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
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.
The people at Dropbox proceed a run of handy updates with another addition that maintains you from having to venture outside of the cloud repository’s application. In the latest version, Android users will notice a built-in PDF viewer, comprehensive with all the sharing tools needed to distribute files. Exactly what’s more, you can now look the text of PDFs, Word documents & PowerPoint distribute files to find the exact item you need. Looking to modify a single slide for an upcoming discussion? Swiping over to the documents and also entering into a key words takes you right to it. The new version must show up in the Play Store in the following couple of days, and your trusty cell phone will likely alert you when it’s readily available.
Aviate’s contextual home screen was brilliant, yet if you really did not stay in the United States, you weren’t able to search the web without opening up a web browser window. Now the application has finally - perhaps belatedly – added the feature to the feature to every person whose addresses do not end in America. If you’re not caught up, Aviate is an Android home screen that transforms through the day to match your demands, showing you weather info as you rise and travel tips when you leave for work. Yahoo picked up the company at the start of 2014 and launched it under the name Yahoo Aviate the adhering to June. It’s cost-free to download and install from Google Play, as always, and also will work everywhere, oh, except China.