It's not just you: Snapchat is down for some

It's not just you: Snapchat is down for some

If you’re experiencing some hiccups using Snapchat this evening, it’s not just you. Snapchat’s support account confirmed on Twitter that some users are running into issues with the app, and the company is on the case: Some Snapchatters are having issues using the app. We are aware of this, and looking into it! — Snapchat…

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel arrives for the SHIELD Android TV

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel arrives for the SHIELD Android TV

When the SHIELD Android TV first arrived, one of the big selling points was that the device would be able to run full-version PC games ported over to the Android operating system thanks to the SHIELD’s Tegra X1 hardware. Unfortunately, game devs haven’t really jumped on the Android train as much as NVIDIA really hoped…

Microsoft admits that Windows Phone is not a priority this year

Microsoft admits that Windows Phone is not a priority this year

This isn’t exactly a surprising revelation. We recently noted that Windows Phone doesn’t matter right now even though it still has potential to do more in the future. But now, even Microsoft itself has admitted that Windows 10 on phones is not a priority for the company and fans might need to temper expectations. Windows…

Cortana will soon be able to track Android notifications

Cortana will soon be able to track Android notifications

There was a lot of big news from Microsoft’s BUILD developer conference keynote and most wasn’t much that might be of interest to those of us focused on mobile hardware and software, except for one interesting bit of functionality coming to Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana. Cortana may soon help you interact with your Android phone….

Google Spaces app looks to make group chats on any topic

Google Spaces app looks to make group chats on any topic

Google appears to have something of a compulsion when it comes to messaging apps. The company has had a long line of apps for messaging which it had recently boiled down to essentially just Hangouts. But, now that lineup looks like it is going to expand. Hangouts has already been joined by Messenger and there…

Whistle, maker of an activity tracker for dogs, acquired by Mars Petcare

Whistle, maker of an activity tracker for dogs, acquired by Mars Petcare

Whistle, the maker of a GPS tracker and activity monitor for dogs, has been acquired by Mars Petcare. Speaking to TechCrunch, Whistle confirmed that it has indeed joined Mars’ pet divison: “Whistle is excited to join the Mars Petcare family. This opportunity connects the industry’s global and technology leaders, enabling a new era of pet…

In Depth: Porn and virtual reality: a changing industry

In Depth: Porn and virtual reality: a changing industry

How is VR impacting porn professionals? "The lack of eye contact makes [the performer] appear distant for a sexual encounter – but there is also something sexy about that," says male porn performer Xander Corvus, "in the way a glory hole is sexy." Virtual reality is changing pornography. It’s changing the way we watch it,…

Truecaller discovers and fixes exploit in app, recommends you update

Truecaller discovers and fixes exploit in app, recommends you update

Truecaller, the awesome caller ID app that let’s you know who’s calling and even warns you of spam calls, discovered an exploit in its app. The exploit allowed someone with your IMEI number to get personal information remotely. The company patched the exploit, and says that no information has been compromised. Truecaller recommends you update…