Microsoft to Sell Xbone Without Kinect, Removing Gold Paywall for Netflix

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Microsoft to Sell Xbone Without Kinect, Removing Gold Paywall for Netflix
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Even though they've been adamant that the Xbox One would never come without Kinect, Microsoft has just announced a version without it. Starting June 9th, you can buy a Kinectless Xbox One for $399.



In other Xbox news, Microsoft is also removing the Gold requirement from streaming services like Netflix and Hulu Plus, meaning customers won't have to pay twice to watch streaming video on their Xbox.

This 5-Year-Old is More of a 1337 Haxx0r Than You

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This 5-Year-Old is More of a 1337 Haxx0r Than You
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5 year old Kristoffer Von Hassel figured out that he could log into his dad's Xbox Live account without a password by entering spaces into a second password verification screen after entering the wrong password at the login screen. Kristoffer's father notified Microsoft, and they've now listed Kristoffer as a "security researcher" on their website. He's also received four games, fifty bucks, and a year of Xbox Live.