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Xbox Music app update adds offline playback

Microsoft has rolled out the latest update for the Xbox Music app for Android. The update, which has arrived as version 2.0.31212 is currently sitting in the Google Play Store. While the change list is on the smaller side, this does appear to be an update that will be welcomed by more than a handful of users.

Weekend Gaming: Sine Mora shooter hits Google Play

The extremely popular and visually stunning arcade style shoot'em up title Sine Mora has finally arrived on Android. While searching for a good game for you all to enjoy this weekend we came across this title thanks to AndroidPolice, which is readily available on most platforms, including the PC, and knew it would be worth mentioning for you mobile gamers. For more details, pictures, and a quick video check it out below.

Microsoft’s Age of Empires expected for Android by years end

It looks like Microsoft has plans to make some games available for Android users. This all stems from a report in Nikkei and unfortunately doesn't offer much in the way of specifics in terms of which titles we will be seeing. There was one specific title mentioned, but otherwise it was said this will involve Xbox and PC based games.

Will Android ever compete with Xbox?

Comparing something like the OUYA game-console at $99 vs the Xbox 360 isn't really what we'd consider fair. They are two entirely different platforms operating at very different levels. However, with the new Xbox on the horizon today we found ourselves wondering if Android will soon be able to compete with the Xbox, if ever. And we'd love to hear your thoughts too.

Xbox SmartGlass update adds Kindle Fire support

Microsoft has announced the immediate availability of the Xbox SmartGlass app for the Kindle Fire. The app is available by way of the Amazon Appstore and brings compatibility for Android 4.0 or later. Basically, that is to say the Xbox SmartGlass is available for the newer model Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD. Unfortunately, this means those with a first-generation Kindle Fire will be left out as that model is still running a build based on Android 2.3.
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