We were making out on the couch, and I heard a noise.

In gaming, relationship, TV watching, Uncategorized on July 29, 2008 at 1:23 am

“yoyo-whatever is online” the TV said.  Keep in mind that the TV is a 64″, so this pop-up message on the screen was loud enough and big enough to catch my attention, even while kissing the man of my dreams.

“What is that?”

“Oh.  It just tells you when one of your gamer friends is online.”

“Why does it need to tell you that?”

My efforts to disable the feature do not work.  We resume kissing, and I now know that “gamer tags” have a significant place in this man’s life.

Oh.  And I found out this feature is called “pop up toast”.  I only kind of get it.

  1. […] I would really like it if you could just say “Accept” when you get the “Toast” and Kinect does the rest for you.  This would use the voice recognition and leave none of the thinking to the user.  IMO.  (More on my early impressions of “toast” in this post: “We Were Making Out On The Couch…”) […]

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