Day: August 8, 2018

  • August 8, 2018

    Newton Mail Is Shutting Down

  • For the moments when we can’t be together IRL, Messenger video chat helps you connect in real-time with the people you care about most. Chatting face-to-face live makes all the difference when you have exciting news to share, you need a study buddy for a big test, or you simply want to pass the time together. Today we’re excited to make connecting with your friends in video chat even more fun – and competitive! – with multiplayer video chat AR games. You can play with up to six people at a time, making the gaming experience much more interactive and social. With this feature starting to roll out today, you can challenge your friends around the world to two games: see who can hold a serious face the longest with “Don’t Smile”, or see who can better navigate their spaceship with “Asteroids Attack”. We’re planning to roll out more games in the coming weeks and months Facebook Facebook has 90s Microsoft mentality if we can’t buy you will just include all your features in our products.  
  • After a bit of testing with Insiders, Microsoft has added inking support to the default Mail app in Windows 10 for everyone. With inking, you’ll now be able to compose emails in your own handwriting with all of the ink colors and styles you’ve come to expect across Microsoft’s other Windows 10 apps (via MSPU). It’s a nice touch as Microsoft continues to expand inking capabilities across Windows 10. And with the company’s rumored pocketable Andromeda device potentially on the horizon, it’s a particularly valuable addition for the Mail app. Windows Central
  • Apple appears to be working on another personalized playlist for Apple Music subscribers – this time, one that shows you what your friends are listening to on its service, as opposed to a personalized playlist filled with editorial or algorithmic recommendations. The new “Friends Mix” playlist includes 25 songs and is updated on Mondays, according users who have gained access to this new feature and screenshots of the playlist’s description. News of the playlist was first spotted by a user on Reddit, then reported by 9to5Mac, AppleInsider and several others, as a result. Techcrunch Playlists is one place Spotify has an edge I hope they don’t loose it.