xbox smartglass update

An Xbox SmartGlass update for the Android app is now available, and the most important thing it brings is support for 7-inch and larger Android tablets.

The update brings the Android app to version 1.5 and also includes the “always-on” state for your mobile device, which prevents it from going into sleep mode when the app is running, as well as design and stability improvements, and the mandatory bug fixes.

Xbox SmartGlass, Microsoft’s app that allows you to control your console from your smartphone or tablet, has been released in October last year. The app lets you use your Android device as a keyboard for the Xbox console, control media playing on the Xbox, navigate its interface, as well as many other things. The features are available, though, only for those with an Xbox account.

Do you use Xbox SmartGlass to control your console?

Bogdan Bele
Bogdan is a tech writer and blogger, passionate about everything mobile in general and Android in particular. When he's not writing about technology or playing with various gadgets (which he's doing most of the time), he enjoys listening to a lot of music and reading.