Chrome 42 has finished to a secure release and also is now available to download for Windows, Mac and Linux. Along with the common list of safety fixes (45 in total) and under-the-hood changes for security and also performance, Google’s newest release includes its new Push API and also Notifications API.
Together, these 2 new APIs allow web sites to send notifications to web surfers even after they’ve closed or navigated away from said site. Certainly, there’s a great line in between being useful & obtrusive when dealing with notifications. Fortunately, Google mandates that developers need to obtain consent for permission to make use of the Push API. Continue reading
If you were got a person in your contacts list that’s an actual mom, Google now allows you call them by saying just that. Many thanks to an upgrade to the Google application on Android, you could give those people nicknames. The feature was currently live for some, yet it appears to be available for everyone now (simply appeared for me). This means when you say ‘Call mom,’ or use something various other term to endearment, your phone will certainly call them automatically. After further examination of the APK, the people at Android Police discovered Mountain View is advancing towards the Trusted Voice feature that emerged a few versions back. Continue reading
Intrepid individuals running Chrome OS beta will certainly soon get to test a huge new feature that’s not quite all set for stable release: Chrome Launcher 2.0. This version looks even more like a new tab on the Chrome browser compared to the platform’s current, much more standard one that’s basically a windows that shows application icons – it even has its very own search bar. It also comes integrated with Google Now that shows your session, flight, reminder, etc. cards if you use the feature on a mobile device or 2. Certainly, because it’s still a launcher, it has an application list you can access when required. Continue reading
The people at Dropbox proceed a run of handy updates with another addition that maintains you from having to venture outside of the cloud repository’s application. In the latest version, Android users will notice a built-in PDF viewer, comprehensive with all the sharing tools needed to distribute files. Exactly what’s more, you can now look the text of PDFs, Word documents & PowerPoint distribute files to find the exact item you need. Looking to modify a single slide for an upcoming discussion? Swiping over to the documents and also entering into a key words takes you right to it. The new version must show up in the Play Store in the following couple of days, and your trusty cell phone will likely alert you when it’s readily available.
Even in the suitable setup, it’s nearly difficult to get the perfect piece of footage that will not require edits. Those modifications could be difficult to deal with on mobile, however many thanks to a YouTube upgrade, refining a brief video just acquired much easier. Inside the video library’s mobile application, a new video trimming feature allowed’s you slide to the specific frame you really want the video to start (And Also End) before to eliminating the unwanted. There’s additionally an inline preview, so you can do one last check before to publishing to the web. If you’re into recording footage with your phone, these new tools should help you nix the ‘are you rolling’ chatter before your pal’s next stunt.
Previously, if you wanted to share Twitter log-in credentials with participants of your team, it implied sharing a password. Thanks to TweetDeck, you no more need to use the very same information. The 140-character social media network now provides TweetDeck Teams for its preferred application: a device that permits teams to employ the same account with admin & contributor roles. When you should bring in a colleague to the social work, all you have to do is authorize that people, and once they approve the invite, they’ll excel to go. As you might expect, access to could be revoked at any time by the admin, and also those people have command over the password. Continue reading
To properly celebrate Safer Internet Day, Google is providing a wonderful perk for users that finish a quick security check-up. If you want to make sure your account recovery information is up to date, review current log-in task and confirm the list of applications that access your account details, the peoples in Mountain View will certainly bring in 2GB to your total Drive space. You need to finish the quick procedure just before February 17th, & the additional gigabytes will show up around the end of the month. The offer is only open to personal accounts, however, and also while Google Apps for Work and Google Apps for Education and learning users can not increase their space, it’s probably not a bad suggestion to double-check those setups anyhow.
Today, Facebook & Reliance Communications have released the Internet.org app in India, bringing totally free basic mobile internet to a big team of new users. The service had previously been launched in a selection of countries in Africa, along with in Colombia.
Internet.org gives access to 38 websites & services, including Facebook, weather and different news sources, a lot of which are readily available in English & 6 various other regional languages. These are accessed via a dedicated Android application, the start screen on Opera’s Mini browser or the UC Browser. Continue reading
Well, that didn’t take long. A few weeks after reports distributed about Twitter placing ads outside of its application, the 140-character social media network officially revealed its plans to do just that. Today, the company outed the ‘First partnerships to organization Promoted Tweets outside of Twitter,’ and those bargains are in place with Yahoo Japan and Flipboard . ESPN was additionally mentioned in very early rumblings, yet there’s no indicator that the sports broadcaster has signed on right now. In the meantime, the advertisements.. er, Promoted Tweets will take on the appearance of various other Flipboard content, and if you’re itchin’ for a very early appearance, there’s an instance on the other side of the break.
At its Windows 10 event last week, Microsoft spent some time displaying off how its universal applications would offer a similar experience across devices. Office was certainly part of that conversation, and today, the people in Redmond revealed that this year’s installation of the desktop applications would arrive prior to end of 2015. The upgrade for mobile, labeled Office for Windows 10, will certainly come pre-installed on phones and also tablet computers running Windows 10 for free, with touch-enabled Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & Outlook all consisted of. While we’ll certainly keep our eyes peeled off for an exact day, Microsoft says we can expect Office 2016 to arrive during the 2nd half of this year. Who knows, possibly it’ll roll-out in time to help when School starts back up in the fall.