Set up parental controls on the Xbox One Video
Set up parental controls on the Xbox One Video Transcript
There's nothing like bashing skulls and killing zombies in Dead Rising 3 on the Xbox One. This violent video game is just one of a handful launch titles that will be available alongside Microsoft's console on November 20nd. Like Sony with the PlayStation 4, Microsoft included advance parental controls for the Xbox One, that prevent your kids from accessing inappropriate content. When you're on your console's main screen, tap the menu button which represented by three horizontal lines on the controller, select settings and scroll down to privacy and online safety. From here you can choose from three defaults; for children, teens and adult for controlling privacy settings. Each default can be customize to your liking or you can even create your own from scratch. On the right under content restrictions, you will find options that'll restrict certain games and features. To block inappropriate games, movies, music and apps, click on the access to content option and choose the age restriction you'd like to set. Inside the web filtering settings, you can configure the system to block various websites, while the descriptions in the One guide option gives you the ability to block explicit TV descriptions. You can also opt at a various promotional emails inside the contact preferences. Once everything is set to your liking, go to settings and click on sign in security and pass key, from here you must create six digit key that's required to play games and access content that you deemed inappropriate. For more tips like these, visit howto. Cnet.com. From Cnet, I'm Dan Graziano.
Prevent your kids from accessing inappropriate content with Sony's powerful parental controls.
Microsoft shows off its new Kinect Xbox interface at E3 2010. No remotes or controllers are needed. Users instead play music, movies, games and connect via video chat using voice commands and hand or body motions. The Kinect, formerly known as Project Natal, will go on sale in November.
Microsoft's totally overhauled Xbox gaming console boasts all-new hardware with live TV, movies on demand, and new interactive voice- and gesture-controlled features.
CNET's Bridget Carey breaks down the new features of the Xbox One, including live TV and Kinect controls, and what questions Microsoft still needs to answer
Watching DVDs on an Xbox is much more enjoyable when you don't use the game controller.
The bookmark system in Firefox has changed. Here's what you need to know.
In the market for a new microwave? Here's what you need to know.
Microsoft's Don Mattrick announces the new Xbox One. The new gaming system is completely rebuilt with a new Kinect, controller, and voice control so users can switch between programs.
CNET Games and Gear Editor Jeff Bakalar will take all of your questions about what's hot this holiday season. From "Gears of War 2" to the new Nyko Wing Controller, Jeff's ready to dish out all the info you need to know from the industry.