mobile software

Samsung’s Bixby assistant finally comes to the Galaxy S8 and S8+ in the US

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 After much delay, Samsung has begun rolling out its Bixby smart assistant to users in the U.S. The company said today that an update will allow owners of the Galaxy S8 and S8+ to gain voice capabilities for the service. Read More

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You can now use Signal for encrypted video calls

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Photo: Jaap Arriens/NurPhoto via Getty Images) Open Whisper Systems, creator of encrypted communication platform Signal, released an update today as an open beta to enable encrypted video calling. The app previously offered fully end-to-end encrypted chat and voice calling, but the addition of video will make it even easier to convey information without compromising security. The update also promises to improve the existing, somewhat… Read More

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Instagram testing multi-photo album posts

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unknown-2 Sometimes when you’re looking at your Instagram selects and you can’t quite decide between a few options, or when you want to post something from your trip but also don’t want to overwhelm your followers with a bunch of different pictures in a row, you feel keenly the absence of the ability to post a gallery as a single update. Especially if you’ve seen ads that feature… Read More

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Google updates Classroom with new tools for students, parents and teachers

Posted by | Android, classroom, cloud applications, Education, Google, Google Apps for Work, Google-Earth, mobile software, TC | No Comments

Elevated view of students sitting and learning in computer room Google Classroom, the company’s platform that brings together Google Apps for Education and a number of tools for managing classes and content, is getting one of its regular summer updates today (right in time before the next school year starts).
While Classroom has traditionally focused on offering tools for teachers and students, this new version now also brings in parents and guardians. Read More

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Evernote’s Freshly Minted COO Linda Kozlowski Is Leaving The Company

Posted by | Cloud, cloud storage, Evernote, Linda Kozlowski, Media, Mobile, mobile software, Phil Libin, president, social bookmarking, TC, web annotation | No Comments

evernote Evernote made a name for itself as the platform where you could store your ideas and notes for life, and beyond. But the same permanence does not apply to the people who work there. We’ve confirmed through multiple sources that Linda Kozlowski, Evernote’s COO, has put in her notice and will be leaving the company by the end of this year. It’s the latest in a series of… Read More

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