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Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Video streaming is becoming a hot topic in Australia ahead of an Australian launch of international video streaming juggernaut Netflix in March. While Streamco service Stan launched last month, they were already playing catchup to Foxtel offering Presto which launched their TV offerings earlier this year, though only for tablets. Today Presto has advised that they have updated their app[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on February 23, 2015 7 comments Apps
Facebook will rollout an update allows you to add stickers to photos

Facebook will rollout an update allows you to add stickers to photos

Facebook will be pushing out an update which will allow users to add stickers to already uploaded photos along with a few other stable improvements to the very popular social networking app. The update which is slowly rolling out to users in various countries brings what was already available to users through the Messenger app and within the comments section.[Read More…]

by 9:14 am on February 22, 2015 1 comment Apps, News
Google mobile search now highlights the freshest & newest news stories

Google mobile search now highlights the freshest & newest news stories

Google has made a few changes to the way its mobile search function works with an update that now brings you the latest, freshest and newest news stories around the web when you use the updated search function. The “freshest and most relevant content” will even work for individual websites, for example, looking up Ausdroid in the updated Google search[Read More…]

by 9:13 am on February 22, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Google set to launch special YouTube app just for kids next week

Google set to launch special YouTube app just for kids next week

According to reports in the US, Google is about to take the wraps of a specially-designed YouTube app just for kids come Monday 23 February, which is unsurprisingly to be called ‘YouTube Kids”. This follows on from news from December last year in which it was reported Google was working on precisely projects like this. USA Today reports: A demo[Read More…]

by 2:36 pm on February 20, 2015 0 comments Apps, Google Services, News
Google’s Inbox to roll out to Apps customers ‘imminently’

Google’s Inbox to roll out to Apps customers ‘imminently’

It appears that this mornings announcement that Google is making Inbox more accessible is happening in more ways than those announced on their blog, with Android and Chrome chief Sundar Pichai today tweeting that Inbox will be rolling out to Apps customers ‘imminently’. @inboxbygmail coming to more places http://t.co/6FGMwAA4Qx rolling out to apps customers imminently — sundarpichai (@sundarpichai) February 19, 2015[Read More…]

by 10:59 am on February 20, 2015 3 comments Apps, Google Services
Countdown timer on Pebble website indicates incoming new model

Countdown timer on Pebble website indicates incoming new model

Pebble is one of the more successful smartwatches on the market, with apparently more than a million devices sold, but apart from a small design refresh last January when they launched the Pebble Steel, the hardware is now around two years old. But a new model is apparently on the way and could be released next week. A timer has[Read More…]

by 10:26 am on February 20, 2015 2 comments Apps, Smartwatch
IFTTT rebrands their app to IF and adds three new single purpose apps called ‘Do’

IFTTT rebrands their app to IF and adds three new single purpose apps called ‘Do’

Android is quite the versatile operating system, so the release of IFTTT for Android last year introduced a range of new ways to enhance your experience. Today IFTTT has announced that they’ve rebranded their app, and introduced three new single purpose apps branded ‘Do’. The rebrand for IFTTT simply renames the app to IF, while retaining all the functionality and[Read More…]

by 9:58 am on February 20, 2015 1 comment Apps
Google is working on a new service called Tablescape integrating foodography and Google+

Google is working on a new service called Tablescape integrating foodography and Google+

Exclusive: Google is working on a new feature for Google+ aimed at social networking foodies called Tablescape. The service is a combination of Yelp reviews and Instagram photos, specifically designed for food, both home cooked and found out and about. The new feature is aimed at ‘people who pull out their phone before picking up their fork’ and is currently in trial with[Read More…]

by and 5:19 pm on February 19, 2015 0 comments Apps, Exclusive, News
Social drinking app Boozd – Out Drinking? launches on Android to help you track your friends while out and about

Social drinking app Boozd – Out Drinking? launches on Android to help you track your friends while out and about

After launching on iOS in December, social drinking app Boozd has now launched on Google Play ready to bring Android using socialites into the fold. Boozd is a social app to help organise your night using Facebook to gather information using your and your friends Facebook profile and friends’ lists to let you know where your friends are on a[Read More…]

by 2:49 pm on February 19, 2015 0 comments Apps
Google Docs receives minor update which improves Office Compatibility mode

Google Docs receives minor update which improves Office Compatibility mode

Google has updated one of its productivity apps, with Google Docs has received a small update today that brings a couple of new (though minor) features. What we’re seeing is support for cutting, copying, and pasting text, images, and tables in Office Compatibility mode. Additionally, you’ll now have the ability to insert links into Google documents. The official changelog from[Read More…]

by 11:19 am on February 19, 2015 1 comment Apps, Google Services, News