Spong Reports: "Dell is giving away Xbox Elite bundles valued at $449 (£225) when you buy one of its high-end XPS M1730 laptop. That's all well and good if you can afford a $3,000 (£1,500) laptop in the first place.
It also, however, brings up the intriguing possibility that Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices Division has done a special deal with Dell along the lines of, "You want our retail operating system and Office products? How's about you also buy a few thousand of these here Xbox 360s?" In this scenario there would, of course, be no "Or else" tagged on the end."