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Google added a fun little something in their latest version of Google Maps

Google added a fun little something in their latest version of Google Maps

Google Maps is on most Android phones by default, so it’s the default mapping and navigation system of choice. Normally, as a machine, Google Maps is quite complacent and happy to answer questions via voice-command about the journey – but it seems that just like your parents on a long car journey, Google Maps doesn’t appreciate repeated distractions. If you[Read More…]

in Apps by at 3:23 pm on July 29, 2015
Google now shows busy times at businesses in mobile search results

Google now shows busy times at businesses in mobile search results

Google’s mobile search has learned a new trick which should aid in getting you in and out of some of your favourite – or not so favoured – stores as quickly as possible. As well as showing information about the store including opening times, Google Search is now showing a graph with how busy a store is during those times.[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 3:57 am on July 29, 2015
You can now use the Google App to send text messages to Viber, WhatsApp and more

You can now use the Google App to send text messages to Viber, WhatsApp and more

The Google app is an amazing understated app, which handles more and more of the ‘magic’ functions of Android such as sending a text message with your voice, every day. Google has just announced that the Google app can now send text messages using voice commands to a variety of new clients, including Viber and WhatsApp. The new addition will[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:14 am on July 29, 2015
Google updates Play Store ‘Deal of the Week’ offering a new app and a new game for just $0.20 each

Google updates Play Store ‘Deal of the Week’ offering a new app and a new game for just $0.20 each

Google introduced their new ‘Deal of the Week’ for Google Play Apps and Games last week, initially offering Smart Launcher Pro and Game of Thrones for just $0.20 each. A new week is upon us so it’s time to update and Google now has two new offers priced at just $0.20. Angry Birds Star Wars II and WeatherPro are the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:05 pm on July 28, 2015
Humble NeoGeo Android Bundle adds three more reasons to grab it

Humble NeoGeo Android Bundle adds three more reasons to grab it

The Humble NeoGeo Android Bundle which launched last week has been updated today, with three more games added to their premium ‘Pay above the average price’ tier. The new games include the original Metal Slug, as well as The King of Fighters ’98 and Beast Busters featuring KOF DX are now available in addition to the other premium games –[Read More…]

in Apps by at 3:59 pm on July 28, 2015
Instagram rolling out a new quick edit screen on Android

Instagram rolling out a new quick edit screen on Android

Instagram seems to be rolling out a new quick edit screen to its Android users which squeezes things into a single, simpler page that lets you add comments, tag people and apply filters. Droid-Life writer Kellex, discovered the new feature and screen when he was taking and uploading his pictures to Instagram. Previously in the app, after you chose or[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:30 am on July 28, 2015
Watch the Oneplus Two launch without VR

Watch the Oneplus Two launch without VR

Curious to see what the Oneplus Two has to offer but don’t have access to cardboard? Perhaps it will be a touch too obvious that you’re not doing what you should be at work with a set of these on at your desk? Regardless of the reason for needing a way to watch without the VR capability, you can do[Read More…]

in Apps, Events, Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 10:46 pm on July 27, 2015
Google’s ‘Summer Sale’ partially leaks over to Australia

Google’s ‘Summer Sale’ partially leaks over to Australia

It’s Summer time in the US, and Google has been running a ‘Summer Sale’ on Google Play, offering discounted games to see the kids through the summer break. The sales have started leaking through to Australia and while not all the games are on-sale we’re still seeing some pretty great deals on those that are. So, what’s on-sale? Well, you[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play by at 9:00 am on July 26, 2015
OnePlus opens invite reservation list and launches Cardboard app for their launch
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OnePlus opens invite reservation list and launches Cardboard app for their launch

The OnePlus 2 launches this week. At 12pm on Tuesday we’ll be able to access a live stream of the event which if you have a Cardboard viewer, will allow you to view it in a virtual aspect. Overnight, OnePlus released their Cardboard app, and also launched a way to grab invites for the OnePlus 2. The invite system will[Read More…]

in Apps, Cardboard, Phones by at 8:57 am on July 26, 2015
Game of Thrones: Nest of Vipers – Available now

Game of Thrones: Nest of Vipers – Available now

Episode 5 of the Telltale games choose your own adventure Game of Thrones game is now available as an in-app purchase for those who are working their way through the series. It’s been a big week for Telltale games; announcing their next episode availability closely followed by a spectacular price on the first episode of the adventure game at just[Read More…]

in Apps, Games, News by at 6:44 pm on July 25, 2015