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Vine now enables favourite user post notifications

Vine now enables favourite user post notifications

Twitter continues to improve their video sharing service, Vine, this time adding the ability to favourite users and receive notifications as they upload new Vines. The update, which is slowly filtering through to users through Google Play as well as to users on iOS, enables users to favourite users by simply tapping a star icon in the corner of the[Read More…]

by 7:41 pm on November 27, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Amazon giving away $140 worth of apps and games

Amazon giving away $140 worth of apps and games

Amazon is continuing their push to get people into using their app store. It’s an extra step to install the Amazon app store, but if they keep giving away apps and games like this, they’ll soon make it worth your while. They’ve previously done deals such as this, and todays is no different. Open the Amazon App store app on[Read More…]

by 5:51 pm on November 27, 2014 0 comments Apps
Twitter will begin checking which apps are installed on your phone to better target advertising

Twitter will begin checking which apps are installed on your phone to better target advertising

Twitter has been trying to better monetise their platform after going public around a year ago. They’ve previously introduced promoted ads into users timelines, but this latest effort could target more meaningful advertising towards users. The new ‘feature’ is called App Graph and is helping Twitter to build a more personalised service. Rather than just bombing you with ads, which[Read More…]

by 2:49 pm on November 27, 2014 2 comments Apps
TuneIn Radio update brings Chromecast support

TuneIn Radio update brings Chromecast support

A new update to the TuneIn Radio app on Google Play has added Chromecast support, allowing you to stream your local and international radio stations – along with various different news, music and sports podcasts – to whatever device you’ve plugged your Chromecast into. As a bonus, the update also brings some Material Design elements to the UI. TuneIn announced[Read More…]

by 2:12 pm on November 26, 2014 0 comments Apps, Chromecast
Google announces seven new Android apps are now available on ChromeOS

Google announces seven new Android apps are now available on ChromeOS

Since announcing at this years Google I/O that Android apps would soon be making their way to ChromeOS, Google has carefully released a slow trickle of Android apps which have been ported over to ChromeOS using the App Runtime for Chrome extension. Today, Google has announced that seven more will join the ever growing list. At this stage, Google has[Read More…]

by 11:11 am on November 26, 2014 1 comment Apps, ChromeOS
Double Tap to wake can be enabled on the Nexus 6

Double Tap to wake can be enabled on the Nexus 6

When Google announced Lollipop, the addition of native double tap to wake was a highlight for many people who have used devices with the feature. Subsequently, the Nexus 6 went through a will it, won’t it period when it came to supporting Double Tap to Wake. But now we know that the phone doesn’t, even though it once did, so[Read More…]

by 1:20 pm on November 25, 2014 4 comments Android Development, Apps, Modding
Monument Valley in-app purchase Forgotten Shores arrives for Google Play users

Monument Valley in-app purchase Forgotten Shores arrives for Google Play users

We’re massive fans of the whimsically, surreal puzzle solving game Monument Valley. The game arrived in Beta for Android back in April, before releasing widely on Google Play in May. For addicts of the game, it was disappointingly short, but that’s now been solved with the update called ‘Forgotten Shores’ now available to players through in-app purchase. The original game[Read More…]

by 1:19 pm on November 25, 2014 2 comments Apps
The Backup and Restore app from Sony has been hacked

The Backup and Restore app from Sony has been hacked

OEMs bake ‘System’ level apps into their devices all the time, by and large they’re quite useful, adding functionality lacking from the stock Android OS. Sony has had a backup and restore app for their devices for a while now, which allows you to backup and restore your files to the Sony Cloud. But it’s apparently been hacked overnight, with[Read More…]

by 12:57 pm on November 25, 2014 4 comments Apps, Manufacturer, News
Say hello to the Humble ‘Crescent Moon Games’ Mobile Bundle – get up to 10 games for US$8

Say hello to the Humble ‘Crescent Moon Games’ Mobile Bundle – get up to 10 games for US$8

It’s been a few weeks since we saw a new Mobile Humble Bundle, but they’re back and this time they’ve got a mass of games, with a few Android games making their debut. As usual it’s a pay whatever you want deal, where you’ll get a selection of games, but the more you pay, the more you get, with anyone[Read More…]

by 11:44 am on November 25, 2014 0 comments Apps
Prezi launches its Android app in Australia and New Zealand today

Prezi launches its Android app in Australia and New Zealand today

Online presentation platform Prezi has launched the first Android app for its service in Australia and New Zealand this morning. The company claims over 1 million users in the region and chose to launch the Android app here first due to Android’s high market penetration here. Prezi wants you to think of it less as a PowerPoint alternative and more[Read More…]

by 9:25 am on November 25, 2014 0 comments Apps