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Report: Xbox One dashboard, download details leak after consoles ship early [update]

Twitter user @Moonlightswami has posted impressions on the Xbox One after claiming to receive his console early from Target, Engadget reports. Moonlight Swami claimed that in its current state, the Xbox One takes 17 seconds to reach its dashboard during boot up. A 500 MB update was allegedly...

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Watch 12 minutes of Xbox One dashboard features in action

If you saw last month's Xbox One dashboard vid but wanted to view the system's features in a truer demonstration, make yourself nice and comfy for the next 12 minutes or so. In this video, Xbox Corporate VP Marc Whitten and Chief Marketing and Strategy Officer Yusuf Medhi showcase how you can...

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Xbox One dashboard impressions: Finding Forza 5

The Xbox One has eyes and ears in the living room, more observant and more attuned to the human voice than ever before. Its Kinect camera can track multiple skeletons (usually inside people) and study your face for a post-workout pulse. It will understand you when you talk to it, and stop listening...

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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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Video walkthrough: Xbox 360 Fall 2012 dashboard update

Microsoft is preparing to update your Xbox 360's UI, but we thought it'd be good to give you a look-see at the Xbox 360 Fall 2012 dashboard update ahead of time – you know, let you get used to all the changes. And granted you're a Gold subscriber, when the update drops to the public you'll...

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Xbox's 'Kinect PlayFit' dashboard keeps track of cross-game calorie burning

"Kinect PlayFit," first seen in leaks, is now officially announced – and officially released today! That means we can finally understand what Kinect PlayFit is: a special "fitness dashboard" that tracks your calories lost across multiple Kinect games, "from Dance Central 2 to Your Shape...

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Report: Microsoft readying 'Woodstock' music service for Xbox 360, to debut at E3

When you think modern, digital music, your mind probably immediately jumps to 30-plus-year-old music festivals. Microsoft clearly understands this, as the company is allegedly preparing a relaunch/rebranding of its Xbox 360 Zune music service to be debuted at E3 2012, dubbed "Woodstock." The...

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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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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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