- News tagged "xbox"
Monday, 18 Mar 2013
NVIDIA says it's happy to let AMD have control over the console GPU market because it wants to focus on the desktop and mobile market.
Friday, 8 Feb 2013
The new Xbox console is rumored to have voice recognition, not unlike SIRI, allowing users to control it just by speaking commands.
Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013
The details of the Xbox 720 GPU have been leaked online. According to the site VGleaks, the new GPU has an 800MHz clockspeed and features twelve shader cores. The site also claims that the DirectX 11 compliant graphics chip is also capable of supporting 2x, 4x and 8x MSAA anti-aliasing effects.
Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013
China might be lifting its ban on gaming consoles, which started in 2000. This could be good news for gaming console vendors who are having difficulty getting into China's vast market officially.
Monday, 3 Dec 2012
Sources have informed Bloomberg that Microsoft may be planning to launch their next iteration of the Xbox gaming console in late 2013. Apparently the Xbox 720 will be sold for US$299 with Kinect, HUD glasses and cloud gaming all bundled in.
Wednesday, 7 Nov 2012
After launching on Android a week or so ago, the new Xbox SmartGlass app is now available on iOS devices.
Reports from The Verge suggests that Microsoft is working on a classified project involving a 7-inch gaming tablet, otherwise known as the Xbox Surface.
Tuesday, 23 Oct 2012
Microsoft has released details on a major new update to the Xbox dashboard and the launch of Xbox SmartGlass, which brings games, music, TV and movie experiences from your console to your phone, tablet and PC.
Tuesday, 16 Oct 2012
In order to catch up to competitors such as Apple and Amazon, Microsoft has announced the launch of their own digital music service which goes by the name of Xbox Music. Currently available for the Xbox 360, the service will be expanded to smartphones, tablets and PCs with the launch of Windows 8.
Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012
Think Microsoft's Kinect is all about motion-sensing games? You'll have to re-evaluate what you know about Kinect, when you hear (and see) what Australian composer and developer Chris Vik did with it using Kinectar, a toolkit that uses the Kinect sensor as a MIDI controller.