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
Google on Wednesday pushed out a minor update for its Gmail application for Android, which brings many small but beneficial features for customers, and also bumps the version number up to v5.2.
Users after the update will certainly be able to touch on various other user’s avatars to view their recent conversations with them in addition to the user’s contact details. The upgrade also makes it less complicated to open up several Gmail accounts & brings improved support for non-Gmail IMAP addresses. Also new in the Gmail application for Android is that when users bring in a new email account, it takes over the full screen rather than a discussion box hovering over the navigation drawer as seen just before.
Sending out Google Maps directions to an Android Smartphone hasn’t already been that difficult for a while, however it’s now downright easy. Google has actually introduced a web feature that delivers instructions through a simple search. As long as your phone is effectively linked to your Google account, you only need to look for ‘Send Directions‘ to obtain the sphere rolling – choose the route, hit send and also your device will certainly be ready to navigate. Just some people show up to have accessibility to this option since this writing, but there’s a good chance that you’ll get to check it out before as well long.
Say hello to Hello. It is a new application from Facebook that’s developed to change your Android dialer and also deliver a far better phone experience.
With all the technology that’s readily available nowadays, you ‘d assume that simple points, such as your Smartphone dialer, would just be smarter compared to phone dialers were 10, 20, or even Three years ago. Although a lot of dialers now include smart features like caller ID, they still typically aren’t excellent. Facebook has therefore launched Hello as a alternative to the dial-er you’re presently making use of on Android. Continue reading
If you were got a person in your contacts list that’s an actual mom, Google now allows you call them by saying just that. Many thanks to an upgrade to the Google application on Android, you could give those people nicknames. The feature was currently live for some, yet it appears to be available for everyone now (simply appeared for me). This means when you say ‘Call mom,’ or use something various other term to endearment, your phone will certainly call them automatically. After further examination of the APK, the people at Android Police discovered Mountain View is advancing towards the Trusted Voice feature that emerged a few versions back. Continue reading
Android applications are going cross-platform – at least on your nearest PC. Following a trial run on Chrome OS in September, Google is bringing its App Run-time for Chrome (ARC) task to Linux, Mac OS X & Linux. Although the job is primarily aimed on developers, it allows just about anybody to run an Android application on her desktop computer.
To do so, users can download and install ARC Welder from the Google Play store and the respective Android APK (Android application package) file they wish to run. Yet there are some limits. Just like how you would certainly make use of a smartphone, just one app can go through the ARC Welder program at a time. Continue reading
Google’s Android Device Manager simply got a lot more useful and awesome.
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.