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Xbox SmartGlass is now available to the iOS crowd, following an October debut on Windows tablets and Android devices. The free app is compatible with devices running iOS 5.0 and higher – sorry, no native iPhone 5 support just yet, so you'll have to make do with the smaller formatting on your ...

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It wasn't all that long ago that Microsoft's gaming-centric second screen app came to Android handsets, and now its iOS's turn. It seems a shiny new SmartGlass app replaced the old My Xbox Live app in the App Store today with little fanfare, and is currently available for download for iPhone, iPad...

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It's unusual, to say the least, for us to spend a year with a product before publishing our review. In the case of Windows 8, we've written thousands of words already, starting with our first hands-on in September of 2011, followed by deep dives on the Developer Preview, Consumer Preview, Release ...

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That was a long half-day of Surface exclusivity. Xbox SmartGlass, the app that connects your mobile device to your Xbox, is now on Android. So you can use your Android phone or tablet to make people dance for your amusement, track achievements, do avatar stuff, and eventually interact with other Mi...

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Microsoft confirmed today SmartGlass will launch alongside Windows 8 tablets on October 26, with Dance Central 3 and Forza Horizon among the first games to support it. The Xbox 360 app, which turns devices into secondary screens for the console, will be available for Windows 8 phones at launch on ...

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Dance Central 3 will be the first Xbox 360 game to support SmartGlass functionality, using Microsoft's tablet and smartphone connectivity to allow people to queue up new tracks for themselves or their friends. The "Party Time DJ" app allows someone using an iOS, Android, or Windows Phone 8 device t...

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Microsoft's Windows 7 successor will be available to both new and upgrading customers on October 26, Microsoft has announced. Windows 8, in addition to doing all that productivity stuff people buy operating systems for (yawn), is also replete with a suite of new features that make life more interes...

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Microsoft's President of Interactive Entertainment Business, Don Mattrick, says Halo 4 will interact with Microsoft's upcoming tablet computer, Surface. Exactly how the two will interact, however, remains a mystery. Mattrick noted the news during a VentureBeat event in San Francisco yesterday; late...

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Microsoft has released an SDK for SmartGlass, its upcoming Xbox 360/Windows 8/Windows Phone cross-platform integration framework. The service allows non-Xbox devices, like tablet computers, to sync with the console and display context-sensitive information based on what's going on in a given game o...

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Pumped to use Microsoft's upcoming Surface and Windows Phone 8 devices to help you bolster your gamerscore? Sit tight -- SmartGlass development starts now. Microsoft is now making the Xbox SmartGlass Software Development Kit available to partners with agreements to develop content for the Xbox 360...

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. More Info Switched On: When gadgets talk in their sleep PSP gets its own homebrew online gaming network, outweighs Sony's own efforts (video) Microsoft's SmartGlass gets official Particularly since the rise ...

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