Rumor – Microsoft using Silverlight toolset for Xbox Live TV and dashboard TV update

By Stephany Nunneley, Saturday, 8 October 2011 21:05 GMT

An unnamed source has told GigaOM.comMicrosoft’s using an updated version of Silverlight dev tools with Xbox TV. According to the source, the toolset – codenamed Lakeview – is not only still in development, but is still being modified, which is causing the developers behind the Xbox TV app to retest on a weekly basis. Lakeview, once perfected, could also be used by third-parties to create more 360 applications. The site is also rumoring that the new TV features, which are expected to roll-out with the latest dashboard update, will go live on Black Friday – or the day after Thanksgiving in the US.

A proported leaked memo from PayPal has the new dashboard releasing on November 15. Thanks, NeoWin.

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