Twitter has launched its live streaming app, Periscope on Android devices earlier this week, allowing users to record broadcasts using their handheld devices.
After its debut two months ago, the Twitter-owned live streaming app, Periscope is now on Android, after the social networking service introduced the video streaming application to smartphones and tablets running Android OS.
Periscope took off 10 days into its initial launch in March 26, reaching a total of 1 million users, particularly among media personalities and celebrities. It also found popularity in pay-per-view piracy and citizen journalism. more >>
News has emerged Apple is reportedly including Force touch and a new shift key to the upcoming iPhone 6S and 6S Plus.
Apples' next generation smartphone is said to feature the Force Touch technology the Apple Watch now carries, as well as a trackpad and a shift key.
While there have been some user reactions in the manner Force Touch has led to some confusion when pressing harder causes some unforeseen actions, 9to5 Mac has written Force Touch on the iPhone 6S has been specifically designed for smartphone "power users," and would not necessarily be a requirement to get the 6S to work properly. more >>
Microsoft has inked deals with Sony, LG, and other electronics manufacturers to preinstall its most used apps on Android tablets.
Sony, LG, and other electronics brands consumers will soon have Microsoft Office, Skype, and cloud services in their Android tablets straight out of the box after Microsoft partnered with the OEMs to offer the preinstalled software and apps.
With a total of 31 partners, including Haier and other smaller manufacturers, Microsoft has adds them to earlier deals closed with with Dell, Pegatron, and Samsung in March to have MS Office and Skype installed on their tablets. A number of these apps have already been preinstalled on Samsung Galaxy S6. more >>
Rumors have emerged that Microsoft is looking to buy BlackBerry for $7 billion, and it isn't the only company wanting to purchase the Canadian company.
Microsoft isn't the only major player with BlackBerry in its sights. According to DigiTimes, Huawei, Lenovo, and Xiaomi Technology in China, have also expressed their interest in acquiring the Canadian company, which posted a profitable fourth quarter last year.
While BlackBerry's shares closed at $10.48 last Friday, there have been reports its BlackBerry Passport and BlackBerry Classic aren't selling as briskly as expected to revive sales, resulting in a recent round of global job cuts and corporate restructuring announced last week. more >>
"Red Dead Redemption's" developer has announced it is hiring for its next open-world title featuring cutting edge graphics in a complex and dynamic open-world environment.
Rockstar Games, the multinational video game developer who created the popular Western action-adventure video game, "Red Dead Redemption," is currently in the initial phases of developing an open-world dynamic multiplayer game with intricate graphics.
The San Diego subsidiary has released information it is hiring people to take the new game's development to the next level, posting a listing for a Network Programmer to take on the challenge of maintaining "complex open-world game environments," it said on its website. more >>
EA has released information they are working on a reboot for "Need for Speed" reboot that's scheduled for PC, PS 4 and Xbox One this coming fall.
Racing video game, "Need for Speed" will be getting a reboot for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One by fall, game developer Electronic Arts announced recently.
Together with the announcement, EA also debuted a new trailer for the open-world street racing video game, featuring a host of customization options backed by an "immersive narrative" for a more cohesive player experience. more >>