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Xbox One June update adds external storage support, real names, auto sign-in

The Xbox One's June update is headlined by external storage support, allowing users to connect up to two 256GB or larger USB 3.0 external drives to the system. The upcoming update also adds automatic sign-ins upon booting the system and the option to display your real name to select friends....

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Xbox One update tests comprehensive Smartglass media control

Over the course of the next month, Microsoft plans to roll out a series of updates focused on the Xbox One's media playback functionality. Most notably, select Xbox One users will get the chance to test a new suite of Smartglass controls. Later this week, the first wave of updates will arrive...

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Titanfall devs explain how the mech combat game came to be

It's strange to think Titanfall was borne from developers mulling things over in an abandoned office for two months, all sat in a circle of folding chairs. The Respawn team, led by ex-Infinity Ward devs, soon grew and grew, and with EA behind it the studio's now a month away from releasing...

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Windows Phone devices get SmartGlass for Xbox One early

Windows Phone users can now download the new Xbox One SmartGlass app ahead of the system's launch on Friday. The free app will allow players to navigate their console and browse the web on the big screen using their mobile devices, as well as check on their friends lists and achievements once they...

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Xbox One SmartGlass app now available on Android and iOS

Microsoft has made its standalone SmartGlass app for Xbox One available ahead of the console's launch this Friday, November 22. Whether you're on an iPhone or Android device, you can pre-load the app starting right now. The Xbox SmartGlass app, a free download, mingles with the Xbox One in a...

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Dead Rising 3's SmartGlass app lets NPC call, probably not for bowling

Capcom Vancouver developer Brent Arnst wrote about the creation of Dead Rising 3's SmartGlass app in a Gamasutra blog yesterday, detailing the way the zombie-ridden universe's survivors will interact with it. Arnst noted a character that will call and text the player "at any time to offer...

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Microsoft: Cloud turns any Xbox One in the world into your Xbox

Most of the information in this promotional Xbox One video is common knowledge, but a few interesting tidbits can still be gleaned. Albert Penello, lead planner for Xbox, reveals that using your profile on another Xbox One not only gives you access to your purchases, but also your own customized...

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Madden 25 getting play-calling assistance on Xbox One

EA announced a Xbox One-exclusive SmartGlass app for Madden NFL 25 called CoachGlass today. The app will be available to players with a phone or tablet that can support SmartGlass at the system's launch on November 19. CoachGlass pulls data from "tens of thousands" of online matches to offer...

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Xbox One SmartGlass helps you with your gaming

While we knew SmartGlass could be used to handle matchmaking on Xbox One, Microsoft hasn't said much else about the next iteration of the second-screen experience. In an interview on Xbox Wire, Microsoft general manager Ron Pessner promises a more responsive app that connects to Xbox One within...

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Comedy Central laughs all the way to Xbox 360 with stand-up comedy app

Comedy Central announced that its CC: Stand-Up app is now available on Xbox 360. Using a layout similar to YouTube's Xbox 360 app, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can search over 6,000 stand-up comedy videos from over 700 comedians to find anybody but Dane Cook, please. CC: Stand-Up is compatible...

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