Apps

National Australia Bank updates their Android app with new design and incorporates NAB Flik

National Australia Bank updates their Android app with new design and incorporates NAB Flik

National Australia Bank released an update to their Android app last week, bringing a fresh new look, better security features and incorporated their previously standalone mobile payments app: NAB Flik. The newly updated app gives the app a fresh look, as well as some new functionality. The app isn’t going Material yet though, as it appears to be a direct[Read More…]

by 2:37 pm on December 4, 2014 0 comments Apps
Google releases ‘Device Assist’ app for devices running Lollipop – not available in Australia

Google releases ‘Device Assist’ app for devices running Lollipop – not available in Australia

Google has today released a new app, which is aimed at offering tips, tricks and troubleshooting help to anyone running a Nexus, Google Play Edition or Android One device, with Android 5.0, Lollipop on-board. The new app offers a number of card based tips, and the ability to detect issues on the phone for which it can automatically suggest ways[Read More…]

by 10:51 am on December 4, 2014 0 comments Apps
Google looking to build child-friendly versions of Chrome, YouTube and more

Google looking to build child-friendly versions of Chrome, YouTube and more

Google is in the process of making ‘Child-friendly’ versions of a number of applications, that are already in popular use for users of all ages, including YouTube, Chrome and more. In an interview with USA Today, Vice President, Engineering at Google, Pavni Diwanji has told them that the amount of staff at Google having kids, has moved the company towards[Read More…]

by 10:26 am on December 4, 2014 0 comments Apps, Chrome
Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all

Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all

Telstra continues its association with Sydney’s annual New Years Eve party with the launch today of the 2014 version of their companion app, and this time they’re bringing Google Cardboard along for the ride. The app is a companion and to help you make plans for NYE and enjoy the fireworks presentation on the night – no matter where you[Read More…]

by 10:24 am on December 3, 2014 7 comments Accessories, Apps, Carriers
Google launches Santa Tracker 2014 – Play games while waiting for the Jolly fat man

Google launches Santa Tracker 2014 – Play games while waiting for the Jolly fat man

Google loves a holiday and every year, the traditional Santa Tracker has been popping up to supply excited kids around the world a way to track Santa on his trip around the world. As it’s December 1st in the US, Google has today launched the Santa Tracker website, Chrome Extension and Android app for 2014. There’s a slew of activities[Read More…]

by 6:07 am on December 2, 2014 2 comments Apps, Chrome Extension
Pinterest updates it app with a new design & more

Pinterest updates it app with a new design & more

After updating their iOS app a couple of weeks back, Pinterest has updated their Android app to version 4.0. The update brings with it a fresh new design similar to material design along with some background performance enhancements. Pinterest has provided a full quick list of the enhancements and improvements it has brought to the update which include: Simplified navigation[Read More…]

by 1:20 pm on November 28, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Vine now enables favourite user post notifications

Vine now enables favourite user post notifications

Twitter continues to improve their video sharing service, Vine, this time adding the ability to favourite users and receive notifications as they upload new Vines. The update, which is slowly filtering through to users through Google Play as well as to users on iOS, enables users to favourite users by simply tapping a star icon in the corner of the[Read More…]

by 7:41 pm on November 27, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Amazon giving away $140 worth of apps and games

Amazon giving away $140 worth of apps and games

Amazon is continuing their push to get people into using their app store. It’s an extra step to install the Amazon app store, but if they keep giving away apps and games like this, they’ll soon make it worth your while. They’ve previously done deals such as this, and todays is no different. Open the Amazon App store app on[Read More…]

by 5:51 pm on November 27, 2014 0 comments Apps
Twitter will begin checking which apps are installed on your phone to better target advertising

Twitter will begin checking which apps are installed on your phone to better target advertising

Twitter has been trying to better monetise their platform after going public around a year ago. They’ve previously introduced promoted ads into users timelines, but this latest effort could target more meaningful advertising towards users. The new ‘feature’ is called App Graph and is helping Twitter to build a more personalised service. Rather than just bombing you with ads, which[Read More…]

by 2:49 pm on November 27, 2014 4 comments Apps
TuneIn Radio update brings Chromecast support

TuneIn Radio update brings Chromecast support

A new update to the TuneIn Radio app on Google Play has added Chromecast support, allowing you to stream your local and international radio stations – along with various different news, music and sports podcasts – to whatever device you’ve plugged your Chromecast into. As a bonus, the update also brings some Material Design elements to the UI. TuneIn announced[Read More…]

by 2:12 pm on November 26, 2014 0 comments Apps, Chromecast