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In the race for the best Android keyboard, SwiftKey has gained quite a lead with its latest release, SwiftKey 4.
The newest feature added to the keyboard is SwiftKey Flow, which adds a predictive engine into the product. This prediction feature was something that we enjoyed with BlackBerry 10 handsets and it's great to see it now on Android.
The app is currently on sale.
Podio is Citrix's freemium collaboration service that lives on the web/cloud (depending on who you ask). Being cloud/web based, it demands to have a mobile app — and here it is.
Much of the website's features are ported over to the mobile apps, and you may even think it is easier to use the app than the web.
Foxtel Go for iPhone
Price: Free (needs Foxtel subscription)
Foxtel Go already exists for the iPad, but now iPhone users will be able join the viewing action as well.
Even though the app itself is free, the catch is that you need to have a Foxtel subscription, and not all channels are available for viewing.
Still, it could be useful for catching up on the cricket at your desk over the coming months.
One of the better features available in Samsung Note and Galaxy phone/phablets is the ability to have two applications in the foreground simultaneously via a split screen.
This app cannot replicate the entire TouchWiz experience, but it can split your browser panes — a decent start.
This app weighs in at a hefty 56MB, and for that size, all you get is a news feed, aircraft profiles, a handful of wallpapers to download, and calendar entries for various Air Force displays.
The pictures are nice in the aircraft profiles, but I would hate to update it accidentally while using a carrier data network.
(Image: Royal Australian Air Force)
This app has been on the Apple Store for a couple of years now, and it has finally made its way onto Android.
The theory with the app is that it prevents the usual extortion that occurs through purchasing time on wifi networks by allowing you to use Skype credit instead.
Each session is set to last for only 30 minutes, no charge is made for data used, and Skype claims that the prices are much lower than usual rates.
But don't bother looking for coverage map on the Skype site — it 404ed.
In Australia, you can get access onwireless hotspots.
As for the rest of the world, we have no idea. Good luck!
Wyatt Roy MP, Federal Member for Longman
With this being an election year, please don't tell me that we are about to see a plethora of apps from MPs.
The last thing this country needs is QR codes or App Store links at the end of political announcements.
The app allows users to create a "local alert" that will "directly inform Wyatt of a pressing concern: such as infrastructure or services that need fixing or upgrading".
It's very tempting to send Mr Roy pictures of my missing NBN fibre until it arrives, but I don't live in Longman.
(Image: Wyatt Roy)