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Brittany A. Roston / SlashGear:
Hulu expands Live TV beta to Xbox 360, says it will unify its two iOS apps into a single app; Roku and PS4 still not supported   —  The Xbox 360 may be a thoroughly dated device at this point, but it is long from being forgotten.  The previous-generation Microsoft console just got support …
Aug 22, 2017, 10:00 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Twitch launches desktop app with support for voice and video calls on Windows and macOS   —  Although YouTube is the household name for streaming videos in general, Twitch is still considered the granddaddy of the niche, but also lucrative, game streaming market.
Aug 12, 2017, 1:40 AMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Disney unveils Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, which combines a Lenovo-made mobile AR headset and a smartphone app to allow users to play games including holochess   —  Disney has teased what Star Wars fans have long been demanding: an augmented reality game that allows you to wield your own lightsaber.
Jul 15, 2017, 10:35 PMIn context
Chris Burns / SlashGear:
Apple updates Maps with indoor floor plans for some airports and malls, introduces “do not disturb while driving” feature that silences notifications   —  This week the folks at Apple have revealed their next big mapping adventure with Indoor Maps of malls.
Jun 5, 2017, 8:30 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
T-Mobile's Digits, which lets users make/take calls with same phone number on all their devices, launches on May 31 for free, with a second line costing $10/mo.   —  T-Mobile's DIGITS, which allows subscribers to mix & match with multiple numbers across multiple devices, is rolling it to all its customers from May 31.
May 25, 2017, 2:05 PMIn context
Chris Davies / SlashGear:
Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3 has a HDR-capable display, four speakers that adjust to orientation, stand-alone S Pen, Snapdragon 820, glass back, optional keyboard   —  Does anybody care as much about Android tablets these days as Samsung does?  With the tablet segment in the doldrums and little …
Feb 26, 2017, 1:27 PMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
LG G6 to feature 5.7-inch QHD+ FullVision display with 2880x1440 resolution and special UX 6.0 software with split screen option for better multitasking   —  It may seem that LG has run out of gimmicks to pull off for the LG G6, which is why it implemented a never before seen on a smartphone 18:9 screen aspect ratio.
Feb 16, 2017, 12:10 AMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Google opens up Daydream VR platform and app store to all developers, but distribution of apps requires approval   —  While virtual reality technology and hardware are almost “there”, actual significant content remains hard to come by.  With more powerful systems like the Oculus Rift and HTC Vive …
Jan 26, 2017, 10:30 AMIn context
JC Torres / SlashGear:
Samsung Gear VR Internet app gets WebVR support   —  The problem with smartphone-powered virtual reality experiences is the dearth of significant content for the platform.  At least compared to the likes of the HTC Vive or Oculus Rift.  While there are, of course, a few mobile VR apps around …
Dec 26, 2016, 12:30 AMIn context
Brittany A. Roston / SlashGear:
PlayStation Vue vs. Sling TV vs. DirecTV Now: comparing streaming services on price, channel lineup, supported streaming devices, subscription perks, and more   —  The brave new world of live television is upon us, and it comes in three forms: PlayStation Vue, Sling TV, and DirecTV NOW.
Dec 4, 2016, 7:15 PMIn context

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