Bethesda Softworks plans to rollout a big new update for its popular mobile game Fallout Shelter later this week. The 1.4 update will add crafting to the game, allowing users to make their own in-game items.
Sprint has confirmed that the wireless carrier will once again offer its customers two-year contract pricing options for its smartphones. The company ditched those plans a few weeks ago but has brought them back due to what it said was customer demand.
Google and Facebook are reportedly planning to file court motions in support of Apple as it enters its case against the FBI next week over an encrypted iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooting suspects.
Microsoft's president Brad Smith told members of the U.S House of Representatives Judiciary Committee that the company supports Apple in its current fight with the FBI. Apple has refused to give the law enforcement agency encryption tools to unlock an iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino shooting suspects on security grounds.
Facebook has started rolling out the five new emotional 'reactions" that will supplement its traditional "Like" button for news post comments. The "Love", "Haha", "Wow", "Sad" and "Angry" option will be available to both mobile and desktop Facebook users when they hold down or hover over the "Like" button.
Microsoft has announced that Mac users may be able to participate in an upcoming preview program for the company's Outlook client. Users will have to take a short survey to see if they qualify to enter the preview program.
The Microsoft Translator app for the iPhone has been updated, adding an image translation feature. It allows iPhone owners to translate text found on a photo in an iPhone's camera roll on in its saved pictures.
Apple is reportedly planning to launch a revamped version of its iPhone upgrade program called Trade Up With Installments. It will allow owners of an older iPhone, along with Android and Windows Phone owners, to trade in their device for a new iPhone that can be bought via a 24-month installment plan.
Domino's Pizza has updated its iOS app, allowing users to order a pizza directly from the Apple Watch for the first time. It is the first U.S. pizza company to offer such a feature for Apple's smartwatch.
The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled to reject a challenge to Apple's $450 million ebook pricing conspiracy settlement with five book publishers. The court ruled against the challenge brought up by Oklahoma resident John Bradley, who claimed that the settlement was unfair to consumers.
Sports Illustrated has launched its 2016 swimsuit magazine app, which includes virtual reality content for the first time. The app supports both Google Cardboard and Samsung Gear VR with 360 degree videos of many of its swimsuit models.
Microsoft has released a new iPhone app from its Garage division called Fetch! Using the company's Project Oxford tools, it is designed to idetify the breed of a dog from its picture, It will even try to figure out which breed of dog might be contained in a human image
Telltale Games will release the first episode of its adventure game series The Walking Dead: Michonne on Feb. 25 for the iPhone and iPad. The three-party mini-series is based on the popular zombie comic book and takes place in between issue 126 and 139.
Developer Space Ape Games and publisher Backflip Studios will release Transformers: Earth Wars this spring. The latest game based on the cartoon and toy franchise is a real-time strategy title where players can choose to fight with either the good Autobots or the bad Decepticons.