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    Xbox SmartGlass App for Android

    This app requires Android 4.0 or higher, but strangely isn't compatible with the Nexus 7. Other than that, it looks really cool.

    Source: Google Play

    If you're not familiar with SmartGlass, it controls just about every aspect of the media-friendly Xbox 360 aside from actual game control. The app will let your navigate through your Xbox's menu, pause and play music and videos, or even purchase new content right from your phone. The tiled interface of the 360 is particularly conducive to touchscreen control, as is the digital keyboard for web surfing or searching the store. Lastly you've got a social portal for all of your Xbox Live friends, including live chat and profile customization. (Source)
    Use Xbox SmartGlass to enhance your entertainment on Xbox 360.

    Xbox SmartGlass lets your phone work with your Xbox 360 console to bring rich, interactive experiences and unique content about what you’re watching or playing, right to the device that’s already in your hand. Interact with your favorite TV shows, movies, music, sports, and games, and bring remote control to a whole new level.

    You can also connect with your Xbox friends, track and compare your achievements, and change up your 3D avatar.

    Xbox SmartGlass lets you:
    • Navigate your Xbox 360 with swipe and tap
    • Use your phone’s keyboard to type to your Xbox 360
    • Browse the Internet on your Xbox 360 with full keyboard and zooming
    • Play, pause, fast forward, rewind, and stop videos and music on your Xbox 360
    • Search the full Xbox catalog of music, video, and games
    • Enjoy rich, interactive experiences from select game and entertainment content creators
    • Track and compare your achievements with your Xbox friends
    • Change up your 3D avatar
    • Message your Xbox friends
    • Edit your Xbox profile

    Note: This app requires an Xbox membership to sign in. Available for most Android 4.0+ smartphones, with WVGA screen resolution or higher.

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    Re: Xbox SmartGlass App for Android

    I have the app and its pretty decent. Was waiting for something like this for a while.

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    Its good on Windows Phone 7 too and they are releasing it for iStuff aswell. Makes a really nice remote touchpad for IE10 on the Xbox too.
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    I have it installed and working on my Nexus 7, quite a nice little app.

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    Installed on my SGSI.... seems to run ok, and can't wait to get home to give it a try....

    I shall mainly be using it to spook my stepson, by changing everything whilst he's out so when he gets in, it's all a bit weird!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by aerospacemango View Post
    Installed on my SGSI.... seems to run ok, and can't wait to get home to give it a try....

    I shall mainly be using it to spook my stepson, by changing everything whilst he's out so when he gets in, it's all a bit weird!!!
    I've been having a play with it over the weekend, I made the mistake of letting my friend set it up while I was doing something on the computer, he turned on Allow Interruption and synced his phone too. It lets him cancel out whatever I'm doing to play music / videos. Was rather disturbed when my game of CoD was cut short and Rick Astley started playing.

    I sense much mischief in my household with 3 Xboxes and this app.

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    Saw SMARTGLASS at E3 and it looks awesome. From what i remember you can use iPhones and iPads with it as well. Can't wait to use my iphone as a mouse to browse IE on xbox.

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    Not compatible with my Wildfire S.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CAM View Post
    Not compatible with my Wildfire S.
    works on my desire s phone not on my asus tf101

    win 8 app works well on my laptop so can use it as a map screen while playing forza horizons

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    I love it. I like the fact you can launch a game on ur xbox using the app

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    Quote Originally Posted by familiarrealms View Post
    Saw SMARTGLASS at E3 and it looks awesome. From what i remember you can use iPhones and iPads with it as well. Can't wait to use my iphone as a mouse to browse IE on xbox.
    It's pretty epic on my iPad to be fair... Can control the whole of Netflix without having to move from my bed!

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    Im not so taken with it, Ive installed it and had a little play. To me it seems more of a novelty.

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    Don't bother trying to use it with Halo 4 under Android or WP7, the useless dropkicks only support it under W8 and iOS, way to go Microsoft, care to burn anymore bridges and market share while you're at it. Maybe a free terminal illness with every purchase.

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