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Old 12-05-2012, 11:48
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What ever problems Sony have I'm sure they won't let it interfere with their console and games side of the business, probably the only profitable sector they have just now.

Sony's big mistake (from a gaming POV) in my opinion is the Vita, does the world really need it?? It's before its time imo.
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Old 12-05-2012, 13:14
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IE9 is fine. At least the 32-bit version. The 64-bit version's still a bit of a dog though.
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Old 12-05-2012, 13:22
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I like the 64-bit version. Although to be honest. I don't see much difference between that and the 32-bit version.
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Old 14-05-2012, 03:42
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As for the browser being an optional update, I don't think it will be. It'll be a case of,
download it or don't game online until you do, so no choice at all. We'll wait and see.
Well, you haven't been forced to download any of the other apps offered in the last few months have you?
They are all sitting in the XBL Apps Marketplace as optional extras. It's not as though you get a popup
message each time you switch on your console saying that you must download the app for YouTube
or Facebook, or Crackle or something else, or you'll be disconnected from XBox Live.

IE is a mandatory part of Windows, but that doesn't necessarily mean it will be on the XBox360.
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Old 07-06-2012, 12:22
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http://spong.com/article/27205/E3-20...plorer-to-Xbox

Hmm.

Goody?
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Old 07-06-2012, 12:33
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Now there's literally NO need to own a PC! (joke lol)

I'm looking forward to this so much because I think MS will make the world's first decent console browser. It's something I will certainly make use of.
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Old 07-06-2012, 13:06
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No word as to whether you need a Live subscription, but then it's not really worth having an xbox without it imho.
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Old 07-06-2012, 13:09
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About time what's taken them so long.
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Old 07-06-2012, 14:19
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Of course it's Gold only. MS can't have Silver members experiencing premium sites like YouTube, Facebook etc for free...

It was confirmed on Monday at E3 by Eurogamer.
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Old 07-06-2012, 15:53
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Good thing I'm a gold member then. For a little over 50p a week it really is worth it.
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Old 07-06-2012, 16:37
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Least it's a proper browser instead of that "thing" on the PS3.
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Old 08-06-2012, 04:18
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There is this thing on the forum called Search, whereby you'd have found this . . .

XBox360 to get its own version of Internet Explorer ... ?

Yes ... it's an existing thread. Not exactly difficult to find, especially as it was only on page 2 of this forum.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:00
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You can always use your moderation powers to get it merged/deleted.
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Old 08-06-2012, 12:02
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There is this thing on the forum called Search, whereby you'd have found this . . .

XBox360 to get its own version of Internet Explorer ... ?

Yes ... it's an existing thread. Not exactly difficult to find, especially as it was only on page 2 of this forum.
Who made you the forum police? The other thread was about rumour and speculation - this thread is about the official announcment of internet explorer at E3.

Why would two threads on a similar subject possibly irritate you so much?
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Old 08-06-2012, 14:18
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Who made you the forum police? The other thread was about rumour and speculation - this thread is about the official announcment of internet explorer at E3.

Why would two threads on a similar subject possibly irritate you so much?
Some people have nothing better to do.

That's nothing anyway compared to the pedantry that gets chucked around in General Discussion!
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Old 08-06-2012, 23:45
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Dupe threads are pointless, especially when there's still a very recent thread available. If someone starts a new thread
about something that's already been discussed in a recent thread that still easily available, that is just sheer laziness.
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Old 09-06-2012, 03:26
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At least nobody died in the making of this thread. I confess to being lazy. What can you do hey!
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Old 09-06-2012, 09:47
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Now there's literally NO need to own a PC! (joke lol)

I'm looking forward to this so much because I think MS will make the world's first decent console browser. It's something I will certainly make use of.
Well, i wouldnt hold your breath IE on the PC is far from decent!
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:01
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At least nobody died in the making of this thread. I confess to being lazy. What can you do hey!
A fly did on my windowsill does that count?
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Old 09-06-2012, 10:14
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It won't be something I'll use tbh especially as it's IE which is my least fave browser.

I don't hold much hope for it being much better than the ps3's browser
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Old 09-06-2012, 13:22
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I have no issues with what MS are doing here. The stats show that more and more people are using the 360 to watch videos and as a general entertainment hub, despite hard-core gamers claiming that no-one would be interested in using the console for that.

I have 4 360s in the house. NONE of them are used to play games.

And if not as if adding the likes of IE or Netflix or Lovefilm is affecting game frame rates or having other effects on games.
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Old 09-06-2012, 16:31
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Well, i wouldnt hold your breath IE on the PC is far from decent!
Actually IE 9 is a decent browser imo, I certainly prefer it to Firefox which has become bloated and resource hungry. It's a fast, user friendly browser. It's improved a hell of a lot since I last used it back in the day.
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Old 10-06-2012, 00:57
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My IE9 keeps asking me about addons everytime & start it & there is no "do not ask me again" option that I can find.
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Old 10-06-2012, 14:34
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My IE9 keeps asking me about addons everytime & start it & there is no "do not ask me again" option that I can find.
Have you tried clicking the option to look at the add ons? You don't actually have to change anything.

Another possibility is that software has been installed or updated that has included a new add on.
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Old 14-06-2012, 11:48
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"Xbox porn" will be the most used phrase for kinect.
Truer words were never spoken.
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