Google Now started pulling info from 3rd-party Android applications back in January, however today the people in Mountain View added support for a truckload a lot more. As expected, along with the collection of almost 40 integration’s announced a few months back, Google displays information from 70 even more inside the card-based database. This means that you’ll manage to conveniently take note of items like your Zipcar reservation return time and also rapidly snag directions back to the drop-off spot. We won’t run down the complete list of new additions, yet you can peruse the currently supported schedule here – just know that Spotify, ABC News, RunKeeper, Jawbone and OpenTable all made the cut. To take advantage of the new functionality, make certain you’re device is properly equipped up with the most recent version of the Google app.
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
Microsoft will soon release Office applications described as ‘Universal’ for smartphones running the Windows 10 preview.
Microsoft presented universal applications for tablets in February with the Windows 10 technical preview, while the Desktop computer IT pro & designer preview for Office 2016 released in March, but now the firm has verified it’s getting ready release the Office universal apps with the Windows 10 preview for phones in April.
When it comes Microsoft Office, Microsoft has actually revealed it is working on Office 2016 apps for Windows 10 desktop computer devices along with touch-optimized Office applications for smartphones. 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.
WhatsApp support team in an emailed reply to a Windows Phone user revealed the news and said, ‘WhatsApp Calling for your platform [Windows Phone] is still in the works.’
However, the team really did not define any sort of exact time-frame for the release of WhatsApp voice calling for Windows Phone users. The WhatsApp Support group even more brought in, ‘We could not comment on any type of future release timelines but we appreciate your interest in WhatsApp Calling.’ The emailed response from WhatsApp was 1st reported by WM Poweruser. 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 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
Google Play Music has extended its cloud storage space offerings from 20,000 songs to a massive 50,000 tracks.
For those that wish to keep their owned songs files but also like to stream, as opposed to carry the files on their device, Google Play Music is ideal. It enables an person to upload music to their account which then could be streamed to any type of device that has the application device , anywhere, totally free. If you’re currently using iTunes and also are considering making the switch, Google has actually made it very easy. An iTunes account could be linked to a Google Play Music account so all the music saved there can be kept in the cloud for streamed access to anywhere. Continue reading
Google on Wednesday began rolling out the updated Play Music application for Android devices with some new features and also little tweaks that were missed out on in the final Material Design upgrade.
The new version (varies with device) of Google Play Music adds bio and also history on artist web page, new slide-up animation when history playlists, and the artists tab now uses album art on top – as opposed to a gray icon if no picture is available.
The little design tweaks consist of a full-height navigation cabinet (when the main menu is swiped from the left), the return of the back/ previous button on lock screen navigation’s, the merging of Library scroll tabs which are now colored orange to match the header, an enhanced Songs UI in My Collection, and entire header and tabs now concealing while scrolling. Continue reading