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BOM Weather (Australia)

Readers of this blog will know that weather apps are one of my favourites and my current fav is the excellent (but not free at least for the premium version) – Weatherzone which I reviewed here. The Australian Bureau of Meterorology or BOM for short (don’t you love the abbreviation?) has recently released a free

Chromecast : A Beginners Guide

These days, almost all new TVs are ‘smart’ – pity about the station programmers I hear you say? Well, I have to agree that finding anything half-decent to watch is difficult at times, even though here in Oz we have a¬†few great channels (ABC Australia and SBS) that appeal to many of my generation. For

YoWindow Weather

I must admit, I’m a bit of a weather app geek plus I also like live wallpapers so when I saw this one was on sale at Google Play as the ‘Deal of the Week’ for just A$0.20 I grabbed a copy to review. After using it as my live wallpaper for a few days,

Google Opinion Rewards

Apps and games in the Google Play Store are very affordable, but for those on a tight budget or if you want to regularly buy an app, Google Opinion Rewards is the answer for you. Here’s how it works – Google pays you to respond to quick surveys to aid market research. In my case

New Telstra Mobile Broadband Plans

There’s no getting away from it, if you are travelling around Australia and need the internet (and these days nearly everyone does), Telstra is the only real option unless you plan to stay in major centres. Many of us grey nomads use their mobile WiFi devices or USB ‘dongles’ and the best value for money

Tutorial : Get the best out of Chrome for Android

Google Chrome is often installed out of the factory on tablets and phones, but if you haven’t experienced Chrome on Android, I suggest you give it a go as it is a very good (and secure) web browser. Like all Android apps though, getting it set up for the best possible performance is well worth

FREE Office : Textmaker Mobile

It’s not often you find something completely free that performs perfectly and has no ads. FREE Office, made by German company Softmaker Software is one of those apps that I suspect many users will end up installing. From their description: ‘Office: TextMaker Mobile is the only word processor for Android that lets you open, edit,

Chromer

This is one handy app that I stumbled across recently. If you have read the review of Tinfoil for Facebook I wrote recently, you will know how I prefer to use more secure apps when viewing the Facebook feed. However one issue I did find when jumping from a Facebook feed to a website –
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