+ Sunday July 21st, 2019

Apps, Games & Google Services

Step into the world of Storm Boy in this new interactive adventure story now on Google Play

It’s been some years since I read Colin Thiele’s great Australian novel Storm Boy, but if you’re wanting to step back into the world you can with the new interactive adventure story on Google Play. The game is produced by Sydney based indie developers Blowfish Studios, who’ve previously launched Siegecraft …

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Google Play Cyber Week deals arrive offering discounts across books, movies, apps and games

While it’s easy to rail against the Americanisation of things at some level, getting great deals from their ‘Black Friday/Cyber Monday’ tradition around Thanksgiving isn’t one many people are willing to fight. Today Google has launched a bunch of great deals on Google Play to save you some dollars. Apps …

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Google could bring Android Q earlier, through Generic System Images (GSI)

Google held an Android Developers Summit last week. At the summit, it announced an earlier release schedule for Generic System Images. This move means we might get a taste of Android Q a little earlier. Generic System Images are stock, AOSP-based images of the Android framework. Handset manufacturers use GSIs …

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Niantic finally shows off more of their Harry Potter location based Augmented Reality game – says it will launch in 2019

It’s been just over a year since Niantic Labs, the makers of the massively successful Pokemon Go Augmented Reality game, announced they would be launching a location based Harry Potter game. Today, Niantic has released a trailer for the game, called Wizards Unite, as well advising the game will launch …

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