Spotify is now streaming Archie motion comics

Spotify has partnered up with Nerdist to offer motion comics based on new Archie comics. All six issues/episodes feature music and voice acting alongside the original comic illustrations. If you watch Riverdale on CW or Netflix, you’ll be familiar with the characters and their backstories, but the storyline follows the comics and diverges from the […]

Group FaceTime is coming this fall, but WhatsApp’s group video chat is available right now – BGR

After promising at Facebook’s FB conference a few months ago that it would be coming soon, WhatsApp announced today that starting this week, users can make group voice and video calls with up to four people. “Over the last couple years,” WhatsApp explains in a blog post today by way of introducing the new feature, […]

Facebook shuts off access to user data for hundreds of thousands of apps

Facebook this evening announced that it’s shutting off access to its application programming interface, the developer platform that lets app makers access user data, for hundreds of thousands of inactive apps. The company had set an August 1st deadline back in May, during its F8 developer conference, for developers and businesses to re-submit apps to […]

Revenue jumps to $53.2 billion as iPhone sales stay stagnant – BGR

Apple earnings are interesting in the sense that the company can post revenue in the tens of billions of dollars, sell millions upon millions of new iPhones, and still end up disappointing analysts. Indeed, investors on Wall Street aren’t just looking for impressive numbers, they’re looking for sales and profit figures that exceed expectations. That […]

Waymo’s self-driving taxis reportedly could cost as much as Uber or Lyft

Waymo, the self-driving unit of Google parent Alphabet, has been mum about the fare prices of its soon-to-be-launched commercial ride-hailing service in Phoenix, Arizona. But according to Bloomberg, riders can expect prices to be about the same as the cost of taking an Uber. In interviewing members of Waymo’s “Early Rider” program, reporters from Bloomberg […]

Hands-on video shows us every inch of Apple’s new iPhone X Plus and 6.1″ iPhone designs – BGR

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 9 might be the next big-name smartphone to launch, but most of our attention has already turned to Apple’s 2018 iPhone lineup, which will include not one or two but three brand new iPhone models. Tech fans used to be able to set their watch to Apple’s new iPhone releases each year […]