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Spotify continues to build on functionality
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Spotify continues to build on functionality

Arguably the biggest name in music streaming worldwide, Spotify has introduced some changes to their latest version of the Android app which allows easier navigation, searching and queue management. In fact it reminds me a lot of the Google Music interface, which makes it a much more attractive proposition for music on the go (or would, if I didn’t have[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 4:51 pm on June 17, 2015
My Opal app allows you to view what’s on your NSW Opal card
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My Opal app allows you to view what’s on your NSW Opal card

Given that the Opal smartcards used for public transport in NSW use Near-Field Communication (NFC), it was probably only going to be a matter of time until someone wrote an app that could read the data contained on Opal cards. Well, that’s now happened — Sydney developer Alistair Phillips (who goes by the name ToastedMint) has released an updated version[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 3:07 pm on June 17, 2015
doubleTwist announce CloudPlayer – a way to stream music from your cloud storage with Chromecast support

doubleTwist announce CloudPlayer – a way to stream music from your cloud storage with Chromecast support

We all use cloud storage, some of us use multiple services to maximise the amount of online storage you can get for free. One of the reasons people use cloud storage is to store their music to let them access their tunes anywhere. doubleTwist, the company behind a number of music management services have come up with a solution called[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:30 am on June 17, 2015
HotelTonight announces global expansion opening an office in Sydney – cheap hotels for all

HotelTonight announces global expansion opening an office in Sydney – cheap hotels for all

Hotel deal finding service HotelTonight has announced they’ve opened an office here in Australia, setting up shop in Sydney and has expanded their service to include deals here, as well as throughout the Asia/Pacific region and the Carribbean. HotelTonight is a last-minute hotel booking service that will offer to find cheap deals for hotels. The company has been trialling their[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:41 am on June 17, 2015
Cortana beta app to launch next month for Android
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Cortana beta app to launch next month for Android

If you’re using, or planning to use Windows 10, then next month you’ll be able to try out Microsofts virtual assistant Cortana on your Android device. According to the latest Microsoft Windows blog, the Beta of the Cortana app for Android will be launching in July as a companion for Windows 10 PCs. Microsoft is aiming to integrate Cortana into[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:26 am on June 17, 2015
BitTorrent announces a new app called Shoot to share photos and videos directly

BitTorrent announces a new app called Shoot to share photos and videos directly

BitTorrent is making themselves and their peer-to-peer file sharing technology a little more public friendly and less MPAA and RIAA offensive all the time. BitTorrent recently launched their private messaging tool Bleep, and today it’s photo and video sharing, through an app called ‘Shoot’. Shoot is designed to share photos and videos directly between users, even across different platforms; and[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:08 am on June 17, 2015
Twitter announces auto-play video for vines, videos and animated GIFs

Twitter announces auto-play video for vines, videos and animated GIFs

Twitter has been showing videos, animated GIFs and Vine videos inline for a while now, but according to Twitter, the static images aren’t a fantastic experience when trying to view real-time events, with several taps required to get them going – so from today, they’ll be auto-playing. While the video will play instantly in your stream, it won’t auto-play sound[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:56 am on June 17, 2015
EA puts you in the game with the NBA Live 16 app

EA puts you in the game with the NBA Live 16 app

The E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) is under way in LA and as always, there’s some interesting bits to come out of the week for mobile users as well as just the “geeky gamers”. One of the worlds largest game developers EA have made their annual announcements at the conference. Of particular note was the expanded capability of their already impressive[Read More…]

in Apps, Games, Manufacturer, News by at 4:56 pm on June 16, 2015
St George announces Cardless Cash option coming to mobile apps
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St George announces Cardless Cash option coming to mobile apps

St George bank has today announced an exciting new update for their customers, adding a cardless cash option to their app and ATMs. The cardless cash option has been added to give customers options when they leave the house without their wallet, or to enable them to get cash to someone else in an emergency such as if a family[Read More…]

in Apps by at 3:21 pm on June 16, 2015
Payday coming to mobile
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Payday coming to mobile

The very popular, strategic first person shooter (FPS) game Payday is making its way to mobile platforms according to the publisher Starbreeze Studios who have partnered with mobile game specialist Cmune. Anyone who has played or seen the game in its current form would know immediately, that the game is not mobile friendly; in fact its not very friendly to[Read More…]

in Apps, Games, News by at 12:43 pm on June 16, 2015