Category Archives: Services

Twitter bans 18 more InfoWars-related accounts

Twitter banned 18 more Twitter accounts related to Alex Jones and his InfoWars media outlet on Monday. The accounts were sharing content from the organization, and Twitter told CNN it permanently suspended them following a number of "violations and w…

NBC Sports adds ‘Snow Pass’ to its hyper-specific streaming options

NBC Sports announced "Snow Pass" today, which is the latest in hyper-specific sports streaming packages on NBC Sports Gold. Snow Pass includes over 700 hours of live coverage for seven winter sports: alpine skiing, nordic combined, ski jumping, cross…

Lime’s Gen 3 scooter is built to survive rider abuse

Lime might have lost access to San Francisco, but it does have a consolation prize: a new scooter to entice you in those cities where its shared service does operate. The Lime-S Gen 3 touts technology upgrades like a color screen (for speed, batter…

Netflix cancels ‘Luke Cage’ a week after dropping ‘Iron Fist’

When Marvel and Netflix announced Iron Fist wouldn't return for a third season, there were reports Luke Cage was close to being renewed. That is not the case, however, as they announced tonight that the show will end after two seasons. In a statement…

Chrome 70 brings picture-in-picture mode to desktop

Get ready for productivity to plummet around your office. Chrome 70, the latest version of Google's browser, enables a picture-in-picture feature that will let you keep videos in a floating window that will follow you around — though it will require…

Uber, Google, Facebook: Your experiments have gone too far

It was 2014, around the time when Travis Kalanick referred to Uber as his chick-magnet "Boober" in a GQ article, that I'd realized congestion in San Francisco had gone insane. Before there was Uber, getting across town took about ten minutes by car a…

Uber adds VoIP calling option to its app

Uber now allows riders and drivers to communicate over voice over internet protocol (VoIP) in addition to SMS texts, in-app messaging and regular phone calls. The Verge reports that Uber announced the global availability of the VoIP feature at a conf…

Apple’s TV app gets live and on-demand shows with PS Vue integration

PlayStation Vue, Sony's sneakily growing video service, has earned the distinct honor of being the first streaming TV provider to be integrated into Apple's TV app. Subscribers will now be able to watch live and on-demand content through the TV app o…

Sam’s Club expands same-day grocery delivery through Instacart

Sam's Club, Walmart's members-only warehouse stores, will start offering same-day grocery delivery at half of its US locations by the end of October. The service will expand this month to more than 100 Sam's Club locations, serving nearly 1,000 zip c…

Google Maps ETA sharing comes to iOS, third-party apps

The overhaul of Google Maps is continuing, this time with ETA sharing. After first introducing the feature in 2017, Google is giving users the ability to share their location and route in real-time with others on both Android and iOS devices—an…