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Advanced Audio Coding

Advanced Audio Coding (AAC) is an audio coding standard for lossy digital audio compression.

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Advanced Micro Devices

Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (AMD) is an American worldwide semiconductor company based in Sunnyvale, California, United States, that develops computer processors and related technologies for business and consumer markets.

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AKQA is a digital agency that specializes in creating digital services and products.

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Analog stick

An analog stick, sometimes called a control stick, joy stick or thumbstick, is an input device for a controller (often a game controller) that is used for two-dimensional input.

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Android (operating system)

Android is a mobile operating system (OS) based on the Linux kernel and currently developed by Google.

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Application programming interface

In computer programming, an application programming interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications.

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Application software

An application program (or application for short) is a computer program designed to perform a group of coordinated functions, tasks, or activities for the benefit of the user.

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Atari Jaguar

The Atari Jaguar is a fifth generation home video game console that was developed by Atari Corporation.

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ATI Technologies

ATI Technologies Inc. (commonly called ATI) was a semiconductor technology corporation based in Markham, Ontario, Canada, that specialized in the development of graphics processing units and chipsets.

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Audiobrain is a sonic branding firm based in New York City.

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Avatar (computing)

In computing, an avatar is the graphical representation of the user or the user's alter ego or character.

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BBC News

BBC News is an operational business division of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) responsible for the gathering and broadcasting of news and current affairs.

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Blu-ray or Blu-ray Disc (BD, BRD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

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In computing, booting (or booting up) is the initialization of a computerized system.

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A brand (or marque for car model) is a name, term, design, symbol or other feature that distinguishes one seller's product from those of others.

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In telecommunications, broadband is a wide bandwidth data transmission with an ability to simultaneously transport multiple signals and traffic types.

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C Sharp (programming language)

C#By convention, a number sign is used for the second character in normal text; in artistic representations, sometimes a true sharp sign is used: C♯.

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C++/CLI (C++ on Common Language Infrastructure) is a language specification created by Microsoft and intended to supersede Managed Extensions for C++.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (stylized as Call of Duty: MW3) is a 2011 first-person shooter political war thriller video game, developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games (Treyarch for the Wii version), with development assistance from Raven Software, and published by Activision.

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Central processing unit

A central processing unit (CPU) is the electronic circuitry within a computer that carries out the instructions of a computer program by performing the basic arithmetic, logical, control and input/output (I/O) operations specified by the instructions.

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Compact disc

Compact disc (CD) is a digital optical disc data storage format.

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Component video

Component video is a video signal that has been split into two or more component channels.

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Composite video

Composite video (one channel) is an analog video transmission (without audio) that carries standard definition video typically at 480i or 576i resolution.

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Contact list

A contact list is a collection of screen names in an instant messaging or e-mail program or online game or mobile phone.

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A D-pad (short for directional pad; also known as a Control Pad) is a flat, usually thumb-operated four-way directional control with one button on each point, found on nearly all modern video game console gamepads, game controllers, on the remote control units of some television and DVD players, and smart phones.

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A D-Terminal or D-tanshi (D端子) is a type of analog video connector found on Japanese consumer electronics, typically HDTV, DVD, Blu-ray, D-VHS and HD DVD devices.

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In computing, DDR3 SDRAM, an abbreviation for double data rate type three synchronous dynamic random-access memory, is a modern type of dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) with a high bandwidth ("double data rate") interface, and has been in use since 2007.

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Digital rights management

Digital rights management (DRM) is a term referring to various access control technologies that are used to restrict the usage of proprietary software, hardware, or content.

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Microsoft DirectX is a collection of application programming interfaces (APIs) for handling tasks related to multimedia, especially game programming and video, on Microsoft platforms.

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DivX is a brand of video codec products developed by DivX, LLC.

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Dolby Digital

Dolby Digital is the name for audio compression technologies developed by Dolby Laboratories.

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Dolby Digital Plus

Dolby Digital Plus, also known as Enhanced AC-3 (and commonly abbreviated as DD+ or E-AC-3, or EC-3) is a digital audio compression scheme developed by Dolby Labs for transport and storage of multi-channel digital audio.

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Dolby Surround

Dolby Surround was the earliest consumer version of Dolby's multichannel analog film sound decoding format Dolby Stereo.

