Google Stadia Founders Edition To Launch In November

Ben Hamill - October 17, 2019

Those who had pre-ordered a subscription to Google’s Stadia Founders Edition will be able to crank up the gaming action by as early as November 19. This isaccording to an official announcement made by the search engi...Read More

Alexa Under Fire for Saving Data

Ben Hamill - July 07, 2019

Chances are Amazon’s Alexa knows more about the neighbour’s wife that the neighbour himself. And what’s more, sharing is caring, because Alexa isn’t at all hesitant to let the cat out the bag, and neither is she qu...Read More

Google Now Welcoming Sportsbook Ads

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

It appears as if search engine giant Google isn’t busy with a gambling witch hunt after all. Google recently announced that it will allow sports betting operators to advertise their services and products on the platf...Read More

What’s in Store at E3 2019?

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

It’s been said that rumours about E3 beats E3 itself. The weeks leading up to each annual Electronic Entertainment Expo make for a very volatile period to anyone hoping to be in any way surprised; informed even; by what they find at...Read More

Microsoft To Loosen Up On Store-Policy

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

It’s a fact that Microsoft likes to keep its own close to home in an effort to strengthen its brand. So much so that for the longest time one could really only purchase Microsoft-developed games from the company’s own Microsof...Read More

Google Deals Loot Boxes Another Blow

Ben Hamill - June 10, 2019

The ongoing controversy surrounding loot boxes isn’t showing signs of dying down any time soon. The latest blow to be dealt to the in-game purchase of “undisclosed” assets has come from the ranks of none other than Alpha...Read More

Alphabet’s Google Shows Huawei The Exit

Ben Hamill - May 26, 2019

US national-security sanctions recently hit home in a big way in China when Google announced that Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei would no longer be in a position to make use of its Android operating system on any of the Chinese te...Read More

Microsoft And Sony Announce New Partnership

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

Its reasonably safe to assume that Google’s announcement of its plans to launch its own cloud-based games streaming service will have ruffled some feathers in the global games market. The market has for the longest time been a race ...Read More

Study reveals Smart Home Devices Are Creepy

Ben Hamill - May 09, 2019

According to a recent Ipsos MORI poll, many people; as many as 67% of all survey-participants; deem smart home devices “creepy”. The study purposefully involved people who own smart home devices as well as those who did not. V...Read More

Google Launches New Childish Gambino AR App

Ben Hamill - May 04, 2019

Google has made an important announcement:  it has forged resources with popular musician and This Is America rapper Childish Gambino, and the result is an Augmented Reality (AR) app called Pharo AR. It’s not that easy to try ...Read More

Fortnite, Apex Legends Top Twitch Performers

Ben Hamill - April 26, 2019

Fortnite. Slammed by some (including Prince Harry!), loved by others; played by millions all over the world. Also the game responsible for having catapulted online streaming service Twitch into one of the most closely followed platforms o...Read More

Government Not Fooled By Empty Tech-Promises

Ben Hamill - April 17, 2019

If tech giants Facebook, Google and Twitter hope to enjoy free regulatory reign in Canadian territory to the extent that they have up until now, then they had better shape up and start to take the value of the country’s democracy a ...Read More

Google Education Team Heads For Sudbury

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2019

According to Aaron Brindle, a spokesperson for Google Canada, at least 50% of Canadian businesses do not have an online presence. Many estimate this figure to be even higher and 50% to be a conservative estimation. Gro...Read More

Why More US Tech Companies Are Heading to Canada

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2019

HR leaders love them, Canada embraces them, and the Trump administration does everything in its power to keep them out: foreign tech workers. But, as the old saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. Never has th...Read More

Stadia Rival Polystream Gets Cash Injection

Ben Hamill - April 09, 2019

There’s a lot to be said for striking the iron while it’s still hot. But more often than not, there is actually something there to strike away at. Meet Polystream; the service intent on giving Google’s new games streamin...Read More

Google Teases New Stadia Functionality

Ben Hamill - March 26, 2019

We are a generation of multitasking space-savers, and it makes us exceptionally happy whenever anyone comes up with a revolutionary new idea that will assist us to save even more space on our devices. No for the first time, is search engi...Read More

Smart Devices May Outpace TV Sales in 2019

Ben Hamill - January 09, 2019

In 2019, finding a fridge that simply stores food might become as challenging as buying a television that only allows you to flick between channels. Interconnected ‘smart’ systems are making their way into thermostats, refrig...Read More