Snapchat ends our long nightmare by killing Story Auto Advance

Snapchat ends our long nightmare by killing Story Auto Advance Before Instagram copied it, Snapchat's rolling 24-hour Story feature was a quick way to keep up with anyone you follow on the app. There was just one problem: Viewing a new Story would play not only that person's post, but any other new posts in […]

USB-C's new audio spec could rid of your headphone jack

USB-C's new audio spec could rid of your headphone jack Like it or not, the effort to get rid of the headphone jack is well underway. The USB Implementers Forum has published its long-expected Audio Device Class 3.0 specification, giving device makers the standard they need to pipe sound through USB-C por… Source: Engadget Link: […]

Leak shows how EU would punish Google over Android practices

Leak shows how EU would punish Google over Android practices You might not have to wait until the European Union officially launches its Android antitrust case to find out how it plans to punish Google. Reuters says it has obtained a copy of the European Commission's statement of objections (aka a charge shee… Source: Engadget […]

Meerkat the livestreaming app is no more

Meerkat the livestreaming app is no more Meerkat took SXSW by storm in 2015, and for a while, the livestreaming app seemed promising. But then Periscope arrived and reigned supreme with Twitter's help. Now, we can say it has officially killed Meerkat in the same way VHS buried Betamax and B… Source: Engadget Link: Meerkat […]

The bottom line: Our quick verdict on the Apple Watch Series 2

The bottom line: Our quick verdict on the Apple Watch Series 2 The Apple Watch Series 2 is what the company should have put out last year: It's faster than the original, with longer battery life, a more intuitive OS, brighter screen, built-in GPS and waterproof design. If this were Apple's only new smartwatch, w… […]

Google Maps will show where your next Calendar appointment is

Google Maps will show where your next Calendar appointment is Google has been all about change for its suite of productivity apps this week, and now we're seeing what happens when some of the disparate services combine. On Android, Maps and Calendar are joining forces to give a quick visual reference for where… Source: Engadget […]

What to expect to see from Google's October 4th event

What to expect to see from Google's October 4th event It's that time of the year when tech companies trot out their newest wares hoping to cash in on the holiday season buying spree and Google is no different. On October 4th the search giant is holding an event to show off, well something, but […]

A 'Fruit Ninja' movie might really happen

A 'Fruit Ninja' movie might really happen Now that the Angry Birds movie has proven to be a financial success, other studios want in on the mobile-games-as-movies trend. New Line Cinema has secured the rights to a Fruit Ninja movie already in development by game creator Halfbrick Studios an… Source: Engadget Link: A 'Fruit Ninja' […]