Xbox One DRM, The Good, The Bad and The Control Freak

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The Xbox One DRM Controversy: The Xbox One DRM controversy has been a massive talking point on the internet over the last few weeks. I don’t think a lot of us really believed the Xbox One DRM would require a constant connect to the internet. I was prepared to accept I would have to have go on-line to activate a game, fair enough I have to do this with Windows, and the majority of PC games this year. I wouldn’t have been over the moon about that, however I would have accepted it as once the game is activated its mine… Read More

Xbox One DRM – Official Facts and Licencing Details

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Xbox One DRM has been a controversial topic lately, with many people outraged by the idea of having to connect to Xbox Live once every 24 hours to play games. Microsoft could have handled the Xbox One DRM outcry a lot better, instead of letting rumours about the Xbox One DRM run rampant on the internet for the last couple of weeks Official details regarding the Xbox One DRM, always on requirement of the Xbox One and Privacy features have been released by Microsoft. The official announcement includes details about what you can do with the Xbox One, can’t do, along with your rights… Read More

Xbox One Software and Services

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The Xbox One Software has evolved significantly from the Xbox 360, with HDMI input the console is capable of becoming the “one” box you need connected to your TV. Media inter-connectivity Similarly to Windows 8, the Xbox One will be able to snap applications (such as music, video, Skype, and Internet Explorer) to the side of the screen as a form of multitasking. The Xbox One will also be able to serve as a pass-through for an existing television set-top box over HDMI. This functionality allows users to watch live TV from their existing provider through the console, and access… Read More

Xbox One Hardware Specifications

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The Xbox One is an upcoming video game console from Microsoft. It is the successor to the Xbox 360 and the third console in the Xbox family of consoles. The Xbox One Xbox One Hardware Specifications include an x86 based CPU, where as the Xbox 360 used a Power PC (PPC) based processor, due to the different processor architectures the Xbox One will not be backwards compatible with Xbox 360 games. Xbox One Hardware Specifications: CPU: 8 Core x86 AMD CPU (Xbox One is a 64-bit system) GPU: Custom AMD GPU Memory (RAM): 8GB DDR3 (5 GB available to games) Hard Drive:… Read More