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Microsoft Surface: Visual QuickStart Guide by Joni Blecher

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13. Video

The Video app is part of the Xbox Live experience; when you launch entertainment apps, you’ll see the Xbox branding. The Video app is where you buy or rent movies and TV shows, but it is also where you play videos that you didn’t get from the Xbox Video Store. And if you download apps such as Netflix from the Windows Store, they come with their own player.

If you connect an Xbox 360 or another supported device, you can stream movies and TV shows from the Surface tablet to that device. The Video app has a slick interface that works with the divider bar, so you can play videos in a smaller window while doing something ...

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