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Microsoft Expects Performance Boost In Xbox One By Removing Kinect
2014-05-15 11:36:03

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The ongoing video game war between Sony and Microsoft took an interesting turn this week when the latter announced that it will begin selling its Xbox One console without the Kinect motion and voice control system built-in for $100 less. That move would bring the Xbox One to price parity with Sony's PlayStation 4, which is also offered for $399. Both systems debuted last November, and while each has seen strong sales Sony has been a...

2013-11-22 23:03:04

With Xbox One hitting the shelves, GamerModz® is already selling Custom Modded Controllers and Rapid Fire Controllers for the Xbox One. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) November 22, 2013 Hopeful gamers that pre-ordered the Xbox One are anxiously awaiting its arrival this weekend. Luckily for those wanting a Custom Controller to go with it, GamerModz® has already made their Xbox One Create-A-Controller™ live. In addition to custom shells and parts, Rapid Fire Mods are now available for the...

Microsoft CEO Heads To Hollywood
2013-06-05 10:20:33

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Steve Ballmer is no Steve Jobs. He made this much clear during a developers conference several years back when he broke into a clap chant of “developers, developers, developers” as he sweated profusely. Yet the Microsoft CEO is reported to be taking a page from the Jobs playbook by visiting with entertainment executives personally to sell them on his newest product, the Xbox One. According to Deadline Hollywood,...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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