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Public Transport app Moovit launches in Australia – beginning with Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth

Public Transport app Moovit launches in Australia – beginning with Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth

Public Transport app Moovit has kicked off officially announced their Australian launch today, launching in most major capital cities across Australia. With the addition of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth, Moovit is now sharing public trasport information in more than 500 cities. Moovit is first and foremost a public transport app, feeding you information regarding how best[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on April 1, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Inbox by Gmail getting custom Snooze timing – signature support and ability to delete items easily coming soon

Inbox by Gmail getting custom Snooze timing – signature support and ability to delete items easily coming soon

With the launch of Inbox by Gmail for Google Apps accounts, there seems to be a bit more focus on the app. Google has today announced that custom snooze timings will be coming to the app, as well as advising that ‘easier access to delete as well as signature support in Inbox’ are coming soon. The custom snooze feature will[Read More…]

by 5:27 am on April 1, 2015 0 comments Apps
Whatsapp making calls available to all users

Whatsapp making calls available to all users

The market for third party messaging apps which use data instead of your sms allowance (particularly for pre-paid users) has grown quickly. Google has Hangouts, Wickr and Viber also offer solutions, to name a couple, but it’s messaging app WhatsApp which appears to be king at the moment – and with good reason, they’ve added a number of new features[Read More…]

by 11:48 pm on March 31, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Four more Android apps officially arrive on ChromeOS – VLC could be coming soon too.

Four more Android apps officially arrive on ChromeOS – VLC could be coming soon too.

Since Google announced that Android apps would be arriving on ChromeOS at Google I/O last year, there’s been a slow crawl of apps. Four more apps have now appeared, bringing the total to 28. You can view all the Android apps that have been ported over to ChromeOS on the Chrome Webstore. Google has created a new category called ARC[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on March 31, 2015 0 comments Apps
Google announces Gmail app updates including unified inbox and improved conversation view support

Google announces Gmail app updates including unified inbox and improved conversation view support

If you’re using Android, chances are you’re a fairly hefty user of Gmail. Google has been adding more features and functions to Gmail of late, adding the ability to use Yahoo, Outlook and other services, including Exchange supports in the update to Gmail version 5.0 last year. Now Google has added some more tweaks to the functionality adding a few[Read More…]

by 6:30 am on March 31, 2015 2 comments Apps
You can now see your Google+ photos and videos in Google Drive

You can now see your Google+ photos and videos in Google Drive

Google has this morning announced a long awaited feature in Google Drive, announcing that your Google+ photos and videos can now be seen in Google Drive. Google advises that from today you’ll begin seeing all the photos and videos that were being stored in your Google+ Photos will now show up in Drive. The pictures and videos will appear in[Read More…]

by 5:50 am on March 31, 2015 5 comments Apps, Google Services
AMP Bank launches HCE based NFC payments for customers using Android phones

AMP Bank launches HCE based NFC payments for customers using Android phones

AMP has today announced a new piece of functionality for their Banking customers, enabling NFC tap & pay payments on their Android phones. Called AMPWave, the technology uses Host Card Emulation (HCE) to enable the tap & pay function via NFC. HCE requires Android 4.4 to run, but AMP appears to be offering the update to all customers with phones[Read More…]

by 9:08 pm on March 30, 2015 0 comments Apps
Feel the force with Star Wars Rebels: Recon now on Google Play Store

Feel the force with Star Wars Rebels: Recon now on Google Play Store

Jedi’s and Sith rejoice, Disney has released a Star Wars themed game onto Google Play: Star Wars Rebels: Recon. Star Wars Rebels: Recon is now available on Google Play and simliarly to games from Telltale games, developers of the excellent The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones, it’ss a freemium game, allowing you to play the first 4 levels for[Read More…]

by 4:19 pm on March 29, 2015 1 comment Apps
Bubble Gum Interactive launches Nickelodeon’s Wild Grinders: Downhill Grind

Bubble Gum Interactive launches Nickelodeon’s Wild Grinders: Downhill Grind

Nickelodeon has this week released a new title in their Wild Grinders series, announcing Wild Grinders: Downhill Grind. The game has been published by Nick, but is developed by Australian development studio Bubble Gum Interactive, the brains behind a number of addictive games such as Cake Bake Blitz. Wild Grinders: Downhill Grind is the latest in the series which is[Read More…]

by 2:49 pm on March 29, 2015 0 comments Apps
Plex for Android updated

Plex for Android updated

If you’re a Plex user, you’ve probably seen the update that came through Thursday night/Friday morning for us Aussies. There’s been a huge number of changes delivered with the jump to version 4.0 which are all listed on the Plex.tv forums. The fixes include: Fix crash selection the ‘already paid’ option on the welcome screen. Fix crash scrolling on the[Read More…]

by 10:47 am on March 29, 2015 2 comments Apps, News