This week, popular console and desktop game Fortnite hit the iOS App Store in beta form, allowing players to access the „same 100-player“ Battle Royale mode found on PS4 and Mac computers while on-the-go. Following Fortnite, it’s been announced that another large-scale console title is getting a full game on iOS and Android, called ARK: Survival Evolved and launching this spring (via TouchArcade).
ARK originally released in early access on Steam and Xbox One in 2015, and then the final game launched across most platforms in 2017, including PC, Mac, Xbox One, and PS4. ARK is an action survival game that takes place in a large open world inhabited by [...]
Password management app 1Password this week got a new feature on the web, and developer AgileBits described it as a way for users to check and make sure that their passwords aren’t „pwned passwords,“ or passwords that have been leaked online. While the launch is web-only right now, AgileBits said it will be coming to 1Password apps in the future.
1Password’s new feature integrates with a newly updated service by Troy Hunt — who previously created a breach notification service called Have I Been Pwned — and securely and privately checks your passwords against more than 500 million passwords collected from various breaches.
Snap is reportedly working on a new Snapchat feature that will let users share stories outside of the mobile app, in an effort to boost Snapchat’s presence in the social media space (via The Verge).
Called „Stories Everywhere“, the feature should see Snapchat’s premium video and editorial content appear on news sites and elsewhere online. The move aims to bring greater visibility to the brand, in the face of increasing competition from the likes of Facebook and Instagram.
Live streaming news network Cheddar reports that former Storyful CEO and News Corp executive Rahul Chopra is leading the „Stories Everywhere“ project. [...]
In the United States and a select few other countries today is Free Shipping Day, a shopping holiday in which most participating retailers offer free shipping with no minimum purchase required. Although lesser-known than previous shopping events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, Free Shipping Day is a great opportunity for last-minute shoppers to get orders in ahead of Christmas, because most retailers joining in on the shopping holiday also guarantee delivery by December 24th.
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