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Xbox One supports a controller, Internet Explorer and HTML5 games, but not all HTML5 games support a controller – and that's where XBOXIE comes in. Run by Reddit user CitadelSaint, XBOXIE lists HTML5 games you can play with a controller in IE on the Xbox One. So far the list includes Pac-Man,...

January 21st 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft's Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Yusuf Mehdi guided players through a demo of the Xbox One's snap feature in the latest video for the home console slated to launch on November 22. The system's Kinect-based snap commands allows players to watch TV, surf the web and check on their f...

November 12th 2013 at 11:30am 0 Comments
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Today marks the rollout of the Fall 2012 Xbox 360 dashboard update for non-beta participants – that's you guys! Regular ol' Xbox 360 users should discover a mandatory update sometime today.Among the changes to the UI and the addition of Internet Explorer for Gold subscribers, this latest dash...

October 16th 2012 at 7:45pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft is preparing to update your Xbox 360's UI, but we thought it'd be good to give you a look-see at the Xbox 360 Fall 2012 dashboard update ahead of time – you know, let you get used to all the changes. And granted you're a Gold subscriber, when the update drops to the public you'll fi...

October 16th 2012 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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Details are still slim (how does this relate to SmartGlass?) but, as rumored, a Kinect-enabled Internet Explorer web browser will be released on Xbox 360 this year. You'll be able to select from your favorites using voice commands.Microsoft answered a few of our questions about the Xbox's IE integr...

June 4th 2012 at 1:20pm 0 Comments
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Good news: the Xbox 360 will finally have a web browser in the near future, according to a Verge source. Bad news: It's Internet Explorer.The source tells The Verge that the new web browser is based on Internet Explorer 9, and features Kinect functionality, allowing users to search with voice input...

May 10th 2012 at 2:20pm 0 Comments
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Before I get too far in this new column, I need to take stock of my weaponry. I now have almost everything I need: an iPhone, an iPad, a new HTC Inspire Android phone, one basic laptop of choice, and a pretty decent gaming rig (if a little old). I have everything I need to test out games across d...

March 29th 2011 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's an interesting fact that dropped over the weekend: Google Chrome, the browser by the search company with a silly name, actually beat Apple's Safari browser in overall usage during the last month of 2009 (Chrome first beat Safari midway through the month, but new month-long data shows that C...

January 4th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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We first heard about Vivox's Puggable service back at the Austin Game Developers Conference -- Vivox is a company that runs voice chat for online games, and Puggable is their attempt to target the WoW audience with a quick and easy way to put a group into voice chat. The site is still in a closed b...

October 15th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments