As we all know, the 360 is about more than games. Way
more than games. If you want to take a closer look at its media functionality, without having to go to extreme lengths to buy one, then this article should help.
Highlights: The setup may be a bit geeky for some; the interface seamlessly fits with the Media Center UI; no DivX or XviD support, but full hi-res WMV worked fine; the Xbox's online functionality practically indistinguishable from the equivalent on PC.
So far, it's looking good, though for those of us without the Media Center edition of Windows -- or without Windows at all -- it's doubtful quite how much use these features will get.