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Sony launches Folding@home initiative for smartphones – curing disease with your phone

Sony launches Folding@home initiative for smartphones – curing disease with your phone

Distributed computing models have made up for a lack of super-computing availability for many years. From the early days of the Seti@home project in the 90’s, looking for extra-terrestrial life, through to the Folding@home initiative launched by Sony and Dr Vijay Pande from Stanford university on the PS3 back in 2007. There’s a lot of potential, and now Sony is[Read More…]

by 10:07 am on January 13, 2015 1 comment Apps, Manufacturer, Phones
Falcon Pro 3 launches on Google Play

Falcon Pro 3 launches on Google Play

If, like a number of us, you enjoyed using Falcon Pro then get ready to be happy all over again – it’s back! Version 3 of the little Twitter client that could has just hit Google Play. Falcon Pro client hit the Twitter token limit not once, not twice but three times and despite desperate pleas to Twitter (ignored or[Read More…]

by 4:49 pm on January 12, 2015 13 comments Apps, News
AAMI’s new Safe Driver app offering a $100,000 prize for safe drivers – but not if your device is rooted or ‘jailbroken’

AAMI’s new Safe Driver app offering a $100,000 prize for safe drivers – but not if your device is rooted or ‘jailbroken’

According to the Department of Infrastructure and Transport, up till November last year there were 1,185 road deaths – and even money says that some of those were caused by unsafe drivers. Insurance company AAMI has a vested interest in safe driving, not only is it good business sense to encourage safe driving but it saves lives as well. AAMI[Read More…]

by 4:38 pm on January 12, 2015 11 comments Apps
AccuWeather now features Android Wear integration

AccuWeather now features Android Wear integration

If you’re looking for a bit more detail about the weather than Google’s Weather cards provide on your Android Wear device, then maybe you should revisit AccuWeather. AccuWeather has had apps on Android for as long as I can remember, and they’ve now added Android Wear integration to their popular Android app (which has been downloaded over 10 million times).[Read More…]

by 9:44 am on January 12, 2015 0 comments Android Wear, Apps, News
BBM announce Android Wear compatibility

BBM announce Android Wear compatibility

Remember BBM? The other, other, other, other messaging app that most people (outside of Indonesia where Blackberry is apparently still huge) installed out of curiosity then fairly promptly un-installed and haven’t looked at since? Blackberry has announced today that they’ll soon be incorporating Android Wear support into their Android app. The app will have a fair bit of functionality too,[Read More…]

by 2:01 pm on January 8, 2015 0 comments Android Wear, Apps, Manufacturer
St George announces new Business App, to consolidate banking functions for small business

St George announces new Business App, to consolidate banking functions for small business

St George bank, has today announced their new app aimed specifically at helping small business owners. The app ‘St.George Business App’ aims to be a ‘One stop shop’ for business customers to easily access the St George bank business and mobile banking facilities. The release of this app is part of a move to address the needs of their customers,[Read More…]

by 11:26 am on January 7, 2015 0 comments Apps
Sandisk announces Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 with microUSB and USB connectors and Android companion appd

Sandisk announces Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 with microUSB and USB connectors and Android companion appd

Sandisk has announced a new range of portable USB drives at CES this morning, announcing the Ultra Dual USB Drive 3.0 with microUSB and USB connectors. The drives can be used on any PC with the standard USB connection but their real utility lies in use with mobile phones and tablets which support USB OTG. Sandisk is specifically targeting Android[Read More…]

by 7:59 am on January 6, 2015 2 comments Accessories, Apps
Google offering 60 days All Access to new users

Google offering 60 days All Access to new users

Google Music All Access is a great streaming service, it competes quite well nose to nose with the big names like Spotify (paid service), MOG and JB Hifi’s own service. As they do on a semi-regular basis; Google are currently offering 60 days free trial on their paid service for new users, which means if you’re already paying for the[Read More…]

by 2:08 pm on January 5, 2015 10 comments Apps, Google Services, News
Join the Beta for Action Launcher

Join the Beta for Action Launcher

Popular Aussie developer Chris Lacy, responsible for the release of many popular apps such as Tweet Lanes, Tap Path and Link Bubble cently released his latest project; Action Launcher 3. Previously he ran some pretty quiet early access setups, some of which we’ve been fortunate enough to join in on for his projects. In a recent G+ post he’s announced[Read More…]

by 6:57 pm on January 2, 2015 2 comments Apps, News
Watch 360° video of the Sydney New Years Fireworks display from Drone perspective in the Telstra app with Google Cardboard

Watch 360° video of the Sydney New Years Fireworks display from Drone perspective in the Telstra app with Google Cardboard

Telstra’s New Years app, which launched last month was tied in with Google’s Cardboard virtual reality platform, with a limited offer shipping Cardboard headsets out to people lucky enough to get in early. This morning, Telstra has updated the app, with a 360° video of the Sydney New Years Fireworks display taken from a drone which you can view with[Read More…]

by 5:29 pm on January 1, 2015 1 comment Apps