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Bubble Gum Interactive launches Nickelodeon’s Wild Grinders: Downhill Grind

Bubble Gum Interactive launches Nickelodeon’s Wild Grinders: Downhill Grind

Nickelodeon has this week released a new title in their Wild Grinders series, announcing Wild Grinders: Downhill Grind. The game has been published by Nick, but is developed by Australian development studio Bubble Gum Interactive, the brains behind a number of addictive games such as Cake Bake Blitz. Wild Grinders: Downhill Grind is the latest in the series which is[Read More…]

by 2:49 pm on March 29, 2015 0 comments Apps
Plex for Android updated

Plex for Android updated

If you’re a Plex user, you’ve probably seen the update that came through Thursday night/Friday morning for us Aussies. There’s been a huge number of changes delivered with the jump to version 4.0 which are all listed on the Plex.tv forums. The fixes include: Fix crash selection the ‘already paid’ option on the welcome screen. Fix crash scrolling on the[Read More…]

by 10:47 am on March 29, 2015 2 comments Apps, News
Get the Samsung Galaxy S6 Experience on your phone right now

Get the Samsung Galaxy S6 Experience on your phone right now

The impending launch of the Galaxy S6 has a few people excited, there’s people who have already decided that this phone witll be ‘their next’, while some are still sitting on the fence. Samsung has realised that people need a look at the features on their latest phones and have been releasing ‘Experience’ apps for some time now and it’s[Read More…]

by 10:08 pm on March 28, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Google Maps update lets you view your Custom Maps

Google Maps update lets you view your Custom Maps

Google has brought back a feature to Google Maps that was removed some time ago: the ability to view custom maps. Custom maps lets you create your own routes, which can be a way to show a short-cut, optimal route to a place or just a handy trail for a bushwalk. Google announced the update on Twitter, which also pointed[Read More…]

by 12:58 pm on March 28, 2015 0 comments Apps
Twitter launches their own live social media streaming service Periscope – coming to Android at some stage

Twitter launches their own live social media streaming service Periscope – coming to Android at some stage

Live, social video streaming has gotten pretty big recently and Twitter has finally launched their service – Periscope overnight. Social video streaming has seen Meerkat taking the lions share of the spotlight. Meerkat was first to market but was recently cut off from Twitters social graph limiting it’s reach, which many saw as a move to protect the upcoming launch[Read More…]

by 11:38 am on March 27, 2015 1 comment Apps
Google releases ‘Data Saver (Beta)’ Chrome extension

Google releases ‘Data Saver (Beta)’ Chrome extension

With a focus on emerging markets, Google is all about compressing data on traffic. Overnight, it appears that Google has launched a new Chrome extension called Data Saver (Beta) which much like the function in the Android version of Chrome, aims to use as little data as possible while delivering the full experience. The extension which is available in the[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on March 27, 2015 6 comments Apps
Facebook opens the Messenger platform to devs

Facebook opens the Messenger platform to devs

At F8, the Facebook developer conference a few interesting announcements have been made to do with their messaging platform “Messenger”. The abridged version is that Facebook have opened their platform up to developers who wish to integrate their apps with the Messenger interface. Already if you’re composing a message and tap the three dots in composer you’ll find a rather[Read More…]

by 8:20 am on March 27, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
ANZ Bank to launch GoMoney Wallet with NFC based payments for Android in July

ANZ Bank to launch GoMoney Wallet with NFC based payments for Android in July

GoMoney Wallet with NFC payments on Android phones has been announced for release later this year by ANZ in New Zealand, but the ANZ Bank has advised Ausdroid that they also intend to release it here in Australia. The ANZ Bank has been testing NFC based payments for the last couple of years, but is now very close to a[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on March 27, 2015 15 comments Apps, News
Google Play kicks off an Easter sale offering discounted Movies, Apps, Books, Music and Games

Google Play kicks off an Easter sale offering discounted Movies, Apps, Books, Music and Games

With Easter looming next weekend – who’s ready to OD on Chocolate? – Google has launched a sale on Google Play, offering discounts on Movies, Apps, Books, Music and Games. There’s a fair few discounts on offer, with discounted Family favourite movies such as Tintin, Hugo and a few of the Harry Potter movies, as well as Free Willy. Google[Read More…]

by 7:15 pm on March 26, 2015 0 comments Apps, Google Play
Visiting the Royal Easter Show in Sydney? Grab the app

Visiting the Royal Easter Show in Sydney? Grab the app

From its roots as an agricultural show back in 1823, the Sydney Royal Easter Show still shows off the best produce, livestock and handicrafts from around NSW, but it’s grown into much more. There’s rides, junk food and of course showbags, so how best to see everything? Grab the Sydney Royal Easter Show 2015 app for your phone. The app[Read More…]

by 6:46 pm on March 26, 2015 1 comment Apps