Microsoft hopes to avoid the hardware failures it had with the Xbox 360 when it releases the Xbox One.  Red Rings of Death (RROD) ended up costing Microsoft over a billion dollars and the company has taken a number of steps to ensure overheating problems will be a thing of the past.  The Xbox One is much more intelligent now and can recognize if it is overheating.  Gizmodo chatted with Xbox General Manager of Console Development Leo del Castillo: So here’s a cool thing the Xbox One can do: It automatically recognizes when it’s overheating—probably because you’re an idiot and left a pizza box on top of it—and can adjust on the fly. In fact, it’s designed with extra room to make those adjustments. I asked how Microsoft can account for the unknowns it’s facing with the new design—much more Blu-ray player-ish than its predecessors, which invites people to set ...

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