Major's House

The MajorsHouse Show Episode #12: They Love It When You Ask Questions

  1. Gaming News
    1. Shield TV gets mouse support (http://www.droid-life.com/2016/04/18/shield-android-tv-update-april/)
    2. Summer Games Done Quick announces dates (http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/19/11459784/summer-games-done-quick-announces-dates-and-speedrun-lineup)
    3. Microsoft stops production of Xbox 360 (http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/20/11468032/xbox-360-production-ending-microsoft)
    4. PlayStation Network getting two-factor authentication (http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/20/11470660/psn-two-factor-authentication-playstation-network)
    5. Rocket League basketball coming next week (http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/20/11470142/rocket-league-hoops-mode-free-update-release-date)
    6. Ori and the Blind Forest Definitive Edition shows up on PC April 27th (https://majornelson.com/2016/04/20/ori-and-the-blind-forest-definitive-edition-comes-to-windows-10-and-steam-on-april-27/)
    7. VLC may be coming to Xbox One (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/04/20/vlc-media-player-is-heading-to-xbox-one/)
    8. HBO Now coming to Xbox One (http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/21/11477988/hbo-now-xbox-one-release-date)
    9. Mirror’s Edge Catalyst delayed again (http://www.polygon.com/2016/4/21/11478858/mirrors-edge-catalyst-release-date-delay)
  2. Tech News
    1. Man erases thousands of websites from existance (http://www.engadget.com/2016/04/15/man-erases-thousands-of-websites-with-a-bad-command/)
    2. Shortened URLs may not be the best thing for us (http://www.engadget.com/2016/04/15/short-url-weak-privacy/)
    3. Hackers use congressman’s phone to listen in on calls among other things (http://9to5mac.com/2016/04/18/ss7-hack-iphone-congressman/)
    4. Podcasts are totally a thing on Google Play (http://9to5google.com/2016/04/18/google-play-music-podcasts-2/)
    5. You can search and listen to podcasts in Google app (http://9to5google.com/2016/04/20/google-app-podcasts/)
    6. Amazon Prime video is available as stand-alone service and is available month-to-month along with Amazon Prime (http://www.talkandroid.com/292549-amazons-prime-video-is-now-available-as-a-standalone-monthly-subscription/)
    7. Siri unveils WWDC dates (http://9to5mac.com/2016/04/18/siri-announces-wwdc-2016-will-be-held-june-13th-through-june-17th-in-san-francisco/)
    8. Apple refreshes Macbook and Macbook Air lines (http://9to5mac.com/2016/04/19/apple-releases-new-12-inch-retina-macbook-line-new-processors-rose-gold-better-battery-life/) (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/04/19/13-inch-macbook-air-now-ships-with-8gb-of-ram-standard/)
    9. Skype bots available on Mac and web (http://www.engadget.com/2016/04/19/skype-bots-for-mac-and-web/)
    10. iPhone scam text message in the wild (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/04/20/iphone-scam-text-message/)
    11. Googler won’t recommend against the LG G5 and HTC 10 (http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/04/21/benson-leung-wont-recommend-the-htc-10-or-lg-g5-because-qc3-0-over-usb-type-c-is-not-spec-compliant/)
    12. Sony releases Android N preview for Xperia Z3 (http://phandroid.com/2016/04/21/sony-xperia-z3-android-n-developer-preview/)
    13. Google I/O keynote May 18th at 10am (http://9to5google.com/2016/04/21/google-io-2016-schedule/)  
  3. Betas
    1. Apple iOS 9.3.2 and Mac OS X 10.11.5 Beta 2 now available (http://9to5mac.com/2016/04/21/ios-9-3-2-os-x-10-11-5-public-beta-2/?utm_source=TNews&utm_medium=twitter)
  4. Software Pick
    1. Drivemode (https://drivemode.com/)

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