Lauren Goode

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Get Yer Subscription Xbox for $99 (And $15 a Month)

Microsoft will sell the Xbox 360 game and media console, with the Kinect sensor, for $99 as part of a two-year, $15 per month “Gold” contract. The news was first reported last week by The Verge. Interested takers, however, will have to live near one of the 21 Microsoft stores across the U.S. to opt in to the deal.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus