DTNS 2233 – Dis-Kinect-ed

Logo by Mustafa Anabtawi thepolarcat.comMolly Wood is on the show today. We’ll discuss whether the $129 Moto E is a smoking gun, and why Microsoft is backtracking on Kinect Xbox One bundles and the Xbox Live requirement for Netflix.


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Show Notes

Today’s guest:  Molly Wood, columnist for The New York Times. 


Un-Kinected: CNET reports Microsoft announced a new Xbox One without the Kinect bundled will begin selling June 9th for $399 in the U.S. and £350 in the UK. A separate Kinect will become available later, though no timeline was announced. Microsoft also announced that sometime in June, its paid subscription service, Xbox Live Gold will no longer be required for most apps, including Netflix, ESPN, and YouTube. If you do keep paying though, Xbox One owners will get Games with Gold and Deals with Gold features starting in June. 

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