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Adobe Lightroom comes to Android, partially…

Adobe Lightroom comes to Android, partially…

At last Adobe have remembered the Android users out there. After spending the better part of a year on iOS, Adobe has finally relased Lightroom for Android. Lightroom is a well known piece of software in the photography community, offering both photo processing, as well as the ability to organise your photos into collections and sync your photos to the[Read More…]

by 12:40 pm on January 16, 2015 3 comments Apps, News
Parallels Access adds new features in version 2.5

Parallels Access adds new features in version 2.5

Parallels is about to release version 2.5 of its remote control Parallels Access system. The update brings the ability to remotely access computers from only a web browser, along with full support for the S Pen from Samsung’s Galaxy Note products. Parallels Access allows you to access your home computer (and others) remotely, and gives you the ability to bring[Read More…]

by 9:30 pm on January 15, 2015 0 comments Apps
VLC is coming to Android TV

VLC is coming to Android TV

VLC has to be one of, if not the choice of media players for a majority of users out there. They cover pretty much all operating systems; Windows, Mac, Linux, BSD, iOS, Android and now they’re spreading their wings into the realm of Android TV. Still currently listed as a preview version (this means that it’s pre-beta, if you’re not[Read More…]

by 1:11 pm on January 15, 2015 0 comments Android TV, Apps, News
Google Maps updated with shareable directions

Google Maps updated with shareable directions

Google Maps is apparently in the process of receiving an update – to version 9.3.0 for those playing at home – which includes a nifty new feature: Shareable directions. The new feature allows you to look up directions and then share them to any app in the Android sharing intents menu, including options to display as standard or either Satellite[Read More…]

by 12:03 pm on January 15, 2015 4 comments Apps
Google Translate brings live video translation and new conversation mode

Google Translate brings live video translation and new conversation mode

Google has updated its Translate apps for iOS and Android incorporating aspects of the Word Lens translation service which it acquired some time back, as well as a smarter conversation mode that listens to both conversations at once, facilitating a faster exchange. On the topic of Word Lens, which Google acquired last year, all you need to do is hit[Read More…]

by 8:53 am on January 15, 2015 1 comment Apps, News
Google Translate is about to begin live translations

Google Translate is about to begin live translations

Google Translate, is almost considered black magic when it comes to areas of communicating between different languages. But recently Microsoft appeared to jump ahead at least in one area: Live Translation. Microsoft introduced live translation into Skype last month, allowing simultaneous translation between English and Spanish speakers, but according to the New York Times, Google isn’t letting that slide and[Read More…]

by 10:20 am on January 13, 2015 0 comments Apps, Google Services
Sony launches Folding@home initiative for smartphones – curing disease with your phone

Sony launches Folding@home initiative for smartphones – curing disease with your phone

Distributed computing models have made up for a lack of super-computing availability for many years. From the early days of the Seti@home project in the 90’s, looking for extra-terrestrial life, through to the Folding@home initiative launched by Sony and Dr Vijay Pande from Stanford university on the PS3 back in 2007. There’s a lot of potential, and now Sony is[Read More…]

by 10:07 am on January 13, 2015 1 comment Apps, Manufacturer, Phones
Falcon Pro 3 launches on Google Play

Falcon Pro 3 launches on Google Play

If, like a number of us, you enjoyed using Falcon Pro then get ready to be happy all over again – it’s back! Version 3 of the little Twitter client that could has just hit Google Play. Falcon Pro client hit the Twitter token limit not once, not twice but three times and despite desperate pleas to Twitter (ignored or[Read More…]

by 4:49 pm on January 12, 2015 13 comments Apps, News
AAMI’s new Safe Driver app offering a $100,000 prize for safe drivers – but not if your device is rooted or ‘jailbroken’

AAMI’s new Safe Driver app offering a $100,000 prize for safe drivers – but not if your device is rooted or ‘jailbroken’

According to the Department of Infrastructure and Transport, up till November last year there were 1,185 road deaths – and even money says that some of those were caused by unsafe drivers. Insurance company AAMI has a vested interest in safe driving, not only is it good business sense to encourage safe driving but it saves lives as well. AAMI[Read More…]

by 4:38 pm on January 12, 2015 11 comments Apps
AccuWeather now features Android Wear integration

AccuWeather now features Android Wear integration

If you’re looking for a bit more detail about the weather than Google’s Weather cards provide on your Android Wear device, then maybe you should revisit AccuWeather. AccuWeather has had apps on Android for as long as I can remember, and they’ve now added Android Wear integration to their popular Android app (which has been downloaded over 10 million times).[Read More…]

by 9:44 am on January 12, 2015 0 comments Android Wear, Apps, News