Good news if you use of Google’s message application Hangouts on your desktop! The company pushed out a new user interface design for the Chrome application, featuring the now typical Product Layout visual that debuted with Android Lollipop. The application now a lot better matches the mobile versions on Android & iOS, and is all-around much more pleasing to the eye. The update is available for Chrome users on Mac, Windows, Linux & Chrome OS, however those last 3 OS will certainly need users to go to the setups menu & choose ‘Disable transparent UI’. Continue reading
Typically voice calls have actually long been restricted to your network connection, however with voice-over-internet calling (also called VoIP calling), messenger applications like WhatsApp can turn a standard Wi-Fi connection right into a way to put cost-free calls. Facebook-owned WhatsApp starting allowing Android users take advantage on VoIP calling a few weeks back, and also now it is rolling out the feature to iOS customers.
QR (Quick Response) codes are two-dimensional (2D) matrix barcodes that you can scan or read with your iPhone, Android or other camera-enabled smartphone. With a simple free app, anyone can scan a QR and link to whatever is attached to the code.
PayQR – totally free financial application for mobile phones that allows paying for purchases from bank cards via QR-codes scanning. QR-codes are placed on any sort of paper and also electronic media in retails store, restaurants and e-shops. To make payment with PayQR the buyer just only open the application on their phone, point the cam at QR-code and confirm purchases on the screen. Continue reading
One year after launching the Office Lens application for Windows Phone, Microsoft has actually launched new versions of its pocket scanner app for apple iPhone and Android phones.
Office Lens allows you take pictures of notes, receipts, business cards, documents, sticky notes, or whatever else you desire, and it even more allows you crop & improve those scanned pictures in addition to save them to other Microsoft applications like OneNote and OneDrive. With the OneNote application, you can access and also modify your scanned photos from all your devices. 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
Google announced in a blog-post that its most current Android application for Gmail will see a new unified inbox. It’s a wonderful idea and also perfect for those that manage more than one inbox at a time, implying you could just stick to the one application rather than handling a couple of different email applications & getting rid of the demand for a 3rd-party e-mail inbox.
The other supported e-mails are Yahoo along with Google’s Outlook.com email. At the very least Google isn’t pretending that services typically aren’t being made use of also if Gmail is one of the most popular e-mail service. How do you see all those e-mails? The new update will certainly now show an ‘All Inboxes‘ option. Continue reading
Live-streaming yourself is the new way to involve on social media sites thanks to applications like Meerkat. But while that was made in 8 weeks Twitter’s persicope has actually been a year coming & its quality needs to reflect that.
The periscope application is out now for iOS with an Android version coming soon – streams can be viewed from browsers by any person.
The reason periscope is amazing, other than being Twitter backed, is that it permits replays. Meerkat just streams live and also if you miss that you may connect end up following a dead link. Replays make live-streaming a social media that could be browsed. Continue reading
At long last, Google Now will assist 3rd-party applications. That implies that in addition to serving you helpful details like when your next appointment is & how long it’ll take you to obtain to the airport, Google’s predictive search application will now push data from 3rd-party apps as well. The list for supported third-party applications at launch is long – practically 40 at current count – and also include remarkable applications such as Airbnb, Lyft, The Guardian and also Pandora. The suggestion right here is if you currently have these apps on your phone, info from those will certainly be pushed to cards in Google Now. So for example, Pandora will supply suggestions to you on your commute, or Airbnb will certainly remind you of the location that you were hunting for & ask you if you want to book it. It’ll additionally operate in concert with contextual details from the phone, so if you have actually simply arrived at the airport , Lyft might ask you if you want a ride. Continue reading
If you use a Windows 8 COMPUTER, you have probably noticed that the Windows Store is built for house usage; you’ll find serious devices like Office, but it’s not really suggested for work. That’s going alter in a large, large way with Windows 10. Microsoft has revealed that its future software program will permit your workplace provide a customized version of the Windows Store that consists of both in-house Apps and approved public Apps. Your IT managers will certainly have a much easier time behind the scenes, as well – they’ll have a web-based device that permits them quickly appoint apps and manage updates. No, you most likely will not get to install games on your office COMPUTER, yet this means that your company is less likely to cling to an ancient version of Windows simply because it wants more control over the devices you make use of. If absolutely nothing else, it’ll make the day-to-day grind a little more bearable.
When you’re viewing a list of files on a Mac or PC, right clicking on a item (or team of items) provides you the ‘Open With’ choice. Well buddies, that same handy shortcut now resides in Google Drive, as well. Many thanks to a helpful Chrome extension; you can fire up Photoshop from Google’s cloud-based repository inside the web browser – no need to going in other places to get the work session began. Naturally, you’ll need to have actually Chrome installed in order to take advantage of the add-on. And in case you forgot, you do not also need to launch Microsoft Office to modify Drive-stored files & spreadsheets either.