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Windows® 8.1 Absolute Beginner’s Guide by Alan Wright, Paul Sanna

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23. Having Fun and Playing Games

In This Chapter

How Windows 8 Works with Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE

Managing Your Windows Account with Xbox LIVE

Installing and Using the Xbox SmartGlass App

Using the Xbox Games App

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Microsoft’s Xbox LIVE service and the Xbox 360 console together play an important role in Windows 8, and the role is a fun one. Windows 8 leverages the console and its Xbox LIVE online service to bring music, movies, videos, and games to Windows. This digital content is presented and managed in Windows 8 through the new Music, Video, and Games apps. Read Chapter 21, “Having Fun with Music and Videos,” for information about movies ...

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