Apps

Facebook working on an app that won’t require you to use your real name

Facebook working on an app that won’t require you to use your real name

Reports have surfaced overnight from the New York Times, that Facebook is preparing to launch a new standalone app that will allow you to interact with others by not using your real name. Unnamed sources cited by the New York Times, claims that Facebook has been working on this project for close to a year. The project is being led[Read More…]

by 1:04 pm on October 8, 2014 3 comments Apps
Google updates Android Wear companion app ahead of Android Wear feature update

Google updates Android Wear companion app ahead of Android Wear feature update

Google announced support for GPS and on-device music playback paired with Bluetooth headset compatibility and downloadable watchfaces last month. Google today started pushing out an update to their companion app this morning which looks to be paving the way for the update. With the big Android Wear update rumoured to begin hitting Android Wear devices in the middle of this[Read More…]

by 12:05 pm on October 8, 2014 2 comments Android Wear, Apps
Samsung’s power sharing cable launches for $19.99

Samsung’s power sharing cable launches for $19.99

We’ve all been caught short before — there’s nothing worse than being on the go with a flat gadget, and it’s made all the worse if you’ve got something else nearby that’s got full battery, but you can’t share it. Right? Wrong. Samsung wants you to be able to charge your devices from its mobile and tablet devices, and has[Read More…]

by 6:37 am on October 6, 2014 6 comments Apps, Manufacturer, News
Google Play Music device deauthorisation policy appears to have been changed again – Deauthorise all the things!

Google Play Music device deauthorisation policy appears to have been changed again – Deauthorise all the things!

Early in August, Google upset the mob by changing their deauthorisation policy so that users could remove only a maximum of four devices a year. This caused a fair bit of discussion, but it appears that Google has quietly removed the four devices per year limitation – at least in their mobile apps. Testing of the deauthorisation policy found that[Read More…]

by 2:43 pm on October 5, 2014 0 comments Apps, Google Play
Everything Android at the 2014 EB Expo

Everything Android at the 2014 EB Expo

The 2014 EB Expo is here, running from today until Sunday October 5 at the Sydney Showgrounds. Unsurprisingly, as we found last year, the show is heavily skewed towards the major consoles, but with area set up for independent games developers to showcase their wares. Sony Remote Play First of all, I checked out the Sony stand and found them[Read More…]

by 3:42 pm on October 3, 2014 1 comment Apps, Events
Google Play Newsstand gets Material Design based update

Google Play Newsstand gets Material Design based update

Google Play Newsstand took over from Google Play Magazines in November last year, and since then there’s been a few minor updates, but nothing terribly huge. Today Google has announced that the app will be getting an update to Material Design, preparing the way for the launch of Android L. According to the Android Blog, the Material Design based update[Read More…]

by 7:50 am on October 3, 2014 2 comments Apps
Humble Bundle Mobile 8 adds three more titles adding more great value

Humble Bundle Mobile 8 adds three more titles adding more great value

Humble Bundle folks are determined to bleed your wallet this week, offering the Humble Bundle PC and Android 11, as well as the Humble Bundle Mobile 8 at the same time. There’s great value in both bundles and as of this morning, there’s even more value in the Humble Mobile Bundle 8, with three new titles added to the list.[Read More…]

by 7:53 am on October 2, 2014 0 comments Apps
Authy: Centralised 2 Step Verification for Google Authenticator-compatible services

Authy: Centralised 2 Step Verification for Google Authenticator-compatible services

2 Step Verification is becoming more and more important in an online world that’s filled with people trying to get their hands on your data. Whether it’s your Evernote, Google or Facebook account or something more precious like your banking details, if you haven’t already done so, get onto any and every site you use that supports 2 Step Verification[Read More…]

by 5:49 pm on October 1, 2014 4 comments Apps, News
Humble Bundle PC and Android 11 adds three more titles to the list

Humble Bundle PC and Android 11 adds three more titles to the list

After kicking off the Humble Bundle PC and Android 11 deal a little over a week ago, the folks over at the Humble Bundle have chipped in a little extra. The bundle has been updated, and is now offering three new titles, making it just under $1 per title if you want to grab everything. The three new titles are[Read More…]

by 11:44 am on October 1, 2014 0 comments Apps
Vine gets an update to allow video trimming and undo editing

Vine gets an update to allow video trimming and undo editing

Twitter’s Vine app has received an update that is rolling out to users, bringing significant improvements including improved editing tools to users who may still be using the service. The update also brings the app version 2.5.0. Here is a list of improvements listed: A new button on the bottom left to access your camera roll Preview videos of any[Read More…]

by 12:40 pm on September 27, 2014 0 comments Apps, News