Today in Redmond, Microsoft unveiled the Xbox One, its vision for the future of home entertainment. The Xbox One will expand Microsoft’s Xbox agenda well beyond gaming, blurring the boundaries of gaming and interactive TV further than ever.
Let’s take a look.
The Xbox One may have made its photo op, but one big question remains: price. With so many advanced features on board, it’s hard to imagine that the console will be able to match the $299 bill of its predecessor’s base model. If Microsoft really wants to stave off the competition when the console becomes available—”later this year,” executives said—the Xbox One’s price tag needs to be as impressive as its spec sheet.
A few months ago, Jon Mitchell wrote a great piece that stirred up a lot of discussion about the viability of creating art on tablets with your hands. Although I commented at the time, I’ve finally drawn a more complete response.
Flickr co-founder Stewart Butterfield and his company Tiny Speck have come out today with a game they boldly assert could be “the greatest game there ever was”. The massively-multiplayer, Web-based Flash game was unveiled this morning and will be opening for private alpha testing soon.
While the game will not be fully open to the public until late…
In a move certain to please small and medium business owners, social media management platform HootSuite announced today the addition of new features to help users learn more about their Twitter followers.
Using the influence scoring algorithm developed by Klout, HootSuite allows users to sort their followers by who has the most influence on…