Internet Explorer 9 heading to the Xbox 360 with Kinect controls

By Shawn Knight ยท 4 replies
May 10, 2012
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  1. Microsoft's Xbox 360 could soon become an even more integral part of your home theater / media / social networking system. Sources say that Microsoft is testing a version of...

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  2. The role of the console was touted as simple for anyone to use, no patches needed no isntallations or activation etc needed (years ago when the console was a console), the consoles are becoming more and more a desktop each and every time a new "innovation" is made on a console.

    The only thing keeping them distant from a desktop is that consoles have a layed out ahrdware spec that devs find easier to support, where as a desktop has a large array of hardware variations making it harder / more expensive to support.

    Yes there are more differences like expansion and productivity but that only goes to say that a console is not able to be a desktop so why keep trying, I guess because ppl keep buying them thinking that the guy next door has one so I should also..

    NTAPRO TS Evangelist Posts: 809   +102

    IE9 will be better on 360 than the PS3's browser lol.

    Firefox/Chrome/Opera on 360? :(
  4. Cota

    Cota TS Enthusiast Posts: 513   +8

    God ducking dam it!!, finally a good Guest post.

    What about Java and those sort of things?
  5. Sevrin

    Sevrin TS Rookie

    I also preferred Firefox, Chrome or Opera, but, it's good that they are adding at least one browser. Maybe now, I will open my xbox again - at least to install the update.(After almost 6 or 7 months of sleep)
    Yet, the biggest problem with the 360 is the lack of support in my country. Even though they said they will add support here 5 years ago, they still didn't.
    I'm not, yet, convinced to use it again, for games, stop being 360 a good console for a long time, actually I prefer PC now, and because other services are not working in my country, I don't see why I should open my 360 just for a browser when on the PC is much easier to navigate and I have a better browser.

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