Top 5 Reasons on Why Xbox SmartGlass is Useless and Irrelevant

Microsoft showcased today the new Xbox SmartGlass. Basically, SmartGlass "is an application for Windows 8, Windows Phone, and other portable devices that connects phones, PCs and tablets with your Xbox 360 console to make your entertainment smarter, more interactive and more fun. The intelligence of Xbox SmartGlass makes your entertainment more engaging, Web surfing more effortless, and playing games more immersive by delivering companion content and control to enhance your TV experience." Do we need it? Is it relevant for your experience? Let's see!

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Christopher2330d ago

Actually, this is the future of software integration. The world as we know it is being limited by hardware forced software when it comes to phones and tablets. The future is removing these restrictions and expanding their capabilities rather than forcing people to buy new tablets just to use a feature on one device.

Colts4202330d ago

I guess everyone wants a console that just plays games?Why dont they just have a black screen show up when you launch the console that says insert game and thats it? lol I can't wait for the new stuff they are adding to a 6 year old console to make it do more things.

Jagsrock2330d ago

It will have minimal impact on gaming but will be completely relevant in terms mulit-media, It won't be a Wii U killer by any means but it's a cool integration of technology and will be a nice add-on for the 360.

tarbis2330d ago (Edited 2330d ago )

and it just made the hand gesturing and voice recognition irrelevant by using a tablet. If you're gonna shoot for the future don't ever look back. But, sadly that's what M$ did. Epic fail!

cstyle2330d ago

dude, you re totally lost. This is a cool add on.