Google upgraded Hangouts, its instant messaging platform, to a major new version – but you will not discover it on Android just yet. Hangouts 4.0 launched on iOS today, First and foremost, the application has received a Material Design refresh, along with a new dialer UI and more.
The largest improvement remains in sending out attachments. Options that were previously concealed behind a paperclip button are now front-and-center in the message interface. Photos, sticker, camera, and location sit in a strip listed below the text-input field, encouraging users to send their close friends more than just message. Continue reading
The social media network Facebook has launched a feature named ‘Let’s Celebrate Pride’, which puts a rainbow filter over your profile picture with a single click. Just head over to Facebook’s new ‘Celebrate Pride‘ page, and also you’ll see a preview of your profile picture with the transparent rainbow overlay. If you like exactly how it looks, click the button ‘Use as Profile Picture’ and voila – Facebook will instantly update your profile image.
‘From everybody at Facebook, Happy Pride!’ the site reads. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg used the brand-new feature to jazz up his own profile picture on Friday, as well as created a separate article celebrating the historical ruling. Continue reading
New users of Facebook’s Messenger application can sign up without an account on the social media network’s.
Starting Wednesday, Facebook is turning out this feature for smartphone user in the United State, Canada, Peru and Venezuela. Support for added nations is expected to come at a later day. When the Messenger app is lunched in one of the provided countries for the first time, users will be greeted with 2 options: ‘Log in with Facebook’ and “Sign up with Messenger’. After selecting the last choice, all that’s had to register is a mobile number, name and image. Contacts can also be imported into messenger for easy access. Continue reading
Microsoft is turning out the official Office app to Android users after an examination stage that started last month. Android users could now download updated applications for Word, Excel and PowerPoint that are touch-optimized, similar to the Android tablet experience. Users that enrolled in the preview will automatically get the upgraded application.
The new version of Microsoft Office applications are enhanced for smaller screens, with layouts and touch optimization for one-handed use. New users could get a fast, animated rundown of ways to utilize the mobile-optimized applications with this convenient getting started overview. Continue reading
Google has finally officially recognized that the majority of people send emails they really shouldn’t have actually sent out.
Gmail, Google’s e-mail service, has actually officially added its ‘Undo Send’ feature to the Web-based version of Gmail. You can active the ‘Undo Send’ option by tapping on the gear icon at the top right and selecting Settings from the drop-down menu. Under the general settings, make sure that Enable ‘Undo Send‘ is check marked. You will notice that the number between 5 and 30 seconds during which they’ll be able to recall that offending email. Continue reading
Microsoft confused every person concerning its free upgrade plans for Windows 10 last week. While it looked like every person who checked Windows 10 will certainly get a totally free copy, the reality is somewhat more complex. In an attempt to address of several of the complication Microsoft has actually created, the software giant has actually upgraded its blog post to clarify who gets a cost-free copy of Windows 10. Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users will undoubtedly get a copy of Windows 10 on July 29th as a totally free upgrade, however Windows 10 preview users will additionally get a totally free upgrade. Continue reading
Google recently lunched it’s Clock app into the Google Play Store – its simple stock clock app for Android, offering users another choice for their time associated tasks.
The app is readily available on the Play Store already, as well as it is called appropriately enough simply “Clock”. Any people who has used of the stock Android clock will locate that it operates the same way with alarms, the stopwatch, a snoozing function, the capacity to adjust a timer, and also all those required features. Continue reading
Facebook has been working to improve the News Feed experience for its billion-plus users however despite all of every one of the steps that it’s taking there does not seem to be a concrete means to make sure that posts from people you enjoy and appreciate the most are always Personalize in the News Feed. As it ends up Facebook is testing a new feature called ‘See First‘ which is going to focus on posts from contacts that users specify, recent posts from those calls will always be shown at the top of the News Feed. Continue reading
Google is out with a new update to Google Trends, its tool for monitoring all the millions of things people are searching for around the world. Google Trends now lets you get a real-time data and also a redesigned, user-friendly homepage are the biggest blessings for content marketers looking to up their data-driven content game.
To find out just what users wanted most, Google accumulated feedback from hundreds of journalists across the globe. As well as it resembles these participants yearned 3 big things: real-time information, a concentrate on storytelling, and also curated data sets. Because that’s specifically just what they got. Continue reading
Twitter has started testing autoplay videos in their feed in iPhone, iPad Apps, Causing native videos, Vines, and GIFs to play automatically in the Twitter stream for an improved video-watching experience.
According to Twitter’s Senior Product Manager David Regan, yesterday marks the arrival of autoplay for GIFs, Vines, and native videos on the service. This is said to be more streamlined than past viewing, and it is rolling out to Twitter’s iOS users and Web users first. Those on Android will see it ‘soon’. Continue reading