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Dolby TrueHD

Dolby TrueHD is a lossless multi-channel audio codec developed by Dolby Laboratories which is used in home-entertainment equipment such as Blu-ray Disc players and A/V receivers.

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Downloadable content

Downloadable content (DLC) is additional content created for a released video game.

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The is a home video game console that was released by Sega on November 27, 1998 in Japan, September 9, 1999 in North America, and October 14, 1999 in Europe.

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DTS (sound system)

DTS is a series of multichannel audio technologies owned by DTS, Inc. (formerly known as Digital Theater Systems, Inc.), an American company specializing in digital surround sound formats used for both commercial/theatrical and consumer grade applications.

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DTS-HD Master Audio

DTS-HD Master Audio is a combined lossless/lossy audio codec created by DTS (formerly Digital Theater Systems), commonly used for surround-sound movie soundtracks on Blu-ray Disc.

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DVD ("digital versatile disc" or "digital video disc") is a digital optical disc storage format invented and developed by Philips, Sony, Toshiba, and Panasonic in 1995.

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eDRAM stands for "embedded DRAM", a capacitor-based dynamic random-access memory integrated on the same die or module as an ASIC or processor.

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Electronic Entertainment Expo

Electronic Entertainment Expo, commonly known as E3, is an annual trade fair for the video game industry, presented by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA).

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Electronic Entertainment Expo 2012

The Electronic Entertainment Expo 2012, commonly known as E3 2012, was the 18th Electronic Entertainment Expo held.

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Eurogamer is an award-winning website and YouTube channel focused on video game news, reviews and other features.

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Forza Horizon

Forza Horizon is a racing video game for Microsoft's Xbox 360 video game console.

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Game controller

A game controller is a device used with games or entertainment systems to provide input to a video game, typically to control an object or character in the game.

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Game demo

A game demo is a freely distributed piece of an upcoming or recently released video game.

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The is a home video game console released by Nintendo in Japan on September 14, 2001; in North America on November 18, 2001; in Europe on May 3, 2002; and in Australia on May 17, 2002.

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GeForce 3 series

The GeForce 3 (NV20) is the third generation of NVIDIA's GeForce graphics processing units.

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Gizmodo is a design and technology blog.

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Graphical user interface

In computer science, a graphical user interface or GUI, pronounced ("gooey") is a type of interface that allows users to interact with electronic devices through graphical icons and visual indicators such as secondary notation, as opposed to text-based interfaces, typed command labels or text navigation.

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Groove Music

Groove (formerly Xbox Music and Zune Music) is a digital music streaming service developed by Microsoft that offers music streaming through subscription or purchase through the Windows Store.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 1998 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous U.S. editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Halo 2

Halo 2 is a 2004 first-person shooter video game developed by Bungie Studios.

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Halo 4

Halo 4 is a 2012 first-person shooter video game developed by 343 Industries and published by Microsoft Studios for the Xbox 360 video game console.

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Hard disk drive

A hard disk drive (HDD), hard disk, hard drive or fixed disk is a data storage device used for storing and retrieving digital information using one or more rigid ("hard") rapidly rotating disks (platters) coated with magnetic material.

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HD DVD (short for High Definition/Density Digital Versatile/Video Disc) is a discontinued high-density optical disc format for storing data and high-definition video.

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HDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a proprietary audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from an HDMI-compliant source device, such as a display controller, to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.

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History of video game consoles (eighth generation)

In the history of video games, the eighth generation includes consoles released since by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Computer Entertainment.

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History of video game consoles (seventh generation)

In the history of video games, the seventh generation includes consoles released since late by Nintendo, Microsoft, and Sony Computer Entertainment.

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History of video game consoles (sixth generation)

In the history of video games, the sixth-generation era (sometimes referred to as the 128-bit era; see "Bits and system power" below) refers to the computer and video games, video game consoles, and video game handhelds available at the turn of the 21st century which was from 1998 to 2008.

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ID@Xbox (Independent Developers @ Xbox) is a program by Microsoft allowing independent video game developers to self-publish titles for Windows and the Xbox One home video game console.

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IEEE 802.11

IEEE 802.11 is a set of media access control (MAC) and physical layer (PHY) specifications for implementing wireless local area network (WLAN) computer communication in the 2.4, 3.6, 5, and 60 GHz frequency bands.

