Microsoft decided that 720p and 1080i is the "sweet spot" for the next generation, he said, having reviewed movies, television, games and the television sets themselves that are likely to spring up in the next decade.
As for HD-DVD, which will be offered as a movie-playback attachment for Xbox 360 - in contrast to Blu-ray on PlayStation 3, which will be the only disc developers can deliver games on - Henson said that "it will all come down to content".
5. Super software. The iPhone 5 ships with iOS 6, Apple's latest mobile operating system and its more than 200 new features. Top-level highlights include Apple's own Maps app with turn-by-turn navigation (with voice) and flyover 3D cityscapes; a new Passbook app to collect and manage all your digital movie tickets, boarding passes, gift cards and coupons; and more Siri support, including the ability to ask your digital personal assistant for sports scores, restaurant reservations, movie reviews and trailers, and more. Those who own an older iPhone 3GS or iPad 2 (or newer) can also download iOS 6 for free (Settings, General, Software Update) or via iTunes on your personal computer. 2b1af7f3a8