Microsoft Releases Update for iPhone App to Control Xbox 360

In a recent development, Microsoft has enhanced the capabilities of its My Xbox Live application available on the App Store. Users can now utilize their iPhones to manage their Xbox 360 consoles via a wireless connection.

The updated app allows users to view recent activities on their console, navigate and play media content, and access media controls such as play, pause, fast forward, and rewind. It’s quite a breakthrough, using Apple devices to control Microsoft’s console.

It would be interesting to hear Bill Gates’ thoughts on this integration!

The update also extends compatibility to the iPad, maintaining its existing features like tracking achievements and customizing avatars. However, the standout feature is undoubtedly the remote control capability.


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