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IGN (formerly Imagine Games Network) is a San Francisco-based games and entertainment media company operated by Ziff Davis LLC.

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Input device

In computing, an input device is a peripheral (piece of computer hardware equipment) used to provide data and control signals to an information processing system such as a computer or information appliance.

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Interlaced video

Interlaced video is a technique for doubling the perceived frame rate of a video display without consuming extra bandwidth.

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Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer (formerly Microsoft Internet Explorer and Windows Internet Explorer, commonly abbreviated IE or MSIE) is a series of graphical web browsers developed by Microsoft and included as part of the Microsoft Windows line of operating systems, starting in 1995.

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iOS (originally iPhone OS) is a mobile operating system created and developed by Apple Inc. and distributed exclusively for Apple hardware.

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Jaguar (microarchitecture)

The AMD Jaguar Family 16h is a low-power SoC microarchitecture designed by AMD to succeed Bobcat Family 14h.

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Kinect (codenamed in development as Project Natal) is a line of motion sensing input devices by Microsoft for Xbox 360 and Xbox One video game consoles and Windows PCs.

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Kinect Adventures!

Kinect Adventures! is a sports video game released by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox 360.

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Linux (pronounced or, less frequently) is a Unix-like and mostly POSIX-compliant computer operating system (OS) assembled under the model of free and open-source software development and distribution.

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List of best-selling video games

This is a list of video games that have sold or shipped at least one million copies on a single platform (unless otherwise noted).

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List of downloadable Xbox 360 games

This is a list of downloadable Xbox 360 games through the Xbox Games Store's Games on Demand section.

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List of million-selling game consoles

A video game console is a boxlike standardized computing device tailored for video gaming that requires a monitor or television set as an output.

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List of Xbox 360 accessories

The Xbox 360 game console, developed by Microsoft, features a number of first-party and third-party accessories.

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List of Xbox 360 games compatible with Xbox One

This is a list of Xbox 360 games that are compatible with Xbox One.

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List of Xbox games compatible with Xbox 360

This is a list of Xbox games that are compatible with the Xbox 360.

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List of Xbox Originals

Xbox Live Originals was an area of the Xbox Live Marketplace devoted to games that were originally released for the Xbox, emulated in order to be downloaded to and playable on the Xbox 360.

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Microsoft Corporation (commonly referred to as Microsoft) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, manufactures, licenses, supports and sells computer software, consumer electronics and personal computers and services.

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Microsoft Redmond Campus

The Microsoft Campus is the informal name of Microsoft's corporate headquarters, located at One Microsoft Way in Redmond, Washington.

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Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Windows (or simply Windows) is a metafamily of graphical operating systems developed, marketed, and sold by Microsoft.

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Microsoft XNA

Microsoft XNA (a recursive acronym for XNA's Not Acronymed) is a freeware set of tools with a managed runtime environment provided by Microsoft that facilitates video game development and management.

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A modchip (short for modification chip) is a small electronic device used to alter or disable artificial restrictions of computers or entertainment devices.

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Motion control

Motion control is a sub-field of automation, in which the position or velocity of machines are controlled using some type of device such as a hydraulic pump, linear actuator, or electric motor, generally a servo.

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Motion controller

A motion controller controls the motion of some object.

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Motion detection

Motion detection is the process of detecting a change in the position of an object relative to its surroundings or a change in the surroundings relative to an object.

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Movies & TV

Movies & TV (Canada and the US), or Film & TV (UK, Australia, and New Zealand), previously Xbox Video and Zune Video, is a digital video service developed by Microsoft that offers full HD movies and TV shows available for rental or purchase in the Video Store.

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MPEG-4 is a method of defining compression of audio and visual (AV) digital data.

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MTV (formerly an initialism of Music Television) is an American basic cable and satellite television channel which is a part of the "Viacom Music and Entertainment Group" unit of the Viacom Media Networks division of Viacom, which it is a subsidiary of.

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Multi-core processor

A multi-core processor is a single computing component with two or more independent actual processing units (called "cores"), which are the units that read and execute program instructions.

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Multimedia refers to content that uses a combination of different content forms.

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Natural user interface

In computing, a natural user interface, or NUI, or Natural Interface is the common parlance used by designers and developers of human-machine interfaces to refer to a user interface that is effectively invisible, and remains invisible as the user continuously learns increasingly complex interactions.

