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Microsoft Store in Danbury Fair Mall Is No Apple Store

The new Microsoft Store had its grand opening in Danbury Fair Mall recently and I wanted to check it out. I happened to be in the Danbury Fair Mall to (ironically) visit the Apple Store to have my busted iPhone...

Microsoft Lync Meets Video Kinect on Xbox 360

During my New York City demo with Microsoft's Lync team a few weeks ago I discussed with one of the Microsoft employees the Kinect for the Xbox 360 and how it would be a perfect fit for Microsoft Lync. He...

What's Wrong with Windows Phone 7?

So everyone is gushing over how sexy the new Windows Phone 7 Series is. Microsoft has done a "reboot" of their mobile operating system and gone to an entirely new operating system. Sorry Windows Mobile fans, your old apps...

Roku Streaming HD from Roku -- Before Year End

Roku representatives have responded to rumors on its online forum board regarding when it will launch streaming HD services and announced, earlier than they'd like, that it will team up with Netflix to bring HD content to its subscribers....

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...

UK Bans Adult Video Games from Its Prisons

Life behind bars just got a little tougher -- adult prisoners in England and Wales are being banned by the Prison Service from playing computer games rated 18. (This is the UK version of "Adult.")Good behavior will allow offenders to...

Something New for the Set-Top Box?

Interesting article in today's New York Times about the lowly set-top box that brings TV into our homes today (or at least a large part of U.S. homes today) is undergoing a transformation. (At least by what was shown by...

Is This a Surprise? Xbox 360 Tops the Xmas Charts

Is anybody really surprised that the Xbox 360 outsold every other gaming console out there this holiday season? That's the report, and I'm not surprised. What is surprising is how well the Wii did -- nearly matching the Xbox 360...

Playing Xbox Games on the Xbox 360

Nice that Microsoft included the ability to play your existing Xbox games on the Xbox 360 -- or at least many of them. You can download the list at the Xbox web site, and this backwards compatibility runs the...

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...

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...

Microsoft Recalling Xbox Power Cords

Microsoft is recalling power cords on 14.1 million Xbox consoles worldwide, following reports of injuries due to defective electric components.The company announced the recall today, saying it is aimed at protecting the consoles from electrical component failures that can pose...

Xbox Live Brings VoIP to the Masses

There have been quite a few news stories on Microsoft's XBOX Live service doing fairly well. Microsoft has more than 750,000 customers paying an average of $50 a year to access Xbox Live and logging approximately 500,000 hours of online...
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