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Push Bullet brings End-To-End encrytion and more to their service

Push Bullet brings End-To-End encrytion and more to their service

Popular service Pushbullet has implemented end-to-end encryption on their service overnight for Notification Mirroring, Universal copy & paste, and SMS. The update comes after many requests were made for the additional layer of security, with a number of users unwilling to trust the service without it. The End-to-End encryption is supported in the Pushbullet Android app from v16.5.4+, Chrome v264+,[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:24 am on August 12, 2015
Optus launches Wi-Fi calling for low-reception areas
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Optus launches Wi-Fi calling for low-reception areas

Optus has today launched their new Wi-Fi calling option, allowing you to make phone calls using your Optus mobile number, in areas with limited reception, using a Wi-Fi signal. The feature is the first of its kind in Australia, though Vodafone is apparently in the process of making the feature available for their customers. Wi-Fi calling is operated through an[Read More…]

in Apps, Carriers by at 9:51 am on August 11, 2015
Google hangouts update brings a more beautiful, simpler and faster app
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Google hangouts update brings a more beautiful, simpler and faster app

Google has overnight announced an update to their messaging service Hangouts for Android, moving to the big 4.0 version release with a much needed improvements such as speed, as well as a fresh new look and additional features. The updated and refreshed Material Design Hangouts app will bring with it the following updates: Hangouts is sleeker. Now updated with material[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:36 am on August 11, 2015
Plex update brings 4K and AC3 playback to Android TV
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Plex update brings 4K and AC3 playback to Android TV

Popular media playback service Plex, has received an update to version 4.8, adding in 4K playback for users who have the service hooked up to 4K resolution TVs. The update doesn’t just include 4K support, addition adds AC3 pass through which means that videos using the AC3 audio codec will now have a raw (ie. un-altered, more importantly uncompressed) audio[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 3:26 pm on August 10, 2015
Cortana Beta for Android can now supplant Google Now on your home button.
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Cortana Beta for Android can now supplant Google Now on your home button.

Earlier last month Microsoft released a closed Beta for their Cortana Digital assistant on Android. As is the way with such thinks the APK for the beta leaked into the wild giving the broader Android tinkering community a behind the scenes look at Microsoft’s implementation of a mobile digital assistant. In the most recent update to the beta, The Verge reports,[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:41 am on August 10, 2015
Falcon developer Joaquim Vergès joins Twitter to work on official client
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Falcon developer Joaquim Vergès joins Twitter to work on official client

Well known Android developer of third party Twitter Client Falcon Pro, as well as Flyne and Hacked App – has joined Twitter. Announcing the move on Twitter, Joaquim has advised he has grown tired of working within the limitations of the API available to third party Twitter client developers and wants to ‘make a killer official app with full API[Read More…]

in Apps, Other by at 12:06 pm on August 8, 2015
Gameloft announces sequel to MMORPG Order & Chaos

Gameloft announces sequel to MMORPG Order & Chaos

Online role player’s are getting a bit excited today with Gameloft announcing a new sequel for their massively popular Massively Multi-player Online Role Playing Game (MMORPG) Order & Chaos. The new game will be called Order & Chaos II: Redemption and looks to be pretty darn cool, though the launch trailer is fairly brief there is a story synopsis on[Read More…]

in Apps, Other by at 9:27 am on August 8, 2015
Zimperium updates their Stagefright detector app after many patched devices showed as vulnerable
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Zimperium updates their Stagefright detector app after many patched devices showed as vulnerable

Zimperium Inc, the company behind the detection and announcement of the Stagefright Security vulnerability last week, has released an update to their Stagefright detector app. It seems a lot of people have been having issues with the Stagefright detector app released last night by Zimperium Inc. A number of users were reporting that despite having patched their devices, the detector[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:22 pm on August 7, 2015
Microsoft announced a new Translator app today and it works on Android Wear too
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Microsoft announced a new Translator app today and it works on Android Wear too

Over the course of the last 12 months, Microsoft has transformed their mobile strategy from something a little cringeworthy into something that’s quite exciting to mobile consumers. The push to support, and even embrace the two main mobile eco-systems – Android and Apple – has seen a number of great products launched, and today they’ve announced Microsoft Translator for Android[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:53 pm on August 7, 2015
Australian online auction site ALLBids launches their own Android app

Australian online auction site ALLBids launches their own Android app

eBay may be the king of online auctions internationally, but locally here in Australia there’s a number of contenders. Australian online auction site ALLBids, a Canberra based site established in 2002 made their name selling Government surplus by traditional Auctions but moved to online auctions in 2004. Now eleven years later, they’ve released an Android app. The app is a[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:14 pm on August 6, 2015