Tag Archive: inline

Inline installation of Chrome extensions coming to an end

Extensions will soon require a visit to the actual Chrome Web Store listing to start the install process so that users know what they will be getting.

There are a lot of great extensions for the Chrome browser. They run on Chrome for the desktop or your Chromebook and can do anything from check for the best price at Amazon to keeping you safe from bad ads. Almost everyone has an extension or two that they wouldn’t  [Read More…]

Latest Google Play Store version brings in-line changelogs to app updates

What’s in an app update?

It’s an honest question sometimes, and before installing something that might bring features you don’t want, you’d like to see them listed in the changelog. Well, now instead of having to click away from the Updates page in Google Play Store, you can check changelogs just by tapping an arrow next to the updating app’s name to see them.

This comes with the update to Google Play Store 8.0, which is  [Read More…]

Gboard adds emoji and GIF suggestions, in-line Google Translate and new themes

Google’s (still oddly named) Gboard keyboard is getting even smarter.

The whole idea of Gboard is offering you access to tons of intelligence and Google services anywhere a keyboard is displayed, and today’s updates show the real power of this platform. With the latest update on Android, Gboard can now auto-suggest both emoji and GIFs while you type, letting you insert either based on the context of what you’re typing — in the case of emoji, with  [Read More…]

Twitter gets in-line audio streaming via Audio Cards

Twitter is introducing a new feature to its Android and iOS apps today that will allow users to stream music directly from tweets within the app. Called the Audio Card, this new feature enables specific users to embed SoundCloud audio within their tweets, where users can then stream said audio while they continue to browse their feed.

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