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New Opal tracking app for Sydney transport users

New Opal tracking app for Sydney transport users

Sydney developer Daniel Grech has released a new Android app aimed squarely at users of Sydney’s public transport systems which are almost completely moved across to the Opal smartcard ticketing system. Called Sydney OpalTracker, this new Android app allows you to perform the simple task of checking your Opal balance on your mobile, but it offers much more. Not only[Read More…]

by 8:13 am on November 24, 2014 8 comments Apps, News
TED app gets Chromecast support

TED app gets Chromecast support

TED is hugely popular, it has a catalogue of some 1700+ talks from some truly amazing people; ranging from technical and scientific geniuses such as Prof. Stephen Hawking to musical legends right through to medical and business leaders. Watching some of these talks are nothing short of an experience that needs to be had, unfortunately until now the experience needed[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on November 23, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Add NASA Space Images to your Chromecast Backdrop image options

Add NASA Space Images to your Chromecast Backdrop image options

Chromecast Backdrop is a pretty cool option which gives you more control over what your Chromecast displays on your TV while it’s idle While we’re not able to add News and Lifestyle images from some US publications like The New York Times, The Guardian or Saveur, we can add the latest source of images. Google has just announced that Chromecast[Read More…]

by 10:19 pm on November 21, 2014 2 comments Apps, Chromecast
Pebble app update offers complete revamp including full app notification support and Multi-language Notifications

Pebble app update offers complete revamp including full app notification support and Multi-language Notifications

We know there’s a lot of Pebble fans out there, and with multi-OS support, it’s got a lot going for it. Pebble has begun rolling out an update to their app which has been completely revamped and includes full app notification support, as well as multi-language notification support. Pebble has updated their app to Version 2.1.0, which includes a complete[Read More…]

by 9:50 am on November 21, 2014 4 comments Accessories, Apps
Swiftkey update brings performance improvements and more languages

Swiftkey update brings performance improvements and more languages

Swiftkey has released an update over night which addresses a particular bug bear for a number of users, as well as adding in some improvements and further language support. The Swiftkey keyboard is fantastic, but has suffered from some lag over the last few months which has led to a number of people moving away. According to the Swiftkey Blog,[Read More…]

by 8:29 am on November 21, 2014 4 comments Apps
Opera Max now available here on Google Play

Opera Max now available here on Google Play

Since launching last year, Opera has been slowly rolling out its Max service across the world, promising savings to mobile data of up to 50%. The company has announced it has added 16 more regions to the availability list, making the Max service available to include us here in Australia, as well as New Zealand, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Japan, Myanmar,[Read More…]

by 10:46 am on November 20, 2014 0 comments Apps
OneFlare introduces new Android app to let Businesses add 15-second promotional videos to their profile

OneFlare introduces new Android app to let Businesses add 15-second promotional videos to their profile

OneFlare, the Australian based online marketplace which lets Aussies connect with local businesses and tradespeople around them, has introduced a new app today. Aimed at the Businesses and Tradespeople who list their services on OneFlare, the Oneflare Video app allows them to upload a 15-second video to their online profile. OneFlare believes that the app will add another level to[Read More…]

by 4:26 pm on November 19, 2014 0 comments Apps
WhatsApp now so secure even they can’t read your messages

WhatsApp now so secure even they can’t read your messages

Since revelations that the NSA or other security agencies have been monitoring most communications, end-to-end encryption has been a hot buzzword in messaging circles. In their latest update, WhatsApp has announced that their messaging service has now implemented this encryption, becoming so secure that even they can’t read your messages, thanks to a partnership with Open Whisper Systems. The WhatsApp[Read More…]

by 12:44 pm on November 19, 2014 7 comments Apps, News
Nokia’s Z Launcher now available on Google Play in Beta mode

Nokia’s Z Launcher now available on Google Play in Beta mode

After announcing their first Android Tablet, the N1 yesterday, Nokia has launched their Z launcher on to Google Play, however it is still in Beta mode for now. The Launcher App, which is very simple to use and offers a very simplistic design that changes throughout the day, has made a few improvements since its beta testing program earlier in[Read More…]

by 12:00 pm on November 19, 2014 3 comments Apps
Facebook announces a separate app for Facebook Groups

Facebook announces a separate app for Facebook Groups

Facebook Groups are something that not every Facebook user might use, but they’re very handy if used well. I use Facebook groups to network professionally, to stay in touch with the local SES Unit, and to stay in touch with old friends. People use groups for everything, and to try and give the function a little more prominence, Facebook has[Read More…]

by 11:11 am on November 19, 2014 4 comments Apps, News