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Thursday, August 23, 2007

Wheel On Fire

Via Gaming Today:

With all the bad hype about the Xbox 360 and the "red rings of death",
Microsoft is being proactive with a new problem discovered with one of its
gaming accessories. Microsoft announced yesterday that it's voluntarily
offering a ...
Read Full Article, Retrofit Needed for Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel

Also called the "white ring of death" apparently - Microsoft's steering wheel accessory can literally smoke sometimes. Fire is bad, Microsoft. I'm willing to attribute that kid nearly electrocuting himself trying to cool his 360 to Darwinian principles rather than thermodynamic one - but frying your steering wheel is a little more embarrassing for Redmond.

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