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Microsoft Xbox E3 Presser Debuts Xbox SmartGlass and Updated Xbox Live

Microsoft's Xbox press event started off with a bang with an impressive trailer of the upcoming "Halo 4" as well as compelling demos and live game play for  several other titles, but the big draw for techies is that Microsoft showed off plans to integrate Xbox gameplay with your mobile device and bring Internet Explorer to the Xbox platform.During the extensive showcase, Head of Xbox Live Marc Whitten  came on stage to introduce Xbox SmartGlass, an initiative designed to enable  seamless game enhancements between tablets, notebooks, smartphones, and televisions.During the demo, we watched an episode of "Game of Thrones" on the television while the tablet and phones provided additional content including a map of Jon Snow's ride north. In terms of gaming, we saw a tablet become a virtual playmaker during "Madden" and schematics of the current weapons loadout during "Halo."In other news, the arrival of Internet Explorer to Xbox Live was announced. Coupled with a SmartGlass app for tablets...

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