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Qantas updates their Android app with travel notifications and in-app check-in and boarding passes

Qantas updates their Android app with travel notifications and in-app check-in and boarding passes

Major Australian airline Qantas updated their Android app, bringing feature parity with the iOS app, starting to offer a range of new features that will help travelers as they navigate airports to get to their Qantas flight. The update, which went live last week adds many new functions to let customers view their whole trip within the app. Travelers will[Read More…]

by 6:55 pm on October 22, 2014 3 comments Apps
AnimeLab launches Android app with Chromecast support

AnimeLab launches Android app with Chromecast support

Anime streaming service AnimeLab, run by Australian based Madman Entertainment as a successor to their Madman Screening room has launched their Android app and miracle of miracles it comes with Chromecast support. The AnimeLab streaming service currently offers over 60 shows, with more than 1000 episodes available, for free. You can of course stream shows through the AnimeLab which offers[Read More…]

by 6:28 pm on October 22, 2014 1 comment Apps, Chromecast
Nova Launcher Beta gets update with added Lollipop animations

Nova Launcher Beta gets update with added Lollipop animations

For those of you out there wanting a bit of Lollipop before it actually rolls out to eligible devices, you can now download a new update for Nova Launcher Beta through the Play Store. There are new animations for opening folders which adds to the existing slide up animation from the bottom and the Lollipop scroll indicator is included along[Read More…]

by 11:33 am on October 22, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Google adds support for Yahoo and Outlook.com email addresses in leaked updated Gmail app for Android

Google adds support for Yahoo and Outlook.com email addresses in leaked updated Gmail app for Android

Google’s Gmail app is pretty awesome, but their support for other email accounts hasn’t been great. But according to a new leak, the upcoming Gmail 5.0 for the Android Lollipop release appears to be about to resolve all that. The app which Android Police have managed to get a hold of appears to have solved that, as well as dressing[Read More…]

by 8:53 pm on October 20, 2014 2 comments Apps
Quick – a simple app that adds text to your photos

Quick – a simple app that adds text to your photos

Whether its for labelling things, giving directions or creating a meme, quickly adding annotations to your maps, screenshots or pictures in general is something that many people do on a regular basis. There’s a number of apps which allow you to do this, but a new app called Quick has caught our attention. Quick is the latest release by a[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on October 20, 2014 0 comments Apps
Facebook Safety Check rolling out globally – lets you notify friends you’re ok in an disaster

Facebook Safety Check rolling out globally – lets you notify friends you’re ok in an disaster

Facebook has overnight, announced a new feature which has begun rolling out globally that will allow Facebook users to notify their friends and family, that you’re ok in the event of a natural disaster. The feature pushes so-called ‘Safety Check’ notifications to your Friends and Family when a natural disaster hits within area’s you’ve either come from, lived in or[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on October 17, 2014 1 comment Apps
VLC for Android updated with support for ARMv8 and Android-L hardware decoding

VLC for Android updated with support for ARMv8 and Android-L hardware decoding

Popular media player VLC is currently pushing an update to their Android app to Google Play. The updated version brings about some new updates (as well as fixes), including support for hardware decoding in Android-L, which we now know to be Lollipop. There’s also support for ARMv8 processors which adds 64-bit to the list of hardware features supported now by[Read More…]

by 6:00 am on October 17, 2014 0 comments Apps
After using the characters in their latest commercials, Google updates Androidify to V2.0

After using the characters in their latest commercials, Google updates Androidify to V2.0

We’ve all had fun creating our own custom Android characters with Androidify, we’ve even seen Google use them in their latest commercials – one of which apparently showed off the Nexus 6. Google has updated the app to version 2.0 and there’s a heap of new accessories and fashion items, as well as sharing options and animations to check out.[Read More…]

by 2:54 am on October 16, 2014 1 comment Apps
PSA: Dropbox hasn’t been hacked, but passwords may be compromised

PSA: Dropbox hasn’t been hacked, but passwords may be compromised

There’s been a lot of headlines on tech sites over the last couple of days about Dropbox, the popular cloud-based storage service, claiming that it’s been hacked. According to reports, up to 6.9 million Dropbox usernames and passwords have been compromised, and a handful were leaked online in a pastebin post, with the alleged hacker soliciting “donations” to encourage additional[Read More…]

by and 2:11 pm on October 15, 2014 5 comments Apps, News
Microsoft launches Skype Qik: Group Video Chat

Microsoft launches Skype Qik: Group Video Chat

In April this year, Microsoft announced it was retiring their Qik video messaging service, and were merging it with Skype to better enhance user experience. It seems to have finally come to fruition with Microsoft today announcing its new service called Skype Qik: Group Video Chat. Skype Qik is an mobile-only app that is focused solely on swapping short clips[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on October 15, 2014 0 comments Apps, News