Microsoft has been constantly upgrading the Xbox One and in their latest update they have added support for Cortana and Alexa. Cortana is Microsoft’s personal assistant and Alexa is that of Amazon. The Xbox Skill feature allows interaction with your Xbox using Alexa or Cortana devices. You can ask the assistants to start a game and they will start the device, log in and launch the game as well. One needs to download Xbox Skill to use the features. It is also being offered with an Amazon Echo Bundle. The home speakers can also reduce or increase volume.
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Microsoft launched the Xbox One X in India in on January 23rd. At the time of the launch, it was priced at Rs. 44,990. However, it has recently received a price hike. Due to an increase in the customs duty from 10% to 20%, the console will retail now at Rs. 48,490. However, still, a few online retailers have listed the device at an older price tag, which is expected to remain the same until the arrival of the new shipments. Hence, prospective buyers have enough time to buy it before the hike kicks in.
Not only the Xbox One X, even the Sony PS4 Pro now retails at an increased price of Rs. 41,990 instead of Rs. 38,990.
Here is a good news for both Xbox One X and Xbox One S console gamers. According to Kevin Gammill, the Xbox program manager, both the Xbox One and Xbox One S will receive an update to support native 1440p content streaming. There is no mention of the actual time frame, with the next software update the feature could be rolled out.
Xbox One X and Xbox One S are the most powerful gaming consoles from Microsoft to date. However, both models downscale the content from 1440p to 1080p, which makes us to play the games at a lower resolution.
Many questions recently around the timing of our 1440p support. Those of you in our early preview ring should be [...]
Microsoft and DJ duo, The Chainsmokers have teamed up for a custom Xbox One S edition that lights up when you play. Microsoft has addressed that this is a part of a larger initiative where the company will team up with more celebrities and brands for custom XBon One S editions. The custom console uses a small, USB-powered processor that converts sound into a changing light show. There are 60 pixels that light and creates what Microsoft says is a 3D effect.
Chainsmokers released a statement in support of the new console expressing their excitement at the opportunity to collaborate with Microsoft.
At the E3 Conference, Microsoft has launched new console dubbed the Xbox One S. Available in a new “robot white” color, the Xbox One S is 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One.
It also includes a built-in power supply, and now finally can be placed horizontally or vertically with an optional stand.
The new console will have one of the three USB ports and the pairing button to the front of the Xbox One S alongside the newly added IR blaster. There is no more a Kinect port, however, Kinect for Xbox One will still be compatible with Xbox One S via the Xbox Kinect Adapter for USB connection.
Xbox One S will be available in select markets starting early [...]