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Dropbox for Android updates with PDF viewer and in-document search

Dropbox for Android updates with PDF viewer and in-document search

Dropbox, we all use it, generally love it, and it’s getting better as of today. Dropbox has announced that they have now incorporated a PDF viewer, as well as in-document search into the latest version of their Android app. The new update is rolling out to Google Play users over the next couple of days, and adds the ability to[Read More…]

by 10:14 am on March 13, 2015 0 comments Apps
Google releases a reference app to show use across multiple platforms

Google releases a reference app to show use across multiple platforms

Google is always looking to help developers make better applications, and with the expansion of Android to Wear, Auto and TV, there’s a lot more form factors out there to take into account. Google has today announced that they’ve released a reference app for developers to use which will play nicely on Android, no matter the screen size or format.[Read More…]

by 8:53 am on March 13, 2015 2 comments Android Development, Apps
Add Dropbox file sync to ChromeOS with this new unofficial extension

Add Dropbox file sync to ChromeOS with this new unofficial extension

Syncing your files to Google Drive is one of the things I like about ChromeOS, but Drive is far from the only cloud storage service, with Dropbox being amongst the most popular. ChromeOS recently updated their Files System with an API and while there’s been a couple of extensions make use of it, they’ve been interesting but not terribly useful[Read More…]

by 8:34 am on March 13, 2015 0 comments Apps
Samsung starts showing off their accessory range – cases, headphones, chargers and partners

Samsung starts showing off their accessory range – cases, headphones, chargers and partners

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge will appear in Australia in the next couple of months, and in tow will be a range of accessories. Samsung showed some off at their launch event but now they’ve shown them off in a little more detail. Covers Samsung has always had a strong stable of covers available for their phones, and the[Read More…]

by 8:15 am on March 13, 2015 3 comments Accessories, Manufacturer
Google serves up a new Chrome Extension to show fine art in every tab of Chrome

Google serves up a new Chrome Extension to show fine art in every tab of Chrome

Google appears to be making a small push with their ‘Google Art Project’, yesterday they released a new Android Wear watch face, and today it’s a new Chrome Extension, both of which are designed to get art in front of your eyes. The latest addition is a Chrome Extension called ‘Google Art Project’. It turns your blank tabs into a[Read More…]

by 7:37 am on March 13, 2015 1 comment Apps
Sony readies the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Australian Xperia Z3 and more

Sony readies the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Australian Xperia Z3 and more

We know the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for Sony’s Xperia range isn’t too far away, as we’ve seen it landing in India recently. However, more interestingly for us, we now have a timeframe for arrival here in Australia, thanks to Telstra’s software updates page. It looks as if mid-April is the timeframe, so a few weeks yet, but come 13[Read More…]

by 6:57 am on March 13, 2015 22 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones
Samsung launches Galaxy S6/S6 Edge micro-site – wants you to sign up for updates on pre-orders

Samsung launches Galaxy S6/S6 Edge micro-site – wants you to sign up for updates on pre-orders

Samsung is set to launch their latest flagship, the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge in Australia in the next month or so, but they’re keeping quiet on exactly when that launch will be. If you’re super keen on finding out, Samsung Australia wants to let you know, and they’re taking names. Samsung Australia is now showing a micro-site for the Galaxy S6/S6[Read More…]

by 9:23 pm on March 12, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Asus Nexus Player

Nexus Player and Gamepad Now Available at B&H, Ships to Australia

B&H Photo Video in America have a large catalog of Android devices and now have the Nexus Player and Gamepad for Nexus Player in stock. The best part of this is, they ship to Australia! If you have searched eBay or other retailers, you are likely to pay upwards of AU$210. At the B&H landing page we get a new[Read More…]

by 8:39 pm on March 12, 2015 10 comments Accessories, Android TV, Deal, News
Google announces partnership with AOPEN for ChromeOS based digital signage, POS and kiosk machines

Google announces partnership with AOPEN for ChromeOS based digital signage, POS and kiosk machines

Google and AOPEN have today announced a new partnership which will see Google enter into the digital signage, POS and kiosk market. Google is moving into a new area with AOPEN who is an acknowledged leader in the field with 19 years experience dealing with digital signage, POS and Kiosk solutions. This relationship opens up new ground for Chrome devices[Read More…]

by 5:42 pm on March 12, 2015 0 comments ChromeBox, ChromeOS
Google updates Device Assist app with new tips, rich media and availability – now available in Australia

Google updates Device Assist app with new tips, rich media and availability – now available in Australia

Google’s Device Assist app, which offers tips and proactive help with issues on Nexus and Android One handsets has received an update today with a few new features, but the headline feature is that it’s now available in more countries including Australia. The Device Assist app will analyse your phone or tablet when you first load up the app, offering[Read More…]

by 4:48 pm on March 12, 2015 0 comments Apps