The PlayStation App wasn't the only one to get an update today as Microsoft just rolled out an update to the Xbox One Smartglass beta for Android, numbered 2.2.823.90.
This is wicked. I always have my phone around with me and smartglass is always on when using the X1. Pretty nifty feature.
The only time I've really used it was to try and impulse-buy a game while I was at work one day. Assumed I could just buy it on my phone and the console at home would get downloading, but there wasn't even an option to shop at the time let alone get the game downloading. Have they added that kind if stuff now? Would think opportunities to make money get pretty high priority development...
That's weird. You can buy a game from the Sony store and download it to your PS3/PS4 while you are at work. I would have imagined Micosoft would have done the same thing.
You can, but not through SmartGlass. You have to buy it through Xbox.com.
Dammit! I would love a beta for the smartglass app, but I use iPhone and iPad devices for smartglass and ps app. Anyhow, adding activity feed is a great addition to the app. I love how fluid the smart glass app is at the moment. Given Microsoft's software track record, I can't wait to see what this app will look like in the years to come.
Xbox One is getting better and better
I need to get this downloading. I updated the PS app but had no idea there was a Smartglass app update. They really should let you do remote purchases though. I get no real use from the feature so far outside of dead rising. And having to be in the house while using it to connect is kinda sad too. If im in the house with my xbox, why control it with my phone? Someone give me what they use their app for? You can't even check and send messages from what I've found. Maybe I will change my tune after I see what this update does.
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