Tag Archives | Xbox 360

Microsoft Offers $99 Xbox 360 – If You Can Find One

Microsoft have just announced a special deal where you can purchase the Xbox 360 for just $99 when you sign up for a 2 year Xbox Live Subscription

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Dave Cutler and the Future of XBox

Microsoft has successes with the OS, Windows Client and Server plus multiple applications. It has been moderately successful with Azure, its cloud service and Office 365. It has had very…

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Microsoft’s XBox 360 Top Seller for 12 Straight Months

The bad economy notwithstanding, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 has been very successful. For 12 straight months, the Xbox 360 has been a successful selling console. By the Numbers According to Microsoft,…

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Kinect Coming To Windows February 1st – Preorder Now!

It seems like a long time ago that I was reporting on a hacker winning a prize fund after he created a driver that allowed him to use Microsofts Kinect…

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Microsoft Releases Xbox Live App for Windows Phone 7 and iOS

Microsoft today released the Xbox live app for Windows Phone 7 but also unexpectedly released it for iOS (iPhone and iPad) today as well. The new app lets you read and send messages, edit your profile, update your avatar and more

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Xbox 360 Dashboard Update Coming December 6th

Microsoft has announced the availability for their next Xbox 360 Dashboard update for their gaming console.

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Kinect for Windows SDK Beta 2 adds Support for the Microsoft Windows 8

Last week was the one year anniversary of Kinect and Microsoft showed the new Kinect Effect blog relating to the device.  But now, here is the new Kinect for Windows website.…

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Orange UK Users: Upgrade to a Nokia Lumia 800, Get a Free Xbox 360 Console

The UK carrier is now offering a deal to any users who upgrade to a Lumia 800 device the chance to get a free Xbox 360 console.

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Microsoft Reveals Xbox Companion App for Windows Phone

Microsoft has revealed details about an upcoming companion app for Windows Phone for the Xbox 360 console.

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XBox 360 Leads Sales for 7th Consecutive Month

The latest figures from Microsoft, about the Xbox 360, shows that it has led in sales in the console market for the seventh consecutive month. Microsoft finds that Xbox 360…

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Microsoft and ESPN Update XBox Live Entertainment

Microsoft and the Sports Newscasting network, ESPN, will be working together to update Xbox LIVE to provide a new format for viewing sporting events. This August 25, the two companies…

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How would you change Microsoft’s ‘Unified Interface’?

On Tuesday at Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference, Andy Lees, the president of the company’s Windows Phone division talked about the company’s vision for a unified ecosystem across all it’s platforms,…

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Microsoft Research Trying to Solve Multiplayer Mobile Gaming

Microsoft research is trying to solve online multiplayer gaming. Is Switchboard the answer?

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Consumer Hit Xbox 360 Tops Sales Again in May

The Xbox 360 has topped the US console sales market for 11 out of the last 12 months with the lone down month being attributed to a supply shortage. With 270,000 units being sold in May, the Xbox 360 is on track to have the best year in its 7 year history.

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Microsoft Bets Big on Metro UI

The unveiling of these three new UI’s marks the culmination of the original three screens and a cloud paradigm spoken by Bill Gates so long ago.

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Students, Buy A Windows 7 PC and Get a Xbox 360 Free

Microsoft has posted on the Windows Experience Blog that students who buy a new Windows 7 PC for at least $699 and up will receive an Xbox 360 Slim 4GB console for free.

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Microsoft’s Q3 Report: Entertainment/Office Up, Windows Down

Earlier today, Microsoft announced their report for their earnings in the 3rd quarter. Revenues were up 13% from this time last year at $16.43 billion.

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New Xbox Preview Now Accepting Testers

Microsoft is accepting US testers for the new Xbox Update and those accepted will get a free copy of Halo: Reach.

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