Category: Apps & Games

Sony delays PS5 reveal event out of respect for global racism protests

Sony is postponing its first major PlayStation 5 event, which was previously slated for Thursday, June 4th. On Twitter, the company stated that holding the event at this time wouldn’t be appropriate. While Sony doesn’t specifically point to any one incident, the company is no doubt referring to the thousands of people taking part in […]

Microsoft updates Xbox One with ability to customize Guide tabs

Microsoft is rolling out a new update for Xbox One consoles that changes up the ‘Guide’ menu. For those unfamiliar with the Xbox Guide menu, it gives users quick access to things like the friends list, messaging and achievements. The biggest change coming to the Guide is that users will be able to change the […]

Netflix might be launching a feature that lets you watch content as it downloads

New strings of code found in the latest version of Netflix’s Android app suggest that in future subscribers will be able to watch content as it’s downloading. The code was found in ‘version 7.58.0,’ according to Android Police, but the feature doesn’t seem to be live yet. While this doesn’t seem like the most useful feature, […]

‘Wholesome Direct’ 2020 will showcase over 50 indie games

If you’re missing Nintendo Directs, YouTube channel Wholesome Games is filling that hole. Wholesome Direct 2020 will showcase cute and cozy games on May 26th at 10am PT/1pm ET on YouTube. Join Wholesome Games on May 26 at 1pm ET for the first-ever #WholesomeDirect, live on YouTube! We’ll have exclusive footage, developer interviews, and announcements […]

Uber Eats reveals Canadians’ top comfort food amid COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed our lives drastically, but the one constant that hasn’t shifted is food cravings. Canadians are continuing to feel hunger for specific food during the quarantine, according to Uber Eats Canada. The takeout and delivery service collected data on what food Canadians are ordering through its service. These are the top […]

Google Assistant Your Places now lets users check weather and traffic

Google Assistant ‘Your Places’ now lets users check weather and traffic

Google lets users save places they’ve been as ‘Your Places’ in Assistant, such as your work office, your home, your go-to supermarket and more. Now, Your Places will let users check the weather and traffic in and around those locations manually. To find the update, head to the ‘Your Places’ tab in Google Assistant’s setting […]

The Heart & Stroke Foundation goes virtual with its Ride for Heart event

The Heart & Stroke Foundation goes virtual with its ‘Ride for Heart’ event

“This year’s Ride for Heart will look different. What hasn’t changed is our shared commitment to push Heart & Stroke’s important work forward,” said Heart & Stroke Foundation chief marketing officer, Geoff Craig, in a recent statement. “With the support of people across Canada who will get active during the Virtual Ride for Heart. We will […]

Twitter reports surge in users amid pandemic but sees drop in ad revenue

Twitter reports surge in users amid pandemic but sees drop in ad revenue

Twitter saw a record increase in users in the first quarter of 2020 amid the COVID-19 pandemic, but there seems to be some uncertainty about the rest of the year. The social media giant reported having 166 million daily active users in the quarter, which is a 24 percent increase from the 135 million recorded […]

Canadians more skilled at video games than Americans: study

Canadians more ‘skilled’ at video games than Americans: study

Canadians are more “skilled” at playing video games than Americans, according to a new study from Leamington Spa, U.K.-based indie game publisher Kwalee. To come to this conclusion, Kwalee says it studied the top-ranking achievements in over 16,000 games in various countries. Based on its findings, Kwalee notes that Finland ranked first, with Canada placing […]

Google and Amazon are the most trusted tech brands in Canada: study

Google and Amazon are the most trusted tech brands in Canada: study

Proof has released its fifth annual CanTrust Index, a study that gathers Canadians’ opinions on their most trusted brands. While the study focuses on all kinds of brands, we’ll focus on the tech-related findings. On that front, Google and Amazon were named Canada’s top the first and second most trusted brands, respectively, with 58 and […]