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Barely Related: Sailor Moon Crystal trailer, Luigi mean mug

Happy week before E3, everyone! Welcome to Barely Related, a conversational Friday column that presents the non-gaming news stories that we, the Joystiq staff, have been talking about over the past week. And no, we're not stopping our focus on industry and gaming news. Think of this as your...

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Verizon FiOS app on Xbox One allows for Veri-ception (bwaaaam)

The Verizon FiOS app is now available for Xbox One, allowing owners of Microsoft's next-gen console who have an Xbox Live Gold account and subscribe to Verizon's FiOS service to surf up to 74 channels using their Xbox One. The app itself is free to download and use. In a news post on Xbox Wire,...

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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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Xfinity, Verizon services miss this week's Xbox 360 dash update

The long-awaited "Metro" update to the Xbox 360 dashboard is finally launching this week, but you might not want to make any popcorn just yet. A number of Microsoft's recently announced content partners won't be showing up to the party on time, most notably Comcast's Xfinity on-demand library,...

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Verizon FiOS kicking off Xbox 360 streaming TV with 26 channels for subscribers

Are you ready to watch a limited selection of channels (26) from Verizon FiOS via your Xbox 360? Verizon and Microsoft sure hope so, this morning announcing plans to offer cable access to Xbox Live Gold members who also pay for Verizon's FiOS TV and internet service plans. That's right: if you...

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Bloomberg: Xbox Live getting Comcast, Verizon access; expects HBO, Crackle, Bravo, Syfy, Lovefilm, and more

A report earlier this month said that Microsoft's upcoming "Live TV" service -- part of the Xbox 360's upcoming Dashboard refresh -- would feature pay television service from the likes of Comcast and Verizon, who have 22.5 million and 3.8 million TV subscribers, respectively. Now, the far more...

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Verizon not talking about Xbox TV service now, but 'stay tuned'

Bobbi Henson, Verizon's Director of Media Relations for "all consumer FiOS services, including TV, Internet and voice," didn't confirm the rumors that Verizon's FiOS TV service would be coming to Xbox Live, but she did write a long blog post talking about, basically, how awesome such a...

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Report: Microsoft in talks with Comcast, Verizon for 'Live TV' service, Samsung for TV integration [update]

In August, Microsoft product manager David Dennis told Joystiq, "We're on track to deliver what we promised at E3 and that's to bring Live TV to Xbox this year." The only catch: What we don't know about Microsoft's upcoming "Live TV" service could fill an olympic-sized swimming pool. Digiday, the...

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Xperia Play launches next Thursday through Verizon

Sony Ericsson's Xperia Play will make its US launch next Thursday, May 26, Verizon announced today. The carrier will start taking pre-orders for the $200 device -- with a two-year contract -- beginning this Thursday. Once dubbed the "PlayStation Phone," the Xperia Play was outed through a...

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Verizon iPhone has devs, analysts excited by increased audience

As expected, Verizon announced today that it would become the second US company to carry Apple's iPhone on its service, finally offering an alternative to AT&T, which up until now has had an iron grip on the popular device. Game developers are thrilled at the prospect of a whole new audience...

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