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Zinio for Libraries : read magazines for free

Technology is in many ways, making our world a better place and Zinio for Libraries is one of those apps that many of us who love to read will enjoy. Zinio has an app that enables users to buy and read magazines on their tablets and PCs – but you may not know that many

Lenovo TAB2 A10-30 Tablet Review

This is the second Lenovo tablet review I have written for this site, the first was for the popular Lenovo TAB 2 A7-20 7″ tablet which we bought to replace the much loved but elderly Nexus 7, which had met a sticky end when it was dropped on it’s face in the caravan. When our local seniors

Growing number of Chromecast apps becoming available

In my last post about using Google Chromecast I mentioned some of the apps that are available that can stream video or music to your Chromecast. Well, the list is gradually growing so here’s some to add to your collection of apps to use on your shiny new Chromecast. Links to all the apps are at

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

Google Play Books

In my review of the Amazon Kindle app I mentioned the need to have an Amazon account before being able to make use of the app, so for those people who just want to download some free classic novels to read this app from Google works well. I have recently been rereading some of the

Global News and Newspapers

If you are looking for an app to read your favourite newspapers on your phone or tablet then why not give this app a try? There are many news apps out there and most simply are an index – so in effect the app simply is a list of news sites and once you click
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