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  • Xbox 360 avatars limited to E10+ rated games


    Xbox Live GM Eric Kilgore revealed at Gamefest that those fun little avatars we can expect from the new dashboard update will be limited when they first roll out. “We are still developing the final policies,” he said, adding that “The final guide we have this year is to think of them in an ‘E10’ context. That doesn’t mean it won’t change – but… Read More

  • Xbox 360 Dashboard re-design to use motion controller

    Word on the street is that Microsoft will launch a re-designed Xbox 360 Dashboard alongside the long-rumored [Spring?] Dashboard update. That Microsoft is thinking about of integrating that motion controller that was mentioned a few weeks ago is both unexpected and annoying. One of the reasons I prefer the Xbox 360 to the Wii when I play games is the “normal” interface. I like having… Read More

  • Xbox 360 Dashboard update confirms DivX support

    Just wanted to let everyone know that the Xbox 360 Fall Dashboard update definitely includes support for what are "often referred to as Xvid or DivX video files." I know it’s not earth-shattering news and  I know that most of you probably already know about this, but I just wanted to get it out in the open. I’m not trying to ruffle any feathers or rile anybody up. Read More

  • Xbox 360 fall dashboard update deets

    We already knew about the parental controls, Xbox originals and the cyber stalking social networking feature and now we have a few more details on the fall update for you to ponder over until 2AM PST on December 4th. Inside Xbox will be a direct feed of current news straight from Xbox.com to your dashboard. The world is ending as we know it. You can have a full blown profile like you would… Read More

  • Google Desktop for Macs now supports Gadgets


    Well, this seems rather pointless, but Mac users now have the option of installing a new version of Google Desktop that allows you to install gadgets. What is Google Gadgets? Nothing special, really. They’re just mini-apps that you can add to Dashboard to show you things like the weather, photos, and e-mail. Said Gadgets are installed into the Dashboard rather than having a separate… Read More

  • Leaked 360 Dashboard Updates

    Apparently GameSpot posted — and yanked — a video of the 360 Dashboard updates coming May 7. Good stuff includes: – Releases May 7th.
    – Add up to 600 Windows Live Messenger contacts to your Friends List.
    – Text chat with up to 6 Live Messenger contacts at once during games or movies.
    – The Marketplace will be getting its own Dashboard Blade.
    – The… Read More