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Google rolls out info cards for Google Play Movies to all countries

Google rolls out info cards for Google Play Movies to all countries

Ever sat through a TV show or Movie wondering who that actor is, what song is playing in the background? Well, wonder no more, Google has finally extended ‘Info Cards’ in Google Play Movies and TV to all countries with access to the service. Google first introduced the feature, which allows you to get information on actors and songs through[Read More…]

by 10:30 am on June 4, 2014 0 comments Apps, Google Services
Instagram adds multiple photo editing tools to their app

Instagram adds multiple photo editing tools to their app

Instagram has been conistently updating their app with more features, like video and direct messaging for a while, but has today released an update which focuses on the heart of what makes Instagram a popular platform – photos. Specifically, they’ve added editing tools to allow you to touch up those photos before posting. The update, which brings Instagram up to[Read More…]

by 10:03 am on June 4, 2014 0 comments Apps
Google adds Chromecast support to Google+ photos and videos app – and ESPN, MLS and Crunchyroll

Google adds Chromecast support to Google+ photos and videos app – and ESPN, MLS and Crunchyroll

Google announced some new Chromecast support on the Chrome blog overnight, which concentrated heavily on sports related updates. Primaril, the blog focused on the introduction of Chromecast support for ESPN and Major League Soccer(MLS). We do have ESPN here in Australia thanks to Foxtel, but whether this service translates with your subscription is unclear, but if you want it, it[Read More…]

by 9:52 am on June 4, 2014 4 comments Apps, Chromecast
Three new titles added to the Humble Bundle: PC and Android 10

Three new titles added to the Humble Bundle: PC and Android 10

The Humble Bundle: PC and Android 10 was already good value, but this morning they’ve added three new titles to their list of games. The games are locked, so you’ll have to pay more than the average price to unlock the titles but it’s still darned good value considering you now get a total of 11 games. The games added[Read More…]

by 9:35 am on June 4, 2014 0 comments Apps
What to do if you lose your Android, and what precautions to take

What to do if you lose your Android, and what precautions to take

Most people have experienced the fear of having lost their mobile phone, and while not all of us have actually lost one, the fear is well founded. Unlike the Nokia phones of a decade ago, smartphones today contain a wealth of personal information: your address book and diary, your email, photos, browsing history, and connections to your social media accounts. In[Read More…]

by 5:30 pm on May 30, 2014 5 comments Apps, News
AllCast introduces a receiver for Chrome

AllCast introduces a receiver for Chrome

Koushik Dutta, the developer behind a number of useful things but revelantly AllCast, has announced on his Google+ page that AllCast is to receive support for some further devices, because very soon there’ll be an AllCast receiver for Chrome. This means that you’ll be able to use any Chrome device — web browsers on desktops, laptops, tablets and more, as[Read More…]

by 9:17 am on May 30, 2014 0 comments Apps, ChromeOS
Android Device Manager being updated – Find or Disable your phone from a friends handset

Android Device Manager being updated – Find or Disable your phone from a friends handset

Android Device Manager has come along way since it’s initial release brought about a way to locate or erase your Android phone remotely, and today it’s getting another update. The update which is rolling out slowly to handsets now, brings about an important update if you’re out and about and find your phone has been absconded with or you’ve left[Read More…]

by 9:52 pm on May 29, 2014 2 comments Apps
Sonos offering 6 months of Google Play Music All Access with purchase of Sonos Play Speakers

Sonos offering 6 months of Google Play Music All Access with purchase of Sonos Play Speakers

If Jason’s review of the Sonos Play wireless speaker system has whet your appetite but you haven’t yet jumped in, then maybe this will tip you over the edge. After introducing a ‘cast’ feature to the Sonos speakers last month, which allows you to send your Google Play Music to the system, Sonos has teamed up with Google to offer[Read More…]

by 6:37 pm on May 29, 2014 1 comment Apps, Google Services
Google Camera App updated to version 2.2 – brings more options for panorama and cropping

Google Camera App updated to version 2.2 – brings more options for panorama and cropping

The Google Camera, which received a massive update last month when it was released to Google Play as a stand-alone app for devices running, has received an update which restores some features previously removed and adds a few new ones. The update brings about some new features like a choice of full frame or cropped photos (including options for 4:3[Read More…]

by 1:25 pm on May 29, 2014 2 comments Apps
Madman launches Animelab – free streaming Anime you can watch on mobile or Chromecast

Madman launches Animelab – free streaming Anime you can watch on mobile or Chromecast

If you’re a fan of Anime, you’ll be more than familiar with Madman and their awesome Manga and Anime titles they sell, mainly on DVD, but apparently now via streaming. They’ve closed down their Madman Screening Room and launched AnimeLab, a site where you can stream Anime and simulcasts direct from Japan. Why are we telling you about it? AnimeLab[Read More…]

by 6:03 pm on May 28, 2014 2 comments Apps, Chromecast