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Pinterest updates it app with a new design & more

Pinterest updates it app with a new design & more

After updating their iOS app a couple of weeks back, Pinterest has updated their Android app to version 4.0. The update brings with it a fresh new design similar to material design along with some background performance enhancements. Pinterest has provided a full quick list of the enhancements and improvements it has brought to the update which include: Simplified navigation[Read More…]

by 1:20 pm on November 28, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Telstra’s Data Christmas Present to Pre-Paid Freedom Users

Telstra’s Data Christmas Present to Pre-Paid Freedom Users

Earlier this year Telstra changed their Pre-Paid plans to scrap the Encore plan for new users and introduced a new plan called Pre-Paid Freedom. At the time it looked to be a big step backwards as it decreased the data available to users. In a bid to entice more users onto the Pre-Paid Freedom plan Telstra have doubled the data[Read More…]

by 1:16 pm on November 28, 2014 10 comments Carriers, News
Vine now enables favourite user post notifications

Vine now enables favourite user post notifications

Twitter continues to improve their video sharing service, Vine, this time adding the ability to favourite users and receive notifications as they upload new Vines. The update, which is slowly filtering through to users through Google Play as well as to users on iOS, enables users to favourite users by simply tapping a star icon in the corner of the[Read More…]

by 7:41 pm on November 27, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
YouTube Music Key Now Available For USA All Access Subscribers

YouTube Music Key Now Available For USA All Access Subscribers

When YouTube Music Key first poked it’s head out as a rumour in mid-August it had us all intrigued as to how it would work. At the time it was thought that the subscription service would be audio only although this made no sense at all to me as we already had Play Music All Access. It was also thought[Read More…]

by 1:01 pm on November 25, 2014 1 comment Google Play, News
The Backup and Restore app from Sony has been hacked

The Backup and Restore app from Sony has been hacked

OEMs bake ‘System’ level apps into their devices all the time, by and large they’re quite useful, adding functionality lacking from the stock Android OS. Sony has had a backup and restore app for their devices for a while now, which allows you to backup and restore your files to the Sony Cloud. But it’s apparently been hacked overnight, with[Read More…]

by 12:57 pm on November 25, 2014 4 comments Apps, Manufacturer, News
Hands on with Oppo’s N3 and R5 phones, bound for Australia in early 2015

Hands on with Oppo’s N3 and R5 phones, bound for Australia in early 2015

Oppo has been making a name for themselves in the local market in the last few months with its Australian launch in September. With the Find 7, N1 Mini and Neo 5 on sale to Australian customers, and the recent launch of the N3 and R5 making waves, I sat down for a chat with Michael Tran, Oppo’s Australian Head[Read More…]

by 4:08 pm on November 24, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Google Play Services updated to version 6.5. Minor changes.

Google Play Services updated to version 6.5. Minor changes.

Google Play Services has received a point update to version 6.5, and it began rolling out a few days ago. The changes seem to be behind the scenes only, except for one more notable change, but one which probably won’t affect too many people. The stock Android system update screen has received a little bit of a material makeover. While[Read More…]

by 1:03 pm on November 24, 2014 4 comments Google Play, News
Electronic workflow and its productivity benefits	       [sp]

Electronic workflow and its productivity benefits [sp]

With the competitive pressure of modern business, few people are willing to admit how long they waste, completing time-consuming processes like entering data and sorting through files manually. The cost of manual document management can be much more than the cost of the paper itself – in fact, it can run into several thousands of dollars a year per employee.[Read More…]

by and 12:53 pm on November 24, 2014 Comments are Disabled News
New Opal tracking app for Sydney transport users

New Opal tracking app for Sydney transport users

Sydney developer Daniel Grech has released a new Android app aimed squarely at users of Sydney’s public transport systems which are almost completely moved across to the Opal smartcard ticketing system. Called Sydney OpalTracker, this new Android app allows you to perform the simple task of checking your Opal balance on your mobile, but it offers much more. Not only[Read More…]

by 8:13 am on November 24, 2014 8 comments Apps, News