Intrepid individuals running Chrome OS beta will certainly soon get to test a huge new feature that’s not quite all set for stable release: Chrome Launcher 2.0. This version looks even more like a new tab on the Chrome browser compared to the platform’s current, much more standard one that’s basically a windows that shows application icons – it even has its very own search bar. It also comes integrated with Google Now that shows your session, flight, reminder, etc. cards if you use the feature on a mobile device or 2. Certainly, because it’s still a launcher, it has an application list you can access when required. Continue reading
Amazon Cloud Drive Just obtained a lot much more attracting. Amazon intends to advise customers that there are numerous various other cloud storage options available on the world past Dropbox and Google Drive, such as its 4-year-old Amazon Cloud Drive, of course, and also it going to make you take notification by instantly offering unlimited storage.
Amazon’s cloud storage space service now has 2 new plans. You could select either one of them in order to automatically upload or back up endless amounts of photos, video clips, movies, music, and other files. Continue reading
Twitter wishes to know where you are. The social networks company has tied up with Foursquare so your tweets can carry your specific location. Twitter was currently picking up on your whereabouts, yet its internally tagging ability has been limited to data factors from GPS, wireless networks and mobile tower signals. The update permits Twitter to tap into Foursquare’s large location database so you will easily pinpoint your specific place in a tweet.
The update makes Twitter more lucrative to brands that thrive on location-based user actions. According to the support site, the tweet will certainly consist of specifics like ‘The coordinates of the street intersection where you Tweeted’ together with the location label chosen. Continue reading
Facebook has held discussions with at the very least 6 media companies in current months regarding the probability of companies their content directly on the social network. If true, this would indicate that Facebook users wouldn’t have to leave the site to catch up on the most recent happenings or viral video clips from around the country and also the world. Continue reading
Windows 10 is just a couple of months away. Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30) still hasn’t offered a specific day, however the company announced that Windows 10 would launch at some time this summer. That’s a bit more specific than “later this year,” which had been Microsoft’s mantra up until Wednesday.
Windows 10 will certainly be a cost-free upgrade for current Windows 7 and 8.1 users, as well as Windows Phone 8.1 customers. Microsoft hasn’t but announced pricing for people using Windows Vista or earlier variations, but, honestly, you’re most likely a lot better off just acquiring a new PC if you aren’t even running Windows 7 at this point. Continue reading
The service, which Google launched several years back as a way for you to find and protect your Android device, has apparently helped more than 30 million Android device owners find their lost phones and tablet computers, and now it’s increasing to include of support for Android Wear. So, if someone must ever before misplace and even steal your Android device in the future, Just ask your timepiece for assistance. Seriously. Continue reading
WhatsApp’s voice calling feature is now readily available to all Android users. The world’s most popular messaging application with over 700 million monthly active users just introduced this feature just recently & rolled it out slowly to its Android users. If you are not an Android users, you’ll just have to wait a little longer to obtain this feature. Yet if you make use of Android, & haven’t yet switched on voice calling on WhatsApp, what are you awaiting?
The process isn’t as simple as updating WhatsApp to start using the voice calling features. It involves a couple much more steps that you need to follow. We’ve described these here, so have a look to enable voice calling WhatsApp for Android. Continue reading
Next time you purchase an Android phone, you just could find Waze among-st its pre-installed apps. View, it’s now component of Google Mobile Services, or what you call the list of Android apps that manufacturers and carriers could install prior to delivering devices out to purchasers. If you remember, Mountain View purchased the gps application back in 2013, and it remained different from Google Maps. In Google’s & Waze’s announcement at the Mobile World Congress, spokesperson Julie Mossler wrote – ‘If a leading telecom pre-installs Waze in his mobile phones, a big percentage of the population would quickly have actually accessibility to blocked roads, dangerous intersections traffic and more in real time.’ Continue reading
Google Now only shows helpful tidbits of knowledge from a handful of your applications right now, but the flood gates will fling wide open. Project director Aparna Chennapragada has actually revealed that Google plans to launch a developer kit that allows any one of your applications put their data right into Now, not simply those with unique accessibility. It’s unclear specifically when this will turn up, but Chennapragada suggests that there should not be collisions between contending software – your application use habits will certainly establish which cards appear. While that could be a little positive (it’s easy to see 2 social networks vying for your attention), there’s a good chance that Google Now will certainly come to be a one-stop shop for points you need to know.
Goodbye, Google Code. The innovation giant has chosen to shut its project hosting & code partnership site because, well, there are just any better choices on the web. Google says it released the platform back in 2006 since it was unhappy with the “limited” choices available to the open source community. Ever since, the similarity GitHub & Bitbucket have actually increased to importance, replacing Google Code’s feature set and motivating developers to move their projects. Because of this, Google’s providing has ended up being significantly loadeded with spam and also abuse, resulting in the company’s choice to pull the plug. Continue reading