Tag Archive: CrossPlatform


How Google is beating Microsoft in the cross-platform cloud

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Google’s new open-source, cross-platform hybrid cloud solution, Anthos, is positioned to take on Microsoft’s and Amazon’s lead in computing’s new frontier- the intelligent cloud.

Microsoft’s Azure Cloud solution and Amazon’s (AWS) cloud platform are the industry’s cloud leaders. Microsoft’s CEO, Satya Nadella’s professional experience and passion for cloud computing are reflected in his unwavering commitment to pushing Microsoft’s future deeper and more broadly into the cloud.

Despite Windows phone and Microsoft enthusiasts’ complaints about  [Read More…]

Does Stadia support cross-platform play?

Best answer: Yes, Stadia will support cross-platform play, but Google did not specify with which services or devices.

Stream to your TV: Chromecast Ultra ($ 69 at Amazon) Portability: Lenovo Chromebook 2-in-1 Convertible Laptop ($ 254 at Amazon) Google’s own: Pixel 3 (From $ 600 at Google) What is cross-platform play?

Cross-platform play is a term used when those playing on different devices can play multiplayer games with each other. For example, when PlayStation 4 users can  [Read More…]

Does Anthem support cross-platform saves?

Best answer: Not between Xbox, PlayStation 4, or PC at launch. As for cross-generational saves between PS4 and the in-development PS5, Anthem will allow players to carry over saves.

PlayStation: Anthem Standard Edition ($ 60) Amazon: Anthem: Legion of Dawn Edition ($ 80) When will Anthem support cross-platform saves between Xbox One, PS4, and PC?

BioWare hasn’t offered a window as to when cross-platform saves could come to Xbox One, PlayStation 4, or PC but as of  [Read More…]

Every PlayStation 4 game we’d like to see support cross-platform gameplay

Come on in and get hype with us!

Now that PlayStation has finally caved and started to allow cross-platform gameplay with Fortnite, we’re all wondering what’s next. With all the multi-player online games, there’s plenty that we wish we could play with our Xbox friends. Here are some of our top choices for what we would like to see support cross-platform gameplay!

Call of Duty: Black OPs 4 Fallout 76 Elder Scrolls Online Minecraft Final Fantasy XIV  [Read More…]

Razer’s new controllers and headset are cross-platform and customizable

If you’re going to go third party, might as well be the best around.

Razer has announced two new advanced controllers, the Raiju Ultimate and the Raiju Tournament edition, and a new headset, the Razer Thresher, for the PlayStation 4. The controllers are a follow-up to the Razer Raiju released last year, which is still considered one of the best third-party controllers you can buy. Both controllers are officially licensed and designed to be as customizable as possible for  [Read More…]

The first cross-platform AR app for iPhone and Android just launched

Finally, you and your friends can escape into augmented reality together even if you’re using Android and iPhone!

Google has been talking about ARCore on Android for a while now. Apple’s been championing ARKit for iPhone for about as long. Today, the first cross-platform ARKit/ARCore app has launched on both app stores respectively. It’s called Just a Line and you and your friends can make drawings in the air, and even draw on top of each other’s  [Read More…]

At Google I/O, an Apple fan discovers the importance of cross-platform support

I’m iPhone and you’re Android so we can’t be friends — that’s such a backward sentiment and it’s time we stop thinking that way.

If you wonder what it feels like to be an Apple fan in a sea of Android enthusiasts, you might be surprised to know that it’s really no different from being surrounded by people who are like-minded about the operating system they prefer. In other words, we all love technology and have the  [Read More…]

Channels is set to be another great cross-platform DVR for NVIDIA Shield TV

Channels is a well-known iOS and Apple TV app for HDHomeRun users. Now, it’s branching out.

The NVIDIA Shield Android TV is so versatile and affordable that it’s a great choice for cordcutters regardless of their platform. It’s early days for Channels on Android TV, but already you can use the Shield TV as a DVR for an Apple TV. There is also a front-end app for the Shield that’s in its early stages that will allow  [Read More…]

Digital Offers: Learn to build cross-platform apps with Xamarin for just $35!

App development is the bees’ knees right now. The cat’s pajamas. “Where it’s at”. But do you build apps for iOS or Android? And which software do you use to do it? Of course, you want your apps to be in both the Google Play Store and the App Store, so do you bounce back and forth between coding languages to get them there? No.

There’s a big opportunity for people who use Xamarin to help develop apps for both  [Read More…]

Eve: Valkyrie will support cross-platform play on Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR

Eve: Valkyrie, a space combat simulator and one of the more prominent launch titles for the Oculus Rift, has been previously revealed to also be coming to the HTC Vive and PlayStation VR. Now, developer CCP has revealed that the game will feature cross-platform play. This means that you’ll be able to fly through space with those that own either of the other two.

From Polygon:

“What we haven’t said before, and will for the first  [Read More…]