Microsoft finally unveiled their new gaming console, the Xbox One. The Xbox One will contain the console, a Kinect sensor and a controller.
The special thing about the new console is that it sets you into the center of the system. The Xbox One is always on and it controls your TV and all your connected devices in your room.
So if you want to turn on your TV you don’t have to grab your remote control anymore just say “TV on” and the Xbox will instantly start your TV with the last channel you visited.
This brings us to the next feature. Instant Switching. If you don’t want to watch TV anymore and play a game you will just have to say “Xbox play Madden” for example and Xbox One will start Madden instantly without even waiting a second.
It also supports multi window mode so you can watch a movie or play a game and search the web simultaneously. If you want to return to your Xbox dashboard you just have to make a gesture and your current window whether you are playing a game or watching a movie or listening to music will be minimized to a little window in your Dashboard.
The orange smear (upper right) is a result of Nebula Sh2-68’s travels, while the blue haze in the center is caused by energized atoms of oxygen.
Image courtesy T.A. Rector and H. Schweiker, WIYN/UAA/NOAO/NSF