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Blizzard releases Hearthstone for Android in Australia, New Zealand and Canada

Blizzard releases Hearthstone for Android in Australia, New Zealand and Canada

We get a few soft launches here in Australia, and along with New Zealand and Canada, gaming powerhouse Blizzard has advised they have launched their latest gaming venture: Hearthstone on Android tablets here today. While the Electronic Card Trading Game is only available initially on tablets, Blizzard CEO and co-founder Mike Morhaime, says this is the best fit for now,[Read More…]

by 2:06 pm on December 16, 2014 3 comments Apps
Chromecast now comes with guest mode

Chromecast now comes with guest mode

Parties at your house could get a little more interesting, and more focused on Chromecast soon, with Google announcing Guest Mode for Chromecast this week. Guest Mode allows visitors to your house to cast content to your TV, without first having to connect to your Wi-Fi network. Guest Mode allows anyone with an Android device to cast to your TV[Read More…]

by 1:28 pm on December 13, 2014 2 comments Apps, Chromecast
Nokia pushes out Here Map onto Google Play

Nokia pushes out Here Map onto Google Play

After launching on Android as a Samsung exclusive back in August, Nokia has finally released Here maps on Google Play as a free download, allowing for much broader access. Nokia’s HERE maps is one of their main areas of focus after selling their devices section to Microsoft last year. HERE is a worthy competitor to Google Maps, offering a more[Read More…]

by and 1:19 pm on December 13, 2014 2 comments Apps, News
Facebook now lets you follow and find hot trends on your mobile

Facebook now lets you follow and find hot trends on your mobile

Normally when you’re out and about away from home, Facebook would normally be considered the last place to keep up to date and find big events right? Well Facebook wants to change that. Introduced in January on the desktop, Facebook has begun rolling out Trends to their mobile apps this week. The ‘Trending’ feature lets you follow conversations in five[Read More…]

by 12:52 pm on December 13, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Will you win or die when you play the Game of Thrones? Find out and download it now from Google Play

Will you win or die when you play the Game of Thrones? Find out and download it now from Google Play

After creating a successful series of adventures games based on the hugely successful TV Show The Walking Dead, Telltale Games have turned their hand to what Google has just named as the biggest show of 2014: Game of Thrones. Much like their previous efforts with The Walking Dead, the “pick your own adventure” style app has some really slick graphics[Read More…]

by 9:58 am on December 13, 2014 1 comment Apps, Google Play
Android Wear 5.0.1 is starting to land on Australian watches

Android Wear 5.0.1 is starting to land on Australian watches

If you’re the owner of an LG G watch R, you might have noticed (or you might soon) that you’ve got a software update waiting. Ausdroid reader Dylan is one such recipient of this software update which takes Android Wear to version 5.0.1. We haven’t yet seen it on our watches, including a Sony Smartwatch 3, but in all likelihood we’ll[Read More…]

by 7:06 pm on December 12, 2014 11 comments Android Wear, Apps, News, OS Update
“Santafy” yourself with Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority’s Santa Fest app

“Santafy” yourself with Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority’s Santa Fest app

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority is running Santa Fest in Sydney’s Darling Harbour until December 24, and they’ve released an app that enables you to “Santafy” yourself as part of the festival. The free app is very basic, but it does as it promises. You can “Santafy” yourself and share to Facebook or Twitter and save the results to your gallery[Read More…]

by 12:42 pm on December 12, 2014 0 comments Apps
Google Fit update finally brings more activities

Google Fit update finally brings more activities

Google has finally released an update to the Google Fit app, which adds a lot more functionality for those people who keep fit by doing more than just walking, cycling or running. The update to Google Fit, which is available in Google Play right now, has a number of updates including a new experimental mode which detects steps when your[Read More…]

by 8:45 am on December 12, 2014 3 comments Apps
Action Launcher 3 released today by Chris Lacy

Action Launcher 3 released today by Chris Lacy

Chris Lacy has released the latest version of his well-loved Action Launcher for Android. With over 500,000 installs, Lacy is clearly onto a winning formula with his app, and the new version doesn’t disappoint in terms of new features and design. Chris himself describes the update as follows: An entirely new take on Action Launcher. This release is both a complete[Read More…]

by 7:51 am on December 12, 2014 13 comments Apps, News
New app geavi allows you to take evidential videos just in case

New app geavi allows you to take evidential videos just in case

geavi is a new app we’ve come across that is described as a personal safety app, allowing users to create videos, combine them with their locations, and upload it to a secure cloud service where the videos are stored (and locked) for a period of 10 days, so that videos can’t be deleted by anyone. Why might this be useful?[Read More…]

by 3:17 pm on December 11, 2014 1 comment Apps, News