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Chromecast App Now in iTunes

iTunes Chromecast

It’s been a little over a month now since people were rushing out to buy themselves a Google Chromecast however one of the complaints was the lack of support for Apple devices. Today that complaint was solved and Google released the Chromecast application for iOS. From what I can see the app works the exact same on iOS as it ... Read More »

KDE Connect – KDE and Android integration

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Every now an then a little project comes along that you can see real benefit in, and Albert Vaka has definitely come up with one of them with KDE Connect.  What Albert is working on is integrating your Android handset with the KDE desktop environment.  The integration that has been achieved so far is a two way deal, with notifications ... Read More »

BlackBerry getting ready to release BBM for Android and iOS

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When it was announced at the BlackBerry live that BBM Channels were going to Android and iOS there was some mixed feelings. After it had sunked in there was a positive feeling as many users who had moved over to either Android or the iOS platforms. It will allow them to keep in touch or should I say renew acquaintances ... Read More »

Google Calendar updated on Android

Google Calendar: Play Store Link

Google have just recently updated their Google Calendar application with some great new features for those running Android 4.2.1 and above Arriving on the update is the ability to have custom colours for events and calendars right in the app, as previously available. ![Color, date and time in the new Google Calendar](http://landoftechnology.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/colordatetime-300×201.png) Also a new date and time picker makes ... Read More »

BSkyB Android App Hacking Situation: An Update

Sky attacked by Syrian Electronic Army on Google Play

For those that may have missed the news, Sky’s twitter and Android Developer accounts were compromised, and there is a suggestion that the apps themselves may have been hacked too – full information here: http://landoftechnology.com/2013/bskyb-android-apps-hacked-by-syrian-electronic-army/ Sky have been very quiet on the situation and indeed it does not seem that they have regained control of their main sky twitter account ... Read More »

BSkyB Android apps hacked by Syrian Electronic Army

Sky attacked by Syrian Electronic Army on Google Play

BSkyB in the United Kingdom has had it’s Android apps on Google Play replaced and defaced by the “Syrian Electronic Army” Sky are advising everyone who has had these apps installed to remove them as soon as they can. If you have friends and family using these applications on Android, get them to remove them as soon as they can. ... Read More »

App of the Day free app Friday (UK)

Continuing our daily mini reviews of App of the Day free apps. Remember these apps are NOT available in all regions, the US is confirmed as NOT being included. App of the Day – Friday 10th May Karl’s Castle Today’s app is one for the parents or there.  Karl’s Castle is an interactive story book for young children which brings ... Read More »

App of the Day free app Thursday (UK)

Continuing our daily mini reviews of App of the Day free apps. Remember these apps are NOT available in all regions, the US is confirmed as NOT being included.   App of the Day – Thursday 9th May   Cameringo – Effects Camera Cameringo is a pretty good replacement camera app. The interface is very clean and simple to use ... Read More »