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Watch this excellent video on local developers Shifty Jelly on making Pocket Casts

At Google I/O last month, Adelaide based developers Shifty Jelly won the inaugural Material Design award for Seamless Browsing for their awesome app: Pocket Casts. The Android Developers team has produced a pretty high quality video of the team, which consists of Russell and Philip on the development side, Chris on the design and Monica on everything in between and[Read More…]

in Apps by at 2:27 pm on June 9, 2015
Apple wants to try to make it easy to move from Android to iOS
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Apple wants to try to make it easy to move from Android to iOS

Want to move from Android to iOS, yeah we don’t either, but there are people who do. Google has made tools, and guides to make it easy to switch from iOS to Android, so it’s only natural for Apple to try and make it easy for Android users to switch to iOS. In this mornings announcements from their World Wide[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:30 am on June 9, 2015
Micro investments platform Acorns set to launch in Australia in 2016
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Micro investments platform Acorns set to launch in Australia in 2016

US-based micro investments platform Acorns, which lets you build an investment portfolio with what is effectively your small change, is set to launch in Australia next year. Acorns was started in the US last August by father and son founders, Jeff and Walter Cruttenden, where they’ve quickly amassed some 750,000 members – Australia is their first market outside of the[Read More…]

in Apps, Other by at 10:03 am on June 8, 2015
Nokia’s Z Launcher adds Widgets
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Nokia’s Z Launcher adds Widgets

Nokia’s launcher, Z Launcher has been slowly adding compatiblity and features over its life, today the launcher has added a new, fairly standard feature for Android devices – Widgets. The design team at Nokia has been fairly particular in the way they’ve implemented widgets on Z Launcher, with feedback from users taken into account. What they’ve implemented is a single[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:26 pm on June 6, 2015
Facebook’s Messenger app just made it easier to share your location but only if you want to

Facebook’s Messenger app just made it easier to share your location but only if you want to

Facebook has always had a problem with security, or at least the perceived lack thereof, but they’ve been working on that. In their latest update to Messenger, they’re adding a new option to share your location, or show a location with ease. The new update is available now, with Facebook describing how to share a location: To get started, just[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:10 pm on June 5, 2015
Todoist announces new Integrations with Evernote, Google Calendar & Github

Todoist announces new Integrations with Evernote, Google Calendar & Github

Todist has today announced new Integrations with Evernote, Google Calendar & Github. The new integrations come as the company looks to diversify itself and become a one stop shop when it comes to organising you workflow. Each integration with Evernote, Google Calendar & Github work differently ad we will have a look at each of them individually. Evernote Whilst Evernote[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:00 am on June 5, 2015
Facebook announces a “Lite” version of its app for emerging markets
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Facebook announces a “Lite” version of its app for emerging markets

Facebook has today announced that it has launched a new and smaller Android version of its app, called Facebook lite, for emerging markets. Facebook Lite, which was being tested in a few countries back in January, is a new version of Facebook for Android that uses less data and works well across all network conditions. The app has been specifically[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 8:00 am on June 5, 2015
Slack goes material with better notifications and performance boost

Slack goes material with better notifications and performance boost

Slack has given their Android app a shot in the arm with a number of much needed improvements, material design, better performance and more specific notifications in their latest update. Slack has grown in popularity for team communication in a lot of businesses world wide with their take on what business messaging should be. The concept is a cross platform[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 6:32 pm on June 4, 2015
Halfbrick Studios release Radical Rappelling
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Halfbrick Studios release Radical Rappelling

Halfbrick Studios, the well known Brisbane based developers behind such blockbuster games as Fruit Ninja, Jetpack Joyride and more, has launched a new game today, with Radical Rappelling dropping into Google Play. Radical Rappelling is an adrenalin fueled vertical scroller which sees you playing as thrill seekers Rip and Roxy as they attempt to outrun molten lava as they rappel[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:31 pm on June 4, 2015
Chrome ‘Touch to Search’ rolling out now through server-side switch
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Chrome ‘Touch to Search’ rolling out now through server-side switch

Search. It’s what Google’s main business is, especially when paired with advertising, so it’s no wonder that they’re adding new ways to search all the time. The latest addition is now rolling out to Chrome users, but as no recent update has gone out, it appears it’s a server side switch. The feature simply pops up when you highlight a[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 9:00 am on June 4, 2015