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$165.00 Worth of apps for free?  Yes please Amazon

$165.00 Worth of apps for free? Yes please Amazon

What do Sonic the Hedgehog, mSecure, Office Suite Professional and Paper Camera have in common? They’re all being offered for free on the Amazon app store. The offer is currently available over on the Amazon Australia website where a total of twenty six apps and games, totalling $165 are yours for the price of signing up to Amazon. You can grab one, or you can grab them all, there’s no limit. You’ll need the Amazon App installed on your phone which you can download by heading here and installing the APK. Of course doing this will involve side loading so[Read More...]

by 1:13 PM on September 25, 2014 5 comments Apps, News
Freelancer launches version 2.0 of their Android app

Freelancer launches version 2.0 of their Android app

Australian outsourcing marketplace Freelancer.com has announced the release of version 2.0 of their Android app. The app allows both freelancers looking for work and employers looking for people to perform any tasks they need to without visiting the site. Freelancers can find and accept jobs and submit bids within the app, while hirers can manage projects (including posting new ones) and review bids and award jobs to successful bidders. The company added Android Wear compatibility to their app a little while ago, detailed in this blog post. If you’ve got an Android Wear device, you can receive and respond to[Read More...]

by 12:25 PM on September 25, 2014 0 comments Apps
Humble Bundle Mobile 8 goes live

Humble Bundle Mobile 8 goes live

It’s going to be an expensive week for gamers who love their Humble Bundles. Hot on the heels of the Humble Bundle PC and Android 11 going live yesterday, this morning the Humble Bundle Mobile 8 has gone live as well offering up even more tasty DRM free Android games for you to grab. The deal is, as usual the same with the offer to pay what you want and receive a few games, in this case Tentacle Wars and Wave Wave, as well as the premium versions of Doodle God and Doodle Devil. But, if you want to pay[Read More...]

by 7:53 AM on September 25, 2014 0 comments Apps
HTC releases Scribble into Google Play – doodle your day away.

HTC releases Scribble into Google Play – doodle your day away.

The latest HTC app to make its way to Google Play as a standalone app is HTC Scribble, which has launched overnight to much rapturous applause. The app was first launched on the HTC One Max last year, it’s essentially an app you can draw in, or as HTC describe it, a way to make a ‘digital scrapbook or create interesting photos to share on your blog or social network’. The app allows you to choose from a number of pre-existing templates which you can further customise, as well as adding in animated GIFs or HTC Zoes as well to[Read More...]

by 8:03 AM on September 24, 2014 3 comments Apps, Manufacturer
Humble Bundle PC and Android 11 offers Android and PC games for any price you want

Humble Bundle PC and Android 11 offers Android and PC games for any price you want

Gamers rejoice, the Humble Bundle PC and Android 11 is now open, offering a range of games for any price you want, as well as offering more games if you’re prepared to pay a little more. The Humble Bundle PC and Android offers titles which are available on Windows, Mac, Linux as well as Android, so you can take your gaming obsession with you on the move. The games are provided DRM free on Android and for PC, with Steam keys available for handing over a $1 more. There’s currently four Games on offer for whatever price you want: Thomas[Read More...]

by 7:39 AM on September 24, 2014 0 comments Apps
tinyCam Monitor Pro for IP Cam updates with Android Wear support

tinyCam Monitor Pro for IP Cam updates with Android Wear support

Owners of IP Cameras using tinyCam Monitor Pro have begun receiving a decent update to their app. Developer Tiny Solutions LLC have begun rolling out version 5.6 of the app, which adds support for streaming their IP camera feed to their Android Wear watches. To launch the app from your wrist, you can say ‘OK Google. Start tinyCam Monitor’ or simply select it from your list of apps installed. Once loaded you can all the IP Cams you have setup in your app, it allows you to tap to zoom from your wrist, as well as swipe to the right[Read More...]

by 10:05 AM on September 23, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, Apps
Pocket Casts takes to the web – no app required, register now

Pocket Casts takes to the web – no app required, register now

If you’re a Podcast fan and you’re using Pocket Casts (and why wouldn’t you?) then you’ll be just as excited as we are about the potential for this latest announcement. Shifty Jelly has begun taking sign-ups for something that looks absolutely awesome. In a tweet this morning Shifty Jelly has launched a sign-up site for something which looks to us to be suspiciously like Pocket Casts on the web. : Yes. It's happening. Really. https://t.co/TcGbp2LhKJ We hope you're as excited as we are. OMG OMG OMG — Pocket Casts (@pocketcasts) September 22, 2014 Whether this is for a Chrome Extension, web app or[Read More...]

by 1:18 PM on September 22, 2014 1 comment Apps
Australia Post release MyPost Digital Mailbox for Android

Australia Post release MyPost Digital Mailbox for Android

The Australia Post Digital Mailbox service is finally available to Android users. The service delivers digital copies of certain correspondence such as bills, rates, general correspondence and statements from registered providers to an app on your device. While to some it may seem a simple solution, get your service providers to email you bills; for some it’s not that easy. The MyPost Digital service is a stepping stone for users who potentially don’t get online much, don’t necessarily check their email when they are online any maybe aren’t that comfortable with paying online either although you can pay online through[Read More...]

by 7:41 AM on September 19, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
Microsoft adds One Note for Android Wear to Google Play

Microsoft adds One Note for Android Wear to Google Play

Microsoft was late to the mobile game, and since then they’ve generally played catch-up, although Windows Phone is finally showing some promise, they still have only a tiny market share. To encourage users to embrace their products, Microsoft has cottoned onto the strategy of releasing Android versions of their products to entice users over, and the latest ploy is to release One Note for Android Wear. To use One Note for Android Wear, you will of course need a phone running Android 4.3 with the Android Wear app installed, an Android Wear watch and two Microsoft Android apps: One Note[Read More...]

by 10:06 AM on September 17, 2014 1 comment Android Wear, Apps
Game streaming service Twitch adds Chromecast support to their app

Game streaming service Twitch adds Chromecast support to their app

Game streaming service Twitch, who were recently purchased by Amazon – apparently gazzumping Google at the post if rumours are to be believed – has now added Chromecast support to their Android app. According to the Twitch Blog, the support has been an oft-requested feature, so now streamers can now access their favourite game players videos on the big-screen. There’s very little to do to access Chromecast support on Twitch, simply update your app to the latest version – which is available now on Google Play – and follow the directions below : 1. Open Twitch on your laptop or[Read More...]

by 9:22 AM on September 17, 2014 1 comment Apps, Chromecast
HTC Nexus 9 Keyboard cover hits the NCC

HTC Nexus 9 Keyboard cover hits the NCC

The HTC built Nexus 9 is coming, that seems a certainty, and the existence of a Keyboard Cover accessory caused quite the positive stir when it leaked earlier this month. The keyboard cover looked great in the drawings provided, but look even better in the flesh, with the cover heading past the Chinese based National Communications Commission (NCC) for certification. According to Android Police who first came across the keyboard cover, the model # UG0B matches with the one supplied by VR-Zone who found the photos on the NCC database. There’s no look at the hinge of the case, which[Read More...]

by 8:17 AM on September 16, 2014 3 comments Apps
ABC adds Chromecast support to iview for iOS, Android app to get Beta support soon

ABC adds Chromecast support to iview for iOS, Android app to get Beta support soon

As a launch partner for Chromecast, the ABC sure has taken their sweet time adding Chromecast to their iview apps, but it’s finally here…for iOS, but fear not because Android support will be here soon. In a pair of tweets this afternoon, the ABC has announced their iOS app has been updated with Chromecast suppport, while their Android app will get ‘Beta’ support in the next couple of weeks: We're excited to announce beta support for Google ChromeCast devices on the latest version of our iOS app: http://t.co/xHdsAwmnJV — ABC iview (@abciview) September 15, 2014 We'll be offering beta support[Read More...]

by 6:21 PM on September 15, 2014 10 comments Apps, Chromecast
People’s Choice Credit Union become the second bank to use the Cuscal redi2PAY NFC payment solution

People’s Choice Credit Union become the second bank to use the Cuscal redi2PAY NFC payment solution

Cuscal has been leading the charge with Host Card Emulation (HCE) based NFC payments for Android phones, since launching their platform earlier this year. CUA were the first to embrace their NFC payments solution in their app in July, and now another bank, well, Credit Union this time has added their redi2PAY NFC solution to their app, with People’s Choice Credit Union updating their Android app to allow the function. The app let’s you register your preferred Visa payWave card and then use your phone on Tap & Pay terminals at Point of Sale. It’s quite easy to register your[Read More...]

by 11:53 AM on September 14, 2014 5 comments Apps