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Xbox 360 for dummies

Author: Brian Johnson; Duncan Mackenzie
Publisher: Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley, 2006.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Microsoft's Xbox now accounts for 37 percent of the game console market, and the new Xbox 360 is due out for the 2005 holiday season, months before Sony's PlayStation 3. When gamers take the new Xbox home, however, they'll soon discover that it's more than a just a game machine-it's a full-fledged home media hub with more power than most PCs. This friendly guide shows how to maximize both gaming and non-gaming  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Johnson; Duncan Mackenzie
ISBN: 0471771805 9780471771807
OCLC Number: 64560709
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvii, 332 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction. Part I: Xbox 360 Out of the Box. Chapter 1: Meet the Xbox 360. Chapter 2: Setting Up Your Xbox 360. Part II: The Xbox 360 Blades. Chapter 3: Dealing with the Dashboard. Chapter 4: The Live Blade. Chapter 5: The Media Blade. Chapter 6: The System Blade. Chapter 7: The Games Blade. Part III: Xbox 360 in Your Entertainment System. Chapter 8: HDTV, EDTV, Plain Old TV. Chapter 9: Getting the Best Audio Experience. Chapter 10: Customizing Your Console. Part IV: Pushing the Outer Limits. Chapter 11: Parental Control. Chapter 12: LAN Parties. Chapter 13: Windows Media Center Extender. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 14: Ten Great Web Sites. Chapter 15: More Than Ten Great Games. Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Parents. Chapter 17: Ten Ways to Make Friends. Chapter 18: Ten Great Accessories. Appendix: Original Xbox Games. Index.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Brian Johnson and Duncan Mackenzie.
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Microsoft's Xbox now accounts for 37 percent of the game console market, and the new Xbox 360 is due out for the 2005 holiday season, months before Sony's PlayStation 3.  Read more...

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"...a detailed, comprehensive look at everything to do with the Xbox 360..." (Xbox 360 , March 2006)

 
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Best Xbox 360 User Book For Sale

by blackfridayxbob360 (WorldCat user published 2010-11-14) Excellent Permalink

The Wii was wildly popular when it was released due to its novelty, however 4 years later, few Wii game innovations have appeared causing Nintendo to lose market share in the past year. The PS3 Move is more accurate than the Wii since the Move tracks motion in 3-D space while the Wii tracks motion...
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XBox 360 GOOD book Best for me greast

by newbebook (WorldCat user published 2010-11-09) Very Good Permalink

Yes xbox is good game for now I buy it kinect sensor for xbox 360 and I buy user manual

It very good book I like this book Thank yo recomment

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Every Parent should buy one

by xboxuser (WorldCat user published 2010-11-03) Very Good Permalink

If your a parent and are considering buying or have bought a 360 for your children you should purchase this book.

If you want to be a responsible parent this book is great resource in understanding what your children are doing and what this console is capable of.

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