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CNET Update: E3 2012: Year of the second screen with Xbox Smart Glass and Wii U

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CNET Update: E3 2012: Year of the second screen with Xbox Smart Glass and Wii U

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As E3 coverage kicks off, we get a glimpse of what the Wii U GamePad can do and of the social focus of Miiverse. Microsoft raises a challenge to Apple with its Smart Glass technology and new Kinect features.

Get ready to its drinking money -- has begun and I'm -- -- and big news CNET that they. The electronic entertainment expo called. Here and control this is -- year of this second screen. But the -- UX box. Are -- -- -- tablet screen interaction. With what's on the television -- you know Richard inexperienced. Nintendo started by -- looked into the updated design of its next system that we you. The -- -- now has joystick direction -- And there's a near field communications reader it ever seen this -- -- -- this is going to -- and similar opportunities for Nintendo imagine being able to interact with the toy in the real world to activate something in the game world. The game have also be -- TV remote control. And you can share photos and content from the -- -- to -- TV screen. Became -- will also be a portable system for casual games that don't -- AppleTV to play and it's good for just recording -- quick weigh in on the Wii Fit. But the big focus of the Wii U is that it's more social players will be more interactive as part Weaver's. You can see your friends are -- and also come across the players -- seen games that don't -- You can ask questions for help with -- -- Abbas or share your love -- a game and -- text chat. And you can even write and draw common. Is it just creepy. Antennas also showing that it's targeting more serious gamers as well with the new controller it would mean pro controller. And -- there's no screen on it looks like an Xbox controller. Which -- looking -- -- think Nintendo's press conference on Tuesday. Microsoft unleashed this concept in full force with a feature it calls Smart glass. Using a tablet phone design your own plain -- and then dry it on the screen and it sends an Xbox or if you're on each BO go watch teens making the rounds. It's how -- -- extra info about the show like a map of where -- seen in place. Smart -- -- also you start watching a video through Xbox and take with you -- mobile device remembering where you left off. These features will launch sometime this fall -- of course many -- expertise like you know for a new Tomb Raider and south parking. But they also -- up new features for the Kinect motion sensor. They'll be a workout program with Nike and the next adding game. Will es voice commands to call plays or snap the ball connect also transient -- -- Smart TE mutinies which means to browse the wet. Microsoft is really throwing out with Apple here now the big question is if Apple can -- television practice and compete. Budget -- at state court today be sure to come back for more. Read about working out an attack outside a diversity -- New York I'm Bridget Carey.
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