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Watching Television on Your Xbox

Inching slowly toward the future:

Time Warner Cable video subscribers who are Xbox Live Gold members will be able to watch up to 300 live TV channels through their Xbox 360. Customers can easily download the TWC TV app on the Xbox 360 and begin watching instantly.

TWC TV(TM) on Xbox 360 to Give Time Warner Cable Customers a New Entertainment Experience – WSJ.com

 

This is from a press release issued by Time Warner Cable. I had to read that twice – it says Xbox 360, not the upcoming Xbox One. We’ve heard for a while now that television over the Internet is the future. Now if we can just cut out the middle men – the cable companies and networks – we’ll get the rest of the way there.


XBox Kinect – First Impressions From a 40-Something Gamer

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What will they think of next?  A few years after the Wii revolutionized gaming with its motion-sensing Wii remote, Microsoft has raised the ante with its Kinect Sensor for the Xbox 360.  Think of the Kinect as a Wii on steroids.  The idea behind the Kinect is that YOU are the controller.  In fact, you don’t use a controller when using the Kinect.  Instead, the Kinect detects your body movements to facilitate gameplay.  But is it fun?

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