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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Google Wallet Prepaid Cards expire on 17 October

If you're an early-adopter (and a big of a tinkerer) and you've enabled Google Wallet for use in Australia, you'll be disappointed to hear that the only way we have to use Wallet here — via the prepaid Google...

Trend Micro Titanium Maximum Security coming tomorrow — win a copy!

When Trend Micro's PR agency rang last week, my first question was — why? They know we write about mobile devices, particularly Android, right? Well, I demonstrated my lack of product knowledge, as I soon found out why. Trend...

Android 101: Basic Apps

Previously we've done posts on basic functions of Android, understanding the operating system and social media apps. This time round, I've asked a cross section of "techies" who are into the Android world for a list of their 3...

Gameloft’s new game, Wild Blood, coming to the Play Store!

Gameloft have just announced their first game using the Unreal Engine, Wild Blood, is released today on iTunes, and coming soon to the Google Play store! Wild Blood is a third person action game centered around the Legend of...

ANZ goMoney for Android now available, do your ANZ banking on the go

ANZ have launched their mobile banking app for Android dubbed ANZ goMoney. The app allows you to send and receive mobile payments, view your accounts and transfer money between them, and pay bills using BPAY. ANZ are also saying...

Grooveshark to Google: Our app isn’t copyright infringement

It was about a week ago when the news came through that music streaming service, Grooveshark, had placed their app back on the Play Store after months of absence due to copyright infringement claims. A few days after that,...

Checking out with Google Wallet

One of the coolest (and hence, most hyped) uses of NFC would have to be the use of it for contactless payments.Just like your MasterCard or Visa card with PayPass or payWave. The most widely known example of using your phone as your wallet is probably Google’s Wallet app. After installing it on your Android ...

Zeebox to bring social TV guide to Australia in next 45 days

Last week, at the Edinburgh International TV Festival, Zeebox CEO Anthony Rose announced that the social TV service would be coming to Australia in the next 30 to 45 days. In July, Zeebox announced that they had entered into...

Whirldroid — App Review

If you're a frequent visitor to Australia's most popular internet and technology discussion forum Whirlpool then you would know the mobile interface can be unreliable at times. Aussie developer and Whirlpool enthusiast Greg Smith has created a free app...

Google Play End of Summer Sale

No App roundup today, Google is having a sale with over 50% off some games, not the end of our Summer but we'll take the sale. There's some big games and apps too, from Gameloft, Sega and Square Enix....

Holo Launcher HD – App Review

Since getting my Google Nexus 7 tablet, I have been loving the pure Android experience of Jelly Bean.  It's simple, clean and nice to look at.  I’m eager for it to roll out to my Samsung Galaxy S2, but...

Google Play now has ‘Recommended For You’ section

Looks like Google has rolled out a new section in the Google Play store called 'Recommended For You' I've seen this rolling around on my Nexus 7 as a widget for a while but looks like it has come...

TomTom finally coming to Android in October 2012

I remember when TomTom first released GPS devices to the Australian market. I had one, and I loved it. When I first got a smartphone that had GPS built in, I wished that I could have TomTom on there...

Music streaming service Grooveshark back on the Play Store

Music streaming service, Grooveshark, has finally had its Android app placed back on the Google Play Store after being removed months ago due to licensing issues among other things. The app includes a free 14-day/50-play trial after which you'll...

Like Angry Birds? Looks like Rovio’s at it again

Just about everyone who's owned a smart phone in recent times will know about Angry Birds. It's that game where you toss birds - angry ones - at pigs who have stolen the birds' eggs. Sounds kind of lame.....

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