Google Sync for WP7 Now Supports Multiple Calendars
Google today updated Google Sync for Microsoft's Windows Phone 7.5 Mango platform. The most important new feature is support for multiple calendars, which lets users select which of their Google Calendars are synced to their WP7 smartphone. Previously it only supported one calendar. Google Sync for WP7 also now supports sending email from multiple email addresses. Last, Google has improved the search capabilities within its services on WP7 devices. To access these features, WP7 device users need to point their browsers to m.google.com/sync and make the appropriate changes.
Android Wear App Gains New Design
Google has updated the Android Wear app for smartphones ahead of the Android Wear system update for smartwatches. The smartphone Android Wear app has a brand new design that more closely matches Google's Material Design concepts.
Cortana for Android Now Works On the Lock Screen
Microsoft today made it possible for Android device owners to access and use Cortana above the lock screen on their smartphones. Microsoft has been testing the feature since earlier this year and is now rolling it out to all users.
Gmail for Android Gains Microsoft Exchange Support
Google today said the global Android Gmail app is set to add support for Microsoft Exchange. "Whether you're on Google Apps or Exchange, you can use the Gmail app on any Android device to send and receive mail," said Google in a blog post.
Chrome Beta for Android Adds Material Design
Google today delivered a new beta version of its Chrome browser to the Android platform. The chief new feature of the updated app is broader support for Google account sign-in.