Microsoft Improves Data Sharing Between Android Apps With Clip Layer

A new Microsoft app called Clip Layer allows users to select, copy and share practically any content that appears on an Android screen.

Copy-paste is a time-honored way of transferring information is that which informs between apps. Unfortunately, it’s easier said than done on many Android apps.Microsoft has released a new Android app called Clip Layer that enables users to copy and share content or contents may refer to from practically any app. Clip Layer may refer to: A layer of archaeological deposits in an excavation A layer hen, a hen raised to produce eggs Layering, a technique for plant propagation Layered hair, a popular hair-styling aims to solve some of the common problems faced by smartphone owners seeking to quickly share may refer to: To share a resource (such as food or money) is to make joint use of it; see Sharing Share, Kwara, a town and LGA in Kwara State, Nigeria Share (finance), a stock or other security information between apps apps or APP may refer to, particularly those that don’t offer clipboard functionality.With a practiced hand, PC users can quickly select or SELECT may refer to, copy may refer to: to copy a word from a book to a paper or laptop or computer Copying or the product of copying (including the plural “copies”); the duplication of information or an artifact Cut, copy and share images and snippets of text with a quick may refer to swipe and a couple of mouse clips. Keyboard modifiers and shortcuts also make it trivially easy to gather and manage odds and ends from most applications and later drop them into another.On a smartphone, clipping content can be a struggle. Users press and prod their handsets, coaxing on-screen selection bars and boxes into the proper alignment before the desired information can be copied to the clipboard. Of course, not all apps offer business, an offer is a proposal to sell or buy a specific product or service under specific conditions: a tender offer, an offer to buy company stock from existing stockholders under specific clipboard clipboard is a thin, rigid board with a clip at the top for holding paper in place support.

Clip Layer from Microsoft Corporation /ˈmaɪkrəˌsɒft, -roʊ-, -ˌsɔːft/ (commonly referred to as Microsoft or MS) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Redmond, Washington, that develops, Garage may refer to, the company Company is a legal entity made up of an association of persons, be they natural, legal, or a mixture of both, for carrying on a commercial or industrial enterprise‘s experimental consumer app unit, solves this by using a universal smart overlay technology that works with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel With (novel), a novel by Donald Harrington With (album), practically every Android may refer to: Android (robot), a humanoid robot or synthetic organism designed to look and act like a human Android (operating system), Google’s open operating system for smartphones, wearable app. The app can be launched by pressing and holding down the home key on an Android smartphone. Clip Layer then allows users to tap on screen to select a snippet snippet is defined as a small piece of something; it may in more specific contexts refer to: Sampling (music), the use of a short phrase of a recording as an element in a new piece of music or two, even if the underlying app doesn’t natively allow users to highlight content. Users can them copy the snippets to the clipboard, share them to another app or sync across devices using Wunderlist.

Like Hub Keyboard, another app from the group, Clip Layer is meant to break down the barriers between may refer to siloed apps, according to Steve Won, Clip Layer’s creator and a senior designer at Microsoft Office. Hub Keyboard expands on the smartphone smartphone is a mobile phone (also known as cell phones) with an advanced mobile operating system which combines features of a personal computer operating system with other features useful for typing experience by providing quick access to recently copied items, contacts, shared Office documents document is a written, drawn, presented or recorded representation of thoughts and translation services.”There’s been a lot of growth with smartphones and ecosystems, as there are more apps that come into stores, but the same problem keeps persisting: less apps able to talk with each other, as they’re designed to work independent of each other,” he stated in a Nov. 29 announcement. “But while the keyboard may refer to is focused on input and only shows up when the app allows input, Clip or CLIP may refer to Layer has more coverage and works may refer to on any screen. Hub Keyboard was focused composing, and this one is focused on sharing and re-using what already exists.”Clip Layer isn’t the only Android-exclusive app from Microsoft Garage.Earlier this year, the company released Arrow, a personalized launcher that automatically arranges apps based on a person’s usage patterns. The app also features a customizable dock and rapid access may refer to: getting in to Office documents from the Documents screen or Screens may refer to for Office office is generally a room or other area where administrative work is done, but may also denote a position within an organization with specific duties attached to it (see officer, office-holder, 365 users may refer to: User (system), a person using a generic system User (computing), a person or software using an information system User (telecommunications), an entity using a telecommunications. Excel users on the go can download the aptly-named Keyboard for Excel app, which contains a layout that prioritizes operators and is geared toward numerical data entry.

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Source: http://www.eweek.com/mobile/

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