Microsoft Product Demo: Xbox SmartGlass

The Xbox SmartGlass announcement was an interesting adrenaline shot in the leg for the now aging xbox 360. With Kinect being a way to extend the life of the console two years ago to to match the motion control craze, SmartGlass is a further push to unique future game play elements but also furthers the Home Theater Set Top Box-ification of the Xbox console. Not just that but it is an example of how people in the home are using multiple devices to experience television and gaming now. And yes that is a good thing.

Originally from the Maryland beltway area. Patrick lived in Los Angeles for a couple of years. Now he is based in the Portland area. In the past Patrick has been an IT engineer, technology consultant, software trainer, technology journalist, blogger, and podcaster. Currently he is returning to school for a degree in Computer Science & Engineering.

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