Google’s Cardboard Virtual Reality application initially appeared in last year at I/O 2014, however the first version was somewhat limited in terms of device support. A brand-new variation released this year works with devices with screen sizes varying around 6 inches, but the more interesting news for several may be that it now works with apple iPhone.
The new Cardboard for iOS application is available in the United State store now, and includes the same trial applications, along with the same QR-code based pairing process to make certain it’s enhanced for whichever generation of headset you have. Cardboard for iOS is a free download, and collaborates with iPhone 5 and up. Continue reading
Apple plans to reveal a deep search feature with iOS 9. It is currently codenamed ‘Proactive‘ , has actually been in development for many years, as well as will function a lot like Google’s Google Now assistant, it’s said. Baseding on 9to5Mac, Proactive leverages data from Siri, Contacts, Calendar, Passbook, & 3rd-party applications in order to immediately provide quick and pertinent information based on your history and also device usage patterns, while still keeping privacy preferences.
Proactive has been thought about an evolution of the Spotlight drop-down menu, which is capable of exploring the content on your device, yet Apple wants it to be able to integrate significantly deeper and eventually become a new layer in iOS that will replace Spotlight. Continue reading
Twitter has finally launched its live-streaming application “Periscope” on Android, 2 months after the application was released on iOS. You can download it from the Google Play Store if your phone’s running Android 4.4 KitKat or higher.
The company lunched the application in late March, with 1 million signups in the first 10 days. But just iOS users could register, with everybody else being forced to see on the web, where users can not comment or register for feeds. Because Periscope was launched 2 months ago, it has been used to films information events in addition to scheduled events including those revealing writer’s working spaces & live talks with celebrities consisting of Rory McIlroy and also Nicola Sturgeon. Continue reading
Good news if you use of Google’s message application Hangouts on your desktop! The company pushed out a new user interface design for the Chrome application, featuring the now typical Product Layout visual that debuted with Android Lollipop. The application now a lot better matches the mobile versions on Android & iOS, and is all-around much more pleasing to the eye. The update is available for Chrome users on Mac, Windows, Linux & Chrome OS, however those last 3 OS will certainly need users to go to the setups menu & choose ‘Disable transparent UI’. Continue reading
It’s been a long time coming, however Firefox for iOS is nearly here – in a way of talking. Mozilla has exposed that it’s about to carry out a ‘Limited’ beta test of the web browser, and has already published source code for very early testers. The company wants to have an open beta that provides everybody an early peek (Ã la Android), but that’s not actually possible regarding Apple’s current screening system. Still, a public release is most likely close behind – if you’re not a follower of your apple iPhone’s existing web surfing options, you’ll have an additional significant option before long.
Google is proceeding their push right into the real-time streaming market, today announcing that YouTube now supports live-streaming 720p and also 1080p content at the game-friendly structure rate of 60 fps.
While 60 fps live streaming is also supported by the internet’s largest streaming site, Twitch, Google surpasses their offering by supporting HTML5 playback. Compared to Flash, which Twitch uses for their streams, HTML5 playback is much more effective and also supports changeable speed playback, allowing users to rewind while watching a real-time stream and then catch up at 1.5 x or 2x regular speed. Continue reading
There are lots of security steps to keep your online documents secure, yet they regularly diminish or go away when you’re in fact using those data. Suppose an user attempts to swipe your data while you’re working with it? Microsoft believes it can help. It just revealed VC3 (Verifiable Confidential Cloud Computing), a system that maintains your information safeguard at virtually every action. Whenever you open content, it’s sent to a locked down device which limits access to you & you alone – in theory, this prevents also insiders (such as cloud providers, colleagues or government spies) from intercepting your tricks. Continue reading
Microsoft is bringing a new features and look to its Office mobile applications for Android phones. After launching an Android tablet version in January, the new Office applications for Android phones look very comparable. They’re additionally almost identical to the iOS version available on the iPhone, and designed with the exact same features in mind.
While the tablet versions permit you to get a fair quantity of editing done without a keyboard & mouse, the phone editions are truly for basic and also fast edits. Microsoft is utilizing the very same editing interface at the end of the screen, with options to quickly change font styles and also styling in Word. Continue reading
If you search for something on Google Search, does that mean you wish to Purchase it? Possibly. At least that appears to be the concept behind buy buttons, a new feature the Wall Street Journal says will certainly start presenting in the next few weeks. With a one-click way to buy exactly what you hunt for, Google plants its foot directly right into Amazon and also eBay region.
Baseding on the report, Google will display buy buttons only on cell phones and also when users search for products. They will certainly belong to sponsored (paid) search engine result within a ‘Shop on Google’ page. Buttons will not appear on non-sponsored results produced from Google’s basic search formula. Continue reading
Microsoft has released a new Windows 10 Mobile preview build, bringing with it a range of new features and also changes, and better compatibility with the large range of Windows Phones on the marketplace.
In the Windows 10 Mobile preview build 10080, Microsoft has actually introduced a beta version of the Windows Store, which has actually been built as an universal application with an interface just like the desktop computer Store. Microsoft says this Windows Store beta is much from feature complete, yet essential functionality, such as the capability to find and download and install applications, has actually been included. Continue reading