Kodi media center now available for the Xbox One (coming full circle)

Kodi is a popular, open source application that turns a PC, an Android device, or many other gadgets into a full fledged media center with a TV-friendly user interface for accessing music, movies, photos, and more. It got its start many years ago as a project designed to turn the original Xbox game console into […]

Microsoft’s next Xbox console cranks it up to 6 teraflops (Project Scorpio)

Microsoft kind of launched its first 4K-ready Xbox game console last summer, but the Xbox One S didn’t actually support 4K games, it was just a modestly updated Xbox One with support for 4K video streaming. Want to play 4K games on an Xbox? You may be able to do that later this year. That’s when […]

Xbox One games coming to VR with Oculus Rift (and game streaming)

The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset lets you play virtual reality games for PC… but what if you want to play Xbox console games? Starting December 12th, you’ll be able to do that… sort of. While you won’t be able to plug a Rift into an Xbox, you will be able to stream Xbox One games […]

Microsoft’s rumored $99 Xbox media streamer allegedly scrapped

Earlier this year a series of leaks suggested that Microsoft was working on a series of new Xbox products including a more powerful version of the Xbox One game console and a set of Xbox-branded media streamers. In June the company did introduce a $299 Xbox One S game console and tease an upcoming high-powered device called […]

Xbox One S is coming in August for $299 and up

As expected, Microsoft has unveiled a new, smaller Xbox One game console. It’s called the Xbox One S. It’s 40 percent smaller than the original. It supports 4K ultra HD video playback. And it’s coming in August with a starting price of $299. That’s the price for a model with a 500GB hard drive. Microsoft […]

Xbox One S leaked: It’s smaller, supports 4K and more storage

Microsoft is holding a press event at the E3 gaming conference tomorrow, and rumor has it that the company could launch a new line of Xbox TV media streamers and some other products. But one new product seems to have leaked a little early. According to images shared by members of the NeoGAF forum, it looks […]

Xbox One isn’t gaining DVR functions after all (or at least not in 2016)

It’s been almost a year since Microsoft announced plans to bring support for recording live TV broadcasts to its Xbox One game console. At the time, Microsoft said the feature would be arriving sometime in 2016. Well, we’re about halfway through the year and DVR functionality is nowhere to be seen… and now it seems […]

Xbox becoming more like a Windows PC, PCs more like an Xbox

Microsoft’s vision for a unified operating system meant delivering a more Windows-like experience to the Xbox One. Soon it will become even more like a Windows 10 PC, but the Xbox is also returning the favor. Windows 10 PCs will soon be a bit more Xbox-like. Paul Thurrott has taken a look at two upcoming […]