The Gmail app for iOS was today updated with an option to turn off the threaded conversation view that some users have been unhappy with.
Toggling off „Conversation View“ in the Settings menu in the Gmail app will now let users see each of their emails listed individually in their inbox rather than grouped up in an „easier to digest and follow“ format, as Google puts it.
Gmail on the desktop has long allowed users to turn off Conversation View, and today’s update introduces feature parity on mobile devices.
Your Conversation View settings are synced across devices, so if Conversation View is disabled on desktop, it will be [...]
Google today updated its Street View app for iOS, finally adding support for the iPhone X’s display eight months after the device’s launch.
Google Street View is designed to allow users to explore different locations and landmarks around the world using the Street View feature. The app also allows users to create photo spheres with the iPhone’s camera, and today’s update also improves support for rendering 360 degree panos.
What’s New – Support for iPhone X – Improvements for rendering 360 panos
Google had been slow to update some of its apps for the iPhone X, but made progress this month first with Inbox by [...]
Facebook today announced the global launch of „Watch Party,“ a desktop and mobile feature revealed in May that allows Facebook Groups to join in and watch videos on the platform together in real time. The videos themselves can be previously recorded or live videos, and members in the Watch Party can comment and send reactions as the video plays.
To start a Watch Party, one member (the „host“) navigates to a Group page, taps the new Watch Party icon, writes a message, and finds videos to add to the playlist. From there, hosts can invite friends in the Group who can join instantly and watch the videos together. Only hosts can scrub the video’s [...]
Plex’s new Live TV grid view, which is designed to allow customers to find TV shows and movies through a traditional grid-based user interface, is now available for Apple TV.
The grid view is available for both live TV content and content saved using the built-in DVR functionality in Plex. It first rolled out on the web in June before launching for tvOS today.
Grid view organizes TV shows by channel and time of day, much like a standard cable TV guide, with a scrollable timeline format for an overview of what’s on every channel that’s available to you.
Accessing live TV and the new grid view option requires a Plex Pass, priced starting [...]