The Xbox One Can Do A Lot More Than You Might Think

Sure, the Xbox One has a few tricks up its sleeves—some of which we've told you about before. But, damn, had I known about some of the more advanced things the Xbox One is capable of, Microsoft would have sold me on the console way quicker.


Thankfully, Sean Ong takes the time to walk us through all sorts of advanced Xbox One tricks, like miracasting your Surface tablets, using wireless keyboards, using Spotify, playing HTML 5 games, setting up broadcast TV, and a number of other neat things, in the helpful video below. It's definitely worth a watch if you have an Xbox One:

If you're interested in learning more about Miracast—which is demoed at the start of the first video—then this video might be of interest:

And if you're curious about the over-the-air box in the initial video, you might wanna watch this:

Kind of a bummer that the Xbox One can't do some of these things without the help of extra gear, but still! With a bit of finagling, you can make the Xbox One do way more than it can on its own.

Xbox One Tips and Tricks : Microsoft Surface, Miracast, Antenna TV, and more [Sean Ong]


That is so many awesome completely non gaming-related things my supposed gaming console can do! I'm even more excited for this thing that also, somewhere, may have the ability to play games, I guess, if you're into that sort of thing or whatever.