Examining Kinect's Minority Report Effect

Kinect may be touted as the Xbox 360's answer to motion gaming, but it's not just about making you the controller. Kinect can also let you interact with television, movies, music and the Xbox 360 like Tom Cruise in Minority Report, just without the fancy gloves. » 11/04/10 1:20am 11/04/10 1:20am

Facebook on XBL Available for Minors — Outside of U.S.

Xbox Live users under 18 outside of North America may now use the social networking tools Facebook, Twitter and Last.fm on Xbox Live. Minors in the U.S. get access Dec. 15. » 12/09/09 10:00pm 12/09/09 10:00pm

360 Facebook And Twitter Go Live On Tuesday

Social networking hits the Xbox 360 full-force on Tuesday when the next dashboard update goes live. bringing Facebook, Twitter, and Last.FM to the masses. » 11/12/09 11:40am 11/12/09 11:40am

Yes, The Xbox 360 Update Preview *Is* Out

Thank you for your kind letters and tips, informing us that those lucky enough to gain entry into the Xbox 360 fall update preview program have indeed been blessed with said updates. But save your keystrokes! We hear you! » 10/22/09 10:00pm 10/22/09 10:00pm

Our Hands All Over The Xbox 360 Dashboard Update

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. » 10/19/09 7:20pm 10/19/09 7:20pm

Xbox 360 Update Hands-on: Last.FM In Action

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. » 10/19/09 12:20pm 10/19/09 12:20pm

Facebook, Twitter Launch Nov. 17 on UK Xbox Live

This splash page on Xbox Live's U.K. portal says its Twitter and Facebook service will launch on Nov. 17. We assume that includes the Last.FM update as well. » 10/10/09 6:30pm 10/10/09 6:30pm

Xbox 360 Dash Update For Twitter, Facebook, Last.fm Enters Beta Soon

Microsoft announced the addition of Last.fm, Facebook and Twitter at E3 2009, much to the dismay of ornery antisocialites, promising a 2009 release for those services. With a beta reported to hit this month, it seems things are on schedule. » 10/06/09 3:40pm 10/06/09 3:40pm

Microsoft To Launch Streaming Music Service, Could Hit 360

Microsoft have announced that they're working on a streaming music service, similar to Europe's Spotify, which should be ready to go by the end of this month. We're interested because it could hit the Xbox 360. » 7/14/09 1:30am 7/14/09 1:30am

Some Last.fm 360 Pricing Details

Last.fm is coming to the Xbox 360, sticking another multimedia feather in the little beige box's hat. But we're left with two burning questions: how much will it cost, and can we stream the music in our games? » 7/01/09 6:30am 7/01/09 6:30am

How Our Game Platforms Will Change In 2009

PSP, DSi, and Xbox 360 owners can expect their consoles to gain some new abilities over the next month — many for no added cost. We've broken down the big changes coming. » 6/16/09 6:00pm 6/16/09 6:00pm

Taking A Closer Look At Last.fm On The Xbox 360

News of a deal that brings Last.fm to the Xbox 360 was kind of lost in the flood of information coming out of Microsoft's E3 press conference last week. So let's go back to it. » 6/08/09 5:30am 6/08/09 5:30am

Last.FM Coming To Xbox Live

Microsoft and Last.FM are making sweet, sweet music on the Xbox 360 this year, with the music listening and discovery service available free to Xbox Live Gold members. » 6/01/09 2:45pm 6/01/09 2:45pm