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Spotify Music

For many of us, music is a huge part of our lives and most have a sizeable collection of albums and songs amassed over the years on our Android devices – some ripped from CDs we own and others acquired from ‘other means’. Sometimes though, you feel like a change or want to discover music

Google+ Photo Backup

Modern Android phones (and some tablets) have excellent cameras and using the free Google+ photo backup feature makes it so simple to get your precious photos off the device to store securely and share with others. This makes it one of the best features and products from Google in my opinion. So, how do you

ABC iView

Back to work – sigh – but it looks like 2014 will be a great year for Android. It seems likely that Android apps will outnumber Apple’s count by June this year with over a million apps in the Play Store! ¬†Thousands are however, complete rubbish – and that’s why we are doing this –

Google Drive

Using a ‘Cloud’ service can be a little daunting for some, so let’s take a quick look at the free one that comes with your Gmail account that you use on your Android device and see how easy it is to use and some of the very clever things you can do with it. I’m

Kindle

Many seniors love their Kindles and the reading experience on the Amazon devices can be great (especially the very long battery life on some models) but many have Android tablets and larger format phones – often called ‘phablets’ so why not read your books on the one device? Amazon have released this app so you

Rikomagic 802IIIS Android Mini PC

I had been planning on testing one of the Android Mini PCs for some time and kept an eye out for a suitable unit to buy when I saw this one on eBay recently. One of the problems with these devices is that they are often fairly basic with low speed processors and heard that

Fotolio

Why leave your tablet sitting in a drawer when you have a high resolution screen which is just perfect to display your favourite photos? Instead of using a dedicated digital photo frame all you need is a stand for your tablet. There are many tablet covers with stands available – I bought one for my

ABC Australia Radio

I thought it only fitting that the first app review should be targeted at Australian seniors. There will be plenty more app reviews to come, some intended for Aussies, but most useful for seniors from all countries. Info from the Play Store description: The new ABC Radio App gives you access to over 19 radio
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