Xbox 360 + Unbox = TV

Wow, this is really what we’ve needed for a while.. is it HDTV? (Update) Sadly no 🙁 Oh, Gizmodo points out you can do this without an MCE now, interesting…

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10 Web Companies I would Like to See Microsoft Acquire

Before going any further, I would like to point out that I am not in any position to make business decisions so this post is really just a pie in the sky post about sites I like.  I know this is a little break from my normal blog posts but the recent acquisition by Google…

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1080p update for xbox firmware coming tomorrow

Now I will have to get a DVI / VGA adapter for my 360 and do the upscaling test. From the Media Alert: Expanded HD Display and Video Playback Options With 1080p resolution, gamers now have the ability to enjoy both game and video content in the best HD resolution currently available. Expanded video playback…

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GoW Ad featuring (Sweet Sweet) Tears for Fears Song

I really like this game trailer [kotaku] for Gears of War and even more the choice to use the “Mad World” cover from the Donny Darko soundtrack.  Higher Quality Version

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PS3 Gaming Grid Logic

I like the Gamerscore blog’s response to the PS3 Gaming Grid: Boy, someone over at Sony really needs to do some fact checking.  Some of you may have seen Sony’s recent console price comparision grid?  Well, we here at Xbox wanted to make sure that you got the accurate facts… Fact: PS3 has monkeys inside.  (Monkeys required)…

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Very Slick Xbox 360 Ad.

This doesn’t look like it came from Microsoft… After linking those, I’m starting to wonder how long it will be until we can do this with SoapBox…

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First PS3 Game Footage!

Kotaku has been showing some PS3 game footage. Lair Virtua Fighter 5 Untold Legends Resistence Fall of Man Formula One The PS3 looks like it will have a starting lineup just as strong as the 360s was.  Just one more month to launch!  I’m very interested in how well their live offering stands up against…

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Blue Dragon is FINALLY selling 360s in Japan.

As reported on Kotaku, Joystiq, and 1UP.com… Pre-orders for the 10,000 limited edition Blue Dragon bundles are selling out.  Kotaku indicates: One site even claims the first-run limited edition bundle’s pre-orders are selling out faster than the PS3’s! Woot! Hats off to Xbox Japan.

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Starbucks Coffee in 50!

We just got upgraded from having Farmer Bros. drippomatic machines to having these monolithic Starbucks machines in our building and I have a feeling that it will do wonders for morale.  I already have seen half a dozen people wonder in amazement as the robot barista brews coffee and then they walk off with an ear to…

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ISOrecorder tool

I just found this tool and it looks pretty sweet.  If it does what it claims it does, I’m totally stoked. [update] Yes, this tool in fact does exactly what it says it does: simplify ISO burning.  I highly recommend it!

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