This is Android Auto on the streets of Sydney

This is Android Auto on the streets of Sydney

Since its first reveal at Google I/O 2014, Android Auto has been pretty quiet, with occasional comments and remarks from Googlers or developers making their way out to social networks or Reddit. That’s all changing now, with the platform’s official public unveiling last week and some 2.5 years of effort – including Australian Google engineers. The first cars with Android[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on April 2, 2015 2 comments Android Auto
20% off tech items at major retailer eBay stores until Thursday

20% off tech items at major retailer eBay stores until Thursday

  Come one, come all, it’s time for cheap stuff! A special 20% off tech promotion is in action across the eBay stores of major chains such as The Good Guys, Dick Smith, Kogan and Officeworks until 11:59pm Thursday 2nd April, using the promotional code CTECH20 at checkout. The offer is good for up to $500 of savings, covering a wide range of tech[Read More…]

by 10:25 pm on April 1, 2015 0 comments Accessories, Phones, Sale, Tablets
Google Maps #Boobgate in South Australia

Google Maps #Boobgate in South Australia

It’s not the first time and certainly won’t be the last that the Street View car has caught an illegal, immoral or indecent act (or a combination of all three) on camera. Couples have been caught doing the wild thing, burglars have been caught on camera; that’s really gotta be the icing on a bad day doesn’t it? and adulterers[Read More…]

by 9:50 pm on April 1, 2015 1 comment Google Services, News
Smartbox by Inbox: the mailbox of tomorrow, today

Smartbox by Inbox: the mailbox of tomorrow, today

Full credit to Google, when they do something; they do it well. That extends to their April fools jokes too and this year is no exception, selling Smartbox by Inbox as a physical extension to their very popular Inbox app. Google have done really well and they’ve certainly gone the whole 9 yards to deliver this amusing commercial that would[Read More…]

by 7:07 pm on April 1, 2015 3 comments Google Services, News
OnePlus DR-1 Available Now

OnePlus DR-1 Available Now

The OnePlus DR-1 is available now on their website! Hurry though, they are ‘Limited Edition’. I’ve put some of the specifications below for you to entice you further. We mentioned the launch was imminent due to some mentions on reddit and a teaser video, yesterday. The hype is real? Well, yes and no. With a wingspan of just 70 mm (2.75[Read More…]

by 5:40 pm on April 1, 2015 4 comments Accessories, Deal, Sale, Uncategorized
Foxtel Go update: More devices supported

Foxtel Go update: More devices supported

Foxtel have put out an update today which announces the additon of a number of devices to their compatibility list. What hass caught the attention of users more than the fact more devices have come out is that the list is not dominated by Samsung devices. The list posted on the Foxtel Community Page includes the LG G3, Samsung Galaxy[Read More…]

by 2:56 pm on April 1, 2015 12 comments Apps, News
Telstra Nexus 6 owners now receiving Android 5.1

Telstra Nexus 6 owners now receiving Android 5.1

Good News Everyone! Telstra customers are receiving Android 5.1 on their Nexus 6. It may not sound like big news, but after the hiccups we had last year with the Nexus OTA updates on the Nexus 4 and 5, this is sure to bring a smile to everyones face. Mitchell kindly took the time to screenshot the update prompt and[Read More…]

by 2:44 pm on April 1, 2015 11 comments Carriers, OS Update, Phones
Viber 