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Nokia is considering the sale of its maps business to focus on its networks business instead

Nokia is considering the sale of its maps business to focus on its networks business instead

Nokia, the Finnish company best known now for its mapping, networks and before the sale of their mobile business to Microsoft – their Mobile Phones, is considering the sale of its mapping business to focus more on their communications and technology networks business. The rumours surrounding a potential sale comes as the Finnish equipment maker focuses on boosting growth at[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:30 am on April 13, 2015
Kodi (formerly XBMC) remote appears on Google Play
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Kodi (formerly XBMC) remote appears on Google Play

For anyone that’s utilised XBMC in the past or has been keeping up to speed with the home media streaming market, you would be aware that XBMC (Xbox Media Center) morphed into Kodi last year. This was primarily driven from the fact that it was no longer just an Xbox based appliation, but available on multiple platforms including Windows, Linux,[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play, NFC by at 3:26 pm on April 12, 2015
Microsoft slipped an Office remote control app under the radar
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Microsoft slipped an Office remote control app under the radar

Microsoft have quietly given Android and Windows Phone (who??) users an app that allows you to remote control the Microsoft Office programs Powerpoint, Excel and Word for presentations. The primary use for the app will no doubt be for those who use Powerpoint for presentations regularly but will have further applications in Word and Excel. Using Bluetooth to connect to[Read More…]

in Apps, Manufacturer, News by at 3:17 pm on April 12, 2015
Sony launches LifeLog channel on IFTTT freeing your data

Sony launches LifeLog channel on IFTTT freeing your data

Sony has been promoting their Lifelog application with their Lifeband and Smartwatch lines for a while now. Like most health tracking application there’s been a bit of a kerfuffle over extracting your data out of the system once it’s in. Sony has essentially killed the arguments by introducing the Lifelog channel on If This Then That (IFTTT), a site which[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:10 am on April 12, 2015
Google app update allows users to add nicknames for contacts
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Google app update allows users to add nicknames for contacts

Google’s main app has received an update which now gives users the ability to add nicknames to contacts within their devices. The update, which has been available for a few people, has now gone live for the remainder of users now and the folks over at Android Police has discovered that Google is progressing towards the Trusted Voice feature that[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:02 am on April 12, 2015
LastPass Android receives an update to Material Design, with a sneaky bonus

LastPass Android receives an update to Material Design, with a sneaky bonus

Users of the LastPass password manager app can finally let out a sigh of relief; the somewhat ugly Android application has received an update including a glorious Material Design makeover, and in great news for brand-new Samsung Galaxy S6 / Galaxy S6 Edge users, free premium membership is now being thrown in as well! There’s some neat integrations with Samsung’s[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 8:30 am on April 11, 2015
Commonwealth bank bringing banking to your wrist with new Smartwatch integration
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Commonwealth bank bringing banking to your wrist with new Smartwatch integration

Smartwatch integration is the next big thing for app developers, with the release of the Apple Watch just a short time away, a number of companies are suddenly releasing Smartwatch integration. The Commonwealth Bank has joined in, announcing their new Smartwatch compatability which will be arriving shortly for both Android and Apple. The integration with your Android Wear Smartwatch requires[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 4:11 pm on April 9, 2015