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Facebook takes aim at developing markets with a lightweight Android app

Facebook takes aim at developing markets with a lightweight Android app

Last year Facebook engineers made a trip to Africa, where they experienced first-hand what it’s like to use their app on networks with low bandwidth in the wild. This lead to a cut-down version of the app and today they’ve gone even further releasing Facebook Lite for a limited market. The Facebook Lite app is a cut-down version of the[Read More…]

by 1:45 am on January 27, 2015 3 comments Apps
Presto TV arrives on Android, Chromecast in tow

Presto TV arrives on Android, Chromecast in tow

Presto, the Australian Foxtel-owned movie streaming company, has announced that its new Presto TV service is now available on Android. An update to the Presto app now delivers TV series alongside its existing Movies if you’ve subscribed to Presto TV. “Better late than never” is a phrase we’ve often heard in relation to app releases on Android, and this seems[Read More…]

by 4:20 pm on January 25, 2015 7 comments Apps, Chromecast
A Love Letter to Google Keep

A Love Letter to Google Keep

Remember Google Keep? It’s that note taking, list making, reminder service offered by Google, which perhaps has lost a lot of the momentum and publicity that it once had. It seems from the people I’ve spoken to about it, that “I’ve already got an app to do that” is the common response when you speak to people about the capabilities[Read More…]

by 5:29 pm on January 22, 2015 24 comments Apps, Google Services, News
Field Trip 2.0 comes with material design

Field Trip 2.0 comes with material design

One of those useful apps that you’ve probably never installed unless you went on holidays somewhere, is Field Trip. It’s released by Google subsidiary, Niantic Labs, creators of the social game Ingress. They’ve updated the app to version 2.0 which brings with it Material Design, better location capture and some cleaner, easier to use features. The ease of locating local[Read More…]

by 1:52 pm on January 22, 2015 2 comments Apps
Google+ App Update

Google+ App Update

It’s update Wednesday, or as the time-zones would have it Thursday! That means we’re seeing various updates to Google apps, and today Google+ is getting an update. For those of you using the social network, there’s a few interesting new items included in the update. The new bits You’ve got Home instead of Everything as a listing for the default[Read More…]

by 10:40 am on January 22, 2015 1 comment Apps, Google Services, News
Google Docs, Slides and Sheets receive updates – iOS users get TouchID integration

Google Docs, Slides and Sheets receive updates – iOS users get TouchID integration

Google’s update Wednesday has begun again after the Christmas/New Year break and is updating a number of their apps, including Docs, Slides and Sheets for Android. The three apps get a couple of handy new updates mainly focused on editing on mobile. Docs now has the ability to perform real-time spell-checking, Sheets now has the ability to hide rows and[Read More…]

by 8:11 am on January 22, 2015 0 comments Apps
WhatsApp gains web client – Android Only for now

WhatsApp gains web client – Android Only for now

Possibly one of the most widely used mobile messaging services: WhatsApp, has finally introduced an official way to view your WhatsApp conversations on the web. Acting as an extension from your Android phone, the web client is displayed in Chrome and connected by scanning a QR code to sync your conversations with the web page. The web funcitons act as[Read More…]

by 7:57 am on January 22, 2015 7 comments Apps
D-Link is working to resolve their Unknown Sources requirement

D-Link is working to resolve their Unknown Sources requirement

The D-Link DWM-T100 TV Tuner for Android that was announced yesterday was quite popular, it’s a great idea, but there may be some issues with the software side of things. As pointed out by Rob in the comments, the D-Link TV Tuner app actually requires an additional installation before it can run. The D-Link TV Tuner app once installed from[Read More…]

by 4:47 pm on January 21, 2015 3 comments Accessories, Apps
Humble Bundle Mobile 10 goes live with 6 games valued at almost $30

Humble Bundle Mobile 10 goes live with 6 games valued at almost $30

The Humble Bundle Mobile bundle is back. Rather than a developer specific bundle though, they’ve reverted to the Mobile bundles and we’re up to number 10. There’s 6 games on offer this time around, three of which – Doodle Kingdom, LYNE, and Buddy & Me? – are available for whichever price you want to pay, while the other three –[Read More…]

by 12:05 pm on January 21, 2015 0 comments Apps
Instagram opens beta program for its Android app

Instagram opens beta program for its Android app

Instagram today follows in the steps of Facebook and Twitter in announcing a public beta program allowing users to test updates and changes to their app. To join the beta, you need to join the Instagram for Android Beta Testers Google Group then you’ll be able to become a tester. There’s a little over 1,000 members at the moment, and[Read More…]

by 9:31 am on January 21, 2015 1 comment Apps