Google is aiming to make Gmail responding, planning, and organizing a little bit easier. The tech giant announced Wednesday that it is rolling out quick action buttons for its e-mail service.
Not only can users RSVP to an event without even opening the e-mail invite, they can also rate restaurants, places, or shops from within their inbox.
Here's more from a Wednesday blog post by Google product manager Shalini Agarwal:Email is an important part of how we get things done -- from planning an event with friends to organizing that family vacation to Costa Rica. And today, getting … Read more
More than ever before, smartphone users are sharing their experiences through photo and video on networks like Instagram and Facebook. Naturally, that popularity has spurred the creation of hundreds of apps that attempt to do something very similar. Such is the case with Quick Lomo, an app that applies a simple filter to each of your photos before uploading them to your social media profiles via Steply.
Quick Lomo is a simple app with only a handful of options. You can choose a photo in your library or take a new one and apply one of three filters to it (… Read more
The free version of QuickVoice Recorder for iPhone does very little that the built-in voice recorder for your phone doesn't already do. You can quickly and easily record your voice with the tap of a button, navigate the list of recordings you've taken, and share them with people via e-mail as a recording or a ringtone. Is this enough to replace the built-in tool that comes with the iPhone? Let's take a look.
Quick Voice Recorder has a very limited audience in its free iteration because it really just retreads the same basic functions of a built-in … Read more
While Mac offers a great operating system, some users may need to switch to Windows or other operating systems for system compatibility or other purposes. With QuickBoot for Mac, users will be able to switch from their Mac OS to another system drive by selecting the drive or partition from the menu bar.
With a simple drag and drop the installation of QuickBoot for Mac went smooth. The program started up well and displayed our drives properly. After launching, the app will run in the background with an icon on top of the menu bar. There is also an option … Read more
Launching applications via keyboard shortcuts can increase your productivity. Quicksilver for Mac studies your habits and helps you achieve better control over your Mac. It functions very similarly to the Mac address/search bar, but with extra functions and even quicker launch options.
Quicksilver for Mac comes packed with its own installer, which makes the installation quick and easy. Once the free app has been installed, you can access it by pressing the Quicksilver hot key. To extend the functions of this app you can download some additional plug-ins available from the developer's Web site. There are default preset … Read more
A quick settings menu, only available on the new Android 4.2 operating system, allows immediate access to all of the important settings that one may wish to change with a quick swipe of the thumb. AntTek Quick Settings brings this intuitive feature to all Android devices regardless of the operating system. It's a great app that functions perfectly.
AntTek Quick Settings installs very quickly. At only 2.5MB, it's very light on the resources, too. The look and feel of Jelly Bean is preserved in the remake of its menu. A black background is highlighted with intuitive, … Read more
Most note-taking apps on Android can do everything but sit up and beg. That means creating a quick, short note can be tougher than it should be. Notable: Quick Reminder fixes that by only allowing you to create one line notes. It might work if you just need a note fast, but you'll probably be better off with a more dynamic reminder app.
Notable: Quick Reminder focuses on just taking quick notes with no frills. That means there's no online syncing, list support, Web page clipping, or anything else you'd find in most note-taking apps. The only … Read more
Image editing and manipulation theoretically should be easy on an iPad. The touch-screen interface, maneuverability of the device, and power under the hood make an iPad perfect for most basic image editing functions. There are some apps, however, that provide a limiting experience and QuickFlip is one of them. Touted as a quick tool for one function -- flipping and rotating images -- there isn't much reason to download QuickFlip if you already have any of the dozens of other image editors on the market that already perform these functions.
When you open QuickFlip, you will be prompted to … Read more
If you are a designer or developer and are constantly trying to find the perfect hue, or adjust for small changes in the design of a Web site, banner, or brochure, you know how hard it can be to find a useful tool on the go. That's why an app like 3Colors Mixer can be so helpful. It's free and immediately allows you to adjust and test different saturation levels of all three primary colors to determine the right hex value for your current project.
3ColorsMixer is very easy to use. It has three sliders -- one for … Read more