Tag Archive: slides


Instagram Video Chat slides into your DMs

In what seems like an almost weekly occurrence, Instagram has rolled out another new feature. Today finds us learning about Instagram Video Chat, a service that lets users directly communicate with one another via live video.

Video chat appears as a new icon inside of your Direct Message threads and hands you off to one-on-one conversations. Make that one-on-three as the app allows for group chats of up to four users.

Of course, being Instagram, you get camera effects to  [Read More…]

Google Slides’ new Q&A feature helps presenters engage with their audience

In a bid to help presenters more easily connect with their audiences, Google Slides has received a new Q&A feature that encourages audience participation. With Q&A, audience members can easily submit questions during a presentation, and then vote on which questions they’d like answered most. Curious? You can get a look at the feature in action in the video below.

Getting started is pretty simple: presenters can give audience members a short URL that will lead  [Read More…]

Alto’s Adventure slides onto the Google Play Store

Alto’s Adventure, the popular endless snowboarding game, has at last made its way to Android. The game sees you slide down a snowy mountain in an effort to catch your pack of escaped llamas. Alto’s Adventure was previously only available on iPhone and iPad.

As you make your way down the mountain, catching llamas will earn you points. You can collect coins, and find special equipment to help you in your task and gain extra  [Read More…]

Google Docs, Sheets and Slides gain collaborative commenting feature on Android devices

The Google Docs, Sheets and Slides Android apps gained collaborative commenting, which allows multiple users to add comments to keep everyone on the same page. The new feature, which will work on both Android and iOS devices, will allow co-workers to easily manage documents, make revisions, and ensure everyone is pleased with the outcome. New teammates can be added to the conversation by typing their name in a comment.

The new functionality is available starting now for  [Read More…]

Templates make their way to Google Docs, Sheets and Slides on Android

Google has announced that templates are coming to Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides on Android, just a few months after they became available on the web.

Leaked Nexus 6P slides reveal Gorilla Glass 4, 3450mAh battery and more

Some new slides have leaked with additional information about the rumored upcoming Nexus 6P that Google could announce on September 29. The Nexus 6P has been the center of attention for quite some time, with a number of leaks already revealing what the design could look like as well as what we may find inside the phone.

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New Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides features make schoolwork less miserable

Being a college student myself, Google Drive has been one of the best tool to use for writing papers, working on group projects, and otherwise staying organized. The best part is, I don’t have to spend my precious student’s budget on it: it’s free!

Google is continuing to add value to Google Drive with its slew of updates, tailored for students (although, anyone can use them!).

First up, the “Research” tool, which has been accessible in Google Docs on  [Read More…]

Google Slides can now share directly to video Hangouts

There are few situations where that one person who joins a meeting through Hangouts on a mobile device is appreciated, but an update to Google Slides is likely to change that. The update adds Hangouts sharing for your projects, which means you can start a presentation from your smartphone and have it play in the group Hangout as though you had loaded it from your desktop.

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Google Slides and Google Keep gain new powers

Today is Google’s update Wednesday, and it seems today’s focus is on Google Slides and Google Keep, gaining some neat new abilities.

First off, they’re is updating Slides with the ability to share presentations over video calls.

“All you need is your Android phone or tablet, and with one tap of the present button, you’ll see the option to present to a video call.“

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This will certainly be helpful for the  [Read More…]

Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides score some welcome editing features

If you’re a regular Google Docs, Sheets, or Slides user, there are some nice updates headed your way. Google has announced updates to all three apps that bring some decent quality-of-life improvements for editing your files on mobile devices.