Post Tagged with: "sydney"

Google backflips and apologises after contractor threatens to remove gay bars after a gay club tried to update its details
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Google backflips and apologises after contractor threatens to remove gay bars after a gay club tried to update its details

Google has been forced to apologise after one of Sydney’s flagship LGBTI venues tried to update its listing details on Google Maps. The Shift Bar & Club, previously known as The Midnight Shift, were trying to update their listing through Google Maps to reflect the change of business name. Staff were seeking assistance through Google Maps helpline when a contractor[Read More…]

in News by at 10:35 pm on July 28, 2015
Subway Surfers heads down under to Sydney

Subway Surfers heads down under to Sydney

Popular game Subway Surfers has been updated with a distinctly Australian flavour, with a Sydney World Tour stopover. The Subway Surfer game is an endless runner style game, which sees you dodging trains on tracks and through subways in various parts of the world. You can use your hoverboard for special tricks and collect coins and letters to gain special[Read More…]

in Apps by at 11:46 am on July 24, 2015
Opal Travel app can scan your Opal card and help plan your journey
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Opal Travel app can scan your Opal card and help plan your journey

Transport for NSW has released a new app that uses the Near Field Communication (NFC) feature on Android smartphones and tablets, so users can scan their Opal card to check their balance, travel rewards and more. The new app also lets you plan your trip and get an estimate of the Opal fare associated with that plan. Once users have[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:10 pm on July 9, 2015
My Opal app allows you to view what’s on your NSW Opal card
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My Opal app allows you to view what’s on your NSW Opal card

Given that the Opal smartcards used for public transport in NSW use Near-Field Communication (NFC), it was probably only going to be a matter of time until someone wrote an app that could read the data contained on Opal cards. Well, that’s now happened — Sydney developer Alistair Phillips (who goes by the name ToastedMint) has released an updated version[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 3:07 pm on June 17, 2015
Sydney Opera House releases an Android app; book tickets, check facilities and find your way round

Sydney Opera House releases an Android app; book tickets, check facilities and find your way round

Iconic Australian landmark the Sydney Opera House is the home of some fine shows, restaurants and bars and is a pretty nice place to visit all round, and they’ve released an Android app. The new app seems to have been created in partnership with Samsung, who are the principal partner for the Sydney Opera House appears to be quite the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 2:29 pm on February 6, 2015
Huawei Australia rolling out Experiential Zones at selected Westfield Sydney shopping centres

Huawei Australia rolling out Experiential Zones at selected Westfield Sydney shopping centres

Huawei Australia is launching “Experiential Zones” at selected Westfield Sydney shopping centres according to InsideRetail. The Huawei Experiential Zones are a continuing marketing push by the company in which they hope to offer customers the opportunity to explore the latest in mobile and mobile broadband technology. The zones will showcase their mobile products, including their tablets, phones and wifi range[Read More…]

in News by at 11:26 am on February 6, 2015
Google possibly working on customised Google Now backgrounds
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Google possibly working on customised Google Now backgrounds

Google Now shows a lot of contextually relevant information in an easy to read, card interface. The beautiful Google Now backgrounds from artist Brent Couchman, are quite stunning, but limited when it comes to the global reach of Android. But it’s all about context in Google Now, and it appears that Google is working on using contextually relevant photos from[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 11:40 am on January 14, 2015
Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all
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Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all

Telstra continues its association with Sydney’s annual New Years Eve party with the launch today of the 2014 version of their companion app, and this time they’re bringing Google Cardboard along for the ride. The app is a companion and to help you make plans for NYE and enjoy the fireworks presentation on the night – no matter where you[Read More…]

in Accessories, Apps, Cardboard, Carriers by at 10:24 am on December 3, 2014
Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 4 on the 23rd of September and want you to join them
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Samsung will launch the Galaxy Note 4 on the 23rd of September and want you to join them

The Galaxy Note 4 is coming to Australia this month, with Samsung Australia inviting media to an event on the 23rd of September at 7pm in Sydney. When the phone will actually be available for purchase should be announced at the event, and Samsung wants YOU to be there to check it out – as well as give you a[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 12:14 pm on September 16, 2014
Samsung Galaxy S5 Australian launch event  scheduled for March 26
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Samsung Galaxy S5 Australian launch event scheduled for March 26

The Galaxy S5 will launch here in Australia in the coming weeks and we’ll be getting our first look at the phone at the official Australian launch on the 26th of March. Not only will we see the Galaxy S5, but in the invite sent out to Australian media today, Samsung has confirmed that well also be seeing the wearables[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:20 pm on March 7, 2014