This morning, Starbucks announced that its Mobile Order & Pay feature is now available nationwide on iOS and Android. The feature had previously launched in the northwest back in 2014 as a test, but thanks to massive amounts of line-skipping coffee enjoyment, it’s a bonafide success and is available to everyone. In the words of my hipster brethren here in Portland, we’ve been doing this for years. (more…)
Samsung is much more open to other Android phones, it seems these days. First, they announced that its new Gear S2 and Gear S2 Classic watches would be compatible with almost all Android phones, a move we didn’t exactly see coming. And now, they have opened up S Health to all running Android 4.4+. Big things are in motion here, folks.
S Health, for those not familiar, is Samsung’s fitness-related app that will act as your coach to getting healthier. It not only tracks typical exercise, but it connects with 3rd party apps and devices, and offers up specific programs depending on your goals. (more…)
Been in the Android game for a bit, but have decided your life would be better being controlled by someone else in a walled garden of tech hell where no one cares what you think because Apple? Apple will help you realize that life through their Move to iOS app that just landed on Google Play. (more…)
Telltale Games, in partnership with Mojang, is set to launch Minecraft: Story Mode for Android on October 15. The game will be released to Google Play as the first chapter, with additional chapters to follow. This follows previous deployment strategies of Telltale, like we saw with The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and Tales From the Borderlands. (more…)
Apparently desperate for money, Snapchat now allows you to pay real money to replay snaps received from other users. That’s right! When you send those nudes, thinking they will be gone forever after viewed a single time, the recipient can now see it quite a few more times, as long as they pay for it. (more…)