Google’s Custom Map maker has been a handy tool for anyone who wishes to map unmapped locations on Google’s mapping software, along with marking custom locations for oneself.
Beginning today, Google is building My Maps right into Google Drive, where it will certainly rest beside Google Docs, Sheets and Slides, and lesser-known tools like Google Forms and also Drawings.
This modification will not just make the service a lot more quickly visible, however it will also allow My Maps users to make use of Drive to save and discuss their maps, just like they would certainly finish with any other document. Continue reading
Google upgraded Hangouts, its instant messaging platform, to a major new version – but you will not discover it on Android just yet. Hangouts 4.0 launched on iOS today, First and foremost, the application has received a Material Design refresh, along with a new dialer UI and more.
The largest improvement remains in sending out attachments. Options that were previously concealed behind a paperclip button are now front-and-center in the message interface. Photos, sticker, camera, and location sit in a strip listed below the text-input field, encouraging users to send their close friends more than just message. Continue reading
Google has finally officially recognized that the majority of people send emails they really shouldn’t have actually sent out.
Gmail, Google’s e-mail service, has actually officially added its ‘Undo Send’ feature to the Web-based version of Gmail. You can active the ‘Undo Send’ option by tapping on the gear icon at the top right and selecting Settings from the drop-down menu. Under the general settings, make sure that Enable ‘Undo Send‘ is check marked. You will notice that the number between 5 and 30 seconds during which they’ll be able to recall that offending email. Continue reading
Google recently lunched it’s Clock app into the Google Play Store – its simple stock clock app for Android, offering users another choice for their time associated tasks.
The app is readily available on the Play Store already, as well as it is called appropriately enough simply “Clock”. Any people who has used of the stock Android clock will locate that it operates the same way with alarms, the stopwatch, a snoozing function, the capacity to adjust a timer, and also all those required features. Continue reading
Google is out with a new update to Google Trends, its tool for monitoring all the millions of things people are searching for around the world. Google Trends now lets you get a real-time data and also a redesigned, user-friendly homepage are the biggest blessings for content marketers looking to up their data-driven content game.
To find out just what users wanted most, Google accumulated feedback from hundreds of journalists across the globe. As well as it resembles these participants yearned 3 big things: real-time information, a concentrate on storytelling, and also curated data sets. Because that’s specifically just what they got. Continue reading
Google released a new standalone Photos application last week at Google I/O 2015. It aims to improve just how you store and also organize your huge photo collection. Best of all, it comes with unlimited storage for all your high-res photos and video clips. Yes, unlimited.
To be completely clear, resolution is limited to 16 megapixels for images and also 1080p for video clips, however when it’s free, who’s complaining, right? Together with storing your images, ‘Google Photos‘ other huge feature is organization. Photos will analyze your images and automatically sort them into groups. Continue reading
Google’s Cardboard Virtual Reality application initially appeared in last year at I/O 2014, however the first version was somewhat limited in terms of device support. A brand-new variation released this year works with devices with screen sizes varying around 6 inches, but the more interesting news for several may be that it now works with apple iPhone.
The new Cardboard for iOS application is available in the United State store now, and includes the same trial applications, along with the same QR-code based pairing process to make certain it’s enhanced for whichever generation of headset you have. Cardboard for iOS is a free download, and collaborates with iPhone 5 and up. Continue reading
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
Google is proceeding their push right into the real-time streaming market, today announcing that YouTube now supports live-streaming 720p and also 1080p content at the game-friendly structure rate of 60 fps.
While 60 fps live streaming is also supported by the internet’s largest streaming site, Twitch, Google surpasses their offering by supporting HTML5 playback. Compared to Flash, which Twitch uses for their streams, HTML5 playback is much more effective and also supports changeable speed playback, allowing users to rewind while watching a real-time stream and then catch up at 1.5 x or 2x regular speed. Continue reading