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The Best $1 Xbox Live Indie Games
Monday, July 11, 2011 1:29 PM
I love Xbox Live Indie games. They are by far the best value for your money and I love how simple and fun they are. They always remind me of a good iPhone game, one you get way too much fun and play out of for the money you spent on it. Unlike pretty much every thing else on Xbox Live I feel you get the better end of the deal after purchasing an indie game so... Read More...
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Xbox Live Gold Membership Price Increase Set for November
Monday, August 30, 2010 1:33 PM
For the last 8 years a Xbox Live membership has been $50 for 12 months. All that is going to change on November 1st when Xbox live gets it's first price hike. Microsoft has decided to increase the Xbox gold membership to $59.99 instead of the $49.99, according to a blog post by Major Nelson. A one month membership will jump to $7.99 to $9.99 and a 3 month... Read More...
Hulu to come to Xbox 360 – Subscription Based of Course
Wednesday, June 02, 2010 12:10 PM
The the rumor is that Microsoft is going to announce at E3 that Hulu will be coming to the Xbox 360. Hulu, one of the biggest TV show online steaming services, has already said they are going to charge a monthly fee for a service called Hulu Plus. This service will allow users to watch all new and back episodes of the supported shows and not just the last 5 episodes... Read More...
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PlayOn - Moving to a Premium Service with Hulu and other Internet Video Sites
Thursday, May 06, 2010 12:36 PM
Playon, a PC application that streams Internet videos to your TV, is adding content to their to their service and bumping up the price. PlayOn seems to be the only reliable way to stream internet videos from places like Hulu, Netflix, CBS, YouTube and others right to your TV via a Xbox, PS3, Wii, and other devices. The software the runs on your PC and creates... Read More...
Splinter Cell Conviction Review – Splinter Cell Without Limits
Tuesday, April 27, 2010 12:26 PM
I love the new Splinter Cell Conviction game. Everything in the other games in the series that was annoying or bothersome are gone and what you are left with is awesome game play that has great replay value. Here are some of the changes from the other games in the Splinter Cell series: no more alarms, you don't have to move bodies around, you don't have... Read More...
April 6th Xbox Dashboard Update to bring USB Storage to All
Tuesday, March 30, 2010 6:19 PM
There are many things that bother me about the Xbox. One is that it's made by Microsoft and the other is all the proprietary hardware and accessories that you are forced to buy. Particularly storage devices for the Xbox are severely over priced. You could spend $30 - $50 on a memory stick that has 256MB - 512MB of storage, which if you have bought a thumb... Read More...
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Manually Configuring Your Xbox Networking Setting to get a Static IP
Thursday, March 11, 2010 2:51 PM
I made a video not too long ago on how to fix connection problems in Xbox Live . You forwarded ports to your Xbox so the you could obtain a open NAT type and be able to play with anyone. This works very well but your Xbox needs to have the same IP address for this to work. The best way is to reserve the IP in the router and I showed you how to do that in the... Read More...
Rivet – Stream Media from your Mac to your Xbox or PS3
Wednesday, January 06, 2010 1:23 PM
There are a couple applications out there that allow your Mac to stream media directly to your Xbox. One of them which I have written about is called Connect360 . A great little application that I have been using for some time now. One I have recently become aware of is called Rivet. Rivet allows streaming of your music, pictures, and videos right to your Xbox... Read More...
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Xbox 360 - Project Natal – How did I miss this?
Tuesday, September 22, 2009 12:41 PM
I was watching a video about Project Natal, which is a controller less xbox 360 technology that will allow you to use your body movements in the video game. It has a little device that sits in front of the TV and maps your movements. You can then control the game elements by your motions. It also has face recognition and voice controls. I think Project Natal... Read More...
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Use Your Xbox 360 Controller like a Gamepad with your Mac
Monday, August 17, 2009 1:46 PM
The other day I was wondering if you could use an Xbox 360 controller with your Mac to play games like a gamepad. Well I thought perhaps the controller could be synced with the computer via Bluetooth. I then discovered that xbox controllers are not Bluetooth but a special RF controller. So how do you use your xbox controller with your Mac? You have to have two... Read More...
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Xbox Live Update August 11th - The New Features
Wednesday, August 12, 2009 4:37 PM
So Xbox live just got an update care to know what they changed? Well let’s start with Netflix because it has all the changes I’m really excited. Netflix got some really great additions in this Xbox live update. Among the changes is a new feature called Party Watch which allows you’re Xbox live party to watch a movie together. You can only watch supported titles... Read More...
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How to Fix Xbox Live Connection Problems
Wednesday, July 01, 2009 1:51 PM
Sometimes when you’re on Xbox Live you will get error messages saying you can’t play with certain people. I had some friends that Xbox Live wouldn’t allow me to play online with for whatever reason. The problem is that the ports needed to communicate on Xbox live aren’t making it to the Xbox console. So what you need to do is forward those ports so the Xbox can... Read More...
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How to Make your Xbox Wireless for Less - create a wireless bridge
Tuesday, June 16, 2009 11:52 AM
I have always wanted my router near my xbox because I like to be able to plug it into the router so I don’t have to buy that $100 Xbox wireless adapter. For some people this is not an option so you have to spend the $100 bucks on the adapter. Well all you need to do this without buying the adapter is an old wireless router and a little know how. What You will... Read More...
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Connecting your Xbox 360 to Your Mac to Stream Music and Video
Wednesday, January 21, 2009 5:07 PM
Connecting your Xbox 360 to Your Mac So I don’t know why this is the case but when you read information on the Xbox media center it tells you that you have to have Windows Media Center version for XP to connect to the Xbox. Well that is not true you can use Windows Media Center or just a regular version of XP. Something they don’t tell you is that you can watch... Read More...
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Netflix coming to xBox Live Gold members for free
Tuesday, October 21, 2008 5:25 PM
So it shouldn't be long before Netflix releases there instant watch to Xbox Gold members. This new relationship between Netflix and Xbox will allow Xbox Gold members to stream and watch instantly all the content on the netflix's instant watch section of their website. This will be great for the Xbox gold members that don't have Netflix. Apparently... Read More...
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