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Music | Spotify Punishing Artists Who Offer Apple Music Exclusives

Spotify and Apple Music are becoming increasingly bitter rivals, and according to new reports from The New York Times and Bloomberg, the feuding is now affecting artists. Spotify has been punishing artists who agree to Apple Music exclusives, displaying their content less prominently and offering fewer promotional opportunities. Spotify has explicitly told artists who offer Apple Music exclusives that their music won’t be included on … Continue reading Music | Spotify Punishing Artists Who Offer Apple Music Exclusives

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News | Sound and vision: Facebook now displays vertical videos on mobile News Feed

   Video on Facebook is changing. Having already started testing autoplaying clips with sound, the social network is now supporting vertical videos on its mobile News Feed. After ignoring the format for so long, it seems Facebook has finally realized the potential of the rectangular aspect ratio. In the past, Facebook would crop vertical videos on mobile into squares, allowing users to click through to … Continue reading News | Sound and vision: Facebook now displays vertical videos on mobile News Feed

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News | HTC’s new Desire phones reportedly releasing later this quarter

  HTC is hard at work on a new pair of new Desire smartphones that are reportedly releasing later this quarter. The new phones will be branded as the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle. This new info comes care of an insider with information on what the company is planning, shared with VentureBeat. The Desire 10 Lifestyle will be a 5.5-inch smartphone with … Continue reading News | HTC’s new Desire phones reportedly releasing later this quarter

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Review | Digital Storm Aura, the killer all-in-one PC

All-in-one (AIO) desktop computers are a ubiquitous sighting in any computer superstore, actual or virtual. One of the most popular and iconic is Apple’s 5K-screened iMac $1,899.00 at Amazon, which always seems to occupy a spot at the top of our ratings charts. On the Windows-PC side, we’ve seen lots of models of late with slick designs, such as Lenovo’s Ideacentre AIO 700 $1,379.00 at … Continue reading Review | Digital Storm Aura, the killer all-in-one PC

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News | Instagram could soon be rolling out a ‘Save Draft’ feature

If you’re an avid Instagram user, you know it can sometimes take a few tries before you come up with the perfect post. But as it stands right now, if you back out of a screen in the app, you’ll lose any image edits. Instagram is changing this by introducing a feature you may soon be using extensively: “Save Draft.” Only a few Instagram users are able … Continue reading News | Instagram could soon be rolling out a ‘Save Draft’ feature

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Gamers | NES Classic Edition will offer new features that will bring new life to old titles

This November, Nintendo will release perhaps one of the most anticipated retro consoles of the holiday season, the NES Classic Edition. While we have heard about the price, included titles and other aspects of the console, light has been shed on some new features which could bring new life to classic NES titles. In a translated radio interview with Nintendo of Canada communications manager Julie … Continue reading Gamers | NES Classic Edition will offer new features that will bring new life to old titles

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News | Google Maps’ New Offline Features Make It Easier to Get Around Without Data

If you’re traveling abroad where your phone may not work, or you just don’t like using all of your data on the go, Google Maps has you covered. Two new features today will help you get around town even if you don’t have service. Google Maps already lets you save map areas offline so you can browse them or get directions without data, but today’s … Continue reading News | Google Maps’ New Offline Features Make It Easier to Get Around Without Data

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News | Google’s Inbox by Gmail Gets Github, Trello, Drive Integrations

Google on Tuesday announced a few updates to Inbox aimed at helping you stay organized and save time. For starters, Inbox now offers organized updates from the project management app Trello and software collaboration platform Github as well as Google Alerts previews. This round of updates also includes a few user-requested features, including Google Drive integration and a more prominent Delete button. Now, if you … Continue reading News | Google’s Inbox by Gmail Gets Github, Trello, Drive Integrations

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News | 5 iOS 10 features to boost your iPad productivity

This year’s big Worldwide Developer’s Conference reveal was no surprise—iOS 10—but after the announcement and feature preview, I was left feeling discouraged with the lack of iPad-specific features in Apple’s next mobile OS. The iPad barely getting any stage time during the event—outside of a lengthy demo of the Swift Playground app, it felt as if the iPad was all but forgotten in iOS 10. … Continue reading News | 5 iOS 10 features to boost your iPad productivity

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News | Have an Android phone? There’s a good chance it’s at risk

Researchers have discovered a new form of Android malware, and it’s pretty scary how many phones are vulnerable. If you have Google’s Nexus 5X, Nexus 6 or Nexus 6P, HTC’s One M9 or HTC 10, BlackBerry’s DTEK50, or Samsung’s Galaxy S7 or S7 Edge — some of the most popular Android models in the world — your phone, and all the data on it, could … Continue reading News | Have an Android phone? There’s a good chance it’s at risk