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
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.
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
Microsoft is apparently developing a completely new web-browser, code-named Spartan.
Spartan will certainly launch around the same time Windows 10 is set to launching, transitioning Microsoft far from Internet Explorer, according on ZDNet. The web-browser is not the next version of Internet Explorer, thought to be called Internet Explorer 12. Internet Explore is Microsoft’s age-old internet browser that typically updates with every major Windows launch.
Evernote’s bringing Context, among its even more interesting announcements during its 4th conference in October, to Windows and Android. This feature, which was first provided to iOS & Mac users in November, pulls content [based upon just what you're typing, for this reason its name] from different sources and displays them on screen. By ‘Different Sources,’ we mean your old notes, your co-workers’ notes & a handful of websites, which includes The Wall Street Journal, Rapid Business and also TechCrunch – just click an entry inside the Context panel to read it. Continue reading
Google prepares to up the level of Chromebook voice control, evaluating by a new, experimental release. According to François Beaufort, you could now say ‘OK Google’ to turn on voice search on your Chrome OS notebook anytime the display is on and also unlocked. That always-on capability has been available for some time now on Android phones & tablets, however until now, Chromebook users had to initially open up the application launcher or a new tab in Chrome. As it’s still in the experimental stages, you need to be running on the dev channel and also allow the relevant flags, as shown in the source. Following to a brief voice training session, you’ll prepare to begin barking commands.
Despite the ongoing battle between Android and iOS, the truth is you’re likely loading up Google services on it either way. Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Drive – take your pick, as Homescreen.is shows, they’re popular. Now Google has a new web-series devoted just to iOS developers (to go along with its community efforts for everyone busy making Android apps) but as the first entry demonstrates, getting the dialogue started can be a little awkward on the Mountain View campus. Google has its reasons for pulling iOS developers deeper into the fold including cross platform gaming and wireless file sharing, so we won’t hold our breath expecting to see a similar move from Apple any time soon.