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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
New Opal tracking app for Sydney transport users

New Opal tracking app for Sydney transport users

Sydney developer Daniel Grech has released a new Android app aimed squarely at users of Sydney’s public transport systems which are almost completely moved across to the Opal smartcard ticketing system. Called Sydney OpalTracker, this new Android app allows you to perform the simple task of checking your Opal balance on your mobile, but it offers much more. Not only[Read More…]

by 8:13 am on November 24, 2014 8 comments Apps, News
TED app gets Chromecast support

TED app gets Chromecast support

TED is hugely popular, it has a catalogue of some 1700+ talks from some truly amazing people; ranging from technical and scientific geniuses such as Prof. Stephen Hawking to musical legends right through to medical and business leaders. Watching some of these talks are nothing short of an experience that needs to be had, unfortunately until now the experience needed[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on November 23, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Add NASA Space Images to your Chromecast Backdrop image options

Add NASA Space Images to your Chromecast Backdrop image options

Chromecast Backdrop is a pretty cool option which gives you more control over what your Chromecast displays on your TV while it’s idle While we’re not able to add News and Lifestyle images from some US publications like The New York Times, The Guardian or Saveur, we can add the latest source of images. Google has just announced that Chromecast[Read More…]

by 10:19 pm on November 21, 2014 2 comments Apps, Chromecast