The new Xbox One was finally unveiled today to the excitement of the gaming community. It not only is a gaming system but also becomes your cable box, your Skype enabled video phone, and there’s interactive layering of data over TV programming which allows multitasking while watching tv and gaming.
It will bring improved, incredibly sensitive voice and gesture controls (via the new kinect) to watching TV. There’s an interactive guide for live TV, which is fully voice controllable; Changing Channels, recording TV, etc. will be as easy as saying Watch SyFy. XBOX ONE will also be competing against streaming services like Netflix and Amazon announcing its first exclusive television show, Steven Spielberg’s Halo: The Television Series. (more…)