By now it should be no surprise to people who use devices: they’re designed to attract and keep our attention. With this dopamine-driven behavior and reward loop, the odds are stacked against us.
You can influence how much your devices influence... Read More
Verizon is recalling a huge number of its popular mobile hotspots due to a very serious issue with the rechargeable batteries that are built into them.
In a new bulletin posted by the US Consumer Product Safety Commission, Verizon explains that a... Read More
Look out, Clubhouse. Competition is heating up— Spotify just joined the ranks with an acquisition that’ll allow podcasters to host live audio conversations.
Spotify will acquire the owner of Locker Room’s platform, Betty Labs. Locker... Read More
The popular live video streaming service Periscope is now saying goodbye. Periscope will be completely shut down on April 1, 2021, following the app’s removal from the iOS App Store and Google Play.
This is it. Our final goodbye. Today is the... Read More
Have you ever actively tried to spend time off the internet and away from your devices? The idea of a digital detox is an increasingly popular one. In fact, seven in ten people have tried to moderate their digital consumption in some way. In... Read More
When streaming first came on the scene, consumers thought it was a better and cheaper way to watch tv shows. After all, Netflix used to be just $7.99.
That’s not the case anymore. As more companies craft their own streaming plans, consumers are... Read More
The latest move to make podcasts and other digital audio more accessible comes from Google which says Google Chrome will now feature live captioning capabilities. In a joint announcement, Emily Scharff, Google’s Product Manager of Chrome &... Read More
Netflix is trying out a new policy with some customers, prompting certain people to sign up for a separate account if they aren’t watching with the subscriber.
The message reads: “If you don’t live with the owner of this account, you need... Read More
YES Network has their own dedicated streaming app for the first time. New York Yankees, Brooklyn Nets, NYFC, and New York Liberty fans will be able to stream live games directly from the app which is available on Apple TV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV,... Read More
Google plans to develop a Bay-area tech campus, its own community complete with thousands of new homes, small shops, and nonprofits.
The project will transform SF’s Mountain View area into a fully-functional tech campus…sounds like... Read More
A social media company copies another social media company. Time to go post on our Instagram stories while watching Snapchat spotlight videos!
Zuckerberg and Facebook are reportedly building a Clubhouse clone… just 6 days after Marc first... Read More
Elon Musk is crypto-crazed at the moment. After hyping up Dogecoin all week, Tesla’s CEO finally pulled the trigger on Bitcoin: the company added $1.5B of the cryptocurrency to its balance sheet.
Here’s what the company had to say in... Read More
PWC suggests 5G-powered consumer and media applications will add $245 billion to the global economy by 2030.
The report, titled The global economic impact of 5G, found that productivity and efficiency gains will drive 5G adoption.
The... Read More
Ford and Google just announced a partnership in 2023 to bring Google’s AI, machine learning, and data expertise to Ford and Lincoln vehicles. 🤭 🤯
The partnership, called ‘Team Upshift,’ will bring Google Maps, Google’s voice... Read More
It’s official, CFB fans. The NCAA franchise is baaaaaack!
EA Sports announced today that the first edition since NCAA 2014 would be released at a later date, but no specifics were given.
As of now, the game won’t feature any names,... Read More