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Xbox One SmartGlass on Android, iOS get some screenshot love

Xbox One SmartGlass on Android, iOS get some screenshot love

Continuing its embrace of platforms other than its own, Microsoft has just revealed a new feature coming to Android and iOS users. No, it's not Cortana, at least not yet. This one is all about gamers. The already talented Xbox One SmartGlass app on the two rival platforms has just gotten more talented, now able to work with screenshots the same way Windows 10 users are able to, meaning they can now view, share, and even save Xbox One screenshots, right from the convenience of their mobile phone.

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Xbox One’s May update focuses on social gaming and SmartGlass

Xbox One’s May update focuses on social gaming and SmartGlass

The Xbox and its app for Windows 10 will be getting a makeover in May with a new update, bringing more social features to the network. It appears as though Microsoft is taking a page from Twitch's game book as the biggest overhauls to the Xbox app make it easier to record and share game clips. There are also updates to xBox's SmartGlass app.

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Sony display module aims to make any eyewear smart

Sony display module aims to make any eyewear smart

Smart glasses, while fancy and interesting, have the peculiar problem of usually being ugly, if not hard to personalize. Well, that and they could be used as instruments to invade privacy. Without giving up on the entire smart eyepiece category, Sony is trying to take a different spin on the wearable. Instead of a complete smart glass like Google Glass, Sony is developing a standalone display module instead, one that can be attached to any fashionable eyewear of your choosing and can even be used without a smartphone.

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Xbox One TV Tuner launches in Europe with new features

Xbox One TV Tuner launches in Europe with new features

Microsoft has a treat prepared for its Xbox One fans in Europe. First, it has finally made available the much advertised Digital TV Tuner dongle for the console, bringing free-to-air TV under the Xbox One's control. But in addition to the basic features that Microsoft has been singing about for months now, it is introducing two new admittedly cool capabilities to the package, including the ability to pause and rewind live TV as well as watch it from your SmartGlass connected mobile device independent of what's actually happening on the console.

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Sony SmartEyeglass totes transparent display, looks tacky

Sony SmartEyeglass totes transparent display, looks tacky

It isn't surprising that Sony, how also specializes in imaging technology, is working on a smartglass, and naturally, it is putting its own twist into it. But while the its SmartEyeglass maybe be one of the few, if not the first, to boast of a transparent lens for displaying information, it may have nothing to brag about in the looks department.

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Xbox SmartGlass update for all platforms brings universal remote

Xbox SmartGlass update for all platforms brings universal remote

There’s a new version of SmartGlass out there in the wild this week for mobile devices of all kinds. Both the Windows 8 (for tablets) universe will be seeing this update today as well as mobile devices running Windows Phone 8, Android, or iOS. This update brings a variety of TV-based updates to your device.

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Xbox One real names, external drives and more coming June

Xbox One real names, external drives and more coming June

Xbox One will get support for real names, external drives, and turning SmartGlass phones and tablets into universal remotes with OneGuide support in an update in June, Microsoft has announced today. The new system update for the console will address some of what Microsoft says are the most-requested features, such as expanding storage when the Xbox One's own internal drive is full.

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Glass’s first public sales booth hawked wearable to golfers

Glass’s first public sales booth hawked wearable to golfers

Google has made it known that it would add numbers to its Glass Explorer Program is various ways, the latest of which involved what seems to be the first ever public sales booth for the device. The booth was spotted by Twitter user Richard Ranick, who tweeted a picture of it.

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Nielsen on wearables: people want more style, lower prices

Nielsen on wearables: people want more style, lower prices

Though the wearables market has gained solid momentum over past months, wearable technology is still a niche and most likely to be found while out and about in the form of fitness bands or, occasionally, a smartwatch. Nielsen recently conducted research into how aware Americans are of wearable technology, as well as adoption rates and what consumers are looking for. Not surprisingly, most consumers are aware of the existence of wearables, but pricing and style are two big concerns influencing adoption.

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Xbox One SmartGlass improvements and features detailed

Xbox One SmartGlass improvements and features detailed

With the announcement of Microsoft's Xbox One next generation console, there has been some questions about a similarly upgraded version of the SmartGlass app that turns any smart device or laptop into an Xbox companion. Wonder no more as Xbox Live General Manager Ron Pessner himself divulges what users can expect in the new and improved Xbox One SmartGlass.

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Next-generation Xbox SmartGlass revealed at E3

Next-generation Xbox SmartGlass revealed at E3

Xbox SmartGlass allows users to control their Xbox consoles with a smartphone or tablet, and for Xbox One, Microsoft revealed the next-generation Xbox SmartGlass for the new console. Users will be able to start a single-player game, as well as set up a multiplayer session with friends. You can also purchase in-game add-ons.

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Moverio BT-100 augmented reality glasses creators talk taking on Google Glass

Moverio BT-100 augmented reality glasses creators talk taking on Google Glass

The Epson Moverio BT-100 is a pair of augmented reality glasses that, in the wake of the future success of Google Glass and the Occulus Rift, keeps itself unique with its own combination of abilities. This week SlashGear had a chat with Eric Mizufuka, Product Manager of New Markets at Epson and Scott Montgomerie, CEO and lead developer of Scope Technologies about the newest use of this still very developer-stage pair of futuristic glasses: augmented reality industrial product training.

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