While he was talking about cloud computing yesterday, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a casual remark about the future of the Xbox. Apparently there might be new form factors, options, and price points coming:
It's bad enough going through the hassle of shipping your Xbox 360 off to customer support, but now Microsoft won't even give you the box to ship it in. Updated.
It sounds pretty simple. Hand in your illegal gat, get a free Xbox. That's what the cops in Mexico are hoping will happen. Their plan is to slow down drug wars by giving out a free computer (around $769 worth) to anyone who hands in a high-caliber weapon like a machine gun. Hand in a smaller gun and you'll get an…