Posts Tagged ‘xbox’

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 […]


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 […]


Skype is also coming to Xbox!

Microsoft runs a strategy: “three screens, one experience”. One of those screens is of course Xbox. Last year, Microsoft bought Skype. Naturally, we expect Microsoft to release Skype on all platforms. Recently we learnt that Skype is coming to the Web and also Windows 8. Today we received news that they also will port Skype […]


New rumors about the next Xbox generation

Today some new rumors have been leaked how the next could be equipped. The gamer news site VG24/7 has learned from their sources that the Xbox 720 has been confirmed for a Christmas 2013 release. The site reports further that the next Xbox will have a Blue-ray drive. Xbox 720 graphics will be powered by two […]


Help Microsoft to improve voice control on your Xbox

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Yesterday Microsoft released another Xbox app. It seems this app has been launched worldwide. The app is named “Voice Studio”, and its goal is to improve the voice recognition and control of our Xbox. Microsoft is rewarding you Nice: Microsoft is rewarding you for your help with some Game Points. Check the achievements below: A […]


Happy Birthday, Xbox!

Today Microsoft´s gaming console, the Xbox, turns 10 in Europe! To celebrate this anniversary, Microsoft launched an interactive timeline on their British Internet page. After you added your birthday (works also without being logged in), you can take a virtual tour through Xbox´s history: As you can see above, there are several statistics at the […]