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The MajorsHouse Show Episode #25: If You’re Listening To This, Its Too Late

  1. Gaming News
    1. You could lose your XBL gamertag if you don’t log in for 5 years (http://www.polygon.com/2016/7/24/12265292/log-into-xbox-live-every-five-years-or-say-goodbye-to-that-gamertag)
    2. Original Xbox One drops to $249 (https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/24/original-xbox-one-drops-to-249/)
    3. Xbox One S Halo and Madden bundles available August 23rd (https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/26/xbox-one-s-halo-and-madden-17-bundles/)
    4. Xbox Summer Spotlight (https://majornelson.com/2016/07/26/summer-spotlight-play-new-games-on-xbox-one-july-26-sept-5/)
    5. Ranbox Six Siege Will be free to play this weekend on Xbox One (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/07/27/rainbow-six-siege-will-be-free-to-play-on-xbox-live-this-weekend.aspx)
    6. Xbox Live Games with Gold for August 2016 (https://majornelson.com/2016/07/25/xbox-live-games-with-gold-for-august-2016/)
    7. PlayStation Plus Free Games for August 2016 (http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/07/27/playstation-plus-free-games-for-august-2016/)
    8. Signup for the latest PlayStation 4 firmware beta (http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/07/26/sign-up-for-the-next-ps4-system-software-update-beta/)
    9. No Man’s Sky will not require PSPlus (http://www.polygon.com/2016/7/25/12271394/no-mans-sky-playstation-plus)
    10. No Man’s Sky delayed for 3 days on PC (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/07/26/no-mans-sky-delayed-three-days-on-the-pc/)
    11. Tim Sweeney still thinks Microsoft UWP is bad for games (http://www.pcgamer.com/tim-sweeney-thinks-microsoft-will-make-steam-progressively-worse-with-windows-10-patches/)
    12. Telltale adding “multiplayer” to Batman (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/07/25/telltale-is-adding-clever-multiplayer-starting-with-batman.aspx)
    13. Destiny is getting final updates for Xbox 360 and PS3 (http://www.polygon.com/2016/7/26/12288296/destiny-patch-231-ps3-xbox-360-final)
    14. Pokemon Go Plus delayed until September (http://phandroid.com/2016/07/27/pokemon-go-plus-delayed/)
    15. QuakeCon announces charity partners (http://www.gameinformer.com/b/news/archive/2016/07/27/charity-partners-announced-for-quakecon-2016.aspx)
  2. Tech News
    1. Apple has sold 1 billion iPhones (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/07/27/1-billion-iphones-sold/)
    2. Apple buys Carpool Karaoke (http://9to5mac.com/2016/07/26/apple-carpool-karaoke-segment-apple-music/)
    3. Stagefright-style vulnerability discovered in Mac OS X and iOS (http://9to5mac.com/2016/07/22/stagefright-mac-iphone-ipad)
    4. Android will now let European emergency responders know where you are (https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/26/google-emergency-location-service-android/)
    5. Nexus and Android One devices get built-in spam protection in Dialer (http://androidandme.com/2016/07/news/nexus-and-android-one-devices-getting-native-spam-call-protection/)
    6. Moto Z will not get monthly updates (http://www.talkandroid.com/298994-lenovo-moto-z-not-getting-monthly-software-updates-security-patches/)
    7. BlackBerry DTEK50 announced (http://9to5google.com/2016/07/26/blackberry-announces-the-dtek50-the-worlds-most-secure-android-smartphone-up-for-pre-order-at-299/)
    8. Nest thermostats go offline this week (http://www.technobuffalo.com/2016/07/26/nest-thermostats-offline-in-massive-outage-during-u-s-heatwave/)
    9. 2FA through SMS may be the thing of the past (http://9to5google.com/2016/07/26/google-others-may-soon-be-barred-from-using-sms-for-two-factor-authentication/)
    10. T-Mobile now has 100 services taking part in Binge On (http://androidandme.com/2016/07/news/t-mobile-expands-binge-on-partners-now-includes-over-100-providers/)
    11. Verizon agrees to acquire Yahoo (http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/07/25/verizon-agrees-acquire-yahoo-4-83-billion-deal/)
    12. LeEco buys Vizio (https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/26/leeco-vizio/)
    13. Windows 10 free upgrade ends Friday (https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/24/microsoft-free-windows-10-upgrade-end-psa/)
    14. The Ice Bucket Challenge actually did something (https://www.engadget.com/2016/07/27/ice-bucket-challenge-funds-discovery/)
  3. Software Updates
    1. Two Verizon LG devices getting updates (http://www.droid-life.com/2016/07/26/verizon-lg-g5-v10-get-updates-today/)
    2. Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge to get wifi calling on AT&T (http://www.androidpolice.com/2016/07/27/samsung-galaxy-s7-s7-edge-latest-devices-get-att-wifi-calling/)
    3. RemixOS upgraded to Marshmallow (http://9to5google.com/2016/07/26/remix-os-3-marshmallow-download/)

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