RIP: Google Has Officially Killed Gchat

Back in March, Google announced they would eventually kill off Gchat (or Google Talk) in favor of Hangouts. While users had three months to make the messaging app switch, today is the day when you'll be forced off the platform in favor of something more modern. Google Talk was originally introduced as a tool Gmail … Continue reading RIP: Google Has Officially Killed Gchat

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Of Course Facebook is Adding Effects to Video Chatting in Messenger

Facebook has updated Messenger with new features in the video chatting aspect. And yes, as is the case with most things that involve your camera and Facebook, there's effects. For one, you can now add live reactions to your face using new emoji icons. You can look surprised, sad, angry, loving, or be laughing using … Continue reading Of Course Facebook is Adding Effects to Video Chatting in Messenger

Nintendo’s Super NES Classic is Here, Packs 21 Games for $79.99

Last year, Nintendo released the NES Classic Edition retro¬†console which shipped with 30 built-in games and became a pretty big smash hit. That is, until Nintendo gave it the ax earlier this year. But never fear, as the company has resurrected another old console with 21 games: the Super NES. Called the SNES Classic, the … Continue reading Nintendo’s Super NES Classic is Here, Packs 21 Games for $79.99

Instagram’s Favorites Feature Aims to Reinvent Private Sharing

Via The Verge, Instagram is now beta testing a new feature called favorites which aims to reinvent the way we share things privately on the social platform. Essentially, if the feature rolls out to all, you'll be able to select a number of your friends with whom you're connected with on Instagram by tapping a … Continue reading Instagram’s Favorites Feature Aims to Reinvent Private Sharing

YouTube Red Getting Fresh Content, YouTube Expanding, and More from VidCon 2017

Yesterday during the annual VidCon 2017 conference and convention, YouTube announced a variety of new updates and new content for viewers to enjoy. The video sharing platform also announced some changes to how they handle multiple video formats. For starters, YouTube Red is getting all-new content in 2017, specifically more than 40 new shows and … Continue reading YouTube Red Getting Fresh Content, YouTube Expanding, and More from VidCon 2017

Sequel to Jurassic World Gets Official Title and First Poster

The sixth installment in the Jurassic¬†World franchise has received a title and its first poster. As the sequel to 2015's Jurassic World starring Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard, the new film will be called Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom. Its first poster features the title under the iconic Jurassic World logo with the tagline, "Life … Continue reading Sequel to Jurassic World Gets Official Title and First Poster

Snapchat Introduces New ‘Snap Map’ Feature to Share Your Location

Snapchat is basically taking a jab at Facebook with a new feature they're calling Snap Map. Essentially, by pinching out of the main screen you're greeted by when opening the app, you'll find a map consisting of your friend's locations, therefore enabling anyone to have the ability of sharing their location with all of their … Continue reading Snapchat Introduces New ‘Snap Map’ Feature to Share Your Location

Spotify Launches New Group Playlists Feature for Facebook Messenger

Building the weekend playlist with friends is about to get a lot easier. Starting today, you can now create Group Playlists from within Facebook Messenger via Spotify's music streaming service. Anyone from within your Group Chat can now begin adding songs to a playlist even if they're not on Spotify by using the Spotify Chat … Continue reading Spotify Launches New Group Playlists Feature for Facebook Messenger