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iHeartRadio app gets an material design makeover

iHeartRadio app gets an material design makeover

Australian Radio Network (ARN) has today begun pushing out an update for its iHeartRadio app on Google Play, bringing some material design along with improved search functions and simplified controls. ARN is boasting that the new iHeartRadio app offers users even more ways to discover and enjoy the music they love. The app basically allows users to listen all of[Read More…]

by 4:54 pm on December 22, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Tile can now track your things on Android

Tile can now track your things on Android

Tile, one of the more popular “item trackers” to launch from a Kickstarter campaign in recent years, has announced that its tracking app is finally available on Android. Tile’s item tracker is a small square tag with a hole to attach it to a keychain. Its form factor is probably one of the better ones we’ve seen in this class,[Read More…]

by 9:57 am on December 22, 2014 1 comment Accessories, Apps
This new Google Search ad will get your heart started!

This new Google Search ad will get your heart started!

Ok Google – this one will get your heart going this morning. Google Australia does a fair few Australian focused ads and we’ve shown a few in the past, but this one caught our attention. As Australian’s almost all of us will have had to contend with one of these long legged denizens of our homes, gardens and workplaces: The[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on December 20, 2014 5 comments Apps, News
RWY by OzRunways lands on Android

RWY by OzRunways lands on Android

OzRunways, author of one of the most popular Australian electronic flight bag apps for iOS, has released their long-awaited Android version on Google Play, named RWY by OzRunways. RWY is approved by CASA under the relevant Civil Aviation Regulations for use as an electronic flight bag in operations, and should be able to handily service the majority of your aviation needs. Currently, RWY[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on December 20, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
You can now track your Dominos Pizza delivery on Chromecast and Android Wear

You can now track your Dominos Pizza delivery on Chromecast and Android Wear

Dominos pizza has been at the forefront when it comes to giving users better ways to order pizza, their Android app beat every other supplier to market and their Pizza Tracker is a nifty innovation in and of itself. Now you can track your pizza delivery on your Chromecast and on Android Wear. In the latest version of the Dominos[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on December 20, 2014 6 comments Android Wear, Apps, Chromecast
Updated Inbox by Gmail adds improved Assists as well as Android Wear and Tablet support

Updated Inbox by Gmail adds improved Assists as well as Android Wear and Tablet support

Inbox took the world by storm back in October, it introduced a whole range of new functions for email such as reminders, and bringing a little more Google Now to your inbox by showing you assists. Google has announced that there’s been improvements to Inbox and you should be seeing them very soon. The big feature in Inbox is Assists,[Read More…]

by 9:37 am on December 19, 2014 4 comments Apps, Google Services
Rockstar games releases GTA: Chinatown Wars for Android

Rockstar games releases GTA: Chinatown Wars for Android

For those gamers who never owned a Nintendo DS or Playstation Portable, your chance to play GTA: Chinatown Wars has arrived, with Rockstar Games releasing the game for Android overnight to Google Play and the Amazon app store. Hopefully you’ve been saving your Google Opinion Rewards dollars, because the game clocks in at AU$6.49 but it promises hours of fun[Read More…]

by 9:14 am on December 19, 2014 0 comments Apps
Android TV Launcher now available at Google Play

Android TV Launcher now available at Google Play

Google have the Android TV Launcher into Google Play, similar to the Google Now Launcher, meaning that they can now release at least some updates for the platform by simply updating the launcher instead of the underlying codebase. Android TV Launcher is optimised for TV, placing content at the centre of your entertainment hub in your home with a ‘leanback’[Read More…]

by and 8:54 am on December 19, 2014 2 comments Android TV, Apps
Hangouts for Gmail update brings back the status bar update

Hangouts for Gmail update brings back the status bar update

Remember when Google Talk ran Gmail-based chats that used to provide a handy custom status window that provided all your colleagues and pals knew what you were up to? We do here at Ausdroid, but ever since Hangouts replaced Google Talk, the feature had disappeared. Until now, that is. An update has been put through, bringing the status bar back[Read More…]

by 6:48 am on December 19, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Chainfire releases LiveBoot app to the Play Store

Chainfire releases LiveBoot app to the Play Store

Before we begin, full disclosure: this app is geeky. Really geeky. Now that we’ve got that out of the way: Chainfire (aka. Jorrit Jongma, of SuperSU fame) has released a new app to the Play Store today. It’s called LiveBoot, a simple yet fun (and possibly quite useful) concept that replaces your boot animation with a live output of logcat and[Read More…]

by 6:45 am on December 19, 2014 3 comments Apps, News