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Xbox 360For Dummies.

Xbox 360For Dummies.

Author: Brian Johnson; Duncan Mackenzie
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Microsoft's Xbox now accounts for 37 percent of the game console market, and the new Xbox 360 is due out for the 2005 holiday season, months before Sony's PlayStation 3. When gamers take the new Xbox home, however, they'll soon discover that it's more than a just a game machine-it's a full-fledged home media hub with more power than most PCs. This friendly guide shows how to maximize both gaming and non-gaming  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johnson, Brian.
Xbox 360For Dummies.
Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Johnson; Duncan Mackenzie
ISBN: 9780470037539 0470037539
OCLC Number: 781005324
Description: 1 online resource (362 pages)
Contents: About the Authors; Authors' Acknowledgments; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; Chapter 1: Meet the Xbox 360; Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Xbox 360; Chapter 3: Dealing with the Dashboard; Chapter 4: The Live Blade; Chapter 5: The Media Blade; Chapter 6: The System Blade; Chapter 7: The Games Blade; Chapter 8: Hdtv, Edtv, Plain Old Tv; Chapter 9: Getting the Best Audio Experience; Chapter 10: Customizing Your Console; Chapter 11: Parental Control; Chapter 12: Lan Parties; Chapter 13: Windows Media Center Extender; Chapter 14: Ten Great Web Sites. Chapter 15: More Than Ten Great GamesChapter 16: Ten Tips for Parents; Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Make Friends; Chapter 18: Ten Great Accessories; Appendix: Original Xbox Games; Index.

Abstract:

Microsoft's Xbox now accounts for 37 percent of the game console market, and the new Xbox 360 is due out for the 2005 holiday season, months before Sony's PlayStation 3. When gamers take the new Xbox home, however, they'll soon discover that it's more than a just a game machine-it's a full-fledged home media hub with more power than most PCs. This friendly guide shows how to maximize both gaming and non-gaming features of this amazing machine. Topics covered include hooking up Xbox 360, taking advantage of HDTV and Dolby capabilities, using built-in digital video recording and wireless function.
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