Somewhat hidden inside version 10.7.0, which is trickling out to users on Android, Instagram appears to be testing the ability to showcase multiple photos in a single post. You have probably seen this feature enabled for advertisers on your timeline, but if testing goes well, it seems that normal folk will be able to use it, too. (more…)
Whether you are alone this weekend with plans to watch the Super Bowl, or maybe you are hosting a party and want to show friends and family the genius of virtual reality technology, FOX will offer a stream of Super Bowl 51 in VR this weekend, available directly from the FOX Sports VR application. (more…)
Google Opinion Rewards, the app that every single one of you should have installed if you like free cash to pay for your Google Play spending habits, received an update today. In the update, Google added a slideout menu to modernize the app a bit, but they also added the option to receive a notification sound when a new survey is available. You should probably turn that on.
The update appears to be live for all to download right now. (more…)
A new version of the Chrome browser will soon be in the hands of users across the globe. According to the Chrome team, this update focuses on dramatically increasing the efficiency of webpage reloads. While this might sound a bit boring, the implementation can be quite powerful for users on a slow data connection. (more…)
Fender is a name that has been in my family for a long time. Back when I was just a wee little person, I’d see my older brother play on his Fender Stratocaster, doing his best to keep up with the greats like Jimi Hendrix and others. When I got older, he passed that same guitar down to me, and I still have it to this day. There’s no reason to replace a solid piece of wood.
Anyway, point being, a name like Fender carries much weight with guitarists, and players will be happy to learn that the company has released an official guitar tuner application for Android. (more…)
Nothing will transport you back to 1993 quite like Myst can. For everyone who was rocking this game way back in the day, the title is now available on Android for $6.99, thanks to publisher Noodlecake and the studio team at Cyan. (more…)
Depending on where you live, Google Maps will now show you a parking difficulty icon as you use the app to travel to your favorite spots. Google has been slowly rolling out the feature in recent weeks, but today it becomes official in 25 metro areas.
The thought here is that traveling to locations in cities is often multi-layered when you start factoring in the total time. Not only do you have to worry about traffic and the route you take, you may also have to worry about finding a parking spot once you get there. How many times have you thought you had made it on time to your meeting or dinner, only to circle block after block looking for an open parking spot? This new feature could help alleviate that pain. (more…)
Since Daydream’s official launch for developers back in September, 2016, Google has limited access to the platform to seemingly those it trusted to make good content. Today, those limitations have apparently been lifted, with access for publishing Daydream apps available to all Android developers. (more…)