Microsoft wants everyone to be able to use their tablets to connect to their Xbox entertainment. Now, the company can achieve that goal by making its SmartGlass app available on the platform that everyone actually owns - iOS.
SmartGlass allows a mobile device to connect directly with an Xbox (or Windows 8 PC) and interact with entertainment features using a second screen, in a similar manner to the Wii U's GamePad or Sony's PS3-Vita Cross-Controller functionality. Details on films and music appear on the tablet, while the content plays on the PC or console. Compatible games can also be played using SmartGlass.
Previously, the SmartGlass app was only available on Windows 8 Surface and Android devices.
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