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
Watch out, Google. Samsung is pushing a brand-new Android application store, and it’s not Google Play.
The Korean-based firm revealed Galaxy Application, a new and rebranded variation of its application store on Friday in a noticeable try to challenge Google’s dominant Play Store.
The company says the new Galaxy Applications, recently known as Samsung Apps, will certainly provide users modification alternatives, discount rates and various other advertisings not readily available in the Play Store. Continue reading
As far as the desktop computer is worried, the VLC has actually remained one of the top media gamers on this platform. its presence on the smart phones however has never ever actually been smooth. Apple got the VLC player a few years back with a lot of expectations from the customers but it was quickly taken off because of Apple’s licensing requirements. In the future it did return back to the iOS and the attention now transferred to Android which remained quite behidn in VLC’s development. The good news is that now after 2 years of struggle, the VLC is lastly available on the Play Store for US Android users. Continue reading
Microsoft is working with a version of Office for Android that is specifically designed for tablet. The company’s efficiency suite has actually been offered for Android Smartphones as a complimentary download since last year, yet Android tablet customers have actually been compelled to with patience await a variation optimized just for them. Well, it looks like they will not have to hang around much longer.
Office for Android tablet is anticipated to officially release for customer use sometime later this year. Continue reading
Facebook is introducing a brand-new update to Facebook for iPad, which update modifications the appearance of the application and puts a spotlight on games.
According to Facebook, more than 70 percent of individuals who use Facebook for iPad worldwide have actually played a Facebook-connected game in the last three months. With this data in mind, the social network chose to devote a part of its iPad application to the games people play. It will ultimately additionally consist of ads so game designers entice gamers. All players need to do is transform their iPad into landscape method, and afterwards they’ll see a new right-hand column. Continue reading
Facebook has updated its Messenger app for iOS and Android devices, offering users the capacity to record and send 15-second video clip messages.
New version 6.0 of the application likewise adds an attribute called ‘Big Likes’ – when you actually like something, press and hold to send out an even bigger ‘thumbs up’ sign.
The new version of Messenger comes after Facebook’s strange, accidental rollout of messaging application Slingshot earlier this week.That application, which was rapidly taken from Apple’s App Store, additionally had the capacity to send out brief video clip messages to friends.
The new version of Messenger is available for free at Apple’s App Store and Google Play.
Car rentals is generally an exercise in utter frustration. Now, even if a little, Google’s newest voice search upgrade might help. ‘When is my rental car reservation?’ are the magic words, pulling together your numbers, pick-up and drop-off dates in a card that’s been part of Google Now given that last year. A lot more broadly, the voice search can now program reminder alarms, also, completely hands-free. Strangely, the voice-based reminders prior to this upgrade required a button-press to set the alarm system, which pretty much defeated the point of the thing.
Back at the tail end of February we heard about an enhancement Google was dealing with to the way Android helps protect users against malicious software software, building off the existing Verify Application framework that assessed applications at the time of installment to present a system that consistently kept track of applications to inspect for ne’er-do-wells, even after the software was already packed on your phone. Recently Google confirms that report and reveals the introduction of this recently boosted scanning service.
Twitter has acquired a fairly small advancement team and its Android application called Cover. Cover is an Android-only app that replaces your lock display. It learns the applications you use and puts them on your lock monitor for quick and easy gain access to. But not for long, considering that Cover’s group has actually announced it was acquired by Twitter. Cover will stay available on Google Play “for now” it stated, while the group starts on something brand-new at Twitter.
“Twitter, like Cover, relies on the astonishing capacity of Android,” said Cover. “They discuss our vision that smartphones can be a great deal smarter – more useful and much more contextual – and together we’re going to make that happen. Continue reading