Gmail finally gains support for iPadOS Split View mode;  Instagram and Facebook Messenger are updated

Gmail app gains support for AMP pages; Duet Air, Marvis Pro and SF Symbols are updated

Gmail finally gains support for iPadOS Split View mode;  Instagram and Facebook Messenger are updated

Recently, some apps for iOS and macOS have gained news and improvements – among them, the Gmail started to support AMP pages and the Duet Air won a new version that supports using the Mac or PC as a second screen.

In addition, the music app Marvis Pro it is now, finally, adapted for iPad screens; finally, the app SF Symbols, from Apple, has been updated with a new navigation sidebar, automatic updates and more, as we will see below.

Gmail


Gmail app icon: Google email

After introducing a new feature for its Gmail app last February, Google finally started rolling out support for AMP pages on its iOS and Android platform. The feature was already available natively on the web, but it is only now coming to mobile devices.

The function, called “dynamic email”, allows you to view web pages available in AMP from the Inbox itself (without having to switch to a browser). More than that, the feature further integrates the app with the systems when saving events sent by email in the calendar, for example.

Dynamic email from Gmail

The novelty, however, may take a while to reach all users: according to Google, the initial distribution started yesterday (11/21) and may take up to 15 days to complete. Also according to the company, the option is enabled by default – except if you use a third-party email client to access your messages.

Duet Air 2.0


Duet Display app icon

Even though with macOS Catalina 10.15 Apple introduced the Sidecar, a feature that makes it possible to use the iPad as the second screen of the Mac, there are still a number of third-party software that do the same thing – even with more features than the Apple option. , like Duet Air.

In version 2.0, Duet Air started to allow users to use Macs / PCs also as an external display; that is, if you have a MacBook or PC for fun, with Duet Air you can extend your work area between them.

Duet Air on Mac and PC

With the update, the app also started to allow users to remotely access the desktop of other devices anywhere in the world with the lowest possible latency (less than 30ms).

Duet Air offers an internal subscription and can be downloaded here for macOS, Windows, iOS and Chromebooks – according to the developer, Androids support will be launched in January 2020.

Marvis Pro


Marvis Pro app icon

We talked about Marvis Pro last June, and now the Apple Music-inspired music player has received a tremendous update. Among the novelties, the app now offers native support for the iPad (whatever model it is).

In addition, the app has gained a new display glyph for the Powerbeats Pro, similar to the AirPods when you are listening to the music through Apple’s wireless headphones.

Several bugs have been fixed and other improvements have been implemented in this version, as well.

SF Symbols

The Apple font and symbol library app also won its first major update since it launched last June.

SF Symbols app icon

In version 1.1, the platform gained support for the validation of custom symbols, as well as a new sidebar divided into categories so that you can find the designs available more easily.

According to Apple, there are more than 1,500 (more precisely, 1,672) options available in the app, all configurable according to their use. You can download SF Symbols here.

via VentureBeat, iDownloadBlog, 9to5Mac