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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
Nexus 6 gets torn down – solidly repairable, now if only we could get one

Nexus 6 gets torn down – solidly repairable, now if only we could get one

We’re still no closer to being able to purchase a Nexus 6 from Google Play here in Australia, but in other parts of the world, the Nexus 6 is in the hands of users. iFixit has also gotten their hands on the new Nexus and in their tradition torn it to pieces to check out what makes it tick, and[Read More…]

by 12:13 pm on November 25, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Say hello to the Humble ‘Crescent Moon Games’ Mobile Bundle – get up to 10 games for US$8

Say hello to the Humble ‘Crescent Moon Games’ Mobile Bundle – get up to 10 games for US$8

It’s been a few weeks since we saw a new Mobile Humble Bundle, but they’re back and this time they’ve got a mass of games, with a few Android games making their debut. As usual it’s a pay whatever you want deal, where you’ll get a selection of games, but the more you pay, the more you get, with anyone[Read More…]

by 11:44 am on November 25, 2014 0 comments Apps
Prezi launches its Android app in Australia and New Zealand today

Prezi launches its Android app in Australia and New Zealand today

Online presentation platform Prezi has launched the first Android app for its service in Australia and New Zealand this morning. The company claims over 1 million users in the region and chose to launch the Android app here first due to Android’s high market penetration here. Prezi wants you to think of it less as a PowerPoint alternative and more[Read More…]

by 9:25 am on November 25, 2014 0 comments Apps
Telstra to add new tablets to their line-up including the Nexus 9, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE and more

Telstra to add new tablets to their line-up including the Nexus 9, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE and more

Telstra has today announced on their Exchange blog, that they will add a variety of new tablets to their range. They’re offering a mix of Wi-Fi tablets (including the HTC built Nexus 9), as well as the LTE enabled Galaxy Tab S which is compatible with their LTE aggregated 4GX network. The 10.5″ Samsung Galaxy Tab S will be available[Read More…]

by 10:15 pm on November 24, 2014 14 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Tablets
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 5 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