“Microsoft’s launched voice control for Kinect today, along with the Australian release of the Zune Music Pass subscription service.
Zune Music pass will launch on November 16 at $11.99 per month or $119.90 annually, with the option to run the service on Xbox Live, Windows PCs and Windows Phone 7 smartphones. I’m at the launch event right now and will update with my impressions once the event actually starts.”
Zune pass is a music subscription service that allows you to buy or rent music to listen to on your various devices.
via Microsoft Launches Zune Pass And Kinect Voice Control For Aussies | Gizmodo Australia.
There have been requests, rumours a plenty but finally it’s been officially announed. iVeiw and SBS on XBOX 360 with hopefully more to come if Aussie TV ever gets over it’s royalties panic.
It’s Official: Xbox 360 Gets TV (In Australia Too!) | Kotaku Australia.
“Guinness World Records has officially named Kinect for Xbox 360 the fastest selling consumer electronics device, which sold an average of 133,333 units per day for a total of 8 million units in its first 60 days between Nov. 4, 2010 and Jan. 3, 2011”
via Kinect Is The Fastest-Selling Consumer Electronics Device* | Gizmodo Australia.
Microsoft demo’ed the mobile gaming experience whereby it was promised that you would be able to play a game on your XBOX and/or PC then continue that game on youre Windows Phone. Well it’s here!
Full House Poker is coming on March 16 for $US3 on Windows Phone and $US10 on Xbox Live Arcade
This timing is interesting too, perhaps this is an indication of the update romoured to be delivered very soon?
via Play Poker Between Your Xbox 360 And Windows Phone 7 | Gizmodo Australia.
It seems MS is toying with the idea of Silverlight on Xbox 360. Meaning they will have a common platform between Windows Phone 7, Desktop PC and XBOX 360.
Hello Xbox 360 Apps? Silverlight’s Coming to Xbox 360.