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Play Store: App Changelog – We need consistency!

There is something satisfying about having all your apps up to date. There is nothing more enjoyable then waking up, opening the play store and seeing if there are any new design changes or quality of life improvements for your most beloved apps. There is only one problem. …

Google Chromecast Audio Discontinued

The Chromecast audio which allowed you to turn any old speakers with an AUX input into a wireless streaming device to play music from your smart phone is no longer in production. After just 3 years in the market it’s the end of the line. With more an …

Zenboard kickstarter CANCELLED!

It seems the Australian based electric skateboard with no remote wasn’t able to keep up with the fierce competition in the electric skateboard market. After a promising start on kickstarter the campaign has now been cancelled reaching only $37,889/$75,000 funding goal. I think the major factor here was …

Oculus Go – New Lightweight Standalone VR Headset

Last week, the ‘Oculus Go’ was released, it’s a USD$239 virtual reality headset that doesn’t need to connect to a PC like the bigger brother the Oculus Rift or any other device for that matter. It’s all completely stand alone – The screen, sensors, radios, headphones and processing power …

2 Million Spotify Users dodging Ads

Earlier in the month Spotify began to send out emails to accounts with suspicious behaviour which block advertisements without having to pay the monthly subscription fee. The email as reported by users read: Dear user: We detected abnormal activity on the app you are using so we have …

Apple Proposes New Accessibility Emoji

On Friday Emojipedia received a proposal from Apple to add 13 new Emoji focused around accessibility. Some of the new emojis include a seeing eye dog, a service dog, the sign for “deaf,” both a mechanized and manual wheelchair, hearing aid, and a prosthetic arm and leg. Apple …

TechWrap Podcast – Episode 24

In this weeks podcast: Aussie Internet users expecting slow speeds with damaged cables undersea. IFA 2017 and some of the gadgets from it. Exploited data attempting to be sold online, mined from various sources. Paying for food using facial recognition in China. Plus our old mate, quick headlines …