World of Animals magazine is available now in print or digital from the Google Play store
World of Animals is a brand-new magazine from Imagine Publishing that presents a unique look at wonderful wildlife from all over the globe, from the slovenly sloths of the dense Amazon rainforest to the predatory polar bears of the Arctic Circle.
The magazine is available in print or digital form, including for Android tablets and phones via the Google Play store.
With breathtaking photography, captivating stories and stunning illustrations, each issue offers the safari of a lifetime that takes the reader on a fact-filled tour of the planet’s favourite wildlife, exploring the habitats, behaviour and societies of all Earth’s creatures, great and small.
Samsung has announced three new colour variants for the Galaxy S4 Mini.
There’s no denying that the Galaxy S4 Mini has been a success for Samsung, enabling users to experience the power of the S4 in a much smaller frame and for a wallet-friendly price tag. To capitalise on its success, Samsung has released a range of coloured variants of the S4 Mini, with users now available to pick up the device in either purple, pink or orange from Carphone Warehouse.
The purple variant is available now, with the pink and orange colours available from the 25th November and 6th December, respectively, both in-store and online.
Spotify Connect makes it easy to control your speakers using your smartphone.
After its successful launch on iOS, Spotify Connect has finally been confirmed for Android devices. For those unaware of Spotify Connect, it provides users with an easy way to control the music playing on Connect-compatible speakers with their phone.
Although the current crop of Connect-compatible speakers is fairly small, with Spotify’s official partners in Pioneer and Bang and Olufsen currently providing the only compatible speakers, it does pave the way for more manufacturers to get onboard.
Users of the Spotify app can expect an update to the app, featuring all the new Connect features, momentarily.
Google Play Newsstands has some great features, but here are our favourites.
Google’s latest app project has seen them blend Play Magazines and Currents into one app. It offers users a one stop place to get all the news they want, while not having to search around for one of their magazine subscriptions. We’ve spent some time with the app and found some great features that every Android users should check out.Each news story and magazine is available to read offline whenever you like. Simply bookmark them as you read them and they’ll download on to your device. Similar to the likes of Flipboard and Pocket, Newsstand enables users to subscribe to specific topics of interest. It then notifies you when a news story has been uploaded in those categories. When adding new news sources to your list in Newsstand, you can also leave a review in the same way you leave an app review on the Play Store. Make sure to check these out and see if the news source is worth subscribing to. The fantastic Wishlist feature which is predominantly used for apps has been brought into Newsstand for users to add news sources and specific issues of magazines. News stories can now be shared to other users by using the Share feature located at the top of the app. It’s a great way of getting others to read the latest headlines.
There’s a lot of additional features to check out in Google Play Newsstand, so make sure you check it out right away!
The colourful Moto G is being sold through Phones 4U.
Motorola’s new budget device, the Moto G, is now officially available through Phones 4U in the UK. Both 8GB and 16GB variants will be available, with Phones 4U also claiming exclusivity to the white back version of the device.
The 8GB variant will cost you £119.95 plus a £10 top-up on PAYG, whereas the 16GB version will cost £149.95 plus a £10 top-up. You can order the Moto G through the Phones 4U website, with estimated delivery for November 22nd, or you can pop into one of their stores from November 15th onwards and get one in person.
Source: Phones 4U
The Android 4.4 update is now rolling out to the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets.
Google has confirmed that the Android 4.4 update is being rolled out to Nexus 7 (2012 and 2013 models) and Nexus 10 tablets as we speak. For users to install the update, you’ll need to wait for the OTA notification to appear within your notifications bar and follow the simple instructions presented to you.