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Now console boys never need to use a computer at all.

 

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Microsoft is currently testing a modified version of Internet Explorer 9 on its Xbox 360 console, according to our sources. The Xbox 360 currently includes Bing voice search, but it's limited to media results. Microsoft's new Internet Explorer browser for Xbox will expand on this functionality to open up a full browser for the console. We are told that the browser will let Xbox users surf all parts of the web straight from their living rooms.

 

 

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Weren't they saying that video game consoles weren't made for internet browsing? thinking.gif
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Originally Posted by HopeUTKN View Post

Weren't they saying that video game consoles weren't made for internet browsing? thinking.gif

 

Anything to make a few bucks.

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So they're only... 7? years late... and already have another console being made...
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Get more use out of my Xbox 360. Will it have flash support?
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So they're only... 7? years late... and already have another console being made...

I'm sure a lot of the work they've done to the Xbox over the last 7 years will apply to Microsoft's next console.
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Oh goody, IE, and Bing. Maybe they can add GFWL to a future update and complete the trifecta of things no one should use.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post

Now console boys never need to use a computer at all.

...you do realize that pretty much every game system made by Nintendo and Sony of the last/current generation had a web browser, right?
 
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ms is is getting ready for their all ie all form factor experience!smartphone,computer,tablet and now console !
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Only $99 a year or $20 a month.
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