Chromebooks now have offline Google play movies and TV

Google has unveiled a Chrome add-on for the video on-demand arm of its Play store, a move that also combats the notion that Chromebooks are useless when no  internet connections are available. Google had promised, that the add...
by Dave Thornton
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NoRoot Firewall – Android app that blocks apps from phoning home without your permission

We all know that in the past, the only way to install a firewall on an Android phone was to “root” the device. This meant granting yourself root permissions. Most Android users for whatever reason haven’t “roote...
by Dave Thornton
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Google play now refund apps and games within a 2 hour window

The return policy on digital content from Google Play now has a 2 hour window. This allows you to test the app and, if you’re not happy, get a full refund. The method is the same, open Google Play, navigate to the app and...
by Dave Thornton
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BBM for Android now available for Gingerbread users

Last month, BlackBerry said they were preparing BBM for Android Gingerbread devices. Today, they have announced that it is finally ready and available to Gingerbread users. This means that Android Gingerbread users can start to...
by Dave Thornton
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Google Keep adds labels – makes to-do lists easier to find

If like us here at Beginnerstech you like to keep a to-do list and notes with Google Keep but find it hard to search for them due to the inability to add labels, your problems are over. The new feature is pretty self-explanator...
by Dave Thornton
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Pebble appstore now available on Google play

At last for all you Pebble loving users out there, Pebble has announced that their mobile appstore is now finally available on Google play. All you have to do is download the Pebble Android app from Google Play Store. What̵...
by Dave Thornton
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Google’s Text-To-Speech app now available in the Play Store

Google is on a mission at present to push all of Androids built-in apps directly to the Play Store. That mission continues today with the introduction of Google’s Text-To-Speech app in the Play Store. The application itse...
by Ryan Oneill
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Nook HD and Nook HD+ to receive Google Play

If you own the Nook HD or HD+ you will be happy to know that Google Play is on it’s way to your device. CEO William Lynch has announced that there will be an update rolling out today to the 7-Inch and 9-Inch tablets that ...
by Ryan Oneill
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Can’t get your hands on a Chromecast? Try Cheapcast app instead

It seems everyone wants a Chromecast and just about every tech site on the planet has gave them 5 star reviews and who can blame them as I’m dying to get one myself. So Chromecast is sold out at the minute everywhere you ...
by Ryan Oneill
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