All new Chromebooks, including those due to be released this year, will come with support for Android apps. The announcement from Google about support for those apps applies to the units revealed during CES 2017 and others. Just a few models currently have that support.
Mass Effect: Andromeda will be available to EA Access and Origin Access subscribers for up to 10 hours prior to its release. The trial begins on March 16, five days ahead of the game's availability. PlayStation 4 users won't have access to the trial as usual.
A large stake of the Tidal music streaming service will now be owned by Sprint. The wireless carrier is grabbing a 33% stake in the company. Tidal and some of the artists featured on the service will make content that's exclusive to Sprint subscribers as part of this deal.
Tekken 7's release date has been pushed back from "early 2017." Bandai Namco's fighting game is now scheduled to be released on June 2 for the Xbox One, PS4, and PC. A new trailer has been released for the game featuring Kazuya Mishima and his father Heihachi.
Google Voice has received its first real update in five years. The update includes new apps for the web, Android, and iOS. Those apps come with new features like group messaging, photo messaging, Spanish voicemail transcription, and an updated layout.
While 64,000 people have made "reservations" for Faraday Future's FF 91 electric vehicle, Business Insider reports just 60 people have spent $5,000 on a deposit. The rest have given the company a grand total of $0, which won't help it fund production.
For more than a year, Apple has been working on manufacturing products in India. According to new information, the company has reportedly selected Wistron as the primary manufacturer for all iPhones intended for the Indian market. If Wistron won't be able to keep up with the
Oracle has now confirmed that they are refocusing its Hardware Systems business and therefore will layoff certain of its employees in the division. According to the company, the Santa Clara division will lose around 450 employees, but according to The Layoffs, around 1,800 Oracle
Many Galaxy Note fans were left disappointed after Samsung officially recalled all Galaxy Note 7 units. Since the incident was very serious, there were rumours that Samsung plans to completely discontinue the Galaxy Note lineup. After announcing the results of its investigation
VPNs that are not specifically authorized by the Chinese government are now considered illegal. In a move to expand the country's "Great Firewall," China has launched a 14-month campaign to "clean up" the country's internet connections. Part of the campaign is focused on VPNs.
Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is not going to be available on the Nintendo Switch. Capcom is known to be considering titles for the console, but games from the Resident Evil series aren't going to be released on the platform. Masachika Kawata confirmed the game's absence.
Tesla has already released significantly different versions of the Model S and Model S, and it plans on doing so nearly every year. CEO Elon Musk was responding to questions on Twitter when he confirmed the company's intention to have a rapid hardware revision pace.
SpaceX's next mission is scheduled for as early as January 30, at which point the company will likely use a non-reusable Falcon 9 for the last time. All of its launches after that point should involve rockets that'll land back on Earth, thereby saving SpaceX a lot of money.
Foxconn is considering a $7 billion investment that would see the company build a display factory in the US. Nikkei and The Wall Street Journal say Foxconn chairman Terry Gou discussed the company's plans during an event this weekend. Up to 50,000 jobs could be created.
Canada's Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with Apple and three eBook publishers that'll end allegedly anticompetitive practices. Companies like Amazon will now be able to offer discounts on eBooks from Hachette, Macmillian, and Simon & Schuster.
CloudGate Studio is developing a way to use the new Vive Trackers and existing controllers to enable full-body tracking. A video posted by the company shows how the controllers could be used to bring someone's entire body (not just their hands and head) into the VR world.
Yahoo admitted in December that over a billion user accounts were compromised in August 2013. The company's lengthy delay in revealing the breach is now being investigated by the SEC. Hackers stole names, email addresses, phone numbers, and other things.
Nokia 6 had a great start in China, where it went on its first flash sale and got sold in seconds. HMD Global plans to announce more Android-powered smartphones at Mobile World Congress 2017 in late February, but there was no confirmation which devices will be unveiled.
As promised, LineageOS, a successor to the popular and now dead CyanogenMod, has launched all new download portal, wiki and install stats websites for downloading ROMs. At the moment, the sites might look a little empty, but the company promised to support more than 80 devices.
After leaving Google in 2013 and joining Xiaomi, Hugo Barra accomplished a lot with the company, but living in such environment has taken a "huge toll on his life and started affecting his health." He will resign as Vice President and go back to Silicon Valley in February