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Most decent xbox games are from former pc centric publishers, who always make ports anyway.
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I don't see why Windows 8 having xbox compatibility would be amazing. Then devs would have to build the game just as it is for pc, with no set specs of hardware.

Or am I mistaken?
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyeFcldavTk
A little "late" there MS. But hey if it works out to be more than the pathetic "OSes" on fad-pads and "smartphones" that exist right now it will be welcomed.

But, that's a community effort and it's not something that would be widespread in enterprise. Put a full blown Windows system on a phone that you can dock, and enterprise customers will be much more interested. Fact remains that Microsoft dominates enterprise markets, and Google and Apple are not going to break that hold very easily.
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well google is 1/2 the way there. MS has Bing, windows, smartphones, and xbox. Google just need to throw around some million to create there own OS(maybe a desktop version of android, which they kind of already have) and a gaming console. Easily just call the console "The Google", and that would be that
Chrome OS. As far as I know, it's not doing too great. As for a gaming console, it would not match Google's product portfolio at all. None of their core-competencies that I can think of align with making a games console/

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Well, Microsoft have started to advertise internet explorer on prime time tv here in the uk.....Things must be getting bad for them if you have to advertise a program that comes pre-bundled with the most popular OS in the world. doh.gif
good luck to you Microsoft, but unfortunately my moneys on the other team (google)

The purpose of the adverts is to drive people towards IE9, and away from previous iterations. Yes, it's competing with Chrome and Firefox, but it's also competing with IE7 and IE8 just as much. And with good reason too; IE9 is actually the only IE that I've actually been tempted to use.
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As much as I'd love to see it happen, it probably won't.
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I want to report this post because I feel like I just became stupid tongue.gif

Jezz talk about the perfect video for MS article
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This is why we can't have nice things.
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Thank god. I am not the only one who thinks tablets are useless.

No you are not.

"I wan't an iphone that's too big for my pocket, and I can't make calls with it"

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I don't see why Windows 8 having xbox compatibility would be amazing. Then devs would have to build the game just as it is for pc, with no set specs of hardware.
Or am I mistaken?

xbox drive.
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post #19 of 65
"That's the world for which Microsoft is building Windows 8. It can run everything from a touchscreen app like Angry Birds to resource-intensive software such as 3-D games and video editing tools."

Good luck with that! Unless you give me my damn start button, Win 8 will never run on my PC!
post #20 of 65
The only Xbox compatibility is using your W8 tablet as a remote control for Xbox. Why would Microsoft want to reduce their Xbox sales? That is why Xbox emulation rumor is nonsense.
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