If you’re a cord-cutter who is also a TV obsessive, then you’re certainly a unique demographic—and you might want to give PlayStation Vue a look. Sony’s online TV service just got a new multi-view feature on the PS4 that let’s you watch three live channels at once. That and more in today’s news.
One of the luxuries of working on the internet is that you aren’t tied down and can travel as you please, depending on your line of work. But there’s a multitude of factors that you need to consider before hopping the pond.
This week on The Upgrade we’re discussing the challenges of starting a brand new job and sharing some of your horror stories about your very bad first days. It’s like the first day of school—but your career’s on the line.
There is only one place on the internet that is nice. There is only one place that does not add to my anxiety and actually alleviates the low level dread that comes with the ubiquitous awareness of being online all of the time. That place is Instagram.
Every week, we share a number of downloads for all platforms to help you get things done. Here were the top downloads from this week.
This week we learned how to overhaul all our finances in a single day, streamlined our reading habits to read more books, ruminated on the merits of sweatpants, and more. Here’s a look back.
One of the defining features of Google’s latest chat app, Allo, is that it works closely with Google Assistant to help you get stuff done through chat. Now they’re adding a dedicated button for the assistant to save you some typing. That and more in today’s news.
In a continuing effort to crack down on abusive users and harassment on the site, Twitter will now let you mute all users who don’t have avatars, i.e., the eggs. That and more in today’s news.
YouTube has announced a new online TV streaming service that will offer a variety of live broadcasts from dozens of channels and cable networks. It’ll cost $35 a month with no commitments and will be available “soon.” That and more in today’s news.
Your first day on the job is always a stressful experience. You have to put your best foot forward, make good first impressions, learn the landscape of social relationships in the office, and actually do whatever you’re being paid to do. But it doesn’t always go so smoothly.
Google is bringing their virtual assistant to more Android phones this week. Google Assistant has previously been exclusive to their own Pixel phones or through the Allo app, but now they’re rolling it out more widely. That and more in today’s news.
This week on The Upgrade we’re getting back to basics and taking a look at the longstanding rivalry between the two major operating systems on the market, Windows 10 and macOS. How do their latest versions hold up? Is it time to switch?
For many people car ownership is just a mundane part of life, but for others who enjoy tinkering on their machines, it’s a lifestyle. Whether you enjoy working on your car as a hobby or you’re just trying to save yourself a trip to the mechanic, there’s a lot you can do yourself to help keep your car going.