Audible book of the week:
Daemon by Suarez (?)
It's not pronounced Damon? I didn't know that.
1 and 3 nail it. Even for US consumers, the media features don't matter AND cost extra money.
3. No new killer apps for kinect, so the 360 is 'good enough'.
I have to admit, they've gotten some great games really quickly. I'm sure selling DLC has something to do with that, but I'm still impressed they went from 0 games to Halo, Civ Rev, GoW and...
Let's see $250 over two years, ~$10/mo, so I think the future is MS selling the desktop as an app, which it is on Windows RT.
After all, why buy a throwaway box that you don't need when...
Is the modern UI itself ok at this size? The start screen tiles always look so tiny with tiny fonts in the review pictures.