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is a Japanese multinational consumer electronics company headquartered in Kyoto, Japan.

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Nvidia Corporation (commonly referred to as Nvidia, stylized as NVIDIA, nVIDIA or nVidia) is an American worldwide technology company based in Santa Clara, California.

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Online game

An online game is a specialized application or technology, which connects players through the Internet or over a computer network.

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Pack-in game

A pack-in game is a game that is included with the purchase of a video game console.

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A peripheral is a "device that is used to put information into or get information out of the computer." There are two different types of peripherals: input devices, which interact with or send data to the computer (mouse, keyboards, etc.), and output devices, which provide output to the user from the computer (monitors, printers, etc.). Some peripherals, such as touchscreens, can be used both as input and output devices.

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Personal computer

A personal computer is a general-purpose computer whose size, capabilities and original sale price make it useful for individuals, and is intended to be operated directly by an end-user with no intervening computer operator.

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Phil Spencer (business executive)

Phil Spencer is an American business executive.

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PlayStation 2

The PlayStation 2 (PS2), is a home video game console that was manufactured by Sony Computer Entertainment.

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PlayStation 2 online functionality

Selected games on Sony's PlayStation 2 video game console offer online gaming or other online capabilities.

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PlayStation 3

The PlayStation 3 (PS3) is a home video game console produced by Sony Computer Entertainment.

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PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 (officially abbreviated as PS4) is a home video game console from Sony Computer Entertainment.

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PlayStation Eye

The PlayStation Eye (trademarked PLAYSTATION Eye) is a digital camera device, similar to a webcam, for the PlayStation 3.

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PlayStation Move

is a motion-sensing game controller platform by Sony Computer Entertainment (SCE), first released for the PlayStation 3 (PS3) video game console.

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PowerPC (an acronym for Performance Optimization With Enhanced RISC – Performance Computing, sometimes abbreviated as PPC) is a RISC instruction set architecture created by the 1991 Apple–IBM–Motorola alliance, known as AIM.

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Radeon HD 7000 Series

The Radeon HD 7000 Series, based on "Southern Islands", is further products series in the family of Radeon GPUs developed by AMD.

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Radeon X1000 series

The R520 (codenamed Fudo) is a Graphics processing unit (GPU) developed by ATI Technologies and produced by TSMC.

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RCA connector

An RCA connector, sometimes called a phono connector or cinch connector, is a type of electrical connector commonly used to carry audio and video signals.

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Redmond, Washington

Redmond is a city in King County, Washington, United States, located east of Seattle, within the Seattle metropolitan area.

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Separate Video, commonly termed S-Video, Super-Video and Y/C, is a signaling standard for standard definition video, typically 480i or 576i.

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S/PDIF (Sony/Philips Digital Interface Format) is a type of digital audio interconnect used in consumer audio equipment to output audio over reasonably short distances.

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SCART (from Syndicat des Constructeurs d'Appareils Radiorécepteurs et Téléviseurs – Radio and Television Receiver Manufacturers' Association) is a French-originated standard and associated 21-pin connector for connecting audio-visual (AV) equipment.

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, originally short for Service Games and officially styled as SEGA, is a Japanese multinational video game developer and publisher headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, with multiple offices around the world.

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Server (computing)

A server is both a running instance of some software that is capable of accepting requests from clients, and the computer that executes such software.

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Set-top box

A set-top box (STB) or set-top unit (STU) is an information appliance device that generally contains a TV-tuner input and displays output to a television set and an external source of signal, turning the source signal into content in a form that can then be displayed on the television screen or other display device.

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Skin (computing)

In computing, a skin (also known as visual styles in Windows XP) is a custom graphical appearance preset package achieved by the use of a graphical user interface (GUI) that can be applied to specific computer software, operating system, and websites to suit the purpose, topic, or tastes of different users.

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Skype is a telecommunications application software product that specializes in providing video chat and voice calls from computers, tablets, and mobile devices via the Internet to other devices or telephones/smartphones.

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A softmod is a method of using software to modify the intended behaviour of hardware, such as video cards, sound cards, or game consoles in a way that can overcome restrictions of the firmware, or install custom firmware.

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Software development kit

A software development kit (SDK or "devkit") is typically a set of software development tools that allows the creation of applications for a certain software package, software framework, hardware platform, computer system, video game console, operating system, or similar development platform.

