People have been putting quite a few crazy predictions on their 2020 bingo card but I doubt anyone saw the return of the Xbox One SmartGlass app coming.
Last week, on Christmas Day to be exact, the old app began reinstalling itself on some user’s Windows 10 devices despite the fact that it had been replaced by the newer Xbox app several years ago.
I noticed it downloading when I went to manually check for app updates in the Microsoft Store app, something I like to do every now and then so that I have an idea of what apps have updated with new features. Seeing its app icon in the update list was definitely a surprise but what was really odd was the fact that I’d never actually had the SmartGlass app installed on my Surface Pro. It’s a newer model that I got just over a year ago. Something on Microsoft’s end seems to have pushed the app out to users.
One potential reason for…