Xbox SmartGlass App Now Available on iOS

Now we can all use it!

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Xbox SmartGlass App Now Available on iOS
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.

You can download SmartGlass for iOS right here. Plucked from the Apple Store description, below are the features that you need to know:

• 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



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