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, commonly referred to as Sony, is a Japanese multinational conglomerate corporation headquartered in Kōnan Minato, Tokyo, Japan.

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Speaker recognition

Speaker recognition is the identification of a person from characteristics of voices (voice biometrics).

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Speech recognition

In computer science and electrical engineering, speech recognition (SR) is the translation of spoken words into text.

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Static random-access memory

Static random-access memory (SRAM or static RAM) is a type of semiconductor memory that uses bistable latching circuitry (Flip-flop) to store each bit.

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Stereophonic sound

Stereophonic sound or, more commonly, stereo, is a method of sound reproduction that creates an illusion of multi-directional audible perspective.

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Stock keeping unit

In the field of inventory management, a stock keeping unit or SKU (or or) is a distinct type of item for sale, such as a product or service, and all attributes associated with the item type that distinguish it from other item types.

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Streaming media

Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.

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Tab (GUI)

In interface design, a tabbed document interface (TDI) or Tab is a graphical control element that allows multiple documents or panels to be contained within a single window, using tabs as a navigational widget for switching between sets of documents.

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The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald (SMH) is a daily compact newspaper published by Fairfax Media in Sydney and is also an Australian national brand.

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TOSLINK (from Toshiba Link TOSLINK Transmitter Module specifications.) is a standardized optical fiber connection system.

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Trailer (promotion)

A trailer or preview is an advertisement or a commercial for a feature film that will be exhibited in the future at a cinema.

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USB, short for Universal Serial Bus, is an industry standard developed in the mid-1990s that defines the cables, connectors and communications protocols used in a bus for connection, communication, and power supply between computers and electronic devices.

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Used good

A second-hand or used good is one that is being purchased by or otherwise transferred to a second or later end user.

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Founded in 2006, VentureBeat is the leading source for news, events, groundbreaking research and perspective on technology innovation.

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VGA connector

A Video Graphics Array (VGA) connector is a three-row 15-pin DE-15 connector.

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Video game

A video game is an electronic game that involves human interaction with a user interface to generate visual feedback on a video device such as a TV screen or computer monitor.

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Video game console

A video game console is a device that outputs a video signal or visual image to display a video game.

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Video Graphics Array

Video Graphics Array (VGA) refers specifically to the display hardware first introduced with the IBM PS/2 line of computers in 1987, but through its widespread adoption has also come to mean either an Amplitude Modulated computer display standard, the 15-pin D-subminiature VGA connector or the 640x480 resolution itself.

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Visual Basic .NET

Visual Basic.NET (VB.NET) is a multi-paradigm, high level programming language, implemented on the.NET Framework.

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A webcam is a video camera that feeds or streams its image in real time to or through a computer to computer network.

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The Wii is a home video game console released by Nintendo on November 19, 2006.

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Wii Remote

The, also known colloquially as the Wiimote, is the primary controller for Nintendo's Wii console.

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Wii U

The is a home video game console created by Nintendo and the successor to the Wii.

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Windows 8

Windows 8 is a personal computer operating system developed by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems.

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Windows CE

Windows Embedded Compact, formerly Windows Embedded CE and Windows CE, is an operating system subfamily developed by Microsoft as part of its Windows Embedded family of products.

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Windows Live Messenger

Windows Live Messenger (formerly MSN Messenger) is a discontinued instant messaging client developed by Microsoft for Windows, Xbox 360, Blackberry OS, iOS, Java ME, S60 on Symbian OS 9.x, and Zune HD.

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Windows Media Audio

Windows Media Audio (WMA) is an audio data compression technology developed by Microsoft.

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Windows Media Video

Windows Media Video (WMV) is a file type which can contain video in one of several video compression formats developed by Microsoft.

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Windows Phone

Windows Phone (WP) is a family of mobile operating systems developed by Microsoft for smartphones as the replacement successor to Windows Mobile and Zune.

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Windows Server 2012

Windows Server 2012, codenamed "Windows Login Server 8", is the sixth release of Windows Server.

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Windows Store

Windows Store is an app store for Microsoft Windows, starting with Windows 8 and Windows Server 2012.

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Windows Vista

Windows Vista (codenamed Longhorn) is an operating system by Microsoft for use on personal computers, including home and business desktops, laptops, tablet PCs and media center PCs.

