Entries in 'dashboard' (20)

Microsoft gives away free Kinect game

Microsoft gives away free Kinect game

Kinect title Haunt is currently being offered for free to US Xbox 360 owners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2012 at 1:38PM in News
360 dash app usage rises 50%

360 dash app usage rises 50%

The amount of consumers using entertainment apps on Xbox Live globally increased by 50 per cent from November to December.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 18th 2012 at 10:37AM in News
YouTube lands on Xbox Live

YouTube lands on Xbox Live

UK Xbox 360 owners will be able to access a host of new dashboard apps today including YouTube, Blinkbox, MSN and Muzu.TV.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 14th 2011 at 10:00AM in News
Xbox dash "designed for ads", users discover ad block workaround

Xbox dash "designed for ads", users discover ad block workaround

One developer has labelled the new Xbox 360 ‘Metro’ dashboard “an advertiser’s dream” and criticised it for effectively hiding away a user’s game content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2011 at 2:11PM in News

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ANALYSIS: New dash is the most important Xbox launch this year

ANALYSIS: New dash is the most important Xbox launch this year

A new operating system is not the most exciting Xbox 360 launch this year. There are no hordes of eager consumers queuing outside GAME to get their hands on it. ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Dec 9th 2011 at 9:42AM in News
LoveFilm hits Xbox 360 with new dashboard tomorrow

LoveFilm hits Xbox 360 with new dashboard tomorrow

Microsoft has confirmed that streaming movie service LoveFilm will arrive on Xbox 360 tomorrow alongside the rollout of the console’s new firmware and dashboard design.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2011 at 10:38AM in News
New 360 dash coming December 6th

New 360 dash coming December 6th

Xbox 360 owners can download a new-look dashboard update next month adding cloud storage and voice and gesture controls.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 23rd 2011 at 10:12AM in News
Latest Xbox update blocks piracy

Latest Xbox update blocks piracy

It looks as if the recent update to the Xbox 360 UI was more than simply preparation for the arrival of Kinect – it’s also dealt a big blow to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 4th 2010 at 10:43AM in News

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Xbox 360 dashboard update goes live

Xbox 360 dashboard update goes live

Microsoft’s latest revamp of the Xbox 360 dashboard is now live and available to download from Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 1st 2010 at 9:54AM in News
Xbox 360 dash update gets more new features

Xbox 360 dash update gets more new features

Microsoft has announced a number of extra changes that are on the way in the next Xbox 360 dashboard update due out on November 4th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2010 at 10:11AM in News
Xbox Live gets family friendly

Xbox Live gets family friendly

A subtle revamp of the Xbox interface will help Microsoft further its reach into mainstream and family audiences.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 30th 2010 at 10:00AM in News
Facebook reveals Games Dashboard

Facebook reveals Games Dashboard

Any keen gamers will know that accessing games on the world’s largest social network is a bit of a chore – but that looks set to change with the upcoming ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 22nd 2010 at 3:19PM in News

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Xbox dashboard update next month

Xbox dashboard update next month

Microsoft’s annual firmware update for its Xbox 360 console will be rolled out on August 11th, according to reports from Joystiq.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 22nd 2009 at 11:36AM in News
NXE rollout begins

NXE rollout begins

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has announced that all those who successfully signed up to the New Xbox Experience preview program will over the next few hours be able to ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2008 at 10:07AM in News
Xbox Live Primetime to miss NXE launch

Xbox Live Primetime to miss NXE launch

Microsoft has announced that Xbox Live Primetime, an online quiz network originally announced as part of the firm’s New Xbox Experience, will not arrive alongside the upcoming Xbox 360 update ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 21st 2008 at 1:05PM in News
Microsoft details free 360 memory scheme

Microsoft details free 360 memory scheme

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has lifted the lid on its scheme to help those lacking memory space ahead of the release of the new Xbox dashboard upgrade next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 14th 2008 at 11:46AM in News

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MS to help those short on storage for NXB

MS to help those short on storage for NXB

Microsoft has clarified the memory requirements needed to install the upcoming ‘New Xbox Experience’ dashboard revamp for Xbox 360, as well as stating that it has plans to help those ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2008 at 12:09PM in News
TGS: 360 dashboard update next month

TGS: 360 dashboard update next month

Microsoft has dated the launch of ‘the new Xbox experience’ 360 dashboard update for November 19th.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 9th 2008 at 11:04AM in News
E3 08: Microsoft roundup

E3 08: Microsoft roundup

In the run-up to E3 some analysts were predicting that Xbox 360 has had its day and that the path was clear for PS3 to overtake Microsoft’s machine – but ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2008 at 11:14PM in News
E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

E3 08: Full game installs part of autumn 360 update

Xbox’s Major Nelson has outlined the main features coming as part of Microsoft’s Xbox 360 dashboard update this autumn, many of which represent a significant upgrade in functionality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 15th 2008 at 5:36PM in News