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Twitter looking to partner with Foursquare to make location more relevant in tweets

Twitter looking to partner with Foursquare to make location more relevant in tweets

Twitter has been focusing quite a bit on its mainstream appeal over the last couple of years, which hasn’t helped when they have ignored aspects of its platform that sorely need some updating. However the company is looking to change things by partnering with Foursquare to utilise its treasure trove of location data, to add some much-needed context to your Twitter posts,[Read More…]

by 11:45 am on December 18, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Todoist Adds Android Wear Support

Todoist Adds Android Wear Support

When Google announced their best apps of 2014 it was of no surprise to Ausdroid staff that Todoist was included. Todoist is a high powered, fully featured, cross-platform task manager. We use it extensively here at Ausdroid for sharing and collaboration of tasks and posts that need to be done and find it an extremely useful app/program that allows integration[Read More…]

by 11:13 am on December 18, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
Google removes High-Quality voices from Text to Speech app because they’re no longer needed

Google removes High-Quality voices from Text to Speech app because they’re no longer needed

Back in March, Google rolled out several high-quality voice add-ons in their version 3.0 update, but Google has now removed these additions advising they’re no longer needed. According to the What’s New comments on the Google Play store entry for Text-To-Speech, Google advises : Improved quality: our standard quality voices now surpass the quality of the high quality voices from[Read More…]

by 11:11 am on December 17, 2014 3 comments Apps
My Tracks now supports Google Fit integration

My Tracks now supports Google Fit integration

Google Fit has been slowly gaining traction, but so far support from third party vendors has been sort of slow. Thankfully, Google has their own GPS based tracking app, My Tracks. My Tracks was one of the first fitness based apps to update for Android Wear and now they’ve also integrated Google Fit tracking into the mix. The latest update,[Read More…]

by 9:58 am on December 17, 2014 0 comments Apps, Google Services
Tile can now track your things on Android

Tile can now track your things on Android

Tile, one of the more popular “item trackers” to launch from a Kickstarter campaign in recent years, has announced that its tracking app is finally available on Android. Tile’s item tracker is a small square tag with a hole to attach it to a keychain. Its form factor is probably one of the better ones we’ve seen in this class,[Read More…]

by 9:57 am on December 17, 2014 0 comments Accessories, Apps
Google adds new functions to Docs, Slides and Sheets apps as well as  ‘Ok Google’ search to Drive

Google adds new functions to Docs, Slides and Sheets apps as well as ‘Ok Google’ search to Drive

Ready for some new functionality in word processing, spreadsheets and presentations? How about a better way to find documents in Drive? Google has you covered, adding updates to their Docs, Slides and Sheets apps as well as a new way to search Drive. Google has advised a new update to their office productivity apps, is rolling out in Google Play,[Read More…]

by 9:17 am on December 17, 2014 0 comments Apps
Pebble’s smartwatches now implement Android Wear notifications

Pebble’s smartwatches now implement Android Wear notifications

Pebble, makers of what is arguably the first mass-marketed smartwatch for Android and iOS platforms, have released the next version of their Android app in beta, and it adds a pretty cool new feature to the platform. As of version 2.3, Pebble users can now act and reply on notifications direct from their watches, just as Android Wear users can.[Read More…]

by 8:45 am on December 17, 2014 2 comments Android Wear, Apps, News, OS Update, Smartwatch
Instagram adds 5 new filters and a better way to manage all of them

Instagram adds 5 new filters and a better way to manage all of them

Apparently we all love filters, well 300 Million users can’t be wrong can they? Well, today Instagram has announced that they’ve introduced five more to the list of filters available, as well as a new way to manage them. Adding new filters is a big deal for Instagram, the last new filters they added, named Mayfair and Willow, were added[Read More…]

by 8:42 am on December 17, 2014 1 comment Apps
Ausdroid announces a new version of its app, and invites users to join in

Ausdroid announces a new version of its app, and invites users to join in

Ausdroid has been bringing you Australian Android news now for over four years, and while we’ve experimented with having an actual Android app to consume Ausdroid content in the past, it hasn’t worked out so well. Those of you with better memories may recall we had an app in test for a month or two last year, but sadly the[Read More…]

by 5:35 pm on December 16, 2014 8 comments Apps, News
Indiegogo releases their own Android app – Fund all the projects!

Indiegogo releases their own Android app – Fund all the projects!

Crowdfunding is a massive business these days. We have Pozible in Australia, but on a more global front the big names are of course Kickstarter and Indiegogo and the latter has this week launched their own Android app to help you check out all the projects. After releasing their iOS app earlier this year, Indiegogo has now released the Android[Read More…]

by 5:13 pm on December 16, 2014 1 comment Apps