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.
Google Maps play listing doesn’t quite elaborate on what’s new with the most up to date version, but the update’s certainly greater than just a bunch of bug fixes. Android Police has discovered that the app could now extract your Gmail account for info whenever you search for these specific key phrases: my events, my trips, my bookings and also my resorts. ‘My events’ will certainly list your Calendar entrances, while the others are rather self-explanatory. However, these key phrases only work for the Android version of Maps currently– the good news is that they’re not special to Mountain View’s navigation service. You can really type those key phrases or use them as voice commands on Google search or on Google Now. As long as you’re logged right into your account on an internet browser or an appropriate app, they’ll work completely whatever your device or system is.
Microsoft Office 2016 may still be obtaining the finish touches in Redmond, however Microsoft is opening up its productivity suite for public preview. If you’ll recall, some applications were consisted of in previous launches of the Windows 10 Technical Preview and also offered for both IT users and devs. Since 4th May 2015, though, normal users could get a early look and also offer feedback on all the new things – including those upgraded universal applications. This indicates that you’ll gain access to OneDrive attachments in Outlook, real-time co-authoring & retooled apps that learn how you working out to lend a hand. Specifically in Excel, there are updated charts and graphs alongside one-click projecting and even more data evaluating tools. Looking to take it for a spin just before the official launch this fall? Also if you’re not an Office 365 customer, you could snatch a test version here.
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.
The feature, which has actually been branded as WhatsApp Calling, is called a way of telephoning your friends and family absolutely free, even if they stay in a various country. Continue reading
The WhatsApp voice calling feature has actually been verified to be in development for the Windows Phone system.
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