New rumors say that the new Xbox will take over the TV and setop box to deliver a new TV experience.
The killer feature of the upcoming new Xbox might not be gaming. A new report on The Verge says that the Xbox 720 would take over your TV and setop box and overlay a user interface that works with Kinect.
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The TV or cable signal gets piped through the Xbox via HDMI and the box enhances it with features before displaying it on the screen.
This way Microsoft can mix cable programming with online content in a whole new way.
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If this rumor is true than the new Xbox would be the best weapon to take over the living room. Apple would need to offer a similar solution to not be left out and Google needs to take Google TV to the next level to stay in the game.