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I don't think it will be confusing, one could be confused thinking that 360p was the resolution of the xbox 360. Either way the person is dumb and shouldn't get an xbox in the first place. However I don't think that they will call it the 720, that would be a bit to predictable.
360p isn't a commonly know term is tech-tards. Trust me, I worked at a major electronics store and you should never, ever underestimate the complete lack of knowledge when it comes to gadgets.

People hear key words like hdmi, 720, 1080, plasma, blu-ray and spout them off without any real knowledge. I can honestly see someone questioning whether an Xbox 720 does 1080. The problem is, you get a lot of techno phobes who are too proud to admit they don't have a clue and go and buy something without asking. They then bring it back the next day and say it doesn't work properly!
post #52 of 178
What I don't understand is why everyone is getting so butthurt about how MS describes their product, who cares as long as it does what it's desciption says.
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This is by far the most funniest thing of 2011 for me so far!
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I'm going to sell mine, actually.

It has been sitting on my 17 inch television collecting dust for about a year and a half now.
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I don't think it will be confusing, one could be confused thinking that 360p was the resolution of the xbox 360. Either way the person is dumb and shouldn't get an xbox in the first place. However I don't think that they will call it the 720, that would be a bit to predictable.
It will more and likely have the kinect built in, so they will relate the names. Kinbox, Kinectbox, PaperBox, Xweight, PaperWeight... I'm so excited, I just can't wait!
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I use my xbox to stream vids from my pc, and watch netflix.
I rarely use it to game any more.
    
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I think they are just giving more reasons to kids so they can convince theparents to buy them an xbox... either that or they are trying to appeal to a wider audience such as people who dont play games, but are interested in a relatively cheap media extender and social network on thier TV screen.
Edited by jammo2k5 - 1/17/11 at 10:33am
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360p isn't a commonly know term is tech-tards. Trust me, I worked at a major electronics store and you should never, ever underestimate the complete lack of knowledge when it comes to gadgets.

People hear key words like hdmi, 720, 1080, plasma, blu-ray and spout them off without any real knowledge. I can honestly see someone questioning whether an Xbox 720 does 1080. The problem is, you get a lot of techno phobes who are too proud to admit they don't have a clue and go and buy something without asking. They then bring it back the next day and say it doesn't work properly!
True, I get incredibly frustrated with people that just think that a 'flat screen telly' is gx and is plasma, even if it is clearly stated otherwise.
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Definition of a games console:
A video game system designed for home play with a TV
Does it play games? Yes
Is it a "console"? Yes

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Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer has stated that the Xbox 360 isn't a gaming console – and that's what helps differentiate it from its competition.
Umm...what?

It differentiates from the competition by being noisy and not having the ability to play BluRays..

Thats like saying my Sony TV is a games console and not a TV because I can play games online..


This and his interview with BBC News have just proved he's a moron. He claimed Windows 7 was designed to be used on a tablet and it was easier to use than other OS's - it took him 3 attempts to press the minimize button.
And the interviewer was asking him where the tablets running W7 are and he kept showing him laptops with different form factors (Samsung sliding one, Dell flip screen and some one with a detachable keyboard..)
    
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I love my PS3, never buying move!
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