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Google Photos v1.2 now lets you adds photos to albums as well as photo descriptions and album cover pics

Google Photos v1.2 now lets you adds photos to albums as well as photo descriptions and album cover pics

The announcement yesterday that Google+ Photos would shutter, beginning with Android, on the 1st of August left a small cloud over the service, but the release of an update to the app which brings some new functions, should smooth over things for at least a little while. The update to Google Photos version 1.2 brings some more customisations for the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:28 pm on July 23, 2015
YouTube update lets you view portrait videos in full screen
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YouTube update lets you view portrait videos in full screen

Filming videos in portrait should be grounds for a number of terrible punishments, but still people persist. So, instead of having a terrible time viewing the videos correctly in YouTube, the app will now display videos ‘correctly’. Discovered by Android Police in the YouTube APK version 10.28, portrait videos will now display in portrait rather than being forced into a[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:14 am on July 23, 2015
Google Photos lead comments on closure of Google+ Photos

Google Photos lead comments on closure of Google+ Photos

Google announced yesterday, that as part of the transition to Google Photos, the Google+ Photos service would begin closing down, starting with the Android service on the 1st of August. The product lead behind Google Photos Anil Sabharwal has spoken about the closure on Google+, clarifying a few points on the service transition. The key points of the transition are:[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 8:04 am on July 23, 2015
ANZ GoMoney Wallet with NFC based payments for Android delayed
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ANZ GoMoney Wallet with NFC based payments for Android delayed

ANZ will be releasing their GoMoney Wallet with NFC based payments for Android, but when is the question. After advising in March that they were looking at a July launch of the service here in Australia, we’ve been advised this window has now been pushed back towards the end of the year. Speaking with an ANZ spokesperson the release is[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:09 pm on July 22, 2015
Google adds ‘Your Timeline’ view to Maps with option to show photos you took along the way
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Google adds ‘Your Timeline’ view to Maps with option to show photos you took along the way

Google has today announced a new feature for Maps for Android (as well as on the desktop), called Your Timeline. Your Timeline gives you ‘a useful way to remember and view the places you’ve been on a given day, month or year’, just by selecting the option in your application. Your Timeline when it rolls out, will be an option[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 3:29 pm on July 22, 2015
Good Deal: Grab Game of Thrones from Telltale Games for just $0.20

Good Deal: Grab Game of Thrones from Telltale Games for just $0.20

With the announcement that the fifth episode of their popular Game of Thrones game would launch on July 23,Telltale Games has dropped the buy-in price for the game to a lowly $0.20. The game is currently available for a bargain price, with the first installment of the game normally selling for a more hefty $4.99. Iron From Ice, which is[Read More…]

in Apps by at 5:34 pm on July 21, 2015
With Google Photos now the star, Google is retiring Google+ Photos on August 1st

With Google Photos now the star, Google is retiring Google+ Photos on August 1st

Announced at Google I/O this past May, Google Photos is at its core Google+ Photos, with a few differences. But as part of the transition it’s clear that one of the two has to go and Google has announced that Google+ Photos is being retired on the 1st of August. Starting with the Android service, Google will eventually move on[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 6:30 am on July 21, 2015
Humble Neo Geo Android Bundle launches with eight great games

Humble Neo Geo Android Bundle launches with eight great games

It’s been a while, but the Humble Mobile Bundle is back and as part of their ‘Summer Sale’ the folks at SNK Playmore have teamed up with the Humble Bundle team to offer the Humble Neo Geo Android Bundle. The Humble Neo Geo Android Bundle brings eight great games from the Neo Geo library, with five of those games –[Read More…]

in Apps by at 5:46 am on July 21, 2015
Tapatalk update brings new forum functions to your mobile
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Tapatalk update brings new forum functions to your mobile

Tapatalk is a very popular plugin for forum owners who want to get their users more involved and mobile. The plugin allows the Tapatalk app to interface with your forum natively in a mobile friendly interface. In the latest update to the app, the usability just got a bit more friendly with a number of changes, improvements and additions to[Read More…]

in Apps by at 11:16 am on July 19, 2015
Facebook Messenger can now be used globally without a Facebook account
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Facebook Messenger can now be used globally without a Facebook account

After opening up access to Facebook Messenger to users in the Canada, the United States, Peru and Venezuala, without the need for a Facebook account in June, VP, Messaging Products David Marcus has announced that the feature has been expanded globally. Anyone wanting to download and connect to Facebook Messenger, can now use all the Messenger features such as chat[Read More…]

in Apps by at 2:04 pm on July 18, 2015