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The MajorsHouse Show Episode #16: MajorIO Bananza

  1. Gaming News
    1. Blizzard details there Overwatch cheater plan (http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/13/11672104/overwatch-permanent-bans-report-feature-blizzard)  
    2. Xbox One BackCompat now supports multi-disk games (http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/13/11673762/xbox-one-multi-disc-backward-compatible-360-games)
    3. Xbox released recycled Xbox gamertags for 24 hours (https://majornelson.com/2016/05/16/recycled-xbox-gamertags-releasing-may-18th/)
    4. Get Overwatch a day early (http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/16/11683894/overwatch-release-date-retail-preload-pc-ps4-xbox-one)
    5. Sign up for Pokemon Go beta (http://9to5google.com/2016/05/16/pokemon-go-field-test/)
    6. Sony’s E3 press conference now has a time (http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/16/11686766/sony-e3-2016-press-briefing-date-time-ps4-ps4k)
    7. Gran Turismo Sport launches November 15th (http://www.polygon.com/2016/5/19/11713556/gran-turismo-sport-release-date-ps4)
    8. NASCAR is coming to Forza (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/17/forza-motorsport-6-nascar-dlc/)
    9. Kojima Production’s Logo is actually a character (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/18/kojima-pruductions-ludens/)
  2. Tech News
    1. Microsoft to put even more ads in Windows 10 (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/16/microsoft-to-put-even-more-ads-in-windows-10s-start-menu/)
    2. John McAfee sent malware-infested phones to reports to prove WhatsApp encryption flaw (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/16/john-mcafee-fake-whatsapp-hack/)
    3. Google’s newest attempt to crush Flash (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/16/google-chrome-flash-plugin-disabled/)
    4. Amazon now has a programmable Dash button (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/16/amazon-programmable-dash-button/)
    5. Apple promises update to iTunes that stops it from deleting music (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/15/apple-promises-itunes-update-to-stop-local-files-being-deleted/)
    6. Google releases “Spaces” app (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/16/google-spaces-app-ios-android/)
    7. Twitter to stop counting links in character limit (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/16/report-twitter-won-t-count-links-photos-in-140-character-limit/)
    8. Waze carpooling pilot makes it way to the US (http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/05/16/waze-carpool-pilot-program-comes-to-the-us-after-initial-israel-only-test-period/)
    9. Old Symantec software opens up holes in PC, Mac, and Linux (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/17/symantec-antivirus-cross-platform-security-flaw/)
    10. Charter to drop TWC branding (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/18/charter-drops-time-warner-cable-branding/)
    11. New features inbound for Shield TV 3.2 update (http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/05/18/shield-tv-upgrade-3-2-will-include-4k-vudu-youtube-60fps-4k-netflix-hdr-and-gamestream-hdr/)
    12. HTC confirms that M9, A9, and HTC 10 will be receiving N update (http://www.droid-life.com/2016/05/18/htc-android-n/)
    13. Windows 10 testers can now use Android notification mirroring (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/19/windows-10-testers-can-now-enjoy-android-notification-mirroring/)
    14. Fitbit buys Coin platform for mobile payments (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/18/fitbit-buys-coin-platform-mobile-payments-wearables/)
    15. Makers of unbreakable ransomeware just hand over keys (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/19/teslacrypt-ransomware-creators-hand-over-key/)
  3. Google I/O Roundup
    1. Google Assistant (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/18/google-assistant-announced-at-io-2016/)
    2. Google Home (http://www.droid-life.com/2016/05/18/google-home-official/)
    3. Google Allo (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/18/google-allo-smart-messaging-app/)  (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/18/google-allo-uses-signal-encryption/)
    4. Google Duo (http://www.talkandroid.com/294939-google-announces-facetime-competitor-called-duo/)
    5. Android N (http://www.talkandroid.com/294934-android-n-is-coming-this-summer-here-are-the-major-new-features/) (http://www.engadget.com/2016/05/18/android-n-preview-3/)
    6. Android TV (http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/05/18/android-tv-will-support-picture-in-picture-live-recording-hdr-and-new-apps-google-cast-functionality-will-be-included-in-more-televisions/)
    7. Google Daydream (http://www.droid-life.com/2016/05/18/daydream-vr/)
    8. Google Wear 2.0 (http://phandroid.com/2016/05/18/android-wear-2-0-update-details/)
    9. Android Instant Apps (http://androidandme.com/2016/05/news/google-announces-android-instant-apps-use-applications-without-installing-them/)
    10. You will soon be able to withdraw cash from BoA ATMs with Android Pay (http://9to5google.com/2016/05/18/android-pay-bank-of-america-atms/)
    11. Android Auto will soon no longer require a compatible car system (http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/05/19/android-auto-is-getting-waze-support-ok-google-hotwording-wi-fi-projection-oem-apps-and-will-soon-run-on-your-phone/)  
    12. Android apps coming to Chrome OS (http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/05/19/google-confirms-that-the-play-store-and-millions-of-android-apps-are-coming-to-chrome-os-later-this-year/)
  4. Software Updates
    1. iOS 9.3.2 (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/05/16/ios-9-3-2-released-to-all-heres-whats-new/)
    2. tvOS 9.2.1 (http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/16/tvos-9-2-1-apple-tv/)
    3. watchOS 2.2.1 (http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/16/apple-releases-watchos-2-2-1-for-apple-watch-with-various-bug-fixes-and-security-improvements/)
    4. Mac OS X 10.11.5 (http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/16/os-x-10-11-5-mac-update/)
    5. iTunes 12.4 (http://9to5mac.com/2016/05/16/apple-releases-itunes-12-4-with-interface-and-navigation-changes/)
  5. Betas
    1. Android N Developer Preview 3 (http://9to5google.com/2016/05/18/android-n-developer-preview-3-new-gallery/)

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