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Saturday, August 15, 2020

Firefox for Android — Updated, tablet support improved

The so-called 'Browser Wars' have mainly focused on what's happened on desktops, and while a clear winner might depend on your point of view, a clear loser is probably Internet Explorer. On mobile devices though, while there is a...

Microsoft releases SkyDrive App for Android

Microsoft has released their SkyDrive app for Android giving people the choice to use their cloud storage over other options on the market such as Dropbox, Box or even Google Drive. The app allows you to store and access...

SBS On Demand app for Android “is in development”

World News Australia won't be the only Android app to come from SBS. The television network today launched SBS On Demand for iOS (as that's where the greater demand is), however, journalist and friend of Ausdroid, Neerav Bhatt, today...

Even Facebook knows their application sucks

Word around the internet is that Facebook is making its employees use Android phones so that they can see just how truly horrendous Facebook for Android is. This is a very welcome step in the right direction for the...

Droidax Powerpack for Samsung Galaxy SIII – First Impressions

While I've only had the power pack in my hands for less than 24 hours, I feel compelled to post and tell everyone how damned impressive it is! Many of you know I'm involved with the State Emergency Service here...

Jetpack Joyride

After many months of me sending enraged tweets at the developers, all the while eyeing iPhone users with jealousy, Halfbrick Studios have finally released Jetpack Joyride onto Android. Hoorah! Even though it's free, the catch is that right now,...

Stick Tennis – App Review

One of my favourite games on Android is Stick Cricket which I reviewed when it first came out on Android. Today Stick Sports has released another game into the Google Play Store : Stick Tennis. Following in the same...

Google Australia: “We want to sell gift cards outside the US eventually”

We reached out to Google Australia earlier today asking if there was any chance of the Google Play gift cards that launched today would ever find their way to Australian stores. It turns out that there may well be...

Import files to your Nexus 7 from USB Flash Drives without Root

One of the complaints about the Nexus 7 is the lack of storage and/or the lack of ability to expand that storage. At this stage the only option is to root your Nexus 7 and then use StickMount with...

Pinterest for Android — App Review

For quite some time there has been an app available for the iOS users of Pinterest. It wasn’t fantastic, but it was an app. Android users have had to put up with a rather lacklustre mobile site, which actually...

Google Play Gift cards found in the US on-sale

Yesterday we saw the evidence for Google Play Gift Cards and Wishlist in the APK for the latest Play Store update, today Android Central has been sent photos of a $10 and $25 Gift cards. Android Police then reported...

Flash? Not for Android. Not anymore.

One of the promises made to consumers buying an Android device has historically been ‘the full web experience’, including Adobe Flash content. Earlier this year, Adobe announced plans to drop Flash support on mobile devices, and this has now been finalised with Adobe removing Flash from the Google Play Store. The decision...

JB Hi-Fi updates NOW app to support Ice Cream Sandwich

JB HiFi has emailed at least one of their customers to advise that the JB Hi-Fi NOW app is compatible with all versions of Ice Cream Sandwich. Apparently it has only been available to phones running Gingerbread or Froyo...

Redeemable Gift Cards for Google Play Store coming Soon?

Looks like something that has been long asked for in the Google Play/Android Market may finally be coming to fruition. Issue 7818 - Implement Gifts within Android Market has been around in the Google Code database since April 2010...

Official Pinterest App now available on Android

I first noticed that a Pinterest app would be coming out around Google IO however attendees at Google IO spoke with Pinterest there who advised the app was not quite ready. Well it appears it's now ready, Pinterest are...

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