This fall the Xbox 360 gets a sexy new dashboard update, giving the service a look and feel that should be incredibly familiar to both Windows Phone 7 owners and folks that have gotten a peek at Windows 8.
Move over Madden. There's a new football game on my Xbox 360. And it stars Avatars. Oh, and I don't know how it got there.
In case you missed them earlier today, our own Stephen Totilo spent some time with the preview for the next Xbox 360 Dahboard update, putting Facebook, Twitter, Last.FM, and streaming HD video to the test.
I, with my 955kbps downstream Internet connection, reported earlier today that the November-scheduled offering of instant-streaming 1080p wasn't working on my sluggish connection. But a man with a 25mbps-downstream connection has a different take: "Incredible."
The final part of our Xbox 360 November dashboard update saves the best for last, without intending the pun. Here's Last.FM in action on my 360, injecting a bit of Zelda and MF Doom into my system.
Instant streaming in 1080p? Microsoft did warn that its new Zune video marketplace might not allow for streaming for people with slower (slow-ish?) connections. This is my low-point in my three-part preview of the 360's new November dashboard.
Microsoft provided Kotaku with an early version of the November Xbox 360 dashboard update. I just tested Twitter and Facebook on my 360. Watch.
The next Xbox Live update will deliver Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm, but, Ron Popeil style, wait, there's more! According to an email from Microsoft, anyway. Get ready for news headlines and dedicated music stores in the Xbox Live dashboard.
The ability to watch movies as a group online using Netflix and avatars is not supported by all of the movies on the service, Microsoft confirmed to Kotaku today.
Avatars, long the ignored, under-dressed face of the Xbox 360, are getting an overhaul. But it will cost you. New clothing and props from popular games including The Secret of Monkey Island and Halo will be hitting the 360 next month.
The update to Xbox 360's Netflix, which came as a separate download, deals with many of the issues that the streaming service had, but introduces a couple of new ones.
This morning Microsoft sent the much-anticipated Xbox 360 dashboard update to a group of game writers to check out before it hits officially on Aug. 11.
Xbox LIVE GM Marc Whitten followed-up Microsoft's E3 press conference with a letter posted over at Larry Hryb's site, which further details the new Xbox Live experience that's coming our way this fall. Among the innovative new features is the ability to load your games from the disc directly to your hard drive,…
E3 2008 is less than a week away, and come Monday morning the internets will be buzzing with the latest news from Xbox 360 producer Microsoft. While we know they'll be plugging their biggest titles - Gears of War 2, Banjo Kazooie: Nuts & Bolts, Fable II, and Viva Pinata - what big announcements could we see from the…