Microsoft has launched new Outlook applications for iOS and also Android, and they may just be light-years much better compared to those internet apps the company has released in the past. View, these are the outcome of Redmond’s Accompli acquisition in December, & seeing as we liked that start-up’s e-mail application when we examine drove it last year, we have high wish for these new ones. The company says the new Outlook for the mobile platforms includes a built-in schedule & makes attachments simpler to bringing in for higher attachments . They’re obviously a lot more tightly integrated with Office applications and Outlook for desktop, too. Continue reading
If you’ve been expecting YouTube to lost the notoriously buggy Flash video format as its default player, well, excellent news. Virtually 5 years after the streaming giant started sustaining the HTML5 criterion for its video clips, it’s finally now its player of choice. That indicates from now on, YouTube will use the HTML5 <video> format by default in a lot of modern web browsers – that includes Chrome, IE 11, Safari 8 & beta versions of Firefox. Why the wait? Well, YouTube says in an article post that it was awaiting HTML5 to grow & improve – it was still relatively experimental back then. Now, however, the standard is extensively embraced and has plenty going for it, like the support for real-time programs and a more immersive full-screen sight. Continue reading
Rumors broke over the weekend that Google might bring its gigabit internet Fiber connection to Charlotte & Raleigh-Durham, NC next, yet it’s not giving up there. The Tennesseean reports Nashville has actually a news planned, while the Commercial Journal specifies all those metro area plus Atlanta, based on confidential sources. Atlanta would represent the largest metro area for Google Fiber yet, & WSJ mentions that media in the area have actually been invited to a launch event lastday. All 4 cities were already on Google’s ‘Future of Fiber’ list so there’s no surprises here, but still – act like you’re surprised (& not jealous) when the announcement is made, it’s simply polite. Continue reading
At its Windows 10 event last week, Microsoft spent some time displaying off how its universal applications would offer a similar experience across devices. Office was certainly part of that conversation, and today, the people in Redmond revealed that this year’s installation of the desktop applications would arrive prior to end of 2015. The upgrade for mobile, labeled Office for Windows 10, will certainly come pre-installed on phones and also tablet computers running Windows 10 for free, with touch-enabled Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & Outlook all consisted of. While we’ll certainly keep our eyes peeled off for an exact day, Microsoft says we can expect Office 2016 to arrive during the 2nd half of this year. Who knows, possibly it’ll roll-out in time to help when School starts back up in the fall.
Look who’s showing up fashionably late to the Windows Phone celebration. It’s Dropbox, which is now readily available as an application download for Windows phones & tablets. According to Dropbox, this marks the next phase of its partnership with Microsoft – both somewhat joined up with interject Nov of in last year to ensure that Dropbox and also Microsoft Office would work well together, and be widely available.
Making use of the Dropbox application on Windows phones & tablets, users could immediately backup their data to Dropbox, mark documents as favorites to ensure that they’re consistently available [with or without a Net connection], and take pleasure in accessibility to both personal and also work accounts at the same time. Continue reading
Google Voice’s transcription feature really comes in convenient when you’re not in the position to listen to talked messages. This information isn’t concerning Google Voice, though – its about a similar (yet speculative) transcription feature that has actually just arrived to select Facebook Messenger accounts. If you were lucky enough to be part of this small-scale test, you’ll now have the ability to read voice messages you receive & send out. Since the feature was released to a quite minimal number of people (Facebook’s David Marcus really did not say if and also when more users will certainly get it) we still have no idea how it as compares to Google’s version. However if they’re similar to each other, that point we’re bound to see some hilarious, botched transcriptions in the future.
Microsoft’s smart take on an Android front end, Next Lock Screen, simply acquired much more valuable if you’re a music maven or love to talk online. An updated version not just brings music controls to the lock screen (as you’ll sometimes see in other places), however surfaces your Line, Hangouts, and Skype messages – you’ll understand at a look whether or not that friend returned to you. The new software reveals MMS chats, also. While it could still really feel a bit odd to use an Android interface add-on from the people in Redmond, the revamp is big sufficient that you’ll would like to provide it a shot if your phone’s existing lock layout just isn’t cutting it.
We currently obtained a healthy dose of Windows 10 during the technical preview peek along with a few leaks showing Cortana in action. We have almost no suggestion just what the phone side of things will appear like, though convincing fakes have actually attempted to tell us or else.
So just what are some factors you wish to hear come Wednesday? Whether new features or just hold-over’s from Windows 8.1 yet beyond. Continue reading
Despite having the assistance of modern innovation, holding a conversation in 2 different languages could be tough. Google Translate permits you to talk with an people and also have each utterance translated as message and audio, however previously you needed to by hand toggle each time the other person talked. As expected, Google is speeding the procedure with smarter language recognition & speaker switching, which comes as component of a new upgrade. So when you boot up the application and press the microphone symbol, it’ll acknowledge which of both languages is being talked, provide a translation then instantly alternative whenever the conversation flips over. No more tapping on the screen repeatedly. Continue reading
There are a lot of remote desktop application that allow you log into & control a personal computer from your iPhone or iPad. But some of the better alternatives cost cash & possibly aren’t as simple as logging right into your Google account. Today, Google launched its Chrome Remote Desktop application, currently on Android since April, for Apple’s mobile OS. Once the application’s downloaded, you simply install a coming with Remote Desktop app in your Chrome internet browser, & from that point on you could access your home PC or Mac from virtually anywhere: Android, iOS, the desktop Chrome web browser, and Chromebooks could all acquire you there in a small pinch. Continue reading