While we’ll leave most of the E3 gaming announcements today to the gaming press, there is one bit of news that has come out of E3 that’s going to be relevant for Windows users. As previously rumored, Microsoft used E3 to announce their SmartGlass companion service for Xbox. If you’ve played around with Windows 8 or Windows Phone 7 then you’ve already seen pieces of this, as SmartGlass is the functional successor to Microsoft’s Xbox Companion application – and in all likelihood built upon Companion too. Xbox SmartGlass effectively extends what Companion could already do by not just giving client devices the ability to control the Xbox 360 – a function that will be increasingly important as SmartGlass devices will be the controls for Internet Explorer...
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