TechRadar rounds up some useful tricks for getting the most of Microsoft's Xbox 360 gaming console, offering 17 suggestions across two posts on how to make the machine a more flexible and useful device. Many of the tricks rely on the Xbox being networked to a compliant PC, and a couple sound dubious (wrapping an Xbox that has suffered the "red rings on death" failure in a towel, anyone?), but for new Xbox owners, it's a handy resource. Check out our own guide for more hands-on ideas on how to spruce up your Xbox 360.
17 Handy Tips For Your Xbox 360
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