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Google working on Android Beam like sharing system called Copresence

Google working on Android Beam like sharing system called Copresence

Android Beam is actually pretty good when you start using it, but it seems that Google is trying to make it better. How much better? Well, imagine beaming files, pictures, URLs, a large range of content to almost anyone, including people using an iOS device. That’s what Google is intending to do with a new project code-named Copresence. The Copresence[Read More…]

by 2:25 pm on November 1, 2014 3 comments Android Development, Apps
Gmail 5.0 with Material Design and Exchange support rolling out

Gmail 5.0 with Material Design and Exchange support rolling out

Google seems to really be targeting email this week, with the Gmail team busy now with two products. But while Inbox is still technically in beta, Gmail is getting some love too receiving a Material Design overhaul, as well as adding support for Exchange and external mail services like Outlook.com and Yahoo. The updated APK which Android Police are distributing[Read More…]

by 1:38 pm on November 1, 2014 3 comments Apps
Angry Birds Transformers rolls out…to Google Play

Angry Birds Transformers rolls out…to Google Play

Since Rovio soft launched their Angry Birds: Transformers title in New Zealand a couple of weeks back, we’ve been waiting for this and now it’s here. The AutoBirds and Deceptihogs are doing battle in this latest game in the Angry Birds franchise, which takes a departure from the usual catapult driven game we’re used to. As shown in the Gameplay[Read More…]

by 3:45 am on October 31, 2014 5 comments Apps
Google adds new ‘Skim’ feature to Play Books app as well as Quick Bookmarks

Google adds new ‘Skim’ feature to Play Books app as well as Quick Bookmarks

After updating a host of apps yesterday, Google has moved onto another of their core Android apps: Google Play Books. The app is receiving an update which adds a host of new functionality, based around skimming and bookmarking. The first feature ‘Skim Mode’ allows you to quickly skim through a book quickly with a swipe. The feature is being targeted[Read More…]

by 2:30 am on October 31, 2014 0 comments Apps
Get $145 of apps and games for free in Amazon’s latest promotion

Get $145 of apps and games for free in Amazon’s latest promotion

Amazon has sent out an email to subscribers to let them know that there’s another app giveaway underway. This time there’s $145 of apps and games you can pick up for free simply by having the Amazon App Store on your phone. The list includes some big name apps and games including (but not limited to): Plex Endomondo Pro Easy[Read More…]

by 12:14 pm on October 30, 2014 2 comments Apps, Deal, News
Google Drive for Android gets a facelift and adds Find, View and Share functions

Google Drive for Android gets a facelift and adds Find, View and Share functions

Update Wednesday (or Thursday as we know it) is well under way today and it seems the theme of the day is Material Design. With Sheets, Docs and Slides all getting a few new features today, the main Drive app has also seen some functionality added, as well as being prettied up in time for the big Lollipop push next[Read More…]

by 8:38 am on October 30, 2014 0 comments Apps
Google Play Games gets a Material Design makeover

Google Play Games gets a Material Design makeover

Google is getting their design thing on this morning releasing – slowly as usual – an update to Google Play Games, which brings an expected Material Design update to the Gaming hub. The update doesn’t just bring Material Design, but a new feature as well, with the ‘What’s New’ section advising that Game Profile Levels and Titles are now present[Read More…]

by 8:26 am on October 30, 2014 0 comments Apps
Google Play Movies & TV app updated with Material Design, trailers and Second Screen information

Google Play Movies & TV app updated with Material Design, trailers and Second Screen information

Google is moving forward with their Material Design updates, adding stylings to the Google Play Movies & TV app, as well as extra funcitonality which they hope will make movie night better. To start with the information cards featuring actor or soundtrack information they’ve talked about previously are now going to show up on your phone or tablet while you[Read More…]

by 5:36 am on October 30, 2014 2 comments Apps
Google updates Slides, Sheets and Docs apps with ‘Incoming’ tab and Bluetooth Keyboard shortcut support

Google updates Slides, Sheets and Docs apps with ‘Incoming’ tab and Bluetooth Keyboard shortcut support

Google has been pushing their Slides, Docs and Sheets Android Apps since separating them out of the main Drive app earlier this year. Today they are due to receive an update which will make usability a little easier, as well as prepare the way for the Nexus 9 Keyboard Folio case. To start with, you’ll of course get the mainstay[Read More…]

by 5:02 am on October 30, 2014 0 comments Apps
Sony launches the PS4 Remote Play app onto Google Play for Xperia Z3 series

Sony launches the PS4 Remote Play app onto Google Play for Xperia Z3 series

The Sony Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact have been some of the most anticipated handsets of the latter half of this year. They have great features, screens and look fantastic, but they also have a killer feature that gamers have been champing at the bit to access – PS4 Remote Play, and today, Sony has released the PS4 Remote Play[Read More…]

by 5:18 pm on October 29, 2014 0 comments Apps