T-Mobile Offers Families a Shared Calendar
T-Mobile today announced a new service called MobileLife Family Organizer — or MLFO. The application works across a number of different smartphone platforms, including those running Android, iOS, and BlackBerry. The tool is meant to help families share a calendar and help keep everyone's schedules organized. It includes a central calendar, grocery list, to-do lists, family journal, shared photo screensaver, Android widgets, and a message board. The service and application are free to use for T-Mobile's smartphone customers.
Google Improves Family Sharing In Calendar, Keep, and Photos
Google today detailed how families can use their Google account to stay connected and in sync with one another. Google already allows people to share media via Google Play Music, Google Play Movies & TV, and Google Play Books.
Microsoft Adds More Sunrise Features to Outlook Calendar
Microsoft today updated its Outlook email and calendar app for Android and iOS devices. The refreshed communications and scheduling tool offers a number of new features aimed at the calendar.
Google's More Social Photos App Now Rolling Out
Google today made its new Google Photos app available to Android and iOS devices, as well as on the web. The revised photo management application adds several hallmark features, including suggested sharing and shared libraries.
Microsoft Brings Cortana Assistant to Skype for Android and iOS
Microsoft today ported its Cortana personal assistant to its Skype chatting application, providing people with access to information without forcing them to leave Skype. Microsoft says Cortana in Skype can suggest useful information based on chat contents, suggest smart replies, manage schedules and/or reminders, and more.
Google Calendar for Android Can Now Help Groups Schedule Meetings
Google today announced a new feature for its Calendar application for Android that makes it easier for groups to schedule meetings. This tool is being made available to Google Apps for Work and Edu users, who more commonly need to schedule group events.