You Can Now Use Apple’s TV Remote App on iPad

Caught up in Apple's rapid fire of new betas and software updates is a fresh upgrade for Apple TV remote app users. In version 1.1, Apple has included iPad support, therefore turning your tablet into a full-on remote for your Apple TV. If you recall, the new TV Remote app first landed on iPhone last … Continue reading You Can Now Use Apple’s TV Remote App on iPad

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Microsoft Rolls Out Lockscreen Functionality for Cortana on Android

Microsoft recently introduced new lockscreen functionality for Cortana on Android, but the company is just now rolling it out to everyone. By turning the feature on, Microsoft will place a Cortana shortcut on the bottom of your lockscreen which can bring up the assistant and a feed of information via either a swipe left or … Continue reading Microsoft Rolls Out Lockscreen Functionality for Cortana on Android

Facebook Now Lets You Share Your Live Location from Within Messenger

https://www.facebook.com/facebook/videos/10155650727166729/ Facebook has announced Live Location for Messenger users which allows you to share your current location with a friend or group for up to an hour. A countdown clock will indicate how much more time your location will be visible. The feature's currently begin rolled out to iOS and Android. Today we’re excited to … Continue reading Facebook Now Lets You Share Your Live Location from Within Messenger

Google is Getting Rid of SMS Integration in Hangouts for Android

One of Google Hangouts' last good features remaining is SMS integration. Even though you can't merge your conversations anymore, having access to both my Hangouts and SMS threads in one interface makes using the app really convenient. Now, it looks like Google is killing this feature as it pushes enterprises to adopt the platform. The … Continue reading Google is Getting Rid of SMS Integration in Hangouts for Android

Instagram Creates a Safer Environment By Rolling Out Two-Factor Authentication and Sensitive Content Warnings

Instagram is now taking their "safer, kinder" initiative to a new level. The photo sharing platform, owned by Facebook, has announced two new features to their mobile apps that will begin rolling out immediately: two-factor authentication and sensitive content warnings. Regarding the former, we've known Instagram would eventually release two-factor authentication at some point since … Continue reading Instagram Creates a Safer Environment By Rolling Out Two-Factor Authentication and Sensitive Content Warnings

Facebook Updates Messenger with New Reactions and @ Mentions

Facebook has announced a new update for Messenger which brings two new features to the table. Both are now rolling out to iOS and Android devices alongside web users. The first of the two happens to be reactions. Much like you can do with Facebook posts, you can now react to Messenger messages by using … Continue reading Facebook Updates Messenger with New Reactions and @ Mentions

Vudu Now Lets You Convert Your DVDs into Digital Copes from Your Smartphone

Vudu has announced a new feature in their mobile app for iOS and Android which will allow you to convert your old, likely rotting away DVD collection into a digital library available to stream across all of your devices. This works for both standard DVDs and Blu-rays. For a "like" conversion (same bitrate and quality) … Continue reading Vudu Now Lets You Convert Your DVDs into Digital Copes from Your Smartphone