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Xbox One & Azure cloud computing: A match made in heaven

With the debut of the new Xbox One gaming system, we could focus on many things: hardware, flashy games, and entertainment options. But one aspect really gets me fired up: Developers should now be able to use Microsoft Azure’s cloud computing platform to make games more powerful than ever.<p>Wired …

Kinect is always listening on Xbox One, but privacy is a 'top priority' for Microsoft

The Xbox One's Kinect microphone is always listening and waiting for specific commands, Microsoft's hardware program manager John Link told Polygon today.<p>Microsoft revealed today that Xbox One will support commands native commands for powering the console on and off. Xbox 360 Kinect users can power …

Xbox One HDD is non-removable, USB 3.0 supports external storage

The 500 GB internal storage featured in the Xbox One will be non-removable and non-user serviceable, and the three USB 3.0 ports will allow for external storage, Albert Penello, senior director of product planning at Microsoft confirmed with Engadget.<p>In comparison, the hard drive installed in the …

Xbox One lets households share one Xbox Live Gold subscription across multiple accounts

Earlier this year, Microsoft discontinued its Xbox Live Gold Family Pack, an option for families to purchase multiple Gold memberships at a reduced rate. It now appears that it's making its way back to the Xbox One in one way or another. <i>Polygon</i> reports that multiple accounts will be able to share …

Deal with it: Xbox One requires an Internet connection

Microsoft’s next-generation console, Xbox One, won’t function if you don’t connect it to the Internet.<p>Following Microsoft’s big reveal event today, the company posted a series of answers to questions that many people were asking. The first issue the company addressed is the console’s Internet …

Xbox One's 'Magic Moments' gameplay capture tech detailed

The Xbox One's ability to capture and share gameplay videos will be powered by a special technology designed to identify "magic moments" in a game and automatically record and save them, Microsoft officials tell Polygon.<p>Gameplay videos can be captured in two basic ways, Ben Kilgore, corporate vice …

Xbox One will allow media transfers from Xbox 360

Xbox One will allow Xbox 360 users to transfer music, movies and television downloads from the Xbox 360 across to the new console, Microsoft's corporate vice president Phil Harrison confirmed with Polygon today.<p>When asked to clarify if there will be a future backward compatibility solution to bring …

Xbox One Achievements expanded with 'Challenges,' cross-game Achievements

Achievements on the Xbox One will be complemented by the addition of cloud-driven achievements that can be added to games as developers see fit and new Challenges that can dare players to achieve smaller, limited-time goals in games.<p>Microsoft's Ben Kilgore, corporate vice president, Interactive …

Xbox One lets you save and restart your game at any point

The Xbox One will include the ability to pause or save a game at any point without losing progress, Microsoft officials told Polygon.<p>"One of things that we haven't talked about is the way the saved game architecture works," said Ben Kilgore, corporate vice president of Microsoft's Interactive …

Xbox Reveal: 'One' Console To Rule Them All

Microsoft took the wraps off the Xbox One, its next-generation console today in a multimedia event that offered something thrilling for everyone. And it threw down the gauntlet at rival Sony in a major way, promising not only a state-of-the-art gaming experience, but a device designed to be at the …

Xbox Live Gold memberships apply to both Xbox One and 360

Xbox Live Gold memberships on Xbox One will be flexible and streamlined, according to Microsoft, allowing console owners to use their Gold account on both the Xbox One and Xbox 360 and letting multiple users share the same account.<p>"If you have an Xbox Gold membership today for 360 and you buy an …

How The iPad Mini Became A Stealth Success

When the iPad Mini was released in November of last year, there were few opening-bell lines at Apple stores, few foaming-at-the-mouth fanboys crossing out the days on their calendars, and few folks who viewed the device as much more than Apple getting in the seven-inch tablet game because, well, …