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OneFlare introduces new Android app to let Businesses add 15-second promotional videos to their profile

OneFlare introduces new Android app to let Businesses add 15-second promotional videos to their profile

OneFlare, the Australian based online marketplace which lets Aussies connect with local businesses and tradespeople around them, has introduced a new app today. Aimed at the Businesses and Tradespeople who list their services on OneFlare, the Oneflare Video app allows them to upload a 15-second video to their online profile. OneFlare believes that the app will add another level to[Read More…]

by 4:26 pm on November 19, 2014 0 comments Apps
WhatsApp now so secure even they can’t read your messages

WhatsApp now so secure even they can’t read your messages

Since revelations that the NSA or other security agencies have been monitoring most communications, end-to-end encryption has been a hot buzzword in messaging circles. In their latest update, WhatsApp has announced that their messaging service has now implemented this encryption, becoming so secure that even they can’t read your messages, thanks to a partnership with Open Whisper Systems. The WhatsApp[Read More…]

by 12:44 pm on November 19, 2014 7 comments Apps, News
Nokia’s Z Launcher now available on Google Play in Beta mode

Nokia’s Z Launcher now available on Google Play in Beta mode

After announcing their first Android Tablet, the N1 yesterday, Nokia has launched their Z launcher on to Google Play, however it is still in Beta mode for now. The Launcher App, which is very simple to use and offers a very simplistic design that changes throughout the day, has made a few improvements since its beta testing program earlier in[Read More…]

by 12:00 pm on November 19, 2014 3 comments Apps
Facebook announces a separate app for Facebook Groups

Facebook announces a separate app for Facebook Groups

Facebook Groups are something that not every Facebook user might use, but they’re very handy if used well. I use Facebook groups to network professionally, to stay in touch with the local SES Unit, and to stay in touch with old friends. People use groups for everything, and to try and give the function a little more prominence, Facebook has[Read More…]

by 11:11 am on November 19, 2014 4 comments Apps, News
Google Play Services 6.5 update adds ‘Trusted Places’ to Android 5.0 devices

Google Play Services 6.5 update adds ‘Trusted Places’ to Android 5.0 devices

Google has been going out of their way to ensure that Lollipop is one of the most secure versions of Android yet released. But security is also not much good if it makes your device impossible to use, which is why Google has added in ‘Smart Lock’ to let you use various real world devices like trusted Bluetooth devices and[Read More…]

by 8:05 am on November 19, 2014 4 comments Apps
Aviary gets a Material Design makeover, makes effects free until December with an Adobe ID

Aviary gets a Material Design makeover, makes effects free until December with an Adobe ID

Popular image editing app Aviary has updated to version 3.6. The new release includes a Material Design makeover for some parts of the app (but not the editor itself), and the newly-Adobified company has announced that users with Adobe accounts will be able to get all extra stickers, frames, effects and overlays for free until December 1, 2014. Adobe purchased[Read More…]

by 5:22 pm on November 17, 2014 1 comment Apps, Deal
Foxtel’s Presto service not compatible with Android Lollipop – fix coming soon

Foxtel’s Presto service not compatible with Android Lollipop – fix coming soon

With any update to Android, there’s going to be teething issues. With the release of the Android L Previews, Google gave developers a chance to check to see if there apps would be compatible, as well as look good with Material Design. But it seems the Foxtel developers didn’t take advantage of the preview, with users on Android 5.0 reporting[Read More…]

by 12:43 pm on November 16, 2014 9 comments Apps
VSCO Cam receives an update to version 3.1

VSCO Cam receives an update to version 3.1

VSCO Cam for Android has received an update this week, which takes it up to version 3.1, bringing improved camera features and image quality, along with auto launch to camera and split focus on selected HTC devices. The update also brings with it an updated UI, along with a new synchronisation feature, which allows you to shoot and edit across[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on November 16, 2014 2 comments Apps
Surviving bushfire season with the help of Google, Android and Android Wear

Surviving bushfire season with the help of Google, Android and Android Wear

Australia is a land of natural disasters. We can go from snow to bushfires, or flood to drought in short periods of time. At this time of year, it’s the bushfire side of things that concerns most people. The smartphone is an amazing tool for keeping in contact both with each other and with our emergency services, so we’ve put[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on November 15, 2014 8 comments Apps, Other
Amazon at it again, giving away $90 of free apps

Amazon at it again, giving away $90 of free apps

Amazon have been regularly giving away some really nice apps on their app store lately and this week they’re at it again with a bounty of over $90 worth of apps available for free. There’s a couple of cracking little apps in here worth quite a bit of money on their own including the Oxford dictionary, Servers Ultimate Pro and[Read More…]

by 10:03 pm on November 14, 2014 0 comments Apps, News