The biggest name in live video game streaming today is Twitch - bar none. That's no reason why Steam , the biggest name in PC game sales and hosting, can't create a competitor. That's exactly what they're doing right this minute with Steam Broadcasting, coming your way in Beta form as early as this afternoon. Steam Broadcasting appears, for now, to be sort of the opposite model Twitch is running.
This week the folks at Ford have revealed their grand re-design of Sync. This is their in-car infotainment and control center software, and this release will be called Sync 3. The big departure comes in Ford's ending of their relationship for software here with Microsoft - Sync and Sync 2 were made with Microsoft - and picking up of BlackBerry's in-car software system QNX .
Beyond a mini-game of a press release called INFO QUEST II - which we'll also include here if possible - is the next generation in Minecraft gameplay. This is Minecraft Story Mode, a Telltale Games Series.
CES is just around the corner so expect more leaked photos, information, and rumors to come up left and right. Few of the products leaked this early are from Sony that will be added to the Xperia line. The company is said to be working on the Xperia Z4 Ultra and Xperia Z4 Compact and will be shown off at next month's biggest tech event in Las Vegas.
Disney revealed on Thursday the names of a few of the new characters from the new Star Wars movie, The Force Awakens. Entertainment Weekly got the exclusive from Disney , but here's a look at the names. They're the characters we saw in the teaser trailer that came out a few weeks ago. Let's break it down.
TIME has revealed the eight people who are still in the running for the magazine's Person of The Year issue. Here they are: Pope Francis won last year
The Breaking Bad spinoff "Better Call Saul" featuring lawyer Saul Goodman was announced way back in December 2013, and since then we've seen a couple trailers and brief TV spots surface, one of which revealed that the show would debut sometime in February. That hasn't changed, and now AMC has revealed exactly when we can expect to see it: February 8.
In October, Google revealed that Austin, Texas will be getting its Fiber offering next month, and following that up has come a preview of the pricing residents will be paying once it arrives. In the previews we see the expected free basic Internet option, as well as the anticipated Gigabit plan, which will run subscribers $70 per month.
Cyanogen , Inc., the company formed from CyanogenMod's core developers, have announced their latest "commercial" endeavor. Following the Nextbit Baton app and service and the partnership with India's Micromax, Cyanogen is revealing its Themes app that will let users of smartphones running Cyanogen OS customize their device to their heart's content and their artistic tastes.