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Google brings support for 360-degree videos to YouTube

Google brings support for 360-degree videos to YouTube

YouTube is gaining the ability to display 360-degree videos uploaded by users, according to the YouTube Creator Blog. We’ve seen an increasing amount of 360-degree content on offer in the last year, even locally with Telstra and SBS offering coverage of major events like NYE fireworks and the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras parade. This should make it even[Read More…]

by 11:18 am on March 14, 2015 1 comment Apps
Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Android (and iOS)

Microsoft is bringing Cortana to Android (and iOS)

Microsoft is working on bringing its Cortana personal assistant to Android (and iOS), according to a report from Reuters. Cortana does a lot of the same things that we’ve come to expect from Siri and Google Now. She’s been well received in the Windows Phone world and is looking to make the move to Windows desktops with Windows 10. Microsoft[Read More…]

by 10:34 am on March 14, 2015 0 comments Apps
MixRadio branches out to Android as a private beta, public release imminent

MixRadio branches out to Android as a private beta, public release imminent

MixRadio, a popular music streaming service that many know in its previous incarnations as Nokia Music and Nokia MixRadio, has finally come to Android. One of its hallmark features is its ability to download mixes for playback offline, which is quite handy to have. At the current time, it is in private beta unfit for public consumption, but we have[Read More…]

by 7:46 am on March 14, 2015 0 comments Apps
Stick Cricket 2 arrives on Android – now available to download from Google Play

Stick Cricket 2 arrives on Android – now available to download from Google Play

Stick Sports, a joint Aussie/English venture have today released Stick Cricket 2, a follow-up to their wildly successful game Stick Cricket. The graphics are a little better, the gameplay a little more fun and the animations a bit more in-depth and you can play as a female or male player. Stick Cricket 2 offers you the chance to play on[Read More…]

by 5:36 pm on March 13, 2015 0 comments Apps
Evernote joins the revolution revamps their app with a Material Design makeover

Evernote joins the revolution revamps their app with a Material Design makeover

If you’re a fan of note-taking app Evernote and Google’s Material Design, then opening your app should bring a smile to your face. Evernote has updated their app with a Material Design makeover offering a new flatter look with bolder colours and a few new features like improved navigation and customisable quick notes. The app is rolling out in Google[Read More…]

by 10:36 am on March 13, 2015 0 comments Apps
Dropbox for Android updates with PDF viewer and in-document search

Dropbox for Android updates with PDF viewer and in-document search

Dropbox, we all use it, generally love it, and it’s getting better as of today. Dropbox has announced that they have now incorporated a PDF viewer, as well as in-document search into the latest version of their Android app. The new update is rolling out to Google Play users over the next couple of days, and adds the ability to[Read More…]

by 10:14 am on March 13, 2015 0 comments Apps
Google releases a reference app to show use across multiple platforms

Google releases a reference app to show use across multiple platforms

Google is always looking to help developers make better applications, and with the expansion of Android to Wear, Auto and TV, there’s a lot more form factors out there to take into account. Google has today announced that they’ve released a reference app for developers to use which will play nicely on Android, no matter the screen size or format.[Read More…]

by 8:53 am on March 13, 2015 2 comments Android Development, Apps
Add Dropbox file sync to ChromeOS with this new unofficial extension

Add Dropbox file sync to ChromeOS with this new unofficial extension

Syncing your files to Google Drive is one of the things I like about ChromeOS, but Drive is far from the only cloud storage service, with Dropbox being amongst the most popular. ChromeOS recently updated their Files System with an API and while there’s been a couple of extensions make use of it, they’ve been interesting but not terribly useful[Read More…]

by 8:34 am on March 13, 2015 0 comments Apps
Google serves up a new Chrome Extension to show fine art in every tab of Chrome

Google serves up a new Chrome Extension to show fine art in every tab of Chrome

Google appears to be making a small push with their ‘Google Art Project’, yesterday they released a new Android Wear watch face, and today it’s a new Chrome Extension, both of which are designed to get art in front of your eyes. The latest addition is a Chrome Extension called ‘Google Art Project’. It turns your blank tabs into a[Read More…]

by 7:37 am on March 13, 2015 1 comment Apps
Google updates Device Assist app with new tips, rich media and availability – now available in Australia

Google updates Device Assist app with new tips, rich media and availability – now available in Australia

Google’s Device Assist app, which offers tips and proactive help with issues on Nexus and Android One handsets has received an update today with a few new features, but the headline feature is that it’s now available in more countries including Australia. The Device Assist app will analyse your phone or tablet when you first load up the app, offering[Read More…]

by 4:48 pm on March 12, 2015 0 comments Apps