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Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Jun 5, 2012

Marketplace Tech Report for Tuesday, June 5, 2012

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Big companies are showing off new technologies that go far beyond games at the annual E3 video game trade show this week in Los Angeles. That's where Microsoft announced Smart Glass, an app that takes secondary content from your Xbox experience and gives you a kind of second screen into it. The Xbox, PlayStation and Wii are transforming from game player to home entertainment hub. Meanwhile, the games themselves want to turn gamers into subscribers.

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E3: Video game consoles aren’t just for video games

Jun 5, 2012
As a new generation of consoles looms, current models are being packaged up for movies and socializing.

Big companies are showing off new technologies that go far beyond games at the annual E3 video game trade show this week in Los Angeles. That’s where Microsoft announced Smart Glass, an app that takes secondary content from your Xbox experience and gives you a kind of second screen into it. The Xbox, PlayStation and Wii are transforming from game player to home entertainment hub. Meanwhile, the games themselves want to turn gamers into subscribers.

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