Microsoft Office first: Google brings Windows apps to Chromebooks

Together with the software company Parallels, Google brings native Microsoft Office and other Windows legacy applications to Chromebooks. First, companies should benefit from the partnership. Android apps have been installed on Chromebooks for years, and Linux apps on some devices . Windows applications could only be executed via…

App development: No, you probably don’t need artificial intelligence

Does a lot help a lot? No, at least not in app development. Because software doesn’t always have to be complex to offer a good user experience. AI and machine learning are two omnipresent buzzwords. In many places people are looking for more…

Google Photos with a major redesign, new logo and map view

Google has given its photo management app a redesign. Like Google Maps recently, the new version of Google Photos has received a new logo in addition to new functions. Five years after announcing Google Photos, the search engine giant is giving its popular…

Control over apps, games and websites: Microsoft releases new app for parents

Microsoft has released a family safety app for iOS and Android. Parents can use the app to restrict and monitor their children’s digital media consumption on smartphones, Windows computers and Xbox consoles. With Family Safety, Microsoft has released an alternative to Google’s…

E-commerce: Facebook is expanding its shop function

On Facebook and Instagram, retailers are getting a number of new functions to offer their goods and to get in contact with potential customers. Among other things, the new shopping section, initially only available on Instagram, is now to be integrated…

Windows 10 can mirror Android apps from the smartphone

With the “Your smartphone” app, it will be possible in future to run compatible Android apps such as Windows programs under Windows 10. Microsoft has “smartphone” a new feature of its app presented : Users can continue to run 10 on their Android smartphone…

Nvidia Shield TV: Major Shield Software Experience Upgrade 8.2 released

The Nvidia Shield TV has often been a topic in the blog, in our team, for example, André and I rely on the Android TV solution, among other things. Nvidia is now announcing software update number 25 for the platform – and not…

Apple & Google: Contact tracing with the new framework is also possible without a country-specific app

So far, Apple and Google have only provided one API, i.e. the infrastructure for tracing contacts. This is intended to quickly interrupt the coronavirus infection chains and notify contact persons. However, it was still up to the countries to build…