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Microsoft pulls offline USB updating instructions for Xbox One [Update: Microsoft responds]

Microsoft pulled its support page that instructed users how to update their Xbox One systems offline using a USB drive. We've included an image of the cached support page above, which is no longer available to view. The Xbox Support page instructed Xbox One owners with a two gigabyte USB stick t...

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Updating an Xbox One with a USB stick is a three-step process

Much like the PS4, prospective Xbox One owners can download the system's day-one update early to a USB stick. The process is listed on Microsoft's support page as an "emergency offline update" procedure, and boils down to a few simple steps. Those looking to update their systems offline will nee...

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Plan ahead: Install PS4 firmware v1.5 to a USB stick right now

If you're getting a PS4 this Friday, here's a handy tip: Copy the necessary version 1.5 firmware update onto a USB stick and install it on your console that way. It's probably not the best idea to try and access Sony's servers while swarms of other people are trying to do the same thing on launch d...

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Ouya external USB storage beta incoming, sign up now

Ouya is preparing to unlock USB storage capabilities through a limited closed beta run, which will be rolled out in phases starting next week. Those who wish to participate in the closed beta may sign up through this page right now. Outside of USB storage, this update – which Ouya is calli...

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Arm your computer with Mega Buster USB drive

Street Fighter X Mega Man is getting a physical release, sort of, in the best possible container. Next week, Capcom will start selling the 8GB Mega Buster USB drive, a flash drive shaped like Mega Man's weaponized right arm. In addition to (a link to a download of) the freeware game, the $20 drive ...

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Sony patents a Vita with HDMI, USB ports [update]

Sony filed a patent for a Vita that includes HDMI and USB ports. The patent, spotted by Patent Bolt, was filed on February 7 in the US and includes a detailed run-down of the hardware, including the above photo of a Vita with HDMI and USB connection slots (25 and 24, respectively). Update: This con...

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How to live through Wii U error code 150-1093

Are you getting error code 150-1093 from your shiny (very shiny) new Wii U? Reader Matt did, and it was a bummer. Games were freezing at load, leaving him with a confusing error code and no Mario. Nintendo support told him that this code results when you try to load a game from an external hard dri...

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MadCatz's Tritton Detonator now shipping, detonating

We've all been there: It's 3 am, the guys you share your tiny studio apartment with are zonked out after a hard day's hack-sackin' down on the quad, but you'll be awake for another 6 hours, at least. Now, thanks to the Tritton Detonator from MadCatz and Microsoft, your bitter, sleep-deprived room...

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Wii U is 1080p; has HDMI out, internal flash memory, SD and USB storage support

While Nintendo was blowing minds this morning with the announcement of its new console, the Wii U, the company's Japanese press site was quietly releasing all the juicy specs of the upcoming machine that we hunger for. As mentioned during the presser, the console will output games in high definit...

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Kinect update could greatly improve performance, report suggests

What if Kinect could track individual fingers? What if it could see not only the position of your hand, but its rotation as well? According to a report by Eurogamer, more advanced tracking from the Kinect is possible -- but only through a firmware update which its sources say is coming. The Kine...

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