Fresh out of a report on Fusible, the news is that Microsoft has picked up several Xbox8.XX domain names. Cue the hype wagons. Before we get away from ourselves, let’s go over what we know about the coming Xbox console: Not very much; It’s coming out in 2013. Moving into the realm of conjecture, it’s quite likely that the next Xbox console will feature a strong cross-platform code base, similar to what Windows Phone is undergoing in its coming update; this will allow for faster, unified development, and perhaps better game and app interoperability. But really, we don’t know much. Around TNW we’ve become quite comfortable calling the coming device the Xbox 720, mostly because we’re uncreative, and that name is simple to understand by all – it requires no explanation. Read the full story at The Next Web.
Yes, Microsoft bought Xbox 8 domain names – No, that’s probably not the future console’s name
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Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).