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Xbox unfollows Twitter and unfriends Facebook, apps 'retired' from dash

The Fall 2012 Update currently rolling out removes Twitter and Facebook from the Xbox dashboard, and Microsoft have confirmed the apps are officially being 'retired.' Speaking to IGN, Microsoft said it's "retiring the Facebook and Twitter apps," although the company didn't comment regards whether...

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Xbox Live Dashboard beta re-opens to second round of entrants

Apparently your excitement for this fall's Xbox 360 Dashboard update beta was so great that Microsoft caved to demand and reopened its gates for 500,000 more participants. That's at least according to an Engadget tipster, though Microsoft's Major Nelson is only saying that the program is open to...

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Want to test the next Xbox Dashboard update? Now's your big chance [update: it's full!]

You probably want to be one of the first people to explore the internet on your Xbox 360, right? Well, Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb just posted up instructions for how to be that dude – all you have to do is sign up for the upcoming Xbox Live Dashboard update beta. Beyond the opportunity to...

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Xbox spring system update headed to some this week, everyone next week

The Xbox spring system update will be delivered to "a few" Xbox Live members this week, according to a tweet from Major Nelson. The update will be deployed to all members next week. Before you go rushing to check your Xbox, don't get too excited: Major Nelson noted further that the update will only...

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Microsoft aware of Xbox Live profile 'Error 801540B7,' working on fix

We've received complaints about Xbox Live profile errors over the last week. Subscribers are prevented from downloading their profiles off Live, locking them out of the online network and purchased content. The code we've been tipped on the most is error "801540B7," but we've also seen a similar...

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PSA: UFC, VUDU, other video apps now available on Xbox 360

A slew of new video apps have debuted through Microsoft's updated Xbox 360 dashboard, including the UFC app and VUDU. Here's the full list: 4 on Demand (C4) -- United Kingdom ABC iView (Australian Broadcasting Corp.) -- Australia Dailymotion -- Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil,...

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Microsoft launches YouTube, TMZ, FiOS TV apps and many more on the Xbox 360 today

For those of you in the Xbox 360 Dashboard preview program, some of this stuff is old hat, but for the rest of us today's launch of a dozen new applications on the Dashboard is all brand new. Beyond the addition of YouTube, FiOS TV, and TMZ (can we give that one back?), Xbox 360 users get access...

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All Xbox dash apps must have Kinect functionality going forward

With Microsoft's Kinect-friendly Xbox dashboard update now available to the masses, it looks like users can expect a lot more Kinect functionality built-in going forward. That is to say that every future dashboard app will be required to have Kinect functionality, according to Kotaku. We got...

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New Xbox Dashboard features leave Indie Games in the lurch

Now that the new Xbox 360 Dashboard is out there, many are finding the new features don't extend to Indie Games. Sure, Indies haven't supported Achievements for a while, and there's always been a price ceiling, but it looks like Beacons don't work with them, cloud storage isn't supported, and...

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PSA: Xbox dashboard update 'slightly delayed' (Update - rolling out to subscribers now)

(Update: According to Major Nelson's Twitter feed, the dashboard update is being pushed to accounts in batches, and should be widely available over the next few hours.) After Microsoft announced several new services would miss the December 6 launch of the Xbox dashboard update, it has revealed...

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