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Tuesday, February 28, 2006

Microsoft: Origami Project

"Microsoft officially flipped the switch on the buzz machine for their Origami Project -- an atypical viral marketing manuveur for a company whose products are usually known about years ahead of time. Scoble says its a device, the Internet's lighting up with rumors -- is it the Xbox portable? Well, we dunno, but as usual got our hands on some pictures. And as usual we can't guarantee they're the real deal, though we are pretty confident in their source. So, let's go over it: these were sent to us detailing it as a Microsoft portable media player, which wouldn't be too far off from what Jobs and BusinessWeek both prophesied Microsoft doing (despite being pretty broadly denied from within)." Engadget

"A flash film has emerged showing the different functionalities of this thing. What we see in this video is supposedly a year old prototype so keep that in mind. " xbox 360 news

Here is the video showing off some of the different "functions" that this new "PDA" device from Microsoft can do. The video is quite long so patience......

P.S notice how the guy plays Halo only with 2 buttons, common, I really doubt that this will be their (Microsoft) final version of the device.

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