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“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
Google updates hangouts with stickers, improved location sharing and more

Google updates hangouts with stickers, improved location sharing and more

Google Hangouts is getting some new features today, although it’s not quite the Material Design makeover we’ve all been expecting. There’s quite a few new features included which you can check out while waiting for what’s sure to be a great new makeover. In this latest update, which was announced by Rhett Robinson, a Software Engineer at Google, the Hangouts[Read More…]

by 6:05 am on December 11, 2014 8 comments Apps
Transport for NSW announces 2 new Opal apps – Opal Travel & Opal Fares for Sydney-siders using Opal Card

Transport for NSW announces 2 new Opal apps – Opal Travel & Opal Fares for Sydney-siders using Opal Card

Transport for NSW along with the Minister for Transport, Gladys Berejiklian, has today announced their will be 2 new Opal apps which will help give you both information regarding modes of transport, as well as an estimated Opal card fare pricing all from each of the 2 apps. The 2 apps, Opal Travel & Opal Fares, do slightly differ from[Read More…]

by 4:22 pm on December 10, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
Good Deal: Sega is currently having a sale on five great games on Google Play

Good Deal: Sega is currently having a sale on five great games on Google Play

If you missed out on the Sega Humble Bundle sale from a few weeks back, or you just weren’t sure on grabbing APKs from outside of Google Play, then here’s a second chance. Sega has announced some massive discounts on their blog for five titles, going on-sale across Google Play and the Amazon App Store (and iTunes). There are still[Read More…]

by 1:51 pm on December 10, 2014 2 comments Apps
VLC releases version 1.0 for Android and shows off development of Material Design version for Android 5.0 and Android TV

VLC releases version 1.0 for Android and shows off development of Material Design version for Android 5.0 and Android TV

VLC is the go-to application for media playback on most platforms, but it’s been a long road on Android. Late to the party, they’ve become a great way to playback almost all video formats, although they’ve been in Beta since their release back in 2012. Now version 1.0 is rolling out through Google Play and it’s apparently fixing quite a[Read More…]

by 1:37 pm on December 10, 2014 0 comments Apps
Action Launcher version 3 is coming soon bringing Material Design, a new feature and a price tag

Action Launcher version 3 is coming soon bringing Material Design, a new feature and a price tag

Action Launcher, one of the more popular launches around the Ausdroid offices, is about to get an update. It’s not just a Material Design update though and it’s likely there may be some people a little upset with the new version. Australian developer Chris Lacy has advised on his Google+ profile that the upcoming update to version 3 is a[Read More…]

by 3:10 pm on December 6, 2014 8 comments Apps
YouTube Android app finally goes Material

YouTube Android app finally goes Material

It’s here, folks – the YouTube Android app has finally entered good company by having a Material Design makeover. The design of the new app isn’t entirely unexpected: things like circular avatars, full-height navigation drawer and a toolbar coated in YouTube’s signature red colour all feature in the YouTube 6.0 update. Channels are receiving a nice makeover, with channel art[Read More…]

by 1:21 pm on December 6, 2014 0 comments Apps, News