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Microsoft sued over XBox 360 crashing

A Chicago man who bought Microsoft Corp.'s new Xbox 360 has sued Microsoft claiming the new video game console has a design flaw that causes it to overheat and freeze up. According to the MSNBC/Reuters article, "The proposed class action...

Holiday Gift Shortages: Xbox 360 & iPods Top This Year's Model

Catching up with last week's papers, noticed a very interesting article in last Friday's Wall Street Journal (www.wsj.com) on "why shortages of hot gifts endure as a Christmas ritual." The premise is that manufacturers don't mind running out of products...

Xbox 360 As Loss Leader?

Hard to believe that Microsoft is selling its new Xbox 360 as a loss leader?  Yes, that's right.  According to a report published on the NewsFactor Network(http://www.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_id=39715), the total cost of the Xbox 360 that retails for $399 is $552.27; in other...

It Was the Best of Times ... The Worst of Times

Everybody knows the Apple iPod and Microsoft's Xbox 360 are in the in-demand products this holiday season, but are they the best products of the year?  (Or perhaps the worst products of the year?)Well, we want to find out.  So,...

What's missing from the XBox 360?

By all early indications, the Microsoft XBox 360 is a resounding success despite some stories of some XBox 360 muggings and even an Electronic Boutique store held at gunpoint until two XBoxs were handed over. My wife told me a...

Go Google Shopping this Holiday season

Google just announced the addition of local merchants' content to Froogle. Simply enter the item you're looking for and your location information, and Froogle will show locations nearby that offer the product and pinpoint the stores on a map. Somebody...

XBox 360 causes record sick days?

I noticed traffic was noticeably lighter this morning and it got me thinking if all the lucky new XBox 360 owners stayed up all night long playing with their Xbox 360s and therefore decided to call in sick due to...

Midnight XBox Madness

It's Midnight Madness all over again!  Microsoft's new Xbox 360 goes on sale at midnight tonight many retailers around the country.  (Read more about it below -- see the earlier November 17th entry.)  Would be nteresting to hear any stories ......

XBox 360 Final Countdown

The final countdown for the Microsoft XBox 360 launch has begun. Several retailers will be opening their doors at 12:01am to get your hands on the hottest thing for Christmas this year. Not sure how many Xbox 360's your local...

Microsoft XBox 360 vs. Sony Playstation 3 - Game over man!

With the impending launch of Microsoft's XBox 360, inevitably comparisons will be made to Sony's Playstation 3 due out next year. But the battle has already been won by Microsoft without firing a single shot - without a single needle...

Top XBox 360 Games to Buy for Christmas

Wondering what XBox 360 games to buy your kid(s) for the Christmas holiday season? (ditto for Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc.) Well, IGN Entertainment's GamerMetrics has pulled consumer data from three leading video game sites (IGN.com, GameSpy.com and TeamXBox.com) to rank the...

Xbox 360 Is Coming to Town Next Week

We’ve got “Harry Potter” opening tomorrow, but the news around our house is the Xbox 360 launch next Tuesday (11/22/05).  Launches in Europe (12/2/05) and Japan (12/10/05) will follow.  According to Microsoft, this is the first time a game console...

Microsoft, cable companies, and some popcorn

Microsoft Corp. and Cable Television Laboratories Inc. (CableLabs) today announced they have reached an agreement that will allow Microsoft and PC manufacturers to bring to market digital-cable-ready (including HD) Windows Media Center-based PCs by the holiday 2006 time frame. These...

Microsoft to remove Sony copy protection malware

Microsoft said it would remove controversial copy-protection software that CDs from music publisher Sony BMG install on personal computers, deeming it a security risk to PCs running on Windows. This is but another salvo shot fired between Microsoft and Sony....

Xbox 360 launch party

Breaking news on the XBox 360 launch! Check out this email I just got that is an invitation to play XBox 360 games at a secret undisclosed location in the Mojave Desert! B) Hundreds of gaming stations fully tricked out...

XBox requires e911?

This morning I wrote about the congressional hearing discussing a draft of legislation to create a statutory framework for Internet Protocol and Broadband Services.I didn't have time to listen to the entire hearing and comment on all of it, so...

Xbox 360 has a camera?

Microsoft's XBox 360 has a camera? According to this article the Xbox 360 does indeed come with a camera. I wonder if it will feature the ability to display the video of the person speaking in an unobtrustive window in...

Xbox Live Outage

Looks like Xbox Live is going offline for one whole day in preparation for the launch of the XBox 360 and to undergo some improvements. One whole day of no Xbox Live gaming? What will the Xbox Live addicts do?...

XBox recall and privacy

I received a letter in the mail this weekend from Microsoft about the recall on the power cords on the Xbox consoles due to the potential risk of fire (1 in 10,000 Xboxes). I planned on going to the Microsoft...

Japan leads in VoIP

Japan trumps the U.S. in technology yet again! Japan is developing a new high-speed network for cell phones that will use VoIP for phone calls which can be transmitted more cheaply, thus saving the mobile carriers money, while also making...

XBOX 360 Dashboard Sneek Peaks

Came across some interesting articles on Paul Thurrott's SuperSite for Windows regarding the upcoming XBOX 360 I thought was worth sharing.The first one is an interview with Jeff Henshaw, the Executive Producer for Xbox Digital Entertainment at Microsoft where he...

Xbox 360 Launches

Microsoft Corp. says its next version of Xbox will thrill hard-core gamers with mind-blowing graphics and lure in newcomers with free online games, slide shows, music and video chats with friends.Xbox 360 looks nothing like its bulky, black predecessor. It's...
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