Xbox 360 For Dummies

Xbox 360 For Dummies

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by Brian Johnson, Duncan Mackenzie
     
 

Play games globally with Xbox Live and use Xbox for your home theater system

X marks the box — the one with all the fun. And if you thought Xbox was just about games, this friendly book will surprise you! Sure, it'll get you all set up for gaming and Xbox Live, but then it will help you add music from CDs, play DVDs, go wireless, record games, hook your Xbox

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Overview

Play games globally with Xbox Live and use Xbox for your home theater system

X marks the box — the one with all the fun. And if you thought Xbox was just about games, this friendly book will surprise you! Sure, it'll get you all set up for gaming and Xbox Live, but then it will help you add music from CDs, play DVDs, go wireless, record games, hook your Xbox to others, and have fun in many more ways!

Discover how to

  • Connect to the Xbox 360 community
  • Back up your games
  • Use the Xbox 360 blades
  • Add specialized controllers
  • Play games on a projection screen
  • View pictures and video

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471771807
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/31/2006
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
332
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Brian Johnson works for Microsoft Corporation as a content strategist for MSDN. He’s an avid gamer and has been playing on the Xbox since before the release of the system. Brian is the author of a number of books including Microsoft Image Composer for Dummies, Inside Visual Studio .NET, An Insider’s Guide to Microsoft OneNote, and others. Before working at MSDN, Brian was a technical editor for Microsoft Press where he worked on a number of successful titles. In the late 1990s, he was a columnist for Microsoft Visual J++ Informant Magazine and a technical editor for Microsoft Office and VBA Developer Magazine. Brian is a former Marine Corps journalist and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin.

Duncan Mackenzie is a software developer at Microsoft. When the kids go to sleep, he fires up the Xbox.

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