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Skype Translator Adds Support For French And German Spoken Languages

Skype’s real-time translator software is pretty awesome, and it has some new tricks. It can now translate to and from French and German, from spoken word to spoken word.


Portal, By Pushbullet, Sends Large Files Between Devices Over Wi-Fi

Pushbullet is one of our favourite apps for bridging the gap between your devices. Now, the company is going even further with a new app called Portal that can transfer files directly between your devices over Wi-Fi.


Netflix Is Getting Its First Big Web Interface Update In Four Years

Netflix has experimented with its interface in the US a lot over the years, but there’s always been a bit of a disconnect between how the service looks in your browser and your various apps. Now, the company is updating its web site with a huge UI change to make it more app-like.


Charlie For iPhone Introduces You To Who You'll Meet Before Your Meeting

iOS/Web: Charlie, the web service that gets you ready for meetings by briefing you on who you’ll meet, now has an iPhone app that will get you up to speed before your meeting if you’re on the go. Even if you don’t have an iPhone, the service can now email you before the meeting so you’re ready when you walk in.


Google Maps Updated To Send Directions From Desktop To Your iPhone

iOS: If you tend to look for locations on your desktop more often than your phone, Google has rolled out a handy feature for iOS that lets you send location searches from the desktop version of Google Maps to your iPhone in a click.


How Windows 10 Update And The New 'Patch Tuesday' Will Work

There are a lot of vague announcements and a myriad of conclusions from security experts and the media regarding recent Microsoft news about the upcoming release of Windows 10 and the introduction of Windows Update for Business. What’s actually happening?


Everything Apple Announced At WWDC 2015 That Actually Matters

Apple’s 2015 WWDC developer conference included a heap of product announcements, including iOS 9, OS X El Capitan, watchOS 2 and its new music streaming service. It was a long conference, so let us sum it up for you.


Chrome For Android Can Instantly Search Any Text You Highlight On Google

Android: Want to define a big word without opening a new tab? Want more news about something you’re currently reading on your phone? Chrome for Android now lets you search Google just by highlighting some text — without losing your place.


Facebook Messenger Now Only Shares Your Location When You Ask It To

Last week, we mentioned that Facebook Messenger shares your location with every message, granting some people access to that information via a Chrome extension. Facebook changed things today so you only share your location if you choose to send it in its own separate message.


How Snap Gets Even Better In Windows 10

One of Windows’ handiest features is the ability to automatically snap windows to the left or right half of the screen, either with a simple drag or via a handy keyboard shortcut (Windows+the left or right arrow key). In Windows 10, snapping adds a stack of new tricks.