Tag Archive: Ability


G Suite users are gaining the ability to compare documents in Google Docs

Google is making it easier to see and accept edit suggestions made between two documents.

What you need to know A new “compare documents” option is rolling out to Google Docs for G Suite customers. You’ll be able to highlight the differences between two documents, then create a new file containing those changes. Rapid Release domains will receive this feature over the next 15 days.

Whether you’re making edit suggestions on someone else’s writing or just need  [Read More…]

Google Photos gains ability to suggest images for you to archive

Just a week after learning a new archive trick, Google Photos is adding another feature to its arsenal.

The Google Photos app will now suggest images that it thinks you’ll want to archive. The Assistant will pop up with the photos that you may want to file away into your archive, and you can review all of the suggestions before you actually do any archiving.

If you do decide to archive the photos, you can always access them again by  [Read More…]

Instagram introduces ability to upload images through its mobile web app

It’s limited to the mobile browser, but it’s been added to help Instagram in its attempt at world social network domination.

In its neverending quest for global takeover, Facebook’s other social network, Instagram, has finally enabled the ability to upload images for anyone accessing it through a mobile browser.

Previously, you could only access a few limited functions through the browser page, including the ability to fully peruse your feed. But now, when you navigate to Instagram.com from your  [Read More…]

Google Maps gets Wi-Fi only mode; ability to save offline areas to SD card

Google is rolling out a sizeable update to Google Maps that brings a new Wi-Fi only offline mode. Once enabled, Maps will go offline when there’s no Wi-Fi signal, with navigation limited to your areas you’ve downloaded to your device. As soon as you connect to a Wi-Fi network, the app regains full functionality.

Wi-Fi comes in handy when you’re traveling abroad and don’t want to incur exorbitant data charges, or in situations where you can’t  [Read More…]

Twitch users given ability to live stream Android games

While it may seem weird to some people, there is a need for Android games to work on PC computers. This can be done using software such as BlueStacks. With the rise of game mobile casino sites and other mobile platforms, it seems the next step in the mobile gaming world could feature the ability

YouTube adds ability to blur moving objects after the video is uploaded

YouTube has made it easier for creators to blur moving objects without having to delete, re-edit and then upload their videos again. Now, thanks to a new tool, you can blur out moving sections of the video before you hit publish, right from the YouTube site. The feature is described by YouTube as:

With this new Enhancements feature, available on desktop versions of YouTube, you can blur any object in your video, even as it moves. Whether  [Read More…]

Gmail adds ability to easily block senders and unsubscribe from mailing lists

Google is pushing out an update for the Gmail app on Android, which brings along the ability to unsubscribe from mailing lists, as well as block senders. You will now be able to accomplish both of these tasks from the Gmail app as well as from the web, with a few simple clicks.

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Gmail receiving ability to Block or Unsubscribe pesky emails

Google is going to be adding two new features in Gmail, aimed specifically at making it easier to avoid the constant unwanted clutter in your inbox.  In the past, we’ve seen Google simplifying the inbox by allowing us to send topics to different folders.  Now it’s time to make sure items that belong in the Spam folder go there.

First up is the ability to block specific email addresses.  Google says that you’ll be able to choose to “Never see messages  [Read More…]

Google Photos for Android adds ability to reorder album photos and trim video

Google has pushed an update out to Google Photos on Android, bringing along some great new features. Coming along in the latest update is the ability to reorder your photos in albums, video trimming, and more.

Connect Ability tech challenge has developers creating applications and hardware for those with special needs

AT&T and NYU are sponsoring the Connect Ability tech challenge, a global competition for developers and makers to create tech to help those with special needs, and we’re seeing a few examples of the great work the enterprising participants have come up with. The winners of the $ 100,000 prize will be announced July 27, 2015, to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

While everyone, participants and users alike, is a winner when  [Read More…]