Xbox One Dashboard video shows off multitasking with Kinect
by Andrew Yoon, shacknews.com, Oct 28, 2013 7:00AM PDT
We were impressed when we last saw Xbox One's new Dashboard. With a new promotional video from Microsoft, you'll be able to see why.
You'll only see a glimpse of how Microsoft is implementing its Windows 8-inspired tile system with Xbox One. The big box in the middle is reserved for either a game in your disc tray or whatever app you have suspended at the moment. (In this instance, it's watching Pacific Rim.) Below that, you'll see your most-recently used apps. You'll also see "What's New" advertising on the right side.
The rest of the video focuses on the multitasking capability of Xbox One, enabled largely by Kinect voice commands. You'll be able to quickly jump from movie to game, while recording a gameplay clip by saying "Xbox Record." You'll also be able to watch TV, answer Skype calls, and pin Internet Explorer while using the system--if you wish to do so.
It's unlikely that a typical Xbox session will be as busy as this, but this video highlights exactly how Microsoft intends your Xbox One to be the "all-in-one" entertainment system: