Spotify has been the biggest music streaming service to find a business model that users can accept, and music labels can endure. In its early days, the company positioned itself as “a viable alternative to music piracy.” But allegedly, the company’s beta was filled with pirated MP3 files.
A new message found in the latest iOS 10 beta update seems to indicate Apple will be killing off thousands of apps and games that haven’t been updated to support 64-bit processors. Say hello to the world of vintage iPhone gaming.
Whether you’ve picked an Android or Apple smartphone, there is an official beta program you can sign up for that will give you a sneak preview of upcoming features in return for one or two bugs. Here’s how to sign up and sign out of the iOS and Android beta tests.
Google has recently been rolling out improvements to the Play Store that make it easier to find and manage beta apps, so if you’re eager to try out some cutting edge features and are prepared to put up with a few additional bugs, there’s never been a better time to get started. Here are 12 apps worth checking out.
The macOS 10.12 beta is now available to developers, and we’ve just spent a day testing out all the new features. Here are our first impressions of Apple’s new desktop operating system that will power Macs for at least the next year.
Every time you upgrade an iOS device to a new version of the operating system, there’s a brief window in which you can easily roll it back (just in case you come across a bug or two).
Not every app of the week is always new–sometimes even updates to apps are deserving enough for some fresh attention. This week there are a few updates to old goodies in the Windows Phone world, Android users can choose to take a step back in time to the days of analog video recording, and iOS has a newbie that lets…
This week’s favorite apps have you covered for a lot of different scenarios. You need to book a flight for cheap? Check. Or maybe you’ve got some down time and want to watch a bunch of great videos that were picked out by professionals— there’s an app for that. We’ve also got an old favorite that’s being beta tested…
The rumors were true: Two of the most hated companies in America have teamed up to stream games to your cable box. If you pay for Comcast’s fancy X1 service, you could soon be playing titles like Plants vs. Zombies, Real Racing 2 and NBA Jam on your TV without so much as a disc or a download.
OS X Yosemite, the upcoming version of Apple's operating system, won't launch until the fall, but if you're interested in trying out its new features now, you can sign up for Apple's public beta today. The beta was previously limited to developers and dev accounts, but now it's open to the first million users who opt…
If you thought that hitting "Update All" on the Play Store meant you have the most recent version of an Android app, you'd be wrong. There are plenty of ways to get faster rollouts or even experimental builds for the adventurous.
As we march towards the release of iOS 7 this fall, Apple has released the fifth beta of its mobile OS. Here's what we've noticed so far about today's changes.
Facebook is now letting Android users test out beta versions of its main app. But ironically you've got to sign up for Google Groups to get in on the fun.
Yo ho yo ho, a pirate's life for me. And for you! And for everyone! Because downloading BitTorrent files just got a lot easier. BitTorrent is finally pushing its torrenting browser plug-in, BitTorrent Surf, to beta for you to try. That means you don't have to deal with pesky desktop clients, your browser (Chrome or…
Major Nelson just announced that Microsoft is accepting beta testers for the next version of Xbox Live which includes new features like Internet Explorer for Xbox, better search and discovery, an updated dashboard and more. If you're interested and of course you are (new features yay!) you can sign up right here. […
Common knowledge dictates that girls dig guys with muscles. However, new research suggests that women gave up on bulging biceps and strong jawlines long ago, in favor of qualities like loyalty and generosity. In other words, the scrawny geek gets the gal.
I'm in love with Photoshop CS6 after working with the beta during the past few weeks. For the first time in many years, this one is a must-have update.