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Android Wear Android app updated with a cleaner look and to prepare for new feature enhancements

Android Wear Android app updated with a cleaner look and to prepare for new feature enhancements

After announcing a host of new features that will roll out to the majority of Android Wear watches in the next few weeks, Google has begun updating their Android Wear application in preparation. As well as preparing the way for feature updates, Google has also taken the opportunity to spruce the place up as it were. The first change you’ll[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 1:43 pm on April 22, 2015
Microsoft releases new Office Preview for Lollipop and x86 tablets

Microsoft releases new Office Preview for Lollipop and x86 tablets

When we previously reported on Microsoft bringing Office to Android, we thought it was pretty neat, and figured it would be a definite boon to productivity for the road warriors with powerful tablets and keyboards to match. The initial release was not without its own catches though; it didn’t support Android 5.0 Lollipop, nor did it support tablets with x86[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 10:19 am on April 22, 2015
Plex for Android updated to version 4.2; new Discover Mode for finding content, user preferences and more
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Plex for Android updated to version 4.2; new Discover Mode for finding content, user preferences and more

Plex is something many of us use on a regular basis to access our media; be they photos, videos, music collections or more. It’s one of the best ways that I’ve found to share your media around your house, to stream it to your laptop, your TV, your kids iPad, or even to your tablet half way around the world[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 8:06 am on April 22, 2015
Action Launcher 3.4 comes with over a dozen new customisation features

Action Launcher 3.4 comes with over a dozen new customisation features

Aussie Android developer Chris Lacy has clearly been busy, as he’s just released version 3.4 of the popular Android launcher replacement, Action Launcher. While it’s strictly speaking a point release (3.3 to 3.4), the number of significant user facing changes is quite astounding, and for those that like to customise everything, this might be the update you’ve been looking for.[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 7:57 am on April 22, 2015
Moovit updates to version 4.0 with simplified visual design and new features
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Moovit updates to version 4.0 with simplified visual design and new features

After launching in Australia last month, public transportation app Moovit has updated their Android app with a refreshed new look and some great new features. The update brings a fresh new look to the app, which concentrates on improving usability with a simplified design. Rebuilt from the ground up, Moovit says that the revamp has been done with user feedback[Read More…]

in Apps by at 11:09 am on April 21, 2015
Twitter’s new ‘receive direct messages from anyone’ might not be a fantastic move

Twitter’s new ‘receive direct messages from anyone’ might not be a fantastic move

Twitter Direct Messages are great; they allow you to have private conversations with the people you interact with publicly, but you can’t have private conversations with just everyone. You need to ‘follow’ each other in order to have a two-way conversation, and this can cause some problems, e.g. for company or government accounts that might not want to follow everyone,[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 9:04 am on April 21, 2015
Australian gaming house Tin Man Games powers the latest Humble Mobile Bundle

Australian gaming house Tin Man Games powers the latest Humble Mobile Bundle

We love Humble Bundles, but having a Humble Mobile Bundle with an Australian flavour is a treat and today marks the start of the Humble Tin Man Games Mobile Bundle – which offers a bunch of Tin Man games for a low, low price. Known for their role-playing games, Tin Man Games has been a powerhouse on Android for some[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:20 am on April 21, 2015
Samsung joins the party, starts releasing apps on Google Play – beginning with S Health

Samsung joins the party, starts releasing apps on Google Play – beginning with S Health

Manufacturers like HTC and Motorola have been publishing the apps normally baked into their Android skins onto Google Play for some time. This process makes it easier to update the app as it doesn’t have to go through the rigorous testing process that carriers put updates under before delivering an update to customers. Now it seems Samsung has seen the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:57 pm on April 20, 2015
Whatsapp updated again adding chat backup via Google Drive
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Whatsapp updated again adding chat backup via Google Drive

Whatsapp have added to the rapid fire updates on their Android app over the weekend with the additional capability of backup and restore for your chats via Google Drive. The option to back up to Google Drive appeared in a recent update and made automatic in the latest update (Version 2.12.5) under Settings, Chat Settings where you can trigger a[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 3:00 pm on April 20, 2015
Google+ Update brings a new look to Communities
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Google+ Update brings a new look to Communities

The latest update to the Google + app that dropped overnight for Australians has brought a pretty cool new look to Google + Communities. Very much in line with the rest of the Google based apps and the material design feel, the header image now dominates and the community will stream like your primary timeline feed. Google + isn far[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services, News by at 1:45 pm on April 18, 2015