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SBS OnDemand relaunches with a new website and content, but still no Chromecast
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SBS OnDemand relaunches with a new website and content, but still no Chromecast

SBS has today announced the relaunch of their streaming online video catch-up service: OnDemand. The service has received a fresh polish on its website and they’re introducing some new exclusive content. The content includes a mix of old and new, with a vast array of Movies, TV Shows and Documentaries available to stream to your phone, tablet, computer at any[Read More…]

in Apps, Other by at 2:15 pm on June 29, 2015
Microsoft adds the ability to Chromecast photos and video from OneDrive
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Microsoft adds the ability to Chromecast photos and video from OneDrive

Microsoft has this week joined the Chromecast revolution with their OneDrive app, updating it with Chromecast support for photos and videos. The app is available to download in Google Play now and the feature is right there in the ‘Wah Cast your photos and videos to your TV with Chromecast. OneDrive, like many other cloud services, offers a free tier[Read More…]

in Apps by at 6:41 am on June 28, 2015
Google Drive for Android updated with improved Downloading, sending, and sharing
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Google Drive for Android updated with improved Downloading, sending, and sharing

Google Drive is still one of the good choices when it comes to cloud storage, but with Google Docs paired with it, the product suite as a whole is pretty awesome. When Google adds more features, or improvements though, it’s always nice and this week we see improved downloading, sending, and sharing for the Drive for Android app. The downloading[Read More…]

in Apps by at 6:31 am on June 28, 2015
Google shows off Always-On Android Wear apps
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Google shows off Always-On Android Wear apps

The recent 5.1.1 update opened up a lot of new functions and features on the Android Wear platform. Wrist flick gestures to view cards without swiping, Wi-Fi (on compatible hardware) and of course the Always-on screen for apps. Google has this morning shown of a selection of Android Wear apps which feature the Always-on screen. The Always-on screen lets you[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 3:31 am on June 27, 2015
Shifty Jelly adds Android Wear browsing to Pocket Casts in the latest update

Shifty Jelly adds Android Wear browsing to Pocket Casts in the latest update

In the latest update, our favourite podcast app, Pocket Casts, has added Android Wear browsing to their feature list. The Android Wear 5.1.1 update gave us the ability to launch the Android Wear mini-app from the apps list, the previous update to Pocket Casts gave us an option to look at the ‘Up Next’ play list and now we can[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 4:32 pm on June 26, 2015
Amazon gives away 21 more apps for free – over $60 in value

Amazon gives away 21 more apps for free – over $60 in value

Amazon is at it again giving away free apps and games in an attempt to win you over onto their app store. The June promotion is now live in Australia, with over $60 worth of apps and games available through the Amazon App store. There’s a slew of premium titles on offer including the fantastic tinyCAM Monitor Pro which I[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:44 pm on June 25, 2015
Facebook is now letting you sign up for Messenger without a Facebook account in selected countries

Facebook is now letting you sign up for Messenger without a Facebook account in selected countries

Facebook Messenger, is one of the most widely used instant messaging platforms, but it has its detractors who don’t want to have a Facebook account. Facebook has today announced that users in selected countries can now sign up for Messenger without a Facebook account. In their latest update, users will be able to use all the Messenger features – chat[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:32 pm on June 25, 2015
Microsoft Office for Android phones now available to everyone
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Microsoft Office for Android phones now available to everyone

Microsoft has slowly been making their Office suite available on Android, first on tablets and more recently moving to the hugely popular phone platform. Microsoft has been making the apps available via their beta program, but as of today, you can grab Word, Excel and Powerpoint on your Android phone without having to resort to joining any Beta programs. During[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:32 am on June 25, 2015
Meerkat reminds users that it has a point system to help discover creators of quality content

Meerkat reminds users that it has a point system to help discover creators of quality content

When Meerkat was the first live streaming app to launch on Android (having been available on iOS much longer), the app has a points system and a leaderboard to help track quality content creators. With the rise and rise of Periscope, the company has taken to its blog to remind users about its point and leaderboard system. As part of[Read More…]

in Apps by at 5:00 pm on June 24, 2015
Google Play Music update adds improved controls for selecting which music is stored on Android Wear

Google Play Music update adds improved controls for selecting which music is stored on Android Wear

In all the excitement this morning of the ad-supported, Google Play Music channel going live, the news of an update to the Google Play Music app sort of cruised right by. There is an updated app, and along with a tweaked navigation drawer, it seems you now also get more control over what music is downloaded to your Android Wear[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:00 pm on June 24, 2015