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Microsoft Brings SkyDrive To Xbox 360

Microsoft Brings SkyDrive To Xbox 360  Now Windows 8Phone 8 Users Get To See Their Stuff On The Big Screen

Microsoft has joined up yet another little bit of its Windows 8/Windows Phone 8 puzzle by launching a SkyDrive app for the Xbox 360 elite – allowing users of its cloud storage service to look at and access content via the Xbox.

The news headlines was announced in a post on Microsoft’s Inside SkyDrive web log. Microsoft said the app is a result of go live later today, noting: ” You will probably see it on your Xbox after 10AM PST. ”

The move dissolves a rather odd disconnect between Microsoft’s flagship services and products – in order that SkyDrive content is readily available on the Xbox, in addition to via Windows Phones, Windows PCs and tablets.

(The SkyDrive app doesn’t replace the Xbox Cloud Saved Games cloud storage feature – so there’s still arguably room for further service streamlining in future. ) Last month Redmond noted that SkyDrive usage had doubled in the past 6 months.

SkyDrive for Xbox focuses on photo-sharing – defaulting to a photograph view, and also enabling other content to be regarded.

“Every photo, video, movie, along with other file you place in SkyDrive from Windows or the net is going to be on your Xbox-connected T.V., ” Microsoft writes. “Your Windows Phone may also be now connected to Xbox and every photo you snap could be on your T.V. automatically. ”