Microsoft's new Windows Phone 7 is the first mobile OS to link directly to an online gaming service, Xbox Live. Check how it works on this video run-through from WP7's launch.
on 10/13/2010 – Made popular on 10/13/2010
Ho Ho what’s this? A big push from Microsoft to bring Xbox LIVE based gaming to the mobile platform. Unveiled at Gamescom comes information on how Xbox LIVE functionality under WIndows Phone 7, will move into the phone space.
Microsoft will soon become the next player to enter the streaming music business, with a service that will see it competing against the likes of Spotify and Rdio. Its new Xbox Music service will soon become available on the Xbox Live service, as well as on Windows 8 tablets and PCs and Windows Phone mobile devices over the coming weeks.
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Microsoft has just turned on its brand new (and beautiful) App Hub for WP7 and Xbox LIVE. Aimed at developers it provides an ideal starting point for students, those that want to bring apps or games to Windows Phone 7, or indie developers that want to produce the next big hit!
Microsoft has joined up another piece of its Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 puzzle by launching a SkyDrive app for the Xbox 360 — allowing users of its cloud storage service to view and access content via the Xbox.
I know this is probably a long shot but this phone can produce some pretty amazing things so I'm just wondering if this is possible.
Right now I'm connected to Xbox Live by ethernet, my laptop goes to my xbox but it's beginning to annoy me as I'm only using the laptop for XBL connection (the screen/keyboard is broken) I'm thinking would it be possible to use the S3 as a router by micro usb?
Happy pre-fat day, Super Troopers. Today Microsoft brought Xbox Video to the web, meaning that if you use the service on your Xbox or Windows 8.1 device, you can access your content on other machines.
The downside? There is no HD playback, which will disappoint many.
This is completely off-topic, so if the moderator wants to move or even delete it, I will totally understand... but can anyone with experience with Xbox Live answer the following basic (ie, nub) questions :
If an Xbox Live subscription runs out, does that Gamertag remain "reserved" in Microsoft's systems so someone else can't immediately use it the next morning?
If you are a member of the Xbox Live preview program, your feature loaded update for your Xbox Live console should be on the way to you right now. Check out the confirmed new features described by Major Nelson.
The update is making its way to Xbox Live consoles now.