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Andrew Alliance and Daniella Manansala share the biggest stories in video games and entertainment while giving some tech tips along the way.

May 26, 2015

Spotify recently announced that it is partnering select podcasting networks. I review my Samsung Galaxy S6, talk about my road to E3 2015, breaking NDAs and the GoFundMe crowdfunding campaign. How will Spotify benefit you? Are you even ready for it?




  • Google search now shows real time tweets
  • Verizon buying AOL for $4.4 billion
  • Dropbox for Gmail Now Lets You Easily Send Large Files through Chrome
  • One Plus Two launching in June w/ Oxygen OS. OnePlus Two will sport 5.5-inch screen display, powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 processor, 4GB of RAM, and a 3,300 mAH of battery
  • Adblock releases a standalone browser based off of Firefox
  • Layout for Instagram is out for Android
  • Chromecast can now cast shows from the CBS, Fox Now, FX Now, and HGTV Watch apps and web sites
  • Meet Lily, Camera Reinvented
  • Samsung Galaxy S6 Review
  • Alien: Isolation has sold over 2 million copies
  • Nintendo: 10.5 million amiibo units have been shipped worldwide
  • Persona 5 sells 5 millions
  • Microsoft sells 20 million copies of Minecraft on Xbox
  • Hearthstone reaches 30 million users
  • NPD: Xbox One console sales in the U.S. increased 63 percent in April 2015 compared to April 2014 and Xbox Live comparisons showed the number of active global users (Xbox One and Xbox 360) grew 24 percent
  • Spark Unlimited, the studio behind Lost Planet 3, Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z, and Call of Duty: Finest Hour, has laid off all of its employees and is no longer developing video games
  • Tom Clancy’s The Division gets pushed back to 2016 Mirror’s Edge, Titanfall 2, 2016
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege releases on October 13
  • Ultra Street Fighter IV hits PS4 on May 26th and M. Bison is making his return in Street Fighter V
  • Oculus holding an event at E3
  • Xbox One Special Edition Halo: The Master Chief Collection Bundle will be available for a limited time and it will be $349
  • PlayStation E3 Experience will return on Monday, June 15 to more theaters
  • YouTube has launched 60fps support for its live streaming service
  • Phil Spencer says Windows 10 is coming to Xbox One post summer
  • Take-Two has shipped 52 million units of Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto 5 across physical and digital platforms
  • Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate Gameplay, releases on October 23
  • Gear of War : Ultimate Edition gets leaked and the leakers get band from Xbox Live
  • Doom heading to E3 2015
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Destiny: House of Wolves
  • Deezer adds podcasting to its streaming service
  • Need for Speed going back to its roots
  • Spotify’s next update will bring video, smart playlists and more! The partners include: Disney: Jimmy Kimmel Live, ESPN, Maker Studios, XGames, Fusion; NBC Universal: The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Late Show with Seth Meyers, E! News, The Soup, The Grace Helbig Show, Brew Dogs; Turner Broadcasting: TBS’s CONAN and Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken, Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Rick and Morty and Tim & Eric’s Awesome Show; Viacom: Comedy Central, VH1, MTV; BBC; Vice: Vice News; TED: TED has created custom playlists of their popular Talks for Spotify, tailored especially for our new Now experience; Condé Nast: GQ, Wired, Vogue; Nerdist / Legendary Films & Digital Networks: The Nerdist Podcast, Nerdist News; Slate: Culture Gabfest;; Epic TV: here you’ll find the best, original, extreme sports, featuring surfing, climbing, wingsuit, BASE, mountain biking, adventure sports etc; TWIT: This Week in Tech; Blucora Media: How Stuff Works, Stuff You Should Know, Stuff to Blow Your Mind; Elite Daily: Insights, 5 Stages, Generation Why; Tastemade: food, drink, travel for Millennials; PRX: 99% Invisible Podcast, The Moth Podcast; I am Rapaport: Actor/Director Michael Rapaport shares his strong, funny & offensive points of view on life, sports, music, film & everything in between; Harper Collins; American Public Media: Marketplace radio show, The Splendid Table radio show; WNYC Studios: Radiolab, Freakonomics Radio.
  • Turtle Beach Elite 800x
  • GoFundMe Crowdfunding Campaign


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