In a whole list of cool announcements at Microsoft’s E3 show this summer, one of the coolest – even if it was pretty low key – was the announcement of original Xbox backwards compatibility coming to Xbox One. Since the announcement, though, we haven’t heard a thing.
Apparently you can never have too much football in your life, so Facebook is adding exclusive content from the National Football League to its platform. Facebook and the NFL have reached a deal in which the league will provide highlights from every game as well as two studio shows through next season.
NFL Films, the league’s award-winning production company, will handle the creation of all content. It’s a global deal, too, that gives everyone on Facebook access to the highlights and other clips for free.
While HTC will continue to exist, Google is going to assume control of the pieces that ran the mobile division.
If you’re a student struggling to make ends meet – i.e. every student ever – Hulu and Spotify want to help.
Google on Tuesday formally introduced a preview of ARCore, a new software development kit (SKD) designed to bring augmented reality to current and future Android devices. You can see a demonstration of ARCore in the video above.
Google could be forced to delay the long-awaited Android 8.0 Oreo update if it’s unable to fix a connectivity issue that beta testers are currently experiencing.
And the name of Android O is… Android Oreo. That shouldn’t come as much of a surprise seeing as Google accidentally referenced the delicious treat ahead of today’s reveal.
The Xbox One X was officially announced at E3 this year with a November release date. But we’ve been waiting ever since for word on when we’d be able to get our names in the hat for a pre-order. As part of its Gamescom show today, Microsoft revealed that the Xbox One X is available for pre-order right now.
Disney is ending its exclusive deal with Netflix in favor of launching its own streaming service.
Nearly ever content provider is thinking about starting its own streaming service, so Disney’s decision doesn’t come as a surprise. Its deal with Netflix runs through 2019, which is also the year it’ll launch its own streaming service where Disney movies and content from its entities like Disney Channel will be available. Upon the launch of the Disney streaming service, the main titles that will be available will be Toy Story 4 and the sequel to Frozen.
Google is pushing out new a safety feature called SOS Alerts for Google Maps and search results for better information dissemination during disasters.