Next to the “send” option is the Giphy icon, which allows Gmail users to select and embed GIFs into messages. Photo: Giphy
Email seems antique for modern communication, but Giphy freshens it up a bit with a new Chrome extension that makes it easy add animated GIFs to Gmail messages.
Just download the free Giphy for Gmail extension extension and you’ll see Giphy’s rainbow icon in your Gmail composition window. Click on the icon to search a handful of popular GIFs, then select one to be embed into your Gmail message.
Google isn’t happy about this. Screenshot: Cult of Android
Android lovers couldn’t have been more excited to see the Android bot peeing on an Apple logo in Google Maps last month, but Google was far from pleased with the coverage. The company has now suspended the Map Maker service that allowed pranksters to create the image — and more more like it.
Released in 1987, the Macintosh II was a significant breakthrough for Apple, being the first Mac to boast color graphics. Now close to 30 years later, an enterprising fanboy has figured out how to squeeze a fully-functional version of Apple’s System 6 O.S. onto an Android Wear smartwatch.
And despite being completely impractical, it’s pretty darn cool!
Apple widened its lead as the top smartphone manufacturer in the United States during the month of March, while Android cemented its position as the top smartphone platform, according to new data released by comScore.
Pebble Time is prettier and more advanced than its predecessors. Photo: Pebble
Good news, Pebble Time backers! Your brand new smartwatch has now entered mass production and is on track to begin shipping later this month. To get you even more excited for its arrival, Pebble is offering a sneak peek at more of the wearable’s new features and some details on what’s to come.
Another problem for Samsung? Say it ain’t so! Photo: Cult of Android
Oh, Samsung, can you ever catch a break?
Despite its new Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge receiving positive reviews, Samsung has admitted that some users of both handsets are experiencing serious memory issues — resulting in their devices running slowly, and apps crashing unexpectedly.
Android and iOS apps on Windows phones? Yup. Photo: Microsoft
More than four years after its debut, Windows Phone still has a native app problem. Microsoft has now accepted that’s not going to change anytime soon, so in an effort to attract new users to its platform, it’s going to allow them to run Android and iOS apps… sort of.