Microsoft received criticism that the Xbox One was too bulky. Carl Ledbetter led the design of the Xbox One, responded in an interview that "there are very real issues around cooling when you're pushing some number of watts in the processor, therefore the thing (Xbox One) has to have some size to it." He later went to say that "Xbox One's patchwork squares were purposefully designed to mirror the console's dashboard. "
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At E3 2013, Geoff Keighley interviewed Don Mattrick (the then-President of Interactive Entertainment Business at Microsoft) about the Xbox One. When asked about the console's then-mandatory Internet connection, Mattrick said that if fans didn't like it, they should buy an Xbox 360 instead. Microsoft immediately attempted to take down every video related to the interview, but news of it had already spread.
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"Durango" was the code name for the Xbox One during its development.
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In 2014, a 5-year-old boy uncovered a security exploit in a console password field by button-mashing the spacebar, then hitting enter. After the bug was reported to Microsoft, they acknowledged him on their website, dubbing him a "security researcher."
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