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
Microsoft will certainly be the first to confess its upcoming Music and Video applications for PC – which both go down the Xbox branding - typically aren’t polished enough to polished present ones just yet. However, if you’re already testing Windows 10 via Technical Preview, you can now take the platform’s next-gen media applications for a spin. The Music Preview application could play & browse songs saved on your device and on OneDrive. Despite not having Xbox in its main name anymore, the application can still play any type of documents you included using Xbox Music Pass. Unfortunately, the gallery’s still wonky, and also Music Pass documents are prone to errors. In the near future, though, the technology company wants to add right-click menus and also the capability to buy from Windows Store Beta, among other features. Continue reading
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
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.
Previously, if you wanted to share Twitter log-in credentials with participants of your team, it implied sharing a password. Thanks to TweetDeck, you no more need to use the very same information. The 140-character social media network now provides TweetDeck Teams for its preferred application: a device that permits teams to employ the same account with admin & contributor roles. When you should bring in a colleague to the social work, all you have to do is authorize that people, and once they approve the invite, they’ll excel to go. As you might expect, access to could be revoked at any time by the admin, and also those people have command over the password. Continue reading
Today, Facebook & Reliance Communications have released the Internet.org app in India, bringing totally free basic mobile internet to a big team of new users. The service had previously been launched in a selection of countries in Africa, along with in Colombia.
Internet.org gives access to 38 websites & services, including Facebook, weather and different news sources, a lot of which are readily available in English & 6 various other regional languages. These are accessed via a dedicated Android application, the start screen on Opera’s Mini browser or the UC Browser. Continue reading
Well, that didn’t take long. A few weeks after reports distributed about Twitter placing ads outside of its application, the 140-character social media network officially revealed its plans to do just that. Today, the company outed the ‘First partnerships to organization Promoted Tweets outside of Twitter,’ and those bargains are in place with Yahoo Japan and Flipboard . ESPN was additionally mentioned in very early rumblings, yet there’s no indicator that the sports broadcaster has signed on right now. In the meantime, the advertisements.. er, Promoted Tweets will take on the appearance of various other Flipboard content, and if you’re itchin’ for a very early appearance, there’s an instance on the other side of the break.
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
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