Microsoft is testing a version of its Cortana app for iOS and Android devices that features a major interface overhaul and new features, according to Windows Central.
The updated app, which is being tested by beta testers, features a user interface that’s focused on conversational experiences with Cortana, along with support for music and podcast suggestions, and a focus on setting reminders, timers, and meetings.
For those unfamiliar with Cortana, it is Microsoft’s personal assistant, available on Microsoft devices and other devices through iOS and Android apps. It is equivalent to Apple’s Siri, Samsung’s Bixby, and Google’s Google [...]
Twitter is testing an updated version of its desktop site that includes a new Bookmarks feature, the company outlined in a tweet earlier today.
Bookmarks is a feature that was added to the mobile version of Twitter earlier this year but has yet to make its way to the desktop. The Bookmarks option is designed to allow users to save tweets for later access.
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On the 10th anniversary of Chrome’s launch, Google today updated its popular browser to version 69, introducing a new look and several new features for the desktop and mobile apps.
Chrome 69 offers up a refreshed design with rounded tabs, a new color palette, and new icons, with the updated design extended to menus, prompts, the address bar, and other browser aspects. Google says the new design is meant to provide a simpler look that boosts productivity.
On iOS, changes have been made to make browsing faster, such as a relocated toolbar to the bottom of the app, with the new design also extending to Chrome for iOS.
Chrome 69 brings improvements to [...]
In an ongoing effort to boost sales in India, Apple is reportedly planning to upgrade its authorized reseller locations in five to six „extremely prominent locations“ in India’s metropolitan cities. The stores are being referred to as „Flagship Apple Premium Reseller“ outlets.
While not official Apple stores, the locations will each be „at least three times larger“ than the current reseller stores, which average about 1,000-1,500 square feet (via The Economic Times).
According to three senior industry executives, Apple may go up to as much as 5,000 square feet for the improved reseller locations in an effort to build them [...]