Tech News Today for June 27, 2016
Tech News for June 27, 2016...
If you like to use stickers on Snapchat, you'll be happy to know that Twitter is adding that capability too. You'll be able to add virtual stickers to photos you take on Twitter, and can even search them like hashtags. Read more at TheVerge.com
The Wall Street Journal reports that Amazon plans to create more of those dash buttons that you press to get stuff instantly delivered to your door. They'll now be available to you with dozens more products, but the internet is asking, who is buying these and why? One answer might be that they're basically free. The discounts you get on products pay for the buttons themselves. Read more at wsj.com
The Official Mojang blog announced a released date for the upcoming Minecraft movie. Too bad, they've really stretched the meaning of the word "upcoming." Minecraft the movie is slated to come out May 24, 2019. Read more at mojang.com
Google CEO Sundar Pichai has been hacked by the same team who hacked Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg a few weeks ago. While Zuckerberg's vulnerability was using an easy password and not changing it after the LinkedIn hack, Pichai was hacked due to a weakness in the online forum site Quora. Read more at TheNextWeb.com.
Snapchat launched a magazine today called Real Life. It's not on Snapchat, but on the good, old fashioned internet. Today's longform fare includes stories about how Clash of Clans is a waste of time, a story that refers to emoji and gifs, new "animative expressive forms," and a treatise on Beauty Scoring Apps. Read more at reallifemag.com
Jason Howell is out today, so Megan Morrone will be joined by Georgia Dow, one of the hosts of the iMore show, a writer, speaker, and psychotherapist. They'll also be talking with Ashley Esqueda, Senior Editor at CNET and host of Tomorrow Daily about the PlayStation VR headset coming out in October. Tech News Today airs live at 4PM Pacific, 7PM Eastern at twit.tv/live. You can also subscribe and watch the show later at twit.tv/tnt.