Xbox Smartglass app now available for Kindle Fire and Kindle HD

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Microsoft has made available the Xbox SmartGlass app for Android. Xbox SmartGlass is a free downloadable app that works on Windows 8, Windows RT, Apple's iOS, Android, Windows Phone 8, and now the Kindle Fire and Kindle HD. It allows you to convert your mobile device into a smart second screen for entertainment.

Xbox LIVE faced with hours of downtime on the heels of Adam Orth's 'always online' Xbox comment

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Early afternoon yesterday, everyone began experiencing sign-in issues with Xbox LIVE. Microosft issued a statement immediately thereafter claiming that the company was working hard on a fix. "We’re still hard at work fixing the issue members are having signing in to Xbox LIVE. Thank you for your patience during this time. Keep checking back every 30 minutes for an update on our progress," Microsoft had stated in a Tweet.

Xbox LIVE is down, Microsoft working on the issue

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Want to play Halo? Well, you're going to have to wait as it seems the Xbox LIVE service appears to be down for many right now. Microsoft are aware of the issue and are working on a fix as we speak.

"We’re still hard at work fixing the issue members are having signing in to Xbox LIVE. Thank you for your patience during this time. Keep checking back here every 30 minutes for an update on our progress," Microsoft stated.

Microsoft to hold Next Xbox event on May 21st

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Mark your calendars. It seems Microsoft is planning to publicly talk about the Next Xbox on May 21st this year, while not being officially confirmed, many sources seem to be claiming the date as accurate.

From the rumor mill: Next generation Xbox announcement to take place in May

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Speculation has been ongoing on when Microsoft will announce the release of the company's next generation Xbox entertainment console, codename Durango. Early rumors suggested that the new Xbox (is it Xbox 720 or Xbox Next?) would be announced in April. Now a new report states it has been pushed back a month,