So, obviously they had to weasel their way into my life and keep me from watching videos in a convenient manner – meaning I had to be signed in to XBox Live in order to watch anything.That’s not to say there isn’t a fix, because there is. Microsoft has a site where you can “Transfer Content Licenses to a New Console.” It’d be nice if something like this was mentioned on the XBox error message. by Email Subscribe in a reader You can email me at [email protected] down side is that you are forced to use one of these operating systems and the WMV codec isn't all that good - compression is not that great and although it's becoming more popular these days, Div X and Xvid are preferred "DVD backup" choice codec's, shall we say?These lesser mainstream codec's offer better compression and many folks on the darker side of the Web mostly use this format to distribute movies around the Internet since they are the most 1337 choice among enthusiasts."The codec we used when we first launched was a low bit rate codec and we stuck with that," Johnson explained. We required a 64k connection, which not many people think of as broadband any longer.But that was the minimum requirement to run the service at the time. Especially if we want to think about broadening - a crackly headset on the top of your head not what people think of when they talk about popular entertainment." Microsoft introduced voice communication to the original Xbox with the November 2002 launch of Xbox Live.
Having tons of movie files with you makes it hard to carry sometimes in a single hard drive.
Therefore in order to play my video files on my console, I have a network drive plugged into my router, yet to use it, I have to use a 3rd party app downloaded to my smartphone (Skifta, if anyone is interested).
I then find my hard drive and my Xbox One on the device browser on the app, and then select the video I want to play.
The quality of sound that comes through Xbox 360 headsets will be significantly improved when Microsoft updates the Xbox 360 this Fall.
The refresh, designed to coincide with the launch of Kinect, will upgrade the codec and audio infrastructure that underpins the quality of voice communication from Xbox 360 to Xbox 360, and should make for clear chat between gamers when they play online, Xbox Live Studios boss Jerry Johnson said at the Edinburgh Interactive Festival this afternoon.