This story is not completely mind-blowing, but it is a good way to help find your Xbox 360 if it were to ever be “borrowed” without your knowledge. A student at Missouri State used his CONNECTED Xbox 360 controller to find his Xbox within his own dorm. All I can say is that the burgular wasn’t going to use the Xbox 360 himself because he was too stupid to leave the controller in the owner’s room. The burgler should be kicked out of school, not for stealing, but for being so dumb. See more details after the jump and for the whole story hit the link.
Ketsenburg… turned on his wireless Xbox controller and found that it was still connecting to his Xbox. Based on this discovery, Ketsenburg said he realized that his Xbox must be nearby…
The controller connected to the Xbox on the fourth, fifth and sixth floors of Hutchens but not on the third floor and seventh floor, so through process of elimination, Ketsenburg said he figured out that the stolen Xbox must be on the fifth floor.
Following the controller’s signal, Ketsenburg said he was able to pinpoint the room where his Xbox was stolen… The 5th floor resident assistant checked the alleged room where the stolen Xbox was and was able to find the Xbox, Ketsenburg said.
The controller was able to prove that the Xbox belonged to Ketsenburg, because the controller was able to turn on the console unit, he said.