News of GameFly Streaming’s closure arrives as the game streaming market seems to be gathering momentum. Sony frequently adds more games to the PlayStation Now library and Blade’s Shadow service is expanding availability next week. At E3 in June, EA revealed that it’s testing its own streaming service for phones and other devices. This week, the developer launched Origin Access Premier, a higher-tier version of its subscription service that includes recent releases and early access for upcoming games.
Every night without fail, Paul Blumstein straps on a mask that prevents him from repeatedly waking up, gasping for air. It’s been his routine since he was diagnosed with a condition called sleep apnea. While it helps, he doesn’t like wearing the mask. “It’s like an octopus has clung to my face,” said Blumstein, 70, […]
The test run will also include in-person preparedness recruiting and training as well as a “new operational protocol” for emergencies that includes management teams. The pilot is poised to expand to other cities after the San Jose launch. There’s a strong incentive to do this: it builds good will at a time when some cities […]
Facebook communities will likely enjoy this new form of direct communication. And Facebook considered pain-points users might have with notifications, and made it so that users must opt-in to a chat before getting updates. It’s also possible to adjust notification settings to stop all alerts, or only get alerts when somebody specifically @ mentions you. […]