I don't get why some people think this is a big deal...you still have to pick up your TV remote and change the channel as well as pick a controller to play any non Kinect games. I whole heartedly feel like Kinect is one of x1s biggest obstacles.
No you don't. Kinect has IR for that.
It's more about naturality. It's basically Jarvis from Iron Man
"Xbox activate home entertainment system, import preferences for videogame playback, chart a flight path to miami and load recent save point for Battlefield 4 Engineer class"