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Windows XP

Windows XP (codenamed Whistler) is a personal computer operating system that was produced by Microsoft as part of the Windows NT family of operating systems.

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Windows XP Media Center Edition

Windows XP Media Center Edition (MCE) is a version of the Windows XP operating system designed to serve as a home-entertainment hub.

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World is a common name for the whole of human civilization, specifically human experience, history, or the human condition in general, worldwide, i.e. anywhere on Earth or pertaining to anywhere on earth.

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x86 is a family of backward compatible instruction set architectures based on the Intel 8086 CPU and its Intel 8088 variant.

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x86-64 (also known as x64, x86_64 and AMD64) is the 64-bit version of the x86 instruction set.

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Xbox (console)

The Xbox is a home video game console and the first installment in the Xbox series of consoles manufactured by Microsoft.

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Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.

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Xbox 360 applications

Xbox 360 applications are non-game software applications designed to run on the Xbox 360 platform.

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Xbox 360 HD DVD Player

The Xbox 360 HD DVD Player is a discontinued accessory for the Xbox 360 console that enables the playback of movies on HD DVD discs.

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Xbox 360 launch

The Xbox 360 launch marked the release of the first high-profile seventh generation video game console.

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Xbox 360 system software

The Xbox 360 system software or the Xbox 360 Dashboard is the updateable software and operating system for the Xbox 360.

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Xbox Games Store

Xbox Games Store (formerly Xbox Live Marketplace) is a digital distribution platform used by Microsoft's Xbox 360 video game console.

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Xbox Linux

Xbox Linux was a project that ported the Linux operating system to the Xbox video game console.

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Xbox Live

Xbox Live (trademarked as Xbox LIVE) is an online multiplayer gaming and digital media delivery service created and operated by Microsoft.

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Xbox Live Arcade

Xbox Live Arcade (XBLA) is a digital video game download service available through the Xbox Games Store, Microsoft's digital distribution network for the Xbox 360.

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Xbox Live Indie Games

Xbox Live Indie Games (abbreviated as XBLIG, and previously called Xbox Live Community Games abbreviated as XBLCG) are video games created by individual developers or small teams of developers released on Microsoft's Xbox Live Marketplace for the Xbox 360.

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Xbox Live Vision

The Xbox Live Vision camera was a video gaming webcam made for the Xbox 360 console.

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Xbox Music Mixer

The Xbox Music Mixer is a multimedia accessory/utility developed by Wild Tangent and published by Microsoft Game Studios for the Xbox.

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Xbox One

The Xbox One is a home video game console developed by Microsoft.

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Xenon (processor)

Microsoft XCPU, codenamed Xenon, is a CPU used in the Xbox 360 game console, to be used with ATI's Xenos graphics chip.

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Xenos (graphics chip)

The Xenos is a custom graphics processing unit (GPU) designed by ATI (now taken over by AMD), used in the Xbox 360 video game console developed and produced for Microsoft.

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XLink Kai

XLink Kai is a method developed by Team-XLink for online play of certain System Link compatible video games.

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Xvid (formerly "XviD") is a video codec library following the MPEG-4 video coding standard, specifically MPEG-4 Part 2 Advanced Simple Profile (ASP).

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is a color space used in video electronics, in particular in reference to component video cables.

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1080i (aka FHD and BT.709) is an abbreviation referring to a combination of frame resolution and scan type, in the domains of high-definition television and high-definition video.

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1080p (also known as Full HD or FHD and BT.709) is a set of HDTV high-definition video modes characterized by 1080 horizontal lines of vertical resolution and progressive scan, as opposed to interlaced, as is the case with the 1080i display standard.

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2160p is an alternative name for 4K UHD, a resolution supported by UHDTV products and which offers four times the definition of 1080p.

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480i is the shorthand name for a video mode, namely the US NTSC television system or digital television systems with the same characteristics.

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480p is the shorthand name for a family of video display resolutions.

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4K resolution

4K resolution, also called 4K, refers to a display device or content having horizontal resolution on the order of 4,000 pixels.

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576i is a standard-definition video mode originally used for broadcast television in most countries of the world where the utility frequency for electric power distribution is 50 Hz.

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576p is the shorthand name for a video display resolution.

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720p (a.k.a. HD) is a progressive HDTV signal format with 720 horizontal lines and an aspect ratio (AR) of 16:9 (1.78:1).

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