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Looking for a new way to use your phone or Android Wear watch? Try FlickStart

Looking for a new way to use your phone or Android Wear watch? Try FlickStart

Android is a pretty customisable platform, and by extension Android Wear is also quite easy to manipulate and customise to make your life easier. Australian developers Neologue computing have released an app called Flickstart, which makes use of Android, and Android Wear, which allows you to assign gestures to commonly performed tasks. Flickstart uses the motion sensors in your smartphone[Read More…]

in Apps, Other by at 2:27 pm on July 13, 2015
Nokia invites you to try out their new shortcut menu in HERE maps beta
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Nokia invites you to try out their new shortcut menu in HERE maps beta

Former monolithic mobile phone manufacturer Nokia still has an outstandingly strong Mapping division with their HERE maps app. The team at Nokia behind Here maps has updated their beta channel with a new shortcut menu and their asking for testers to try it out and give feedback. The basics of the update for beta users is a new shortcut menu[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:45 pm on July 12, 2015
Facebook is giving you more control over your News Feed
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Facebook is giving you more control over your News Feed

My Facebook news feed is a mess. I rarely go in there, and mainly to administer to the Ausdroid Facebook feed. One of the reasons is the amount of garbage content that is surfaced from past colleagues I friended on Facebook and don’t want to ‘unfriend’. Facebook has announced this morning that they’re trying to give you more control over[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:31 pm on July 10, 2015
Google adds document editing, better comments and layout editing to Docs, Slides and Sheets

Google adds document editing, better comments and layout editing to Docs, Slides and Sheets

Google has today announced that they’ve added some new editing functions to their Android office apps – Docs, Slides and Sheets. The new features offer some improvements that should make your day to day life a little easier if you’re needing to edit your documents on the fly: People can now edit document, spreadsheet, and presentation titles directly from the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:36 am on July 10, 2015
[APK Download]Google and Legendary pictures team up for a Cardboard viewing experience
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[APK Download]Google and Legendary pictures team up for a Cardboard viewing experience

Google and Legendary Pictures have made an announcement at this years San Diego Comic-Con preview night, announcing a new app for Google’s Cardboard viewer. The app will feature experiences from three films from the Legendary Pictures library including two upcoming films as well as another which has been adapted for Cardboard. The experiences include Warcraft: The Skies of Azeroth, Beware[Read More…]

in Apps, Cardboard by at 8:58 am on July 10, 2015
You can now drag and drop images from the web into Chrome Hangout App
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You can now drag and drop images from the web into Chrome Hangout App

The Chrome Hangout app has received an interesting new update overnight, with Googler Mayur Kamat announcing on Google+ that you can now drag-and-drop images from the web into your Hangouts chat window. According to Mr Kamat, you can do this on your Inbox/Gmail window after refreshing as well as in the Chrome App. The funmction is limited with animated GIFs[Read More…]

in Apps, Chrome Extension by at 8:00 am on July 10, 2015
Google Play Family Free App of the Week update – Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake

Google Play Family Free App of the Week update – Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake

It’s Thursday, so it’s time for a free app from Google Play’s new family Section and this week it’s Monsters Ate My Birthday Cake from Cartoon Network. The app is normally worth $6.14, but if you click on the banner in the Google Play Families section or this link you’ll get it for free. Join Niko as he begins a[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:43 pm on July 9, 2015
Opal Travel app can scan your Opal card and help plan your journey
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Opal Travel app can scan your Opal card and help plan your journey

Transport for NSW has released a new app that uses the Near Field Communication (NFC) feature on Android smartphones and tablets, so users can scan their Opal card to check their balance, travel rewards and more. The new app also lets you plan your trip and get an estimate of the Opal fare associated with that plan. Once users have[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:10 pm on July 9, 2015
Disney launches a Star Wars app with loads of content to amuse you till the next film but makes it only available in the US
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Disney launches a Star Wars app with loads of content to amuse you till the next film but makes it only available in the US

When Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens rolls into cinemas here in Australia in December this year, you want to be ready for it. All the news, the trailers and more for the new film can now be found in a nifty new app from Disney simply called Star Wars. The app is ‘your official mobile connection to a[Read More…]

in Apps by at 11:13 am on July 9, 2015
Google Messenger updated to version 1.4 with location sharing, stickers and fast scrolling

Google Messenger updated to version 1.4 with location sharing, stickers and fast scrolling

Google’s SMS app Messenger has been updated overnight, with a few new features that bridge the functionality gap between Messenger and their other messaging solution: Hangouts. In the latest update, Messenger now lets you share you location. The option to share location is hidden away in the attach menu (hit the paperclip) and then select the pin. From there your[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:44 am on July 9, 2015