Category: Xbox

The WinPhan is joining msicc.net!

Well, I’m back. Some of you know me from Twitter, Facebook, and various WP news blog sites as WinPhan7. For those that don’t know me, nice to meet you. I’ve evolved slightly, I now go by a more encompassing title: The WinPhan, but you can also call me Sean. I’m not a developer, although I am interested in […]


Zune/Xbox Music Pass available in Germany (includes a short how-to)

Yesterday some users reported to wparea.de that the Zune/Xbox Music Pass is available. However, yesterday I was able to activate it, but no usage was possible. This changed this morning. Here are is a short view on how to use the Zune/ Xbox Music Pass: On your Windows Phone: Just go to the marketplace, search […]


Xbox SmartGlass available on Windows 8 for some, appears to be an update for existing Xbox Companion

Yesterday I was reading some tweets that Xbox SmartGlass is available on Windows 8. Sadly it is not here in Germany, even changing region and language settings did not help to get it displayed. Thanks to a Robert McLaws (follow him!) and Bing, I was able to figure out some more information. First thing I […]


Roundup of Xbox 360 E3 Event – a huge ecosystem to come by Microsoft

Today Microsoft hosted a 90 minute event at this year´s E3. They talked about several things to come to our Xbox and even to our smart devices. First I want to show off a list of all games that were presented by Microsoft and their partners: •    Halo 4 •    Forza Horizon •    NHL Gamecenter Live •    NBA GameTime […]


Changes to Windows Live and other Microsoft services

Yesterday Steven Sinofsky blogged about the changes Microsoft is doing on the Windows Live brand name. Windows Live was launched as brand back in 2005 as “a set of personal Internet services and software designed to bring together in one place all of the relationships, information and interests people care about most, with more safety […]