Dish will add HBO to its Sling TV Internet-based television service, sometime before the new season of HBO's hit show Game of Thrones begins April 12.
Sling TV first launched in early February with a selection of cable TV channels for as low as $20 a month, with more channels available for extra fees.
Facebook has launched a new stand-alone app called Riff, which allows a string of videos to be made and connected together that are based on a specific subject.
Riff started as a side project by an app team at Facebook, who wanted to create an easy way for anyone to collaborate on videos.
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 31 Mar 2015 6:45 pm
Facebook rolled out a new feature today called "Scrapbooks" that lets parents more easily create and organize photo albums of their children.
Scrapbooks adds quite a few new options for managing photos of your kids with special tags and the option to share a scrapbook with your significant other.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 31 Mar 2015 4:47 pm
The best text editors for Chrome
Your Chromebook is more than a browser. Chrome is a complete application platform, and crafty developers have built out the Chrome Store with apps that fill just about every requirement a modern laptop needs — including text editors.
I write for a living. Anything from thousands of words to review a smartphone or tablet, or a smattering of code for a small...
Google has added custom snooze times to the Inbox by Gmail app, allowing you to select a more exact time than "morning".
Inbox by Gmail will now allow you to set custom snooze times instead of the basic morning and afternoon style options previously available. Understanding that everyone has different needs when it comes to being reminded of a snoozed email, Google has added the ability to...
Yahoo has released an update to its Android app that brings a refreshed design along with some new interactive features.
In the latest update, Yahoo has brought new interactive features to a refreshed design, making the app more engaging. Yahoo has refreshed the look and feel of the app with an all new vibrant design, that delivers a more refined experience.
Dropbox is currently rolling out a new update for its web browser users that promises a better preview experience for stored documents.
Dropbox says that the improvements will allow documents to load faster and look better while previewed on a web browser such as Chrome on Chrome OS.
HTC has confirmed that it's shutting down its Sense TV app at the end of April, and moving users over to the Peel app bundled on the One M9.
Owners of the Windows Phone version of the HTC One M8 have noticed that the Sense TV app, which functions as a smart TV remote using the built-in IR blaster, has started notifying them that the service will be shut down from April 30. The move isn't...
The Moto X's camera is more than adequate if you know your way around it.
Motorola's original Moto X didn't have the greatest camera in the world. The 2014 model is a marked improvement, but still not as big or powerful as newer models like the Samsung Galaxy S6. It's a 13-megapixel shooter, and it's got a camera app that brings with it some of our favorite camera features and not a whole lot...
Google is usually good for some April Fools jokes, this time putting Pac-Man on the streets of Google Maps and into their alternate-reality game, Ingress.
Pac-Man can be played right now on Google Maps, utilizing the streets of the map as the course. Users can play on streets of their own town on the web, or in select areas on mobile devices. Google has listed a bunch of clues of where to find...
Google is making it even easier to keep your photos and files in the same place by adding Google+ Photos into Google Drive.
Google is now making organizing your photos and files even easier by showing your Google+ Photos in Google Drive. Over the course of the next few weeks users will be able to view images from Google+ Photos in their Drive account. Images will still be stored in Google+...
The CBS News app for Android has been updated, adding CBSN to give you streaming news on-the-go.
The latest update to the CBS app for Android brings an all new design, along with a brand new channel: CBSN. CBSN is the latest digital news channel from CBS, which is aimed towards keeping you informed from your mobile device. The channel, which streams to your phone, will feature live anchor...
A new update to Gmail for Android is supposed to help its users organize all of their various email accounts at once with the new "All Inboxes" option.
This new feature will alllow Gmail users to simply read all of their emails in one place, without having to switch to their other accounts like those on Outlook or Yahoo Mail.
Posted by Jerry Hildenbrand on 29 Mar 2015 4:24 pm
Our weekly app picks
It's Appday Sunday and that means we're back with more of our favorites to share. Every week we bring a handful of great apps to the table and share them with everyone. Sometimes they are new apps, sometimes old standards, but every time they are apps we love to use.
Give these a look and then take a minute to tell us all about the apps you are using and love so we can...
Posted by Dan Thorp-Lancaster on 27 Mar 2015 9:09 pm
It looks like scrolling is about be smoother in Chrome, as Google plans to integrate Microsoft's Pointer Events API into the browser.
While there's no timeline for when the API will be implemented, the end result should be less jank when scrolling through a website in Chrome.
Slack, has enabled two-factor authorization for users, following unauthorized access to their database which stores user profile information.
Slack, the popular team communication app, had the database which stores user profile information accessed without authorization, and to ensure account security they have rolled out two-factor authorization for all accounts. A very small number of...
Vine now supports higher-resolution 720p video as viewed from the Android app, with video uploads for that same resolution coming soon for those users.
Vine announced the new higher-resolution videos in a blog post, adding that they will be viewable on both their iOS and Android apps "over the coming days".
An update for Google Maps on Android is rolling out that allows custom maps created in the web browser to be viewed in the mobile app.
The update was announced late on Thursday via Twitter, which means that it may take a few days for the new version to reach all Google Maps users.