Cortana's great. We love Cortana. Whether she's helping out the Chief of telling me that I'll need an umbrella tomorrow, she's one useful AI. Her voice recognition skills (and general ability to tell us poetry) are very much improved over the standard Xbox One voice controls. But... she's not quite as snappy as we'd like when it comes to grabbing that screenshot or recording that perfect headshot, for example. If you'd like to turn Cortana off - which will revert your Xbox to regular voice commands - here's how: Double tap the Xbox Guide button on your controller to bring up the ... Read More »
When everyone and their squirrel seems to be getting an Xbox One Update but not you, don't you wish you could trigger it? Well, you can. If you absolutely, positively, cannot wait until the update rolls around to you and your console decides it's time, here's how to force your console to update. Scroll left from Home to open the guide. Select Settings. Select All Settings. Under System, select Console info & updates. Available updates will show in the second button down in the first column. If an update is available, the button will read Update Available. If your console is already ... Read More »
Halo 5: Guardians has just launched and we are getting ready for another amazing line up of Christmas titles so its safe to say its a great time to own an Xbox One. During tonight’s Halo 5: LIVE event on YouTube Gaming for the launch of Halo 5: Guardians, Xbox head Phil Spencer confirmed that the New Xbox One Experience update will be arriving to Xbox One users on November 12th, 2015, with the new update bringing backwards compatibility to the public and much more coming along the way in the new update. Specifically, the Xbox website has given even more details ... Read More »
A New Xbox One Experience update is rolling out to NXOE Preview participants today at 2am, October 23rd This update contains many key fixes and stability improvements HOW TO GET IT If your console is in Instant-On mode and you have been selected, it will download and install the update and reboot to standby. NOTE: Once the update is available to your wave, you can manually begin the update by navigating to Settings > System and selecting System Update. If your console hasn't downloaded and installed the update by 1:00AM PT 10/24/2015, you will be prompted to do so at that time. DETAILS OS version ... Read More »
Little more than a few hours ago Phil Spencer (The Head of Xbox) dropped a pretty strong hint on Twitter. The text read Nice to finally be doing this on my Xbox One dev kit. And most interesting of all was the accompanying image, source It Clearly shows, that upon double-tapping the Xbox button, there will soon be a second button command beside "Press X to Record that" That's right, "Xbox Take Screenshot" or 'Press Y to take the Screenshot, means that we will soon be getting yet another feature many have been asking for. there's not currently ... Read More »
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