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Commonwealth Bank officially acknowledges Tap & Pay on Android is live – comments on Credit Card support

Commonwealth Bank officially acknowledges Tap & Pay on Android is live – comments on Credit Card support

The soft launch last week of the Commonwealth Banks Tap & Pay support in their CommBank Android app was met with much fanfare by the wider Android community, and yesterday the Commonwealth Bank officially announced that it was available. While we covered the high points in our post last week, we wanted to show what the Commonwealth Bank had to[Read More…]

by 11:50 am on March 12, 2015 22 comments Apps
Google releases their first Android Wear watch face app focusing on street art

Google releases their first Android Wear watch face app focusing on street art

Google has finally released their first Android Wear watch face. Called Street Art watch face, the watch face shows off street art from the Google Art Project and features street art from a number of artists. The Google Art Project is overseen by the Google Cultural Institute, and this particular app shows off street art, although the Google Art Project[Read More…]

by 10:16 am on March 12, 2015 0 comments Android Wear, Apps
Google has released a Cardboard app so you can virtually tour their new retail store

Google has released a Cardboard app so you can virtually tour their new retail store

Last night it emerged that Google has begun launching their own retail stores in the UK, the stores are located within Curry’s PC World locations, with the first one opening in London’s Tottenham Court Road, with future stores to open in Curry’s in Fulham, west London, and Thurrock, Essex. But if you can’t get to a Curry’s Google has released[Read More…]

by 8:31 am on March 12, 2015 0 comments Apps, Cardboard
Telstra launches new Netball Live Official app and renewed partnership with Netball Australia

Telstra launches new Netball Live Official app and renewed partnership with Netball Australia

Telstra is fairly heavily invested in sports streaming apps, including NRL and AFL apps, and they’ve also been behind the Netball Live app which has streamed games live for Netball fans. Telstra has announced today that they’ve released a new Netball Live app for Android (and iOS) in preparation for the upcoming season and of course the Netball World Cup[Read More…]

by 12:39 pm on March 11, 2015 0 comments Apps, Carriers
Pocket Casts version 5 hits Google Play with new Material Design update

Pocket Casts version 5 hits Google Play with new Material Design update

Shifty Jelly has today updated Pocket Casts to version 5.0, bringing with it a Material Design overhaul and a few new tweaks and features. The headline feature which a lot of people have been waiting for is the Material Design update and it’s been worth waiting for. The update has new icons scattered throughout and Shifty Jelly has incorporated a[Read More…]

by 7:31 am on March 11, 2015 7 comments Apps, News
New BitCoin wallet  CoinJar Touch launches on Android aiming to make BitCoin safer and easier to access

New BitCoin wallet CoinJar Touch launches on Android aiming to make BitCoin safer and easier to access

BitCoin is either the future or a massive scam, that’s the way it seems to be when you speak to people about BitCoin. I’m personally interested in BitCoin, it’s something that seems positive, but just all to hard to get into. CoinJar, Australia’s largest and longest running bitcoin company, is aiming to make their product the fastest and most powerful[Read More…]

by 1:21 pm on March 10, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Google will allow Waze to be pre-installed on Android devices

Google will allow Waze to be pre-installed on Android devices

Google has given the go ahead for its Waze navigation app to be pre-installed on new Android devices. Waze was snapped up by Google back in 2013 and has remained seperate from Google Maps ever since. However spokesperson Julie Mossler wrote in Google and Wazes press release at MWC that “If a leading telecom preinstalls Waze in his handsets, a[Read More…]

by 11:44 am on March 10, 2015 0 comments Apps
Dlink updates their TV Tuner app – now Lollipop compatible and completely hosted on Google Play

Dlink updates their TV Tuner app – now Lollipop compatible and completely hosted on Google Play

After launching their TV Tuner for Android, it was quickly discovered that the software actually required users to side-load an APK which of course meant allowing installs of software from unknown sources. It’s been a little over a month and DLink has advised that last week their Dlink TV Tuner app on Google Play has been updated to now be[Read More…]

by 6:05 pm on March 9, 2015 5 comments Accessories, Apps
Optus wants to give you $15 just to try out their ‘Cash by Optus’ contactless payments system.

Optus wants to give you $15 just to try out their ‘Cash by Optus’ contactless payments system.

Optus announced their contactless payment system in November last year, and they recently even announced a new watch you can use with the service, but it takes time to motivate people to try a new service and to that end Optus wants to give you $15 credit just to try it out. To start with Cash by Optus is a[Read More…]

by 11:46 am on March 6, 2015 5 comments Apps, Carriers
Google Hangouts 3.0 update brings small UI changes and new contact cards

Google Hangouts 3.0 update brings small UI changes and new contact cards

After Google’s recent Material Design update for Contacts, Hangouts has received an update to Version 3.0.87531466 — but for the sake of argument, lets call it 3.0. If you’re expecting major changes with a full version number bump (the last release was 2.5), you’re going to be disappointed. This big change is the addition of contact cards which look great,[Read More…]

by 9:51 am on March 6, 2015 2 comments Apps, Google Services, News