Author: Deep Thought (New York C..
Xbox One with Kinect (Day One Edition)At this point, well after release, there is not much that I can add in a review that has not already been said and covered in depth, so I will just briefly offer up my perspective.I like the black box design, it disappears into your entertainment console. The Xbox 1 is a very silent machine. It is truly not just a gaming console but a real piece of A/V equipment.I have it interfaced with a Tivo and it is much more interactive with the Tivo than I expected. Since the Tivo is passed through the Xbox 1, the first thing that I looked for was that the picture quality would not be affected. It wasn't. Using gesture or voice I can control the Tivo with basic commands, so it basically adds voice control to your Tivo, which is pretty cool. You can pause live or recorded TV without touching a remote. If you don't already have a smart TV, the Xbox 1 turns your TV into one. There are tons of apps available - Netflix,...Read more