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Xbox SmartGlass nabs Android update, now supports 7-inch or larger tablets, stops screen sleep

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Microsoft's SmartGlass for Android app has just hit version 1.5 thanks to a fresh update on Google Play. The app, which lets users control their XBox via a smartphone or tablet, will now be optimized to work on 7-inch and larger Android tablets. Other new features include an "always-on"...
Xbox SmartGlass nabs Android update, now supports 7-inch or larger tablets, stops screen sleep

AT&T Expands FaceTime Over Cellular Access to More Customers

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AT&T announced today that it is planning to allow any customer "with an LTE device" on a "tiered data plan" to use iOS 6's FaceTime over Cellular feature. Previously, only customers with a Mobile Share plan could use the feature. In practice, the change only affects iPhone 5 customers with...
AT&T Expands FaceTime Over Cellular Access to More Customers

Xbox SmartGlass: Microsoft's Multiscreen Strategy

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Microsoft is hoping to create an immersive experience across multiple devices where users can consume different, complementary content on each platform with new......
Xbox SmartGlass: Microsoft's Multiscreen Strategy

Xbox SmartGlass Android app now supports 7-inch tablets

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The latest update lets you control your Xbox 360 with your 7-inch Android tablet. [Read more]...
Xbox SmartGlass Android app now supports 7-inch tablets

Xbox Kinect: Microsoft's Key To The Living Room?

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It's official. Long after the XBox 360 is relegated to scrap heaps and Gamestop bargain bins, the Microsoft Kinect - the XBox peripheral that lets you control the action with body movements alone - will be going strong. A Mediocre Game Controller To tell the truth, the Kinect is a...
Xbox Kinect: Microsoft's Key To The Living Room?

Internet Explorer coming to Xbox this year to let you browse the web on your TV

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At E3 today, Microsoft has announced a new second-screen product called “SmartGlass”, which will let you watch movies on iOS or Android and let you continue them on your XBox. One of the best features that it announced is that you’ll be able to surf the Web using the app...
Internet Explorer coming to Xbox this year to let you browse the web on your TV

E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news

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Microsoft SmartGlass adds mobile, tablet integration to Xbox 360 — Microsoft announced a new Xbox feature called SmartGlass at its E3 press conference. The technology will let players use smartphone and tablet owners use their devices as supplementary controllers and remote controls for their consoles. Users will also be able...
E3 Roundup: Day one in mobile app news

Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue Joins Ferrari's Board of Directors

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Eddy Cue, Apple's head of Internet Software and Services (including Siri and Maps), has joined Ferrari's board of directors. Cue is a bit of a sports car buff and says he has owned a Ferrari for five years. Ferrari chairman Luca di Montezemolo said Cue's "huge experience in the dynamic,...
Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue Joins Ferrari's Board of Directors

Microsoft launches Xbox SmartGlass app for iOS

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So much for having to wait until 2013 to get Xbox SmartGlass on Android and iOS. A week after Microsoft (MSFT) released its Xbox 360 companion app on Windows 8 devices and Android, the company pushed out SmartGlass for iOS. Users who already have the My Xbox Live app on iOS will see...
Microsoft launches Xbox SmartGlass app for iOS
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Microsoft announces AirPlay-like “SmartGlass” wireless streaming app for Xbox

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Microsoft just wrapped up its presentation at this year’s E3 event and while we didn’t hear anything about iOS support for its new cross-platform Xbox Music service, the company did confirm Xbox SmartGlass would be coming to Apple devices. SmartGlass incorporates at least some AirPlay-like features, allowing users to send...
Microsoft announces AirPlay-like “SmartGlass” wireless streaming app for Xbox

Smartglass for Android is here, only for...

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Smartglass for Android is here, only for those running Ice Cream Sandwich and higher. [The Verge] More »...
Smartglass for Android is here, only for...

Microsoft 'retiring' Facebook and Twitter Xbox 360 Dashboard apps

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Eagle-eyed gamers may have already noticed that the Xbox 360's dedicated Twitter and Facebook apps have gone missing after the latest Dashboard update, and now Redmond has confirmed it's put the applications out to pasture. According to a Microsoft representative that spoke to IGN, the firm is "retiring the...
Microsoft 'retiring' Facebook and Twitter Xbox 360 Dashboard apps
Xbox SmartGlass for iOS Is Now Available

Microsoft announces “SmartGlass” wireless streaming app for Xbox/Android

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Microsoft just wrapped up its presentation at this year’s E3 event and while we didn’t hear anything about Android support for its new cross-platform Xbox Music service, the company did confirm Xbox SmartGlass would be coming to both Android and Apple devices. SmartGlass incorporates at least some of Apple’s...
Microsoft announces “SmartGlass” wireless streaming app for Xbox/Android

Xbox celebrates ten years of Live, will give special-edition 360s to contest winners

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It's hard to believe a whole decade has passed since the birth of Xbox Live, but here we are. From its roots as an online multiplayer service, Live has grown into a full-fledged entertainment platform bringing users Achievements and Gamerscores, customizable avatars, entertainment services and apps like Xbox Music...
Xbox celebrates ten years of Live, will give special-edition 360s to contest winners

Microsoft acquires home automation startup R2 Studios to bolster Xbox division

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Details are expectedly light on this one, but The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Microsoft has acquired R2 Studios, a startup focused on home entertainment and home automation founded by Blake Krikorian (best known as the co-founder and former CEO of Sling). According to the WSJ, Krikorian and...
Microsoft acquires home automation startup R2 Studios to bolster Xbox division

Here comes SmartGlass: Xbox 'second screen' rollout starts with Windows 8

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Microsoft is starting the rollout of Xbox SmartGlass this week with the launch of an app for Windows 8 that lets people use their tablets and PCs as “second screens” for the Xbox 360 — controlling and interacting with the console from Windows, and viewing extra information about games and...
Here comes SmartGlass: Xbox 'second screen' rollout starts with Windows 8

Xbox Live picks up content from IndieFlix and Revision3, boosts SmartGlass to support Game of Thrones

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Heads up, Xbox owners: Microsoft is bringing new content to its Live service. Popular Web-TV service and once-home of Diggnation Revision3 is coming to your console. Also making the hop to Xbox is IndieFlix, which will bring, as its name implies, independent film content. Other releases announced today include season...
Xbox Live picks up content from IndieFlix and Revision3, boosts SmartGlass to support Game of Thrones
Google is building an open AirPlay rival to compete with Apple
Xbox rolls out new SmartGlass iOS app update

Today The Living Room, Tomorrow Your World: Why Microsoft's Xbox Is The Key To Windows 8

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Years ago, had you asked consumers to define the Xbox, they might have called it a game console used to play Halo. Not anymore: Microsoft's hot hardware has evolved into an entertainment hub, a device not simply for multiplayer games but for TV, movies, music, and apps. As many...
Today The Living Room, Tomorrow Your World: Why Microsoft's Xbox Is The Key To Windows 8

Engadget Podcast 315 - 10.26.2012

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We've stopped calling weeks like these "big" because that gives them too much credit for essentiallly trying to destroy us, from a journlistic perspective, without actually destroying us. From now on we're only calling weeks "big" if they include the singularity or a human massacre in Pittsburgh, thank you...
Engadget Podcast 315 - 10.26.2012

20 Best Android apps this week

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Fab, Foodster, Xbox SmartGlass, Outlook.com, Expect More!, EA Daily Deals, How Lucky You Are and moreWelcome to the weekly roundup of brand new Android apps released in the last seven days. A busy week too, with apps spanning shopping, cooking, email, glossy magazines and Dr Seuss.As ever, games aren't included...
20 Best Android apps this week

Cellular iPad Mini and iPad Models Arriving in U.S. Thanksgiving Week, AT&T Launching November 16?

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A number of U.S. customers who pre-ordered cellular-capable models of the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad are now reporting that their order statuses have been updated to reflect delivery estimates right around Thanksgiving. Many MacRumors forum members are reporting that they are now seeing delivery dates of Wednesday, November 21,...
Cellular iPad Mini and iPad Models Arriving in U.S. Thanksgiving Week, AT&T Launching November 16?

Apple Store App Updated With Siri and Gift Card Passbook Support (Theoretically)

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Apple has updated its Apple Store app [App Store] with support for Siri, and the ability to email Passbook enabled gift cards to friends via the app. However, despite being in the release notes, neither the gift card feature and Passbook support appear to be enabled yet. What's New in...
Apple Store App Updated With Siri and Gift Card Passbook Support (Theoretically)

Microsoft and the National Football League team up for exclusive partnership

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Microsoft has just announced a broad partnership with the National Football League intended to make the Xbox One the definitive living room device for football fans. While the Xbox is known primarily as a gaming platform, Microsoft has been positioning the console as an all-in-one entertainment solution for some...
Microsoft and the National Football League team up for exclusive partnership

Guitar Hero co-creator's Green Throttle Games raises $6M to revinvent TV games

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Green Throttle Games, a game controller company started by the co-creator of Guitar Hero, has raised $6 million from venture capital firms Trinity Ventures and DCM. At Green Throttle Games, Guitar Hero co-creator Charles Huang is creating a new virtual game console for the television based on mobile phones and...
Guitar Hero co-creator's Green Throttle Games raises $6M to revinvent TV games

Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

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It wasn’t long ago that Microsoft announced its SmartGlass second-screen app, which gives users better control of their viewing experience by connecting the Xbox game console with mobile and tablet devices. Now the company is trying to use the experience to court sports fans, with updates for its ESPN and...
Microsoft Xbox Updates SmartGlass App For ESPN And NBA Game Time, Adds New Sports Picks Second-Screen Experience

Microsoft releases Xbox SmartGlass app for Kindle Fire

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Microsoft debuted its Xbox SmartGlass app for Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD this morning, giving Xbox 360 users with one of the Amazon tablets a new way to interact with their living room consoles. SmartGlass is Microsoft’s “second screen” experience, offering the ability to use a tablet or phone...
Microsoft releases Xbox SmartGlass app for Kindle Fire
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