Student recovers stolen XBOX360 by using his controller

Discussion in 'Console Gaming' started by kcnychief, Dec 15, 2008.

  1. kcnychief

    kcnychief █▄█ ▀█▄ █ Political User Folding Team

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    This is rather interesting, although somewhat unrealistic. A student had his dorm room broken into overnight and his XBOX360 was stolen. He used the left behind wireless controller to track it down -

    http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=13678
     
  2. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Wow, that is possible....geeez
     
  3. indyjones

    indyjones OSNN.net Adventurer

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    new controllers are not synced with a console and will sync with the closest one they find........
     
  4. LordOfLA

    LordOfLA Godlike!

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    must mean it was the only one in the building then :)
     
  5. Mizzle

    Mizzle Oh, now I know...!

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    Impressive!
     
  6. Bman

    Bman OSNN Veteran Original

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    Yea I know, I just thought it had to be in the same room.
     
  7. binoyxj

    binoyxj PrOuD InDiAn

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    Good piece of info... :)
     
  8. RonStarusnak

    RonStarusnak OSNN Addict

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    Yeah, I was wondering if his controller would sync with other xbox's.
     
  9. indyjones

    indyjones OSNN.net Adventurer

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    Mine have got a really long range on them and work anywhere in the house