Daily Archives: 2015-09-02

Cortana can translate into 40 languages in Windows 10

Microsoft announced that its Cortana virtual digital assistant can make instant translations in nearly 40 languages in Windows 10 in the US & China. The capability to translate words & even entire sentences comes courtesy of the Microsoft Translator app.

Reports: MSDN Blog, The Verge, Bidness ETC, VentureBeat

Instagram Direct gets new features

The 85 million or so users of this private group messaging service can now reply with photos in a thread & start a conversation with just text. Plus, rather than tag friends in the Comments section of public feed posts, Instagram now has a new Direct share button that lets you send other people’s photos or videos in a private chat.

Reports: N4BB, The Next Web, MacRumors, idownloadblog, TechCrunch

Google launches Chrome 45 with developer features

It’s been used by over 1 billion Netizens from around the world, & the list is growing. Google today announced the launch of the stable version of the Chrome 45 browser for Windows, Mac, Linux, & Android, with new developer tools.

Reports: VentureBeat, Google (blog), Softpedia News, Chromium Blog