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Xbox One’s Media Remote gets a March launch date – more details to come forth tomorrow

Xbox One’s Media Remote gets a March launch date – more details to come forth tomorrow

We had previously reported on a leaked image of an Xbox One Media Remote that showed up on Amazon.ca via Google’s cache service. Today, The Verge has reported that reliable sources familiar with the entertainment console have revealed the remote’s official announcement date and its official release date. The remote is reported to have the ability to not only control media content,...

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FilmOn TV launching beta streaming app for Windows Phone, sign up now to get on board

FilmOn TV launching beta streaming app for Windows Phone, sign up now to get on board

Besides using your Windows Phone for calls and text messages, the next best thing is evidently media. And that includes watching TV on the go. While Hulu remains the king of mobile TV here in the US, its limited region access prevents it from being a global phenomenon. Luckily, Windows Phone users are about to get another service for their trusty phones. FilmOn (http://www.filmon.com)...

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Get your stream on as FOX NOW Windows Phone app becomes available for popular TV shows

Get your stream on as FOX NOW Windows Phone app becomes available for popular TV shows

Great news if you’re a AT&T U-Verse, Mediacom or Verizon FiOS customer, as you can now download and take full advantage of Fox’s new FOX NOW app for Windows Phone. Actually, anyone can download and use the app to watch free clips and even a selection of full episodes, but customers on the aforementioned cable networks get all episodes. The app itself is fairly well done, albeit a...

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Xbox One will require an Xbox Gold subscription for almost everything

Xbox One will require an Xbox Gold subscription for almost everything

Microsoft has always been a fan of charging their Xbox customers a premium to access features including multiplayer gaming, entertainment applications, and Internet Explorer. The company has announced the list of additional new features for Xbox One that will require a Live Gold subscription. Xbox One will require a paid subscription to access the console’s OneGuide (TV Guide), Game DVR...

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Microsoft announces new Xbox SmartGlass experiences and commences free streaming Xbox Music

Microsoft announces new Xbox SmartGlass experiences and commences free streaming Xbox Music

We wrote yesterday about the things to watch out for with the launch of Windows 8. One of those things was SmartGlass and Microsoft have now revealed more ahead of the launch. They have updated the Windows 8 apps and free streaming is now available for Xbox Music. As part of a broader roll out of better entertainment services, SmartGlass aims to improve the ability to use tablets and...

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Shazam hits 250 million users and supports TV show tagging. Windows Phone app reportedly getting an update.

Shazam hits 250 million users and supports TV show tagging. Windows Phone app reportedly getting an update.

You'll be able to tag TV shows with Shazam soon enough The popular music tagging service Shazam has reached 250 million users and has unleashed the ability to tag TV shows as well. The added functionality will enable users to find out what music is playing, who's acting on-screen, and more. The service is available in app form for Windows Phone, but it's often overshadowed by Microsoft'...

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