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Google’s text-to-speech Android app gets a significant update with a better interface, natural sounding voices in English, and support for more languages. This news should be pleasant to the ears.
Gmail now works faster on your iPhone. The latest update to Gmail’s app for iOS 7 gets you to your messages as quickly as possible by pre-fetching your emails in the background.
Reddit has been slowly but surely making tiny improvements to the social chatter it collates. This week it brings two changes to the community.
TED Talks’s universally popular platform for inspirational talks has been redesigned from the ground up for its increasing user base. A responsive website makes it watchable on any screen size – smartphone, tablet, or desktop.
It’s the end of the line for Windows XP. Microsoft is planning to use pop-up warnings to remind users to upgrade and it could start as soon as next week.
Mozilla is carrying forward its intent to enable ‘Click to Play’ by default for all plugins. Users can improve browser performance if they have the option to load only the plugins they want.
This is one Google Search feature that everyone could do with. Type in a restaurant’s name and Google Search will display the menu from the place.
Google brings an optimized version of its Google+ Hangouts app to iOS7. The iOS7 makeover includes animated stickers, 10-second video messages, and picture-in-picture video calling for iPads.
With its continued focus on education, Google has launched Oppia. The Open Source project is a free educational tool that lets anyone create online educational activities through the web interface. Interactivity is its strong suit.
Flappy Bird has flown off beyond the digital horizon. But its simplicity continues to inspire. Thanks to Code.org, anyone can design their own Flappy Bird game in 20 minutes.
The latest round of changes to the Google+ for Android app brings non-destructive photo editing across devices and Snapseed-inspired new filters and tools.
Facebook Pages just got more interactive. In a discovery-boosting measure, your Facebook feed will now display another Page if it tags a Page you are following.
A prominent “unsubscribe” link at the top of an email is the small but user-friendly change that should be coming to all Gmail accounts soon.
BitTorrent brings a new look and feel to its Android app. BitTorrent Version 2 shows significant changes like the ability to select and download individual files within a torrent.
Ever wished for a quieter LinkedIn personal page? LinkedIn just answered your requests with a new blocking feature. The “Member Blocking” feature has now rolled out to all users for another layer of privacy.