The Xbox One was designed to be the ultimate cable box—but what if you don’t have cable? Soon, you’ll be able to plug a USB dongle into your Xbox One to get live, over-the-air TV programming in North America.
If you have cable, the Xbox One's TV-controlling powers are a great feature; having a list of just the channels you watch is how all cable-surfing should be. But if you have cable, you probably also have a DVR, and the Xbox One has been useless at controlling it. Until now.
When the Xbox One made its entrance back in May, showing off its slick, boxy body and collection of Kinect tricks, we were treated to a little taste of how it was not only going to play games, but also take charge of your TV. Since then, we haven't heard to much more, but we sat down with Microsoft to find out more…