Just because you are using a games console it does not mean that you need to be tied into use a games controller to interact with it. The Xbox 360 has proved itself to be very versatile, particularly in the area of controllers and peripherals. Xbox SmartGlass provides you with a new way t interact with your console, allowing you to make changes to your profile, control videos and more.
If you’ve used your Xbox controller for typing, you’ll know what a frustrating experience it is. With this app installed, you can use an on-screen keyboard on your iOS device to make things a whole lots easier. As well as gaming, one of the most popular uses for the Xbox 360 is as a media center computer and the app enables you to control video playback using your iPhone or iPad as a remote control.
Xbox SmartGlass also lets you makes changes to your avatar and monitor your achievements. You can also edit your Xbox profile, compare your achievements with your contacts and send messages to your friends.
The app can also be used to browse through music, videos and games in the Xbox catalog and there are hints at the prospect of extra interactivity with different titles. This turns your iOS device into a device that complements the game you are play or the show you are watching by offering additional content or further ways of interacting.