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Google cleans up the Play Store, no more naughty bits

Google cleans up the Play Store, no more naughty bits

In an update to their developer policies, Google have (amongst other things) clamped down on “sexually explicit material” which means if you’re looking for naughty bits you’ll have to head over to the Amazon Appstore to find them, because Google don’t want it. The updated policies, which were emailed to developers and are available here if you’re interested, include a[Read More…]

by 12:15 pm on March 30, 2014 1 comment Apps, Google Play, News
Rumour: OK Google, what bills are due?

Rumour: OK Google, what bills are due?

Ahh Google Now, how I love the; let me count the ways. Android Police have a cracker of a rumour that there’s a reasonable amount of evidence to support. Google now will soon(ish) have cards in place to remind you to pay your bills. Everything from your power bill, the dreaded credit card, mobile phone as a starting point. These[Read More…]

by 11:42 am on March 30, 2014 0 comments Apps, News, Rumours
Cerberus Antitheft servers compromised – Reset your password

Cerberus Antitheft servers compromised – Reset your password

The anti-theft/phone location app Cerberus has recently suffered a malicious attack on their servers. In a statement issued by the developers on Google+ they acknowledge the breach and state that just shy of 97,000 account usernames and encrypted passwords have been compromised. They also detail how the penetration occurred, and then go on to advise that they have addressed the[Read More…]

by 6:32 pm on March 29, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
Captain America: The Winter Soldier now available for download

Captain America: The Winter Soldier now available for download

The kings of Movie tie-in games are back, Gameloft has released the tie-in game for Captain America: The Winter Soldier, which slides into theatres in Australia on Thursday next week, and it looks as interesting as hell. The Captain America game has gone a different route from their usual fare of beautifully rendered 3D gaming, offering a cel-shaded style of[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on March 29, 2014 2 comments Apps
Jawbone UP24 now available in Australia – Android compatible and everything!

Jawbone UP24 now available in Australia – Android compatible and everything!

The Jawbone UP24 has been available in the US since last year, but after an extended wait, they’ve now made the tracker available in Australia as well as 28 other countries around the world. It’s a good thing they’ve waited a little while longer too, because now we can experience the tracker on Android, with the company finally adding Android[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on March 29, 2014 1 comment Accessories
Office Mobile now free for all to use

Office Mobile now free for all to use

At last, they’ve seen the light…after launching Office Mobile tied into their Office 365 subscription service Microsoft has finally relented and released Office Mobile as a free to use application for all users across both the Android and iOS platforms. Unlike when the app was first launched, you needed to have an Office 365 account for it to be anything[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on March 29, 2014 7 comments Apps, News
Vodafone has the Samsung Galaxy S5 in selected stores

Vodafone has the Samsung Galaxy S5 in selected stores

Would you like to get your hands on the Galaxy S5 today, to decide whether it’s the next superphone for you? Well, if so, you’re in luck. Vodafone have Samsung’s new flagship in store (well, in selected stores) for you to have a play with and explore. https://twitter.com/VodafoneAU/status/449403515060748288 You can find the Galaxy S5 in the following stores: Store Address[Read More…]

by 3:40 pm on March 28, 2014 7 comments Carriers, News, Phones
Cuscal bringing HCE NFC payments to Australian KitKat devices

Cuscal bringing HCE NFC payments to Australian KitKat devices

Australian financial services provider Cuscal is bringing mobile payments using Host Card Emulation (HCE) – a new feature in Android KitKat‘s NFC functionality – to market in Australia later this year. You may not know the name. Cuscal was founded more than 30 years ago and counts some 150 of Australia’s financial institutions as its clients. It services mutual banks[Read More…]

by 2:13 pm on March 28, 2014 14 comments NFC
All New HTC One Mini (M8) in the works – outed by Swedish telco

All New HTC One Mini (M8) in the works – outed by Swedish telco

HTC has only just launched their flagship for 2014 – the All New HTC One (M8) but already thoughts are turning to other phones along the lines of the original HTC One which saw a Mini and Max version released throughout 2013, and it seems a Swedish telco has outed the existence of the mini at least on a list[Read More…]

by 12:22 pm on March 28, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Google Play Music for Chrome now enables browser uploads

Google Play Music for Chrome now enables browser uploads

Google has flipped the switch on its end, enabling Google Play Music users to upload  tracks to the cloud music service through a browser. The addition does require users to flip a switch on their (browser) end as well, but it’s easy to do: In the Labs section of the menu, there’s an option for Google Play Music for Chrome.[Read More…]

by 12:11 pm on March 28, 2014 4 comments Google Play, News