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Google updates the weather card in Google Now

Google updates the weather card in Google Now

It appears that Google has changed the way the card in Google Now displays the weather. The previous arrangement of showing a stack of cards, most often with your home and work locations, has now changed to display one card, with your locations on the one card. You can access the old style weather card for each location, complete with[Read More…]

by 7:57 am on May 28, 2014 1 comment Apps
Watch_Dogs Companion: ctOS Companion App has arrived in Google Play

Watch_Dogs Companion: ctOS Companion App has arrived in Google Play

To coincide with their massively anticipated game title – Watchdogs launching, gaming giant, Ubisoft has released their Watch_Dogs Companion: ctOS app which they showed off at E3 last year, to Google Play. The app had been up on the iOS App Store since yesterday morning and is now available in Google Play, for free. This app allows you to ‘Connect[Read More…]

by 1:21 am on May 28, 2014 2 comments Apps, News
Quickflix announces Chromecast availability for their Android and iOS apps coming soon

Quickflix announces Chromecast availability for their Android and iOS apps coming soon

Quickflix, has today announced that they will be releasing an update to their Android (and iOS) apps which will integrate compatability with the now available Chromecast dongle. Quickflix is an Australian company founded in 2003, who provide a video rental service in Australia. Quickflix began by providing DVD/BluRay rentals, before beginning video streaming services in 2011. The company still provides[Read More…]

by 12:10 am on May 28, 2014 3 comments Apps, Chromecast
Foxtel announces Presto for Android – coming with Chromecast compatibility in July

Foxtel announces Presto for Android – coming with Chromecast compatibility in July

With the launch of Chromecast in Australia, Foxtel has taken the opportunity to announce that Presto will finally be coming to Android. Presto is Foxtel’s premium ‘all-you-can-eat’ movies service, which they intend to make available deliver to selected Android tablets starting in July. While it’s been available for iOS since, March, Foxtel seems to have been waiting for something like[Read More…]

by 12:02 am on May 28, 2014 3 comments Apps
Updated Gmail interface shown off in photo leaks

Updated Gmail interface shown off in photo leaks

Just the other day we saw Google+ receiving an update, after earlier rumours that were (fairly) accurate about how the update would look. Now, it looks like it’s Gmail’s turn to get a revamped interface, if some leaks from Yoel Kaseb on Google+ are to be believed. Yoel, who’s Google+ profile states he works for Samsung in Argentina, is quite[Read More…]

by 10:20 am on May 24, 2014 1 comment Apps, Rumours
You can now set Google Now reminders without touching your phone

You can now set Google Now reminders without touching your phone

Setting reminders has always been a handy function of Google Now, although a bit fiddly, with fine details having to be finalised by hand. But a new update to Google Search which has been slipped in, will now allow you to set reminders completely hands-free. The update works exceedingly well with the Google Now Launcher, or once you launch Google[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on May 24, 2014 2 comments Apps
Google finally fixes the ability to set countdown timer cards in search

Google finally fixes the ability to set countdown timer cards in search

Google hasn’t been doing a great job with setting timers in Search, which has up until now simply set an alarm in your default alarm clock app, but it seems Google has finally listened and has added the ability to set a timer within Search that simply activates a card. You can set timers using the Google Now Launcher by[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on May 24, 2014 0 comments Apps
Samsung will be shutting down their Music Hub as of the 1st of July – Milk Music inbound?

Samsung will be shutting down their Music Hub as of the 1st of July – Milk Music inbound?

UPDATE: We’ve received advise from Samsung Australia this evening that Music Hub will be remaining in Australia. Samsung has apparently advised customers via email, that Samsung Music Hub, will be closing as of the 1st of July. Samsung has at the same time as announcing the death knell for their music service announced that they are working on a replacement. The[Read More…]

by 8:53 am on May 23, 2014 5 comments Apps
Chrome for Android adds Chromecast support and option to ‘unclose’ a tab

Chrome for Android adds Chromecast support and option to ‘unclose’ a tab

Chrome for Android gets better and better everyday, and with the launch of Chromecast in Australia seemingly slated for next week – at least according to last Sunday’s Dick Smith slip-up – it’s getting a timely update indeed, with Google adding Chromecast support to the browser. The Chromecast compatability showed up in the changelog in the update to the latest[Read More…]

by 8:24 am on May 23, 2014 2 comments Apps, Chromecast
Foxtel Go, working on Nexus 7? We’d suggest it does, and should officially.

Foxtel Go, working on Nexus 7? We’d suggest it does, and should officially.

Just yesterday we shared Foxtel’s announcement that Foxtel Go is now officially supported on the Nexus 5, and confirmed for ourselves that it does indeed work. However, it left us wondering.. the Nexus 5 really isn’t that different inside (software-wise) to the Nexus 7, so why shouldn’t it work on that device as well? Well, as you can see above, it does.[Read More…]

by 7:47 am on May 23, 2014 13 comments Apps, Exclusive, Modding, News