Cloud gaming hits Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on September 15th

Microsoft’s video game streaming technology, Project xCloud, will come to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate on September 15th, at no additional cost to members. The initial rollout covers 22 countries across North America, Europe and South Korea, and gives pla...

The Google Pixel 4a vs. the competition: The midrange heats up

For years most of our attention has been focused on flagship handsets from companies like Apple, Google and Samsung. But since last year’s release of the excellent Pixel 3a, midrange devices have gotten a lot more interesting. Today Google finally an...

Microsoft will shut down the Cortana iOS and Android apps in 2021

We already knew Cortana’s days as a consumer-facing digital assistant were numbered after Microsoft said earlier this year it would remove the AI from its Android launcher app. But the company has now detailed additional cuts that users are likely to...

What to expect from Samsung’s Unpacked event next week

For a company with as many moving parts as Samsung, secrets don't stay secret for long -- just look at the string of leaks before any high-profile Galaxy phone launch. With just a week left to go until Samsung's latest (and online-only) Unpacked even...

Stadia users can now try the service over cellular

Stadia now allows you to stream games over 4G and 5G connections, provided you're willing to try the functionality out as part of Google's latest experiment. You can enable the feature by launching the Stadia app on your phone, tapping on your avatar...