If you were asking yourself when you would certainly get your practical the current version of Microsoft Office, then rumours have drawn with each other a run of dates, throughout platforms.
1st to hit should be a fuller version of Office for Android, designed to encourage tablet designed users, offering a wider range of productivity alternatives suggest to currently in place in the existing Office Mobile app, to match the Office for iPad experience. Sources talking the ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley have suggest the date of November 2014, & historically, Foley has actually been precise with Microsoft’s plans.
Given that its creation, the Amazon Appstore stood apart, banned from being offered in the official store for Android applications, Google Play, until now … kind of. When Amazon lately upgraded its main Android app, it got a new ‘Games & Apps’ department that duplicates the content found in the standalone Appstore application – successfully making it both needless as well as outdated. Naturally, considering that Amazon’s still delivering apps outside the confines of Google Play, you have to alter your tool’s safety settings to approve downloads from unknown sources to install them. The modification is a welcome one – reducing app clutter’s a good thing – and the ease factor afforded for by this combination ought to have Amazon selling more applications. Still, we’re pretty sure that’s not nearly enough to balance the Fire phone’s hit to the company’s bottom line.
Facebook on Thursday has begun turning out a new layout for the Photos part on its Android and also iOS applications, and also has actually likewise included a new “Uploads” tab.
The new design in the Facebook application (First Stated by Techcrunch), now shows a new collage-style concept in the Photos area and also in the new Uploads tab, increasing the size of the most-liked images amongst them. Because of the automated selection technique that highlights these images based upon the number of likes, there is no way for the customer to un-highlight these images. Continue reading
Microsoft is providing 30GB of OneDrive space for free, as it makes a significant play to snap up those keeping pictures in the cloud.
Pitching the restricted offer directly at iPhone owners, Microsoft claims on the OneDrive blog site- ‘For those preparing to set up iOS 8, this means you won’t was required to remove a lot of picture or applications to make room for the upgrade.’ This is a minimal deal, as you’ll need to set up the app as well as switch on photo vehicle uploads to get approved for the free space, just before the end of September. Continue reading
Voice Calling, the one large feature missing out on from WhatsApp’s collection, is contacting the popular platform soon. We have actually been becoming aware of this feature considering that February, when WhatsApp Chief Executive Officer Jan Kuom announced that the voice calling feature would be contributed to Android as well as apple iphone first, followed by BlackBerry, Nokia as well as Microsoft platforms. Now, NDTV Gadgets has detected a mention of the attribute in WhatsApp’s iPhone app, which just about verifies that the attribute is certainly nearing launch. Continue reading
Google has actually updated Hangouts, adding the capacity to position free of cost voice calls – also called VoiP calls- with Hangouts for Android, iOS, as well as web.
Your call is free when placed to other Hangouts users and phone number in the United States and Canada. In shorts, calls to the United States and also Canada are offered by Google cost free from all nations where Hangouts calling is readily available (even if you don’t have Google Voice). International phone calls will cost a ‘low’ rate, according to Google, which additionally noted this Hangouts update is rolling out over the following few days. Continue reading
Microsoft China, keen to get people talking about the Operating System, Put up a message on Weibo today. It read: ‘Microsoft’s latest Operating System Windows 9 is coming soon, do you think the start menu at the left bottom will make a come back?’ There were even a windows 9 logo, above, that featured the post before it was pulled.
Microsoft is holding a press event where it’s expected to introduce Windows 9, presently described by the codename Windows Threshold, on 30 September. Continue reading
Microsoft plans to shut down 15-year-old MSN Messenger for good this autumn.
MSN Messenger is a well-known instant messaging client by Microsoft (re-branded as Windows Live Messenger in 2005). Although the client allegedly had over 330 million monthly active users each month merely 4 years earlier, Microsoft has actually revealed it will certainly switch off the service and transfer any remaining users to Skype by 31 October, baseding on the BBC and many Chinese newspapers. Continue reading
Skype does not wish to bother you with a lot of notifications throughout a variety of devices, so it has actually announced a new feature that limits chat notifications to the one device you’re currently making use of.
The new feature is called ‘Active Endpoint‘. And also beginning today, when are signed into Skype on several devices and sending chat messages to friends, Skype will only send out new message notifications to the device you’re making use of (as opposed to each you own). That indicates if you have Skype open on both your laptop pc and phone, yet are truly only using Skype your phone at the moment, chat notifications will ultimately appear on simply your phone as well as nowhere else. Continue reading
HTC plans to release a standalone beta of its Zoe camera software later on this week for Android devices. Only it’s visiting be a little bit much more social.
Recode has reported that HTC’s most noteworthy apps will not be restricted to HTC-made devices. The company intends to allow other devices from Samsung, LG, Sony, etc, to download and utilize its applications. Drew Bamford, head of HTC’s Creative Labs division, has actually validated Recode’s report. In other words, just like BlackBerry, which has actually been capitalizing on BBM in recent months, HTC appears to be developing a software businessout of its popular applications. Continue reading