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Xbox360 Adds YouTube, Bing, And Live TV To UI

Just a week after Microsoft boasted that 40% of all Xbox’s use was nongaming, Microsoft has recently announced at E3, that it has improved the Xbox UI by adding both detailed voice and gesture controls. The new Xbox user interface will have Bing, Netflix, YouTube, and all of your usual games all in one system, creating the ultimate powerhouse for entertainment.

The only thing missing is a usable chat client, similar to what STEAM uses for its gamers. With the new system, gamers can simply say a term to bring up all games, movies, and TV-shows related to that term. Gamers will be able to watch clips of the content, view gaming tutorials through YouTube, and discover any new releases pertaining to their favorite titles.

LG And Google Partner Up For Upcoming Tablet

So far Google has only worked with HTC and Samsung to bring outstanding handsets to its consumer base. Google has also always made their phones ship out without carrier “bulk” so users can enjoy the maximum benefits of their new piece of hardware coupled with the Android operating system, and nothing more. A number of people have been speculating that Google will couple their brilliant “no frills” experience to the tablet PC market, once again giving consumers exactly what they need.

According to CrunchGear and Mobile Review, “Google has contacted LG about creating the future reference Android tablet. The device would be released to developers by midsummer.” The tablet, dubbed “G-Slate” has some very tempting specs. It carries an 8.9-inch HD display with 3D capabilities. Users will be able to enjoy their