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Forum: Console Forum 25-Jul-2014, 17:10
Replies: 55
Views: 2,355
Posted By Dave Baumann
If the universal apps is a serious prospect for...

If the universal apps is a serious prospect for XBOX One then I wouldn't view Office on XBOX as a "why" but a fait accompli, or, at least, logically it should be. Office 365 is subscription based and...
Forum: Console Forum 25-Jul-2014, 15:07
Replies: 55
Views: 2,355
Posted By Dave Baumann
Then they'd release Office 365 and get a chunk of...

Then they'd release Office 365 and get a chunk of money from that...
Forum: Console Forum 22-Jul-2014, 23:10
Replies: 2,871
Views: 145,393
Posted By Dave Baumann
Guidance was up for the division, from $1.4b on...

Guidance was up for the division, from $1.4b on the current Q to $1.7-$2 for the next, with the XBOX One release in other regions cited as a primary driver.

Also interesting that Nadella...
Forum: Console Forum 19-Jul-2014, 04:55
Replies: 5,207
Views: 280,973
Posted By Dave Baumann
Yeah, clearly. Especially since some titles...

Yeah, clearly. Especially since some titles already have the functionality and others have been announced with it. :roll:
Forum: Console Forum 19-Jul-2014, 03:59
Replies: 5,207
Views: 280,973
Posted By Dave Baumann
http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/16/5904785/pinball-f...

http://www.polygon.com/2014/7/16/5904785/pinball-fx2-xbox-one-release-date


So, not a policy issue... more of a fuss about nothing.
Forum: Console Forum 18-Jul-2014, 19:06
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
Major Nelson details the full update: ...

Major Nelson details the full update:

http://majornelson.com/2014/07/18/next-xbox-one-update/
Forum: Console Forum 18-Jul-2014, 15:30
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
Not sure if anyone has tried it, but MS have now...

Not sure if anyone has tried it, but MS have now released an "Update Preview" app for those that are doing the OS/Dashboard beta tests. Gives details for current and upcoming releases, has survey...
Forum: Console Technology 17-Jul-2014, 17:46
Replies: 680
Views: 74,295
Posted By Dave Baumann
Generally speaking everything has "death...

Generally speaking everything has "death preventative" measures, but there is plenty of graduations of sophistication between them. On the GPU side the levels of sophistication are much more recent...
Forum: Console Technology 17-Jul-2014, 17:21
Replies: 680
Views: 74,295
Posted By Dave Baumann
They have already stated that this is...

They have already stated that this is implemented.

http://gizmodo.com/the-xbox-one-can-tell-when-its-overheating-and-power-1122442616
Forum: Console Forum 17-Jul-2014, 15:11
Replies: 2,871
Views: 145,393
Posted By Dave Baumann
No, they have changed their PR focus at the...

No, they have changed their PR focus at the moment, that doesn't mean they have changed the platform direction over the long term. At the moment we are still in the "appeal to the core" phase, as...
Forum: Console Forum 17-Jul-2014, 07:18
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
Well, that's another delta between this and the...

Well, that's another delta between this and the last gen - given the prevalence of DX11 hardware already in the PC TAM the PC is feeding these next gen consoles rather than the other way around, for...
Forum: Console Forum 16-Jul-2014, 21:53
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
As a PC gamer this is a non-consideration; the...

As a PC gamer this is a non-consideration; the delta between XB One and PS 4 amounts to less than 6 CU's of graphical processing delta, between the PS4 and my PC there is 70 CU's delta (plus 20%...
Forum: Console Technology 16-Jul-2014, 21:12
Replies: 680
Views: 74,295
Posted By Dave Baumann
From a defectivity perspective SRAMs are usually...

From a defectivity perspective SRAMs are usually highly defect resistant because they have easy and cheap redundancy (dependant on the design); this is moreso than logic and significantly compared to...
Forum: Console Forum 16-Jul-2014, 17:08
Replies: 5,207
Views: 280,973
Posted By Dave Baumann
And there are lots of changes in Live and the...

And there are lots of changes in Live and the stores between XB One and 360 and maybe even infrastructure changes at the back end; we already know that the DRM changes put a lot of their software and...
Forum: Console Forum 16-Jul-2014, 16:48
Replies: 5,207
Views: 280,973
Posted By Dave Baumann
Unwillingness or unable to? It may be an...

Unwillingness or unable to? It may be an infrastructure issue at this point in time (given the changes and developments that are still occurring I wouldn't be surprised to find that is the case).
Forum: Console Forum 16-Jul-2014, 15:06
Replies: 5,207
Views: 280,973
Posted By Dave Baumann
Not sure that its BC that really plays the joker....

Not sure that its BC that really plays the joker. As pointed out, if you are still playing and buying games for the older platform then you still have the hardware to do it. I'd say that a bigger...
Forum: Console Forum 14-Jul-2014, 12:35
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
Again, the point of fact being discussed was...

Again, the point of fact being discussed was whether they halted production - nowhere was that stated, it appears to have been assumed, and done so in a period when nobody knew about the change in...
Forum: Console Forum 13-Jul-2014, 16:07
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
Again, there's no statements of fact around that....

Again, there's no statements of fact around that. The comment about channel inventory was a XBOX hardware business statement, so while we can have assumptions, and "logical extrapolations" its not a...
Forum: Console Forum 12-Jul-2014, 19:07
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
I'm not arguing opinions. Here is the...

I'm not arguing opinions.



Here is the statement:
Forum: Console Forum 12-Jul-2014, 11:59
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
To the point, nobody has seen their plan, nor...

To the point, nobody has seen their plan, nor have they made statements concerning the plan from a financials or targets perspective. Yes, they have sold fewer units than the competition, but from a...
Forum: Console Forum 11-Jul-2014, 22:42
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
Simply put, yes, because you don't know what the...

Simply put, yes, because you don't know what the plan was. Even falling behind [the plan] on individual months may still be ahead of the plan. Additionally, the plan will be looking into the cycle...
Forum: Console Forum 11-Jul-2014, 20:25
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
I already addressed that - these can be...

I already addressed that - these can be competitively driven. Unless MS comes out and says they are behind plan for all we know they could be ahead of their plan. This may not be as unlikely as it...
Forum: Console Forum 11-Jul-2014, 18:22
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
Yeah, unless I've missed some statements...

Yeah, unless I've missed some statements somewhere, I'm not sure how people know what the business plan was for any of the vendors. You may point to the changes in the platform (i.e. Kinect removal)...
Forum: Console Forum 10-Jul-2014, 19:15
Replies: 10,083
Views: 1,013,651
Posted By Dave Baumann
Its is. Quite.

Its is. Quite.
Forum: Console Forum 10-Jul-2014, 16:32
Replies: 5,207
Views: 280,973
Posted By Dave Baumann
Given that the PC is a continuum in terms of the...

Given that the PC is a continuum in terms of the platform, look at the release cycle there - its pretty much the same right now; not too much big is happening until the October Gamefest.
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