Report: Microsoft Testing SmartGlass DVR Controls


Less than a month after releasing a physical remote for the Xbox One, Microsoft is already working to make its SmartGlass app work as a universal remote.

According to a report from The Verge, Microsoft is working on a new version of the SmartGlass app that will integrate Microsoft’s OneGuide functionality into the app as well as the ability to control the set-top box and TV with its DVR function directly from a smartphone and/or tablet.

The new app will also reportedly show users recently watched channels to make for easy changing.

The updates are expected to see a fully-featured launch later this year.

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