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

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
Feeling bored? Go ahead and Google ‘Fun Facts’
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Feeling bored? Go ahead and Google ‘Fun Facts’

If you’re ever wanting to burn some time you can now enter a simple search query: ‘Fun Facts’ into Google and you’ll be taken down a warren of fun factoids. The fun starts with the first query, but continues on if you push the ‘Ask another question’ button, with another fun fact being pushed to your screen – though this[Read More…]

in Other by at 10:49 pm on September 3, 2015
IFTTT adds Android Wear support for Do Buton and more channels

IFTTT adds Android Wear support for Do Buton and more channels

IFTTT has added Android Wear support to their Do Button app in the latest update, as well as adding new channels from a variety of big name vendors. The app makes it easy to pull up your recipes and control all your automated processes from your wrist. The new channels added will allow a great deal of functionality, including the[Read More…]

in Other by at 10:37 pm on September 3, 2015
Motorola Moto 360 2015 Australian hands-on
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Motorola Moto 360 2015 Australian hands-on

With the launch of the Motorola Moto 360 2015 there’s new excitement for Android Wear smartwatches. Their new range is premium, uses a variety of materials and comes in multiple sizes with ‘Mens’ and ‘Womens’ options designed to keep more people happy. We’ll start off with the bad news, there’s no release date or pricing for Australia as yet, but[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Other by at 10:15 pm on September 3, 2015
TomTom’s music-focused Spark fitness watch launches at IFA

TomTom’s music-focused Spark fitness watch launches at IFA

TomTom today announced its 4th generation fitness watch at IFA. The Spark is a fitness and activity tracker with a focus on music, and it’ll be released globally in October. It might sound obvious, but TomTom’s research shows that music plays an important part in exercise activity, with some people getting a performance boost of “up to 15%” when they’re[Read More…]

in Other by at 8:57 pm on September 3, 2015
Google Street View launches as standalone app on Google Play
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Google Street View launches as standalone app on Google Play

The Google Street View app, which normally operates inside of Google Maps has seen a big update for their V2.0 release, with the app launching as a standalone app in Google Play. The update is rolling out slowly, but once you get the full version there’s a few new features you can do with the Street View app. For a[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:12 pm on September 3, 2015
Lenovo announce a trio of YOGA 3 Tablets
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Lenovo announce a trio of YOGA 3 Tablets

Lenovo has announced the third generation of their YOGA series Android tablets, this year sans Ashton Kutcher’s engineering prowess. The devices remain faithful to the previous designs of the YOGA line, with the now signature kickstand and “magazine” end. When we reviewed the YOGO Tab 2 Dan gave it a positive review so we are defiantly glad top see that[Read More…]

in Tablets by at 3:31 pm on September 3, 2015
Kogan is now selling the 64GB OnePlus 2 in Australia
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Kogan is now selling the 64GB OnePlus 2 in Australia

If the prospect of purchasing a OnePlus 2 has been high on your list of priorities, but the lack of an invite and an easy way to obtain one from an overseas vendor has been holding you back, Kogan is here to help, listing the OnePlus 2 on their website. Kogan is selling the 64GB model for $639 + delivery[Read More…]

in Phones by at 3:27 pm on September 3, 2015