Report: Sony Looking To Offload Gracenote

According to Bloomberg, Sony is in the market looking to sell Gracenote. Gracenote is audio-recognition software that is prominently used on Apple’s iTunes to retrieve data and images of users local music. Bloomberg says sources briefed on the matter point to Sony wanting to focus on less products as one of the reasons for the…

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250GB Xbox 360 Bundle $189.99

Amazon has this Xbox 360 bundle on sale for Black Friday now, hit the link to get yours. Xbox 250GB 360 E Console: The Xbox 360 console is sleek and quiet, with a stylish design that will be the centerpiece of your home entertainment system. Two amazing games included for Free: Halo 4 and Tomb…

Apple Buys PrimeSense; Tech Used To Power Xbox Kinect

Reuters is reporting that Apple has purchased PrimeSense an Israeli maker of chips that enable 3D machine vision, for $345 million. PrimeSense technology was used in the Xbox Kinect so we are not sure how this purchase effects the Xbox and Microsoft. “We are focused on building a prosperous company while bringing 3D sensing and natural…

Xbox One Accidentally Ships Early To Some PreOrder Customers

Forbes is reporting tonight that some Xbox One preorder customers are seeing their consoles two weeks earlier than they are supposed to. Boy this has got to have some gaming geeks screaming like little school girls. Target has also confirmed the error in shipment. Due to a systems error, Target shipped a small number of…

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Fanboyism and Brand Loyalty

Originally posted on You Are Not So Smart:
The Misconception: You prefer the things you own over the things you don’t because you made rational choices when we bought them. The Truth: You prefer the things you own because you rationalize your past choices to protect your sense of self. The Internet changed the way…

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UPDATE Xbox Free Gold Weekend: Oct. 4 – 6 UPDATE

Update: The Xbox Press Release was pulled from the Xbox Media site, not sure why but this may or may not be happening. We’ll keep checking to see if we get an update. If you are not an Xbox Gold Member but you have always wanted to see what the hub-bub was all about, well…

Xbox One World Tour To Begin October 1st

Microsoft’s Xbox team is hitting the road with the Xbox One giving user the opportunity to experience their new gaming system. Starting October 1st through the end of 2013 the Xbox team will have gone through 75 different cities worldwide, they’ve dubbed their world tour “The Area One” tour .

Jillian Michaels And Tracy Anderson Debut Xbox Fitness

Xbox announced today their Xbox Fitness online service which takes popular fitness videos and makes them interactive for the Xbox One. The collection of videos will include Beachbody’s P90X (Tony Horton) and INSANITY (Shaun T), Jillian Michaels, Tracy Anderson and others, this will be free for Xbox Live Gold Members through December 2014.

Xbox And Forza Motorsport Unveil FM5 Cars

Xbox Wire announced that starting today you can track all the Forza Motorsport 5 car announcements via the online car guide (Forza Motorsport 5 Showroom). This guide will be updated weekly so check back every Wednesday to catch the newest cars. I’m not much of a gamer but I love racing games.