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US and Canada – Slacker App Now On Dashboard

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The Slacker App is now available on the Xbox360 in the U.S. and Canada for subscribers to listen to millions of songs and hundreds of expert-programmed stations for free. The download is available today from the Xbox LIVE Marketplace.

Slacker for Xbox LIVE gives users access to one of the world’s largest music libraries and hundreds of expert-programmed stations covering every mood, genre or activity right on their TV and voice-controlled using the power of Kinect for Xbox 360. The all-new Slacker music guide makes music discovery fun and easy with the latest music news, artist interviews and recommendations from Slacker’s team of music curators. Listeners can also customize the experience with news and sports from ABC and ESPN or use new fine-tuning controls to personalize Slacker’s music stations, with newer, older or more popular songs.

Slacker delivers free and subscription-based access to millions of songs and hundreds of expert-programmed stations, plus news, sports and talk, on the web, mobile devices, in-car infotainment systems and consumer electronics platforms. By blending cutting-edge analytics with a team of expert music curators and content programmers, Slacker delivers a seamless music discovery experience and uniquely personalized entertainment. Slacker was founded in 2006 and is headquartered in San Diego.

Slacker is also available for Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8, Bing Toolbar, iOS, Android, BlackBerry and online at www.slacker.com

OneBeat.tv App Hitting the Marketplace This Spring

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No – we’ve never heard of them either, but in an announcement today, OneBeat.tv has informed the media that they have partnered with Microsoft to bring an App to the Xbox LIVE dashboard. Specifically “designed to provide electronic dance music (EDM) fans with a direct connection to the worldwide ecosystem of EDM culture,” the app will feature a mix of OneBeat original series along with live streaming performances featuring top EDM artists. Continue reading OneBeat.tv App Hitting the Marketplace This Spring

Xbox Sport, Xbox Fitness and Xbox Now Trademarked By Microsoft

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Microsoft have recently expanded their portfolio of Trademarks by registering the terms: Xbox Sport, Xbox Fitness and Xbox Now in Europe under a classification that is specifically for “telecommunication services, namely, providing electronic transmission of video over the Internet.” Continue reading Xbox Sport, Xbox Fitness and Xbox Now Trademarked By Microsoft

BlinkBox Dashboard App Just Got Massively Improved

Named earlier this year as possibly the worst Xbox 360 Dashboard App to grace the console by thisisxbox.com because we absolutely hated the long-winded process used to rent movies; finally a revamp has been unleashed. BlinkBox has updated the process which has now overhauled how the rental system works within the app – it’s a million times better! Continue reading BlinkBox Dashboard App Just Got Massively Improved

Rumour: Xbox Console Without Disc Drive Is Coming In 2013?

Last month, way before MCV reported that a next-gen console would have no disc drive – we were informed from a trusted source within the industry (who had left his job) that the current codename for Xbox Infinity, was for a service specific to TV’s and a way of getting a form of Xbox LIVE and it’s App’s and Arcade games into homes without the need for an Xbox 360 console. Continue reading Rumour: Xbox Console Without Disc Drive Is Coming In 2013?