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Periscope for Android updates with option to update profile and login with phone number

Periscope for Android updates with option to update profile and login with phone number

Twitter’s social video streaming app Periscope has received an update, adding a few new features and functions to the relatively new app. A long with the usual bug fixes and improvements, Periscope will now let you login using your phone number. Your Periscope profile can now also be updated with options to change your profile picture, display name and description.[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:44 am on June 24, 2015
Dropbox for Android just got a Material Design makeover

Dropbox for Android just got a Material Design makeover

As part of the update to version 3.0, cloud storage service Dropbox has updated the look of their Android app, in their words it’s ‘Better, faster, redesigned’ the crux of the update is that Material Design has finally pervaded the app and it’s looking pretty good. The update adds the usual Floating Action Button (FAB) – really just a Plus[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:15 am on June 24, 2015
Todoist update brings material design and tablet interface

Todoist update brings material design and tablet interface

The popular to do list manager Todoist has had an update to their Android app which brings Material Design and a redesigned tablet interface. The changes are visually quite dramatic, but thanks to the predictable and familiar behaviour of material design standards set out by Google, it immediately feels comfortable and familiar. As you can see in the images below, the[Read More…]

in Apps, News, Other by at 9:51 am on June 24, 2015
FourSquare re-adds Mayorships to Swarm – you can become king of the castle

FourSquare re-adds Mayorships to Swarm – you can become king of the castle

When FourSquare was still a single app, one of the fun things to do was to become mayor of your most frequented haunts. With the splitting of the apps into Swarm and FourSquare and their subsequent refocus, Mayorships went by the wayside, before making a re-appearance, but in a limited capacity that only allowed you to compete against friends –[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:21 am on June 24, 2015
Instagram adds improved search and explore functions
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Instagram adds improved search and explore functions

Instagram has updated their Android app to version 7.0 overnight, adding some new features which should make surfacing interesting new content and search a little easier. The Explore function for those users in the US gets a little more interesting, with new curated collections as well as Tags and trending Places being added. The tags and trending places have been[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:18 am on June 24, 2015
Humble BulkyPix Mobile Bundle updated with three new games

Humble BulkyPix Mobile Bundle updated with three new games

The latest Humble Mobile Bundle, featuring a range of games from developer BulkyPix went live a week ago, now the deal has gotten even better. BulkyPix and the Humble Bundle have added three new games to the premium tier, which is available to those who pay above the average price, which stands at US$3.90 right now. The games added include[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:14 pm on June 23, 2015
Is your Android Wear watchface a little tired? Try a new one!
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Is your Android Wear watchface a little tired? Try a new one!

In an age where mobile phones, computers and tablets last in months rather than years, it’s little surprise that our fashion tastes have evolved with them. Now, with Android Wear, you can change the appearance of your watch as you see fit, to suit your mood, tastes or activities. Today, Google are promoting the 1500+ downloadable watchfaces from the Play[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps, News by at 9:43 am on June 23, 2015
LG G4 feature – Smart Cleaning, how it works, what it does
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LG G4 feature – Smart Cleaning, how it works, what it does

The LG G4 hasn’t yet landed in Australia, but it isn’t far away. With it comes some new built-in features that you may not have seen on a smartphone before, at least not built in, and it’s worth having a bit of a closer look at these. One of the features I’ve noticed, and that others have too, is the[Read More…]

in Apps, News, Phones by at 10:06 am on June 21, 2015
Samsung releases a tool to bring back the toggles their latest update removed from the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge
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Samsung releases a tool to bring back the toggles their latest update removed from the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge

If you’re missing some toggles from your Galaxy S6/S6 Edge after the latest software update from Samsung rolled out, you can now get them back. Samsung has released an official tool, called ‘QuickPanel Restore’ into their Samsung App Store. The tool brings back the Mobile Data, Private Mode, and Mobile Hotspot toggles which disappeared by way of hitting the big[Read More…]

in Apps, Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:12 pm on June 20, 2015
Commonwealth Bank adds a tablet app to their Android experience
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Commonwealth Bank adds a tablet app to their Android experience

Android wielding Commonwealth Bank customers today have something to smile about, with the bank releasing their tablet app to Google Play. The app is a standalone app that beats the iOS iPad app to market, though that app is just around the corner according to the bank. The CommBank app for tablet is a separate app for users to install[Read More…]

in Apps, Tablets by at 3:22 pm on June 19, 2015