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Microsoft dishing out $500 bonuses to some developers who port Buildbox games to Windows 10

Microsoft and Vungle have teamed up with Buildbox to dish out $500 to developers who port their Buildbox-based games to Windows 10. However, there are a few rules, such as choosing Vungle as the sole in-app advertiser, generating…
Business

Sprint poised to kill two-year contracts — again

Sprint may kill two-year contract pricing for new and existing customers. It wouldn't be the first time -- Sprint made a similar move in January, only to renege a month later.
Mobile

Google Play devs getting better pre-launch reports, so they can fix bugs early

Google is updating Google Play services for developers, offering better beta tests and pre-launch reports, as well as a slew of other new features aimed at developers. The features should help cut down on bugs in apps.
Mobile

Moto G4 vs. Moto G (2015): Is the new Moto G really that much better?

Lenovo has taken the wraps off of the new Moto G4, the successor to last year's Moto G. But how does it stack up against last year's lauded device? Check out our in-depth comparison for a closer look at the hardware and software powering…
Mobile

We break down Google’s 6 different personal chatting apps

Google now offers Hangouts, Allo, Duo, Spaces, Messenger, and Voice. Confused? Here's how these services differ, and where they overlap when it comes to innate features and functionality.
Computing

Google confirms: Chrome OS is getting Android apps and the Play Store

The Google Play Store -- and almost all its Android apps -- is coming to Chrome OS, Google's confirmed. It'll speak on the integration at a 2016 I/O development session later this week.
Virtual Reality

Google details Daydream, shows off slick new VR interface bundled in Android N

At the Google I/O Keynote, the team revealed its new mobile VR standard, Daydream. On day two, we have a clearer picture of how Android will be putting virtual reality front and center.
Computing

Cortana for Android syncs notifications, lets you leave your phone in your pocket

The Cortana app for Android adds new notification settings that, when enabled, mirror messages about incoming phone calls, texts, and more on your PC. The features are live for Windows Insiders right now, with a broader launch expected in…
Music

10 reasons Tidal is so doomed, not even Jay-Z can save it

We once had such high hopes for Tidal, but after a year, Tidal may be on borrowed time. Not even the celebrity star-power wielded by Jay-Z, Beyonce, and others may be able to save it.
Mobile

Hands on with Android N Preview 3: Keyboard updates, Android Pay and VR support

Android N Developer Preview 3 is out now. We take a look at all the new features, including updates to Google Keyboard and support for Android VR. Android Pay also works now in the preview version.
Photography

Adobe rebrands ‘storytelling’ apps for iOS, launches new web-based version

Adobe Spark is the new name for its storytelling apps, a trio of tools for non-designers to create impactful visual content easily and quickly. In addition to iOS, Spark is available as a web-based version.
Virtual Reality

VR in your pocket: Spec releases $70 foldable Cardboard headset

Like the idea of Google VR, but wish that it was more portable? Spec's PocketVR folds up and fits right in your pocket, so you can take it anywhere. Just don't use it while driving.