Items tagged with xbox tv

Microsoft's "Xbox TV" has been floating around rumorville for quite some time, with the company even reportedly having created a handful of prototypes. The idea is that the product would be released as a step below the Xbox 720/Infinity/Next/Fill-in-the-Blank. Instead of playing games, it'd be solely a media center - and given the way the progression of the Xbox 360 has gone, a product like this wouldn't be the least bit surprising. After all, not everyone out there is a gamer. In fact, many people I know who own either an Xbox or PlayStation have been using their consoles more for media than anything... Read more...
Are game consoles the next set-top box? Five years ago, no one would've ever believed that the Nintendo 64 or PlayStation 2 could ever become someone's primary source of in-home entertainment, but now, the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 definitely have that capability. Between the two, users can watch DVDs, Blu-ray Discs, Web programming, movies, TV shows and of course, play games. That's an awful lot of entertainment, but more could be on the way for Microsoft's console. In a never-ending bid to one-up "the other guy," Microsoft is reportedly talking behind the scenes of boosting the Xbox LIVE offering... Read more...