bandwagon for CES 2013, that hasn’t stopped it from teasing us with what its been working on recently. IllumiRoom is a project from the team at Redmond which, using a projector and a camera housed within any Kinect unit, maps (i.e. projects) additional...
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    Microsoft’s big play for the living room just got a whole lot bigger. Tonight Microsoft have announced that Xbox is about to get more than 40 new apps. This will add to an already significant list of apps available on the platform. Not all apps will be available in...
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    Reports straight out of The Verge, who have elected not to disclose sources relating to this matter, are detailing (and practically confirming) that Microsoft is ready to begin building its own gaming tablet. Simply stating that “multiple sources familiar with plans” have been in contact with them, the report...
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    As we celebrate the official release of Microsoft’s Windows 8 today, we must not forget that it has been a monster week for Redmond in more ways than one.  Adding to the fact that the curtain has finally been lifted on Surface, Xbox fans (and Windows Phone users) will...
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    Xbox spokesman Major Nelson today announced the public availability of the new Xbox 360 Dashboard update. Some of us we lucky enough to be in the preview program and have had the chance to use the new features over the past couple of months. The biggest feature by far...
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    While Forza Horizon doesn’t arrive until October 23rd, but you can play the demo right now. Available for download on Xbox Live it’ll just cost you 1.57GB of downloads. In the demo, drivers will experience a sampling of cars from Horizon’s insane line-up of rides and race across a...
  • Foxtel on Xbox 360 now available to regional (Austar) areas

    In the past the IP-based delivery of Foxtel channels on your Xbox 360 had been artificially limited to specific geographical areas. Those areas being the metro locations where Foxtel via satellite was available and those of us living in regional Australia were excluded. As we know IPTV content is...
  • Internet Explorer coming to Xbox, using SmartGlass

    For years people have asked when a browser is coming the Xbox, the answer is soon. During their E3 keynote, Microsoft announced SmartGlass which allows you to operate your Xbox using your Windows 8 tablet or Windows Phone. While game and entertainment developers can write applications that make use...
  • Halo 4 live demo from E3 brings new details

    The long running Halo franchise is set to get its 4th instalment in 111 days after being officially confirmed at last year’s E3 conference. At E312 What better way to kick off this year’s E3 with a live demo of some Halo 4, Microsoft’s biggest franchise on the console....
  • Xbox @ E312 Pre-show teases what’s to come

    Prior to Microsoft’s E3 2012 keynote, Microsoft have done something new this year, a 15 minute pre-show available only via the Xbox 360. Running through the history of Xbox from the moment Bill Gates initially announced Xbox, to the slim version reveal and the announcement of the Kinect. There...
  • Xbox 360 details ahead of E3 next week

    In a post from Yusuf Mehdi, Chief Marketing Officer, Interactive Entertainment Division at Microsoft, Mehdi had some very interesting stats about Xbox and hints about its future direction in the lead up to E3 next week. Xbox will always mean games, but for tens of millions of people around...
  • Microsoft to deploy IE9 on the Xbox 360 Dashboard..?

    As much as Microsoft have transformed the Xbox 360 from a dedicated gaming console to a living-room-bound, all-round entertainment hub, a standout feature that has been missing from one of the tech giant’s prized possessions is the implementation of a web browser– taken from the PC, and adapted for...
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    Microsoft patent details pressure-sensitive controller

    It goes without saying that rumours regarding Microsoft’s next-generation Xbox Console have been numerous — to say the least. However, a recent patent filed by the tech-heavyweight may suggest that the “NextBox” will utilise pressure-sensitive controllers. In a nutshell, this means that a controller will identify a user based on...
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    Ghost Recon: Future Soldier multiplayer beta code giveaway

    If you’re an Xbox owner, searching for a way to fill this weekend, look no further. We have 3 invite codes to the latest Tom Clancy title. Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is currently in private multiplayer beta which runs through to May 2nd. The beta features 2 maps –...

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