Nexus 6 drops to under $700 on the Australian Google Store

Nexus 6 drops to under $700 on the Australian Google Store

If you weren’t convinced that a new Nexus phone (or phones) were about to be released a drop in the official price of the Nexus 6 should be enough to convince you. Google has dropped the price of the Nexus 6 on the Australian Google Store to $669 for the 32GB model in Blue or White and $699 for the[Read More…]

in Google Play by at 2:23 am on September 5, 2015
Parrot launches Zik 3 premium headphones with wireless charging and an Android Wear app at IFA
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Parrot launches Zik 3 premium headphones with wireless charging and an Android Wear app at IFA

Parrot hosted a breakfast event at IFA this morning to introduce its high end Zik 3 headphones to the world. The latest version of the well-received Zik range will launch in Europe later this year and should hit Australian shores in 2016. The most obvious change for Zik 3 is the introduction of some premium fashionable textures for the outer[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 8:10 pm on September 4, 2015
Google Drive storage from Quick Office promo will expire shortly
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Google Drive storage from Quick Office promo will expire shortly

Back in September 2013, shortly after Google announced the purchase of Office suite Quick Office, Google made the Quick Office app for iOS and Android Free. As part of the offer, Google offered users who downloaded and installed the app a bonus 10GB of Google Drive storage, well, that storage is about to expire. The offer quite clearly stated the[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 7:53 pm on September 4, 2015
Ricoh Theta S – Australian hands on

Ricoh Theta S – Australian hands on

We wrote about the launch of Richoh’s new 360° Theta S camera last night, it’s the newest camera in their line up with a few speed improvements and a new design. We went back today as IFA opened up to get a look at the device in person and see how it goes. To start with the Theta S has[Read More…]

in Camera by at 7:34 pm on September 4, 2015
Google expands its ‘health conditions’ search results cards, still not available in Australia

Google expands its ‘health conditions’ search results cards, still not available in Australia

Earlier this year Google launched a new ‘knowledge graph’ result for both web and mobile searches pertaining to health conditions. Google has today announced an expansion of this service, although the ‘health conditions’ search cards remain restricted to the US. The search result cards provide immediate information about a number of conditions, listing their symptoms and possible treatments in the[Read More…]

in Google Services, Other by at 2:45 pm on September 4, 2015
If you’re keen to check out the size of the new Moto 360 2015 for yourself – print out a template.
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If you’re keen to check out the size of the new Moto 360 2015 for yourself – print out a template.

The new Motorola Moto 360 2015 has created a lot of interest in the last couple of days. The watches come in a range of sized bodies, as well as offering a range of different size bands to suit a wider audience. We went hands-on with the watches yesterday and while that is a good way to get a look[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 2:36 pm on September 4, 2015
Optus partners with AirBNB to offer a discount for new users and a $30 pre-paid SIM if you’re heading overseas

Optus partners with AirBNB to offer a discount for new users and a $30 pre-paid SIM if you’re heading overseas

If you haven’t checked out AirBNB when travelling, or looked to rent out an unused room in your home for some extra cash, you probably should. Optus has announced today that they’ve partnered with AirBNB to offer a discount for new users who book a room, as well as offering travellers heading overseas a pre-paid SIM card to get them[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 2:23 pm on September 4, 2015
Samsung announces Gear S2 smartwatch
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Samsung announces Gear S2 smartwatch

Samsung have taken the wraps of the new Gear S2 smartwatch, pictured above, which will come in two variants – the Gear S2 (left) and Gear S2 Classic (right) with replaceable bands. The Gear S2 has a unique user interface; running Tizen, Samsung’s own answer to Apple’s Watch and Android’s Wear platforms, the watch is controlled via a rotating bezel[Read More…]

in News, Smartwatch by at 7:30 am on September 4, 2015
Ricoh announces Theta S 360° camera, pictures are compatible with new Google Street View app
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Ricoh announces Theta S 360° camera, pictures are compatible with new Google Street View app

At IFA today, Ricoh has announced their latest 360° camera, the Theta S. The camera offers a single click 360° capture which can be uploaded to Google Street View to share your picture with the rest of the world. The camera captures a 14MP 360° image through an f/2.0 aperture and offers ISO options ranging from 100 to 1600, and[Read More…]

in Camera by at 2:45 am on September 4, 2015
Philips launches a new slim 4K UHD TV range with Ambilight tech and removable speakers, powered by Android TV
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Philips launches a new slim 4K UHD TV range with Ambilight tech and removable speakers, powered by Android TV

At its IFA press presentation this morning, Philips took the wraps off its new super-slim 8601 UHD Android TV range with a number of innovations in display, sound and lighting technology. Philips has added advanced picture processing technology in its BrightPro system that boosts whites and local bright areas of the screen while leaving dark scenes untouches, and its Perfect[Read More…]

in Other by at 12:45 am on September 4, 2015