After announcing they would be making their app free back in October, Adobe has updated their Lightroom for Android app on Google Play, allowing access to the app even after your trial has ended. You will still need to sign up for an Adobe ID, which nets you a limited …Read More »
Google’s 2-step authentication app Authenticator gets Android Wear support and a Material Design makeover
Security is paramount in this day and age, Google has always been at the forefront when it comes to at least offering you the tools to protect yourself online. One of the tools is enabling 2-step or 2-factor authentication and their Authenticator app has been the go to tool for …Read More »
Facebook’s motto used to be ‘Move fast and break stuff’, but with the transition to the new mantra of ‘Move Fast With Stable Infra’ in 2014, they’ve shown a more responsible outlook alongside their now public fiscal side of things. To this end, Facebook has apparently shut down their Creative …Read More »
Google’s Chrome browser is pretty much winning the market share wars, but no war was won by resting on your laurels, so Google has today announced that Chrome for Android has enabled safe browsing – with Chrome for Android version 46 already including the feature. Safe Browsing will be familiar …Read More »
Google Calendar is at the core of many people’s daily life, it’s simple, easy to use and it has great functionality – but it’s about to get better with Google today announcing you will now be able to add reminders into Calendar. Reminders will simply follow your Calendar timeline, appearing …Read More »
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Google unleashes new Factory Images for Nexus devices including new Emoji and December security updates
Google has released new factory images for their current range of Nexus devices on their developers site. As promised last week by Hiroshi Lockheimer, the current head of Chrome, Android and Chromecast at Google, the update includes the new emoji we’ve been waiting for, as well as the latest updates …Read More »
Woolworths – which seems to have ditched its “Woolworths Connect” brand for “Woolworths Mobile” since we last looked at it – is today launching its first post-paid phone plan, bringing customers the Samsung Galaxy S5 on a 2-year contract for $38/month. While it’s not the newest handset on the block, …Read More »
Twitch has added Android TV to its list of supported platforms, with 1080p streams at 60fps supported on the platform. The service has gone through some changes over the past year, particularly since the announcement of YouTube Gaming in August. The Android app has gone through a fairly rapid round …Read More »
Foxtel Go is now finally available for any Android device running Jellybean and above – including Marshmallow!
Update: Foxtel has advised that the update with full availability should be available to all users by this afternoon. After 2 years in the wild with very limited availability, Foxtel has finally announced that their Foxtel Go service, which allows you to access Foxtel ‘where and when you want’, is …Read More »
Huawei have been pushing into the Android space hard over the last 12 months, particularly focussed over the last 6 months or so with initiatives such as the Huawei branded stalls showcasing the capabilities of the manufacturer and their devices. They have produced some really nice devices, each with their …Read More »
There’s a lot of stuff on Kickstarter, a lot of it probably shouldn’t have gone much past “I’ve got this idea – hold my beer while I draw you a picture” but this is one (of a few lately) that has caught my eye. The accessories market is crammed full …Read More »
A couple of months ago now, Bose launched their new range of SoundTouch wireless audio systems, and for that two months since, I’ve been playing with a Bose SoundTouch 10 here in the Ausdroid office. In fact, I’ve taken it places beyond the Ausdroid office; when I go do some …Read More »
With a rumoured launch planned for this week, the excitement for the Google Pixel C tablet is mounting. The tablet is already in the hands of Googlers, as seen when head of Google’s Chrome, Android and Chromecast business, Hiroshi Lockheimer tweeted a pic of the tablet last week – so …Read More »
Telltale Games has made their name in gaming with adaptations of popular television shows like Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead. With the last installments now coming out, it’s time to look to the future and the next series the company will tackle is in partnership with Warner Bros. …Read More »
Owners of the Nexus Player, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X getting washed out display – Don’t worry, Google is on it.
Owners of the Nexus Player, Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X are apparently experiencing an issue with their displays looking washed out when playing back video. The bug apparently causes blacks to look grey, no matter what video content is being played. The issue has been reported to Google on their …Read More »