Another hardware review has been posted for the recently released Messenger Kit for the Xbox 360. This little gizmo plugs into the bottom of your 360 controller and lets you type away at ease with your friends over LIVE, Messenger as well as in game.

“Since the inclusion of the Messenger functionality in the Xbox 360 Dashboard most use of text input on the Xbox 360 was kept to short messages. Whether it was arranging a game, leaving a friend a message to giving some gamer feedback, messages were kept short and sweet. Flicking through the dash keypad was always a chore and you would either resort to a voice message or just simply keep your message short leaving most of your messages resembling a library of mobile text speak memoires….”

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