Xbox 360 is just around the corner but there is still life in this current model. Many people concider game consoles as devices that can, well, be used to play games. They actually offer a lot more functionality than you could imagine. In this review we'll be showing you how to make your Xbox console bit more versatile with SmartXX modchip and XBMC media software. Like in so many previous articles this is going to be both review and modding article but perhaps that is what makes us so special, right?! :)
Xbox, SmartXX and XBMC
There are so many modchips for Xbox to choose from. We decided to take a closer look at SmartXX as it is concidered to be the best by many users. To be more specific, the model that we chose was the V2 Halloween Edition.
Package contains the following:
SmartXX V2 Halloween Edition
Here is a feature list of the chip itself:
As you can see from the list, the chip offers all the features that are needed to unlock the power of your console. For modders there is a support for LCD module, gamers will love the Xbox-live protection and friends of multimedia will find the support for all Video Cables very usefull; Surround sound and HDTV are enabled. You can install a HDD with more storage space to house all your movie backups and games. Install Linux and use the console as Counter-Strike server etc. So we have all these fancy features but how hard it is to install one of these chips?
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