Google Stadia is the Future … but not for Core Gamers

Just before E3 Google announced a few games for the Stadia platform, plus some pricing options. But for those of us who own a console or gaming PC, Google’s offerings may seem  underwhelming. Especially when considering connection and latency issues that streaming services tend to have. Do not underestimate Google Stadia though, as it willContinue reading “Google Stadia is the Future … but not for Core Gamers”

Epic’s Unwillingness to Share Could Have Caused Fortnite’s Android Delay

It appears that Epic doesn’t seem to share very well. One of the wealthiest game companies in the world who created world’s most popular game, a.k.a. Fortnite, refuses to share income with Google. If you don’t know what Fortnite is, you probably are not a human, as everyone seems to be playing this colorful takeContinue reading “Epic’s Unwillingness to Share Could Have Caused Fortnite’s Android Delay”

Google Possibly Working On a New Gaming Console

For a while now, the console wars have chiefly involved Sony’s PlayStation and Microsoft’s Xbox. With the PS4 Pro and Xbox One X battling it out now in the 4K arena, it’s only a matter of time before we learn what comes next for each console. Now it seems someone else might be joining theContinue reading “Google Possibly Working On a New Gaming Console”

Chrome Browser Will Get Faster With Brotli

Google is bringing a data compression algorithm which was released in September 2015 to the Chrome browser. The Brotli compression algorithm compresses data, such as fonts and other intensive elements, more efficiently which results in faster load times. This will see a speed boost of 20 to 26 percent. This new algorithm replaces the two-year oldContinue reading “Chrome Browser Will Get Faster With Brotli”

Playstation Vue Branches Out To Amazon Fire, Google Chromecast

Sony has recently confirmed its intentions to expand onto other forms of hardware in regards to the Playstation Vue service, beginning with the relatively popular Amazon Fire device. In what is likely to be a pleasant surprise to quite a few fans of Sony’s streaming service, as of today you are able to use theContinue reading “Playstation Vue Branches Out To Amazon Fire, Google Chromecast”

Google’s Project Loon To Bring Internet With Balloons

Google’s Project Loon is an ambitious plan to provide Internet connectivity to areas of the planet that don’t already have access via a fleet of superpressure helium balloons that will float in the stratosphere 20 kilometres above the ground. The company announced plans this week to circle the planet with a ring of the ProjectContinue reading “Google’s Project Loon To Bring Internet With Balloons”

Google's Project Loon To Bring Internet With Balloons

Google’s Project Loon is an ambitious plan to provide Internet connectivity to areas of the planet that don’t already have access via a fleet of superpressure helium balloons that will float in the stratosphere 20 kilometres above the ground. The company announced plans this week to circle the planet with a ring of the ProjectContinue reading “Google's Project Loon To Bring Internet With Balloons”

YouTube Makes First Foray Into Subscription Models

Google has announced a subscription-based model for its YouTube service, dubbed YouTube Red. The service promises original, exclusive content by recognized YouTube stars including PewDiePie and Rooster Teeth among others. It also offers the ability to download and watch content offline, as well as access to YouTube Gaming and a new YouTube Music app. AllContinue reading “YouTube Makes First Foray Into Subscription Models”

Amazon App Store “Underground” Hits the Streets

In a bold move today, Amazon announced a new service for Android devices by the name of Amazon Underground. This standalone app plays host to a suite of $10,000 worth of individual applications, all available to the user for free. Among the available applications are several licensed properties such as Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions,Continue reading “Amazon App Store “Underground” Hits the Streets”

Amazon App Store "Underground" Hits the Streets

In a bold move today, Amazon announced a new service for Android devices by the name of Amazon Underground. This standalone app plays host to a suite of $10,000 worth of individual applications, all available to the user for free. Among the available applications are several licensed properties such as Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions,Continue reading “Amazon App Store "Underground" Hits the Streets”