Geek Smack! 210: Is XBox Update Turning Game System Away From Gaming?
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Geek Smack! Topic of the Week: Turning XBox Away From Gaming
There have been reports out there that say gaming sales are down. Not to say that gaming is dead, but Microsoft does seem to have plans. A new update launched earlier today gave XBox and Update for Gesture, Voice. Now, you can play a game without a controller, or sort through your media with a comment or wave of the hand.
And it doesn’t stop there – Verizon FIOS is on-board. What would happen if your next XBox had a coaxial cable attached? CES Innovation Honoree Wi3 has a way to attach Ethernet connectors to your coax cable. Day by day, we are planning more for Internet based TV.
So there may now be a time where you want to watch a movie, but the kids want to play a game. What do you do? Buy another XBox 360? Flip a coin to see who wins?
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