(703) 288-9767    NTC Store
NTConnections Blog

NTConnections has been serving the Reston area since 2003, providing IT Support such as technical helpdesk support, computer support, and consulting to small and medium-sized businesses.

Tip of the Week: Android Oreo Is Double-Stuffed With Features

Tip of the Week: Android Oreo Is Double-Stuffed With Features

Earlier this year, Android released Oreo, version 8.0 of their popular mobile device operating system. Whether you’ve already updated to the latest version of this OS or are still waiting for your update, it has several new or improved features that you’ll want to consider using. Let’s look at five of our (many) favorite additions to the OS.

Autofill Passwords for Apps - Considering the widespread popularity of using an application over accessing programs within your browser, Google has decided to bring autofill beyond its use in the Chrome browser. The ability to autofill and store passwords for applications are a feature that many people will welcome.

Picture in Picture - Have you ever been in a video conference on your mobile device at the same time you needed to access an email or other information from an application? With Android Oreo, you can continue a video call or view a clip started in Chrome using the picture-in-picture mode by just tapping the home button when the video is playing.

New Emojis - Even though the use of emojis in business correspondence is marginal, they’re still one of the features that users are looking forward to with the Android Oreo release. Luckily, many mobile devices are used for both professional and personal communications, which means that you’ll have plenty of opportunity to use these fun additions to your library of emojis.

Smart Text Select - Anyone who regularly uses a computer likely considers the Select Text, Copy, and Paste functions to be very handy tools. To improve functionality, Oreo has introduced a Smart Text Select feature that is much easier to use than trying to drag and highlight text manually on your smartphone.

Snooze Notifications - Especially when you use a mobile device that for both work and personal uses, you’re probably going to receive notifications that you might not want to deal with immediately - but would like to check out a bit later when you get a chance. With Android Oreo, you can snooze notifications. Simply swipe to the right on the notification until a clock icon pops up. From there, select the amount of time you want to delay the notification by and go back about your regularly scheduled activity.

How do you feel about Android’s latest release? Have you found any other useful features? Or perhaps you still prefer to use iOS, regardless of how many new features Android adds? Sound off in the comments! We’d love to hear your opinion!



No comments made yet. Be the first to submit a comment
Already Registered? Login Here
Sunday, 18 February 2018

Captcha Image

Mobile? Grab this Article!

QR-Code dieser Seite

Tag Cloud

Security Tip of the Week Technology Cloud Privacy Best Practices Hackers Business Computing Microsoft Productivity Backup Malware Hosted Solutions Internet Mobile Devices Google Efficiency Business IT Support VoIP Miscellaneous IT Services Managed Service Provider Email Server Innovation Workplace Tips Disaster Recovery Business Continuity Data Windows Upgrade Network Software Hardware Business Management Network Security Save Money Saving Money Communication Computer Smartphones Android Mobile Device Management Virtualization Browser Smartphone communications Managed IT Services Holiday User Tips Microsoft Office Data Backup Windows 10 Outsourced IT WiFi Operating System Mobile Computing Computers Cybercrime Hacking Chrome BYOD Small Business Social Media Remote Monitoring IT Solutions Managed IT Services Big Data Alert Application Apple Proactive IT Avoiding Downtime Passwords Office Marketing Budget Collaboration Cloud Computing The Internet of Things Ransomware Quick Tips Social Engineering Data Recovery Automation Information Technology Employer-Employee Relationship Going Green Remote Computing Health Mobility Bring Your Own Device VPN Recovery spam Gadgets Telephone Systems BDR Private Cloud Bandwidth How To Compliance Managed IT Wireless Technology User Error Two-factor Authentication Internet of Things Vendor Management iPhone Save Time Cybersecurity Firewall App Gmail Vulnerability Artificial Intelligence Data Security Networking Mouse Redundancy IT Support Office 365 Data Management Document Management Risk Management PowerPoint Windows 10 Business Intelligence Website Excel Phone System Antivirus Office Tips Content Filtering Money Downtime History Tablet Router Lithium-ion battery Analytics Value Retail Memory Search Customer Relationship Management Intranet Phishing Human Resources SaaS Training Identity Theft Best Available Safety HIPAA People Programming Government Network Congestion Credit Cards Trending Meetings HaaS Fax Server Apps IT Consultant Black Market Law Enforcement Solid State Drive Humor Saving Time Statistics Data Storage Internet Exlporer Online Currency Workers Word Data storage Biometrics Business Owner Outlook Printer eWaste OneNote Flexibility Hard Drives Current Events IT Management Work/Life Balance Facebook Administration Maintenance Entertainment IT Plan Running Cable CES Physical Security DDoS Unified Threat Management Robot Skype Unsupported Software Google Drive Public Cloud Mobile Office Environment Virus Virtual Desktop Touchscreen Remote Work LinkedIn Charger Software Tips Telephony Touchpad IT service Unified Communications Blockchain Debate Google Docs Relocation Hybrid Cloud Virtual Reality Uninterrupted Power Supply Computer Accessories Computer Care Start Menu Domains Theft Bloatware Staff Spam Blocking Voice over Internet Protocol Audit IaaS Cleaning Cameras Customer Service Video Surveillance HBO Mobile Keyboard Consultant Cortana Entrepreneur Education Multi-Factor Security Screen Mirroring Tech Support Printer Server Fraud Frequently Asked Questions Professional Services Hacker Google Apps Worker Commute Cost Management Piracy Computer Fan Lifestyle Cast Shadow IT Applications Amazon Tip of the week Tools User Wireless Files Science Infrastructure Instant Messaging Company Culture Licensing FENG Data Protection Productivity Streaming Media Password Wi-Fi Shortcut Amazon Web Services Windows 8.1 Update Samsung Windows Server 2008 SharePoint Colocation Twitter Windows 8 Password Manager Comparison Electronic Medical Records Encryption Sports Bluetooth Online Shopping Crowdfunding Windows 7 Botnet Monitor Hosted Solution Computing Infrastructure Tablets Business Mangement Specifications Data Warehousing Notifications Legal YouTube USB Evernote Regulations Travel Print Server Reputation Wearable Technology End of Support Recycling Windows Media Player Social Millennials Mobile Device NarrowBand Wireless Charging Servers Customers Internet exploMicrosoft Criminal Social Networking Net Neutrality Hiring/Firing Root Cause Analysis Workforce Computer Repair Best Practice Chromecast WIndows 7 Fiber-Optic Flash Software as a Service Patch Management Advertising Analyitcs Data loss Telecommuting Sync Laptop Managing Stress Settings Cables Content Management Update Scam Distributed Denial of Service Scalability Politics Transportation How to webinar Benefits PDF Loyalty Conferencing Digital Signature Windows 10s Smart Technology Battery Experience Two Factor Authentication Assessment Music Television Troubleshooting Techology Public Computer Employer Employee Relationship Automobile Data Breach Emails Books CrashOverride IBM Webinar Emergency Worker Users Content Supercomputer IT solutions Rootkit Video Games Audiobook Knowledge Netflix