Major tech giants are eying for application designed to be used on your smartphone or tablet while you watch TV, Microsoft has taken lot of efforts to bring innovations to its gaming device “Xbox” and smartglass is one such vital application for xbox users. Smartglass is an app which connects your mobile/tablet to your Xbox and you can use your device as keyboard or mouse. You can surf the web or change music or surf your xbox with wireless connectivity between your device and xbox.
It was rumored earlier this year that smart glass will be available in windows 8 tablets and also in android in late 2013 but its not so, Microsoft today has released the smartglass application in Android platform and now its ready in market to download and use!, if you’re an android user and own a Xbox you must try this app right now.
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
The app was released just today and already it crossed 4.5 rating in Google play. One bad news with this Smartglass app is, it is not available for devices which run operation system lower than ICS. Smartglass app comes preloaded in windows 8 devices and android users can use this app but iOS users have to wait for iOS version of this app, stay tuned with TheGeekDaily and we will knock your inbox immediately when it arrives on iOS
Click here to download SmartGlass from Google Play