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Public Transport app Moovit launches in Australia – beginning with Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth
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Public Transport app Moovit launches in Australia – beginning with Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth

Public Transport app Moovit has kicked off officially announced their Australian launch today, launching in most major capital cities across Australia. With the addition of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth, Moovit is now sharing public trasport information in more than 500 cities. Moovit is first and foremost a public transport app, feeding you information regarding how best[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 7:00 am on April 1, 2015
Inbox by Gmail getting custom Snooze timing – signature support and ability to delete items easily coming soon

Inbox by Gmail getting custom Snooze timing – signature support and ability to delete items easily coming soon

With the launch of Inbox by Gmail for Google Apps accounts, there seems to be a bit more focus on the app. Google has today announced that custom snooze timings will be coming to the app, as well as advising that ‘easier access to delete as well as signature support in Inbox’ are coming soon. The custom snooze feature will[Read More…]

in Apps by at 5:27 am on April 1, 2015
Whatsapp making calls available to all users
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Whatsapp making calls available to all users

The market for third party messaging apps which use data instead of your sms allowance (particularly for pre-paid users) has grown quickly. Google has Hangouts, Wickr and Viber also offer solutions, to name a couple, but it’s messaging app WhatsApp which appears to be king at the moment – and with good reason, they’ve added a number of new features[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 11:48 pm on March 31, 2015
Four more Android apps officially arrive on ChromeOS – VLC could be coming soon too.

Four more Android apps officially arrive on ChromeOS – VLC could be coming soon too.

Since Google announced that Android apps would be arriving on ChromeOS at Google I/O last year, there’s been a slow crawl of apps. Four more apps have now appeared, bringing the total to 28. You can view all the Android apps that have been ported over to ChromeOS on the Chrome Webstore. Google has created a new category called ARC[Read More…]

in Apps by at 7:00 am on March 31, 2015
Google announces Gmail app updates including unified inbox and improved conversation view support
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Google announces Gmail app updates including unified inbox and improved conversation view support

If you’re using Android, chances are you’re a fairly hefty user of Gmail. Google has been adding more features and functions to Gmail of late, adding the ability to use Yahoo, Outlook and other services, including Exchange supports in the update to Gmail version 5.0 last year. Now Google has added some more tweaks to the functionality adding a few[Read More…]

in Apps by at 6:30 am on March 31, 2015
You can now see your Google+ photos and videos in Google Drive
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You can now see your Google+ photos and videos in Google Drive

Google has this morning announced a long awaited feature in Google Drive, announcing that your Google+ photos and videos can now be seen in Google Drive. Google advises that from today you’ll begin seeing all the photos and videos that were being stored in your Google+ Photos will now show up in Drive. The pictures and videos will appear in[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 5:50 am on March 31, 2015
AMP Bank launches HCE based NFC payments for customers using Android phones

AMP Bank launches HCE based NFC payments for customers using Android phones

AMP has today announced a new piece of functionality for their Banking customers, enabling NFC tap & pay payments on their Android phones. Called AMPWave, the technology uses Host Card Emulation (HCE) to enable the tap & pay function via NFC. HCE requires Android 4.4 to run, but AMP appears to be offering the update to all customers with phones[Read More…]

in Apps, NFC by at 9:08 pm on March 30, 2015