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Microsoft Lync Pavillion at ITEXPO Features PlayStation 3?

I was passing by the huge Microsoft Lync Pavillion at ITEXPO, when my eyes spotted two large screens with a racing game being played in the Microsoft Lync Pavillion. The woman told me it's a timed competition with prizes being...

Buy a PC get a Free Xbox 360 - Hot Microsoft Promo!

Microsoft is offering a free Xbox 360 to students simply by buying a Windows 7 PC. You'll receive a a promo code good for an Xbox 360 4GB ($199 retail value) when you purchase a qualifying Windows 7 PC (priced...

Skype Integration with Microsoft Xbox 360 & Lync is Slow Going

Microsoft's purchase of Skype for $8.5 billion was considered a risky move considering the failure of eBay's acquisition of Skype, which did not result in any synergies between these two companies. The New York Times gives some interesting insights into...

Skype@Home Telephone Products Coming?

Today, Rich Tehrani wrote about Microsoft "working on Skype Everywhere Initiative" based on another Microsoft-careers.com job listing. Just a few days ago I wrote about a Microsoft job listing was pointing toward Microsoft and Skype building a HTML5 Web version...

Kinect Grocery Cart Follows You and Helps You Shop Efficiently

Let's face it, between checking email, tweeting, updating your Facebook status, sending/receiving text messages, taking kids to soccer, etc., every second of our daily lives is precious. So if we can squeeze in a little bit more time via more...

Microsoft upgrades Xbox Live But Rumored Skype Integration is False

The upcoming Metro update to Microsoft’s Xbox, will start to be pushed down to your Xbox console some time this week, but alas it doesn't appear to contain the rumored Skype integration, which several rumors hinted at a Fall...

Microsoft Kinect Adds Video Chat

Project Natal for the XBOX 360 has just been renamed to Microsoft Kinect. Personally, I prefer the old name. In any event, Microsoft also announced a VoIP & video conferencing app simply called Video Chat. Great, get rid of a...

Xbox 360 as Internet-to-TV Portal

Hoping to provide viewers with an easy way to move Internet-based video onto TV screens, GridNetworks has announced a new service that would do just that by routing the content through an Xbox 360 gaming console. The service is designed...

Life Got You Down? Buy a Video Game Console

Despite a worsening economy, all three current-generation video game consoles had better U.S. sales in October than they did a year ago, according to the latest figures from The NPD Group. And both Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii...

Nintendo Gets New DSi Ready

Nintendo is reportedly likely to launch a new model of its top-selling handheld player, the DS, in overseas markets by next summer.Nintendo will start selling the DSi, which can take pictures, play music and is slimmer than the current model,...

Philips Bows Swappable Xbox 360-Like TV Faceplates

Philips has announced the launch of a range of swappable faceplates for its televisions. They will work in a similar way to the Xbox 360 and allow you to customize your television to match your d├ęcor. Called "Flavors," the...

Obama Campaigns on Xbox 360!

No, you are not seeing things ... Last week there were unconfirmed sightings of an "Obama for President" billboard in the Xbox 360 racing game Burnout Paradise. Today the truth can be told. It is, in fact, an official...

Less Merry Xmas: Sony Keeping PS3 Pricing As Is

Sony has ruled out cutting the price of the PlayStation 3 console before Christmas, insisting that the PS3 is better value than rivals half its price.(Maybe time to rethink that in today's -- or at least last week's -- economy?)With...

Xbox Now Cheaper than Wii (But for How Long?)

With the Nintendo Wii retailing for $249, Microsoft now says that it is cutting the price of its Xbox consoles! This move will lower the price of its 360 Arcade by $80, to $199, and other models will see a...

Gaming Console Sales -- Who's on Top?

It's always interesting to me to keep tabs on what's selling and what's not -- the proverbial what's hot and what's not. Let's take a look at a favorite topic -- video gaming consoles. Amid a long rant on Advertising...

GTA IV for PC To Feature Expanded Multiplayer System

Gamers will see the release of Grand Theft Auto IV (GTA IV) for their platform of choice this fall. Game developer Rockstar Games and parent company Take-Two have announced that the popular title will hit store shelves on Nov. 18. Naturally,...

Xbox Prices Going Lower?

Hey hey hey -- what's wrong with lower prices as Microsoft is reportedly considering dropping the price of Xbox to $200 to appeal to the mass gaming market. According to one report on CNET, an Xbox console with no hard drive...

New Controllers Coming for Guitar Hero + Music Studio!

Software publisher Activision and peripheral maker Logitech have announced a joint venture to make premium controllers shaped like instruments for Guitar Hero World Tour. The game is expected to debut this fall, and will be available for the all the...

Shaun White for Nintendo Wii (Wee!!!!)

While much has been made about how little excitement Sony and Nintendo have generated at the E3 game show (click here), there's actually some pretty cool stuff coming out. Take this for example: Nintendo had Shaun White, the gold medalist at...

In Today's News - the XBox 360 pwns the Sony PS3

According to Yahoo News, Microsoft Corp said today that its Xbox 360 console will sell better than the Sony PlayStation 3 over the lifetime of the machines."Xbox 360 will sell more consoles worldwide this generation than PlayStation 3," Don Mattrick,...

Xbox 360 Price Drop Coming

Yes, and it's coming soon -- as of July 13! This according to this account of new Xbox 360 store material that reveal a just less than $300 price tag that will make its weekend debut. So, if you can...

Is There More to Netflix/Roku Than Meets the Eye?

Blogged about the intriguing Netflix/Roku deal back on May 20, but now an interesting piece on VentureBeat makes it even more (and more!) interesting.The new Roku box (doesn't look like much, does it?) lets you stream any of Netflix's 10,000+ "Watch...

UK court rules Modchips do not circumvent copyright protection

UK-based MrModchips was cleared of all 26 counts against him for his role in importing and selling gaming console modchips. You know, the kind that lets you play [cough] backup copies of your video games. The Court of Appeal...

Nintendo Wii Outsells Them All!

Researchers extraordaire NPD has just released its gaming console sales numbers for April and guess what? Nintendo took the number one and two slots in hardware sales, with the Wiihaving sold 714,200 units while the Nintendo DS sold 414,800...

Xbox 360 Goes Blu-ray?

Xbox 360 with Blu-ray is coming?! Now that starts to make the concept of the all-in-one home entertainment appliance take a new, higher-res turn. Check out what Engadget had to say about it. See what happens when one format wins...
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