Category Archives: Dashboard and Apps

Xbox One Dashboard adds support for monitors in the April Update

The evolution of the Xbox One dashboard continues with more new features being added nearly every month. The April update has been rolling out and includes support for those of us who use monitors, and now allows direct sharing of captures to Twitter. Check out the details of the update on the latest episode of […]

Xbox Spring Update rolling out to Xbox Insiders

Microsoft is rolling out new features to the Xbox Insider community as a preview of the Spring Update for Xbox, including a new form of Mixer interactivity, new video output options, new invite tools for Club owners, more immersive audio and more. Updates rolling out to Insiders include: New Mixer Functionality. Mixer streamers on Xbox […]

Kodi now available on Xbox One

Kodi is now available on the Xbox One. Yesterday the first version of the app hit the Xbox One and is available for everyone to download. Over on the Kodi website there is a blog post which explains how the team came about getting the app on the Xbox, but in summary they have warned […]

Be Prepared for Xbox One X on your Xbox NOW!

With the launch of the new dashboard you too can be ready for the Xbox One X when it launches on November 7th. First of all, I would strongly advise the use of an external USB hard-drive. It will be the quickest way to transfer your games to the new machine. If not, Xbox have […]

Xbox One Fall 2017 Update launching for everyone

Its been in preview for a few months but its now launching for every Xbox One owner, and presumably will be the dashboard pre-loaded onto the Xbox One X. Yes, its new dashboard time, something that usually comes once a year, just like Santa but a few months earlier! The new 1710 update contains many […]

Microsoft retires Groove Music, teams up with Spotify instead

Microsoft are retiring Groove Music. Microsoft will stop selling Groove Music passes to stream music and any customers subscribed to the service will be refunded pro-rata once Groove Music Pass is discontinued on December 31st. With the excellent Spotify app now available on the Xbox One, its no surprise that this has happened. MS and […]

Changes coming to Xbox Achievements?

In an interview with Windows Central, Xbox Vice-President Mike Ybarra has hinted at a possible change to the way achievements will work on the Xbox platform. “We can do a lot more to reflect and let people show their gaming history and their status, whether it’s somebody who only plays multiplayer in Halo 5 at […]

A Wild Spotify Appears on Xbox One

After many years in the wilderness, Spotify has arrived on Xbox. Along with custom music on your Xbox, an integration that was sorely missing from Microsoft’s flagship console for some time, you can now stream from Spotify whilst playing your favourite games on Xbox.  Click to download! Major Nelson has covered the basics over on […]

Xbox is getting a new Dashboard

It’s just been announced that the Xbox Dashboard is getting an overhaul. Even more exciting, if you are part of the Xbox Insiders Program and in the Alpha ring, you’ll get to experience it very soon. This release is the next major update for gaming on Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, and is designed […]

Microsoft to add Game Gifting to Xbox One

It finally looks like Microsoft is adding the much requested game gifting feature to the Xbox store. In a tweet this week, Mike Ybarra, Xbox Vice President, revealed hat the company is “not far” off adding the support to gift purchases. Game gifting has been a highly requested feature on the Xbox feedback site, where […]