The Xbox One has a ton of abilities.
You can plug your cable TV box right into it and control television. You can play bleeding-edge blockbuster games on it. You can watch Netflix and HBO and whatever other streaming service you can think of, directly from the Xbox One. It's a cable-TV box and a set-top box and a game console, all at once.
But, in the case of the Xbox One, with great power comes great sluggishness.
To put it nicely, the Xbox One feels muddy and old in general practice — navigating through menus, or even just moving around the console's home screen, feels like a chore. Microsoft says that's all about to change in the next major update to the Xbox One's software.
Here's everything we know about the next major update to the Xbox One, which arrives this fall.
The most obvious update is visual: The Home page of your Xbox One is going to look really, really different.