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Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« on: May 11, 2012, 06:02:30 AM »
Internet Explorer headed for Xbox - report
Custom web browser with Kinect support cited

Microsoft is preparing a special version of its Internet Explorer web browser for Xbox 360, according to new report.

The Verge, who seem to have found themselves a nifty mole inside Microsoft, reports that the platform holder will bring full web browsing support to the console with a custom version of IE.

The browsers is also said to be 'tuned' especially for Kinect, and although it'll also work with just a controller, it will offer voice control and hands-free operation to those with the all-seeing camera bar.

Earlier this week the same site rumored that Microsoft is working on a new dashboard update that will add a 'Kinect Play Fit' feature to track how much exersise you're getting from all your Kinect gaming.


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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #1 on: May 11, 2012, 02:08:14 PM »
+1!

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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2012, 09:52:27 AM »
Meh.  I'd rather use the laptop connected to my TV via HDMI.

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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2012, 04:12:16 PM »
Agreed, the only way this could be a success is if they make a good job of the Kinect integration! Other than that I'll be sticking with the IPad for my surfing needs  ;)

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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2012, 07:52:17 PM »
We can only hope they have this as an OPTION and don't cram it down as a "necessary" update to the system like they've done with their PC OS.

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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #5 on: May 29, 2012, 12:25:10 PM »
Oh god, while it's nice to see more new features Explorer is not one of them. I sped up my dad's net loading by informing him how slow it was and edging him towards chrome, he couldn't believe the difference!
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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #6 on: July 30, 2012, 07:47:05 AM »


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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #7 on: July 30, 2012, 10:50:05 AM »
Xbox Live Fall Update Running IE

Very cool.  Not much use for me since I have a laptop connected to my TV, but I'm sure my sisters will get a lot of use out of it.

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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #8 on: July 30, 2012, 01:50:02 PM »
I like this in the same way that I like YouTube being on there.

How many times have I used YouTube?

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Point taken.

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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
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Re: Internet Explorer headed to 360?
« Reply #10 on: October 02, 2012, 12:19:18 PM »

 

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