Google announced that Chromebooks would finally be getting full-fledged Android app support, but not all Chromebooks are making the cut. Fortunately, Google has released a list of Chromebooks that should be able to take advantage of the new feature, but unfortunately, they’ve left many older Chromebooks off the list. Read more
For a service that isn’t expected to even be profitable for another two years, Verizon bet big on Go90. And while the carrier claims that performance of the Net Neutrality-skirting video streaming app is “satisfactory,” they also know that it got a little bit overhyped and caught a bit of flak for what it is. Read more
Twitter has announced some new changes coming to its 140 character limit, and it means that you’re probably going to start to see some longer tweets on your timeline. These changes affect things like attachments and mentions, so certain pieces of content in your tweets won’t count towards that low ceiling of 140 characters. Read more
Spotify saw some impressive numbers for 2015: the company’s revenue was up by 80% during the year because of adding on more subscribers. On the other hand, the operating loss was quite big, largely to spending a lot on product development and international expansion.
With Memorial Day Weekend fast approaching, Netflix has announced a range of blockbuster and classic movies to keep you entertained both over this weekend and throughout the summer ahead. Besides the glut of Disney (Marvel, LucasFilm, and Pixar) movies that will show exclusively on Netflix from September onwards, the summer line-up also includes blockbuster films such as Jurassic Park, The Fast & The Furious, and The Wedding Planner. Read more
Timed to coincide with last week’s Google I/O 2016, Google released their latest Spotlight Story, Pearl, to YouTube including full 360-degree viewing support. The short film was originally shown at the Tribeca Film Festival, but the release via YouTube makes it available for all to view. Read more
Spotify today announced an impressive change to its Family Plan, making it as valuable as Apple Music’s plans.
The Angry Birds Movie propelled to the top of the North American box office over the weekend, even passing Disney’s critically acclaimed Captain America: Civil War.
It’s great to finally see a major U.S. bank onboard with a contactless payment solution. Soon, you’ll be able to use your Bank of America card at ATMs using Android Pay on your Android smartphone.
So far at I/O 2016 we’ve seen Google announce two new messaging apps (Allo and Duo), a competitor to Amazon’s Echo device called Google Home, Google Assistant, Instant apps, Android Wear 2.0, its VR platform called Daydream, as well as the news that the Play Store is coming to Chrome OS. It’s a whole lot to take in. On a somewhat lighter note, though, the search giant has also announced the inaugural winners of its Play Awards. Join us after the break for more details on the winning games and apps. Read more