Snippet: Younger Than the Xbox 360 ☇

Shared on May 28, 2013

There’s been a lot of gaming console buzz lately, and John Siracusa wrote an excellent piece comparing the new wave of consoles we’ll soon be seeing. As a response, Marco Arment made a small list of some important things that came after the Xbox 360, really demonstrating how old the outgoing console really is—here are a few favorites:

  • Twitter: March 21, 2006
  • HD-DVD: March 31, 2006 (died in 2008)
  • Snakes on a Plane: August 17, 2006
  • Netflix Streaming: January 2007
  • Amazon Kindle: November 19, 2007
  • Bing: June 1, 2009
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