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FYI Xbox 360 TID named 'Chatpad' kthxbai

Hi followin da 360's spring upd8t and da console's new instant msging trix the use of a qwerty keyboard is all the mor necesary neccesssary rad! previously given a placeholder name of TID (4 txt input device), the upcoming txting peripheral is referred to as da "Chatpad" in da update's help doc. 2...

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IM coming to Xbox 360, keyboard accessory this summer

Alright, so Gamespot's leakier than a colander full of swiss cheese, but now we've got the official details (from Microsoft this time) on what's included in the upcoming Xbox 360 Spring Dashboard update, due in one month beginning the week of May 7th. Integrating the 6 million Xbox Live users with...

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Leaked Xbox 360 keyboard controller attachment, Voltron jealous

[Update: It's official. More information and higher resolution pics of the rendering here.] With Gamespot and other sites leaking details about the upcoming Dashboard updates to the 360, you've gotta wonder how text messaging between the 360 and Windows users will work. Typing out even the briefes...

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How the PSP can overcome the PSP-inspired mylo

David Carony, executive editor at CNET, has a lot to say about Sony, the PSP, and their newly announced mylo. Sony's attempting to market the device at a whopping $350, which is ridiculous when many, if not all of its features can be implemented in the PSP, or a PSP redesign. With the right accessor...

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Xfire joins MTV family [UPDATE 1]

Combining instant messaging with games seems to be a magic formula for Xfire. The popularity of the program hasn't gone unnoticed, and today Viacom -- which operates the MTV brand -- announced the acquisition of Xfire, Inc for $102m. Not bad for a company with a free product and "no desire&quo...

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Get AIM on your PSP

Well, it looks like Stage One has been achieved, if only not via AOL itself. Thanks to a convenient little web-proxy, PSP users with browsing capabilities can now access their AOL Instant Messenger accounts wherever they have an Internet connection. AIMonPSP is free for use and looks to be supported...

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PSP VoIP on the horizon?

Will we see a phone feature appear on the PSP soon? Tom Keating of the VoIP and Gadgets blog seems to think it will. In fact, he considers this more an inevitability than mere speculation. He also suggests that companies like Google are in line to come up with some sort of VoIP service for PSP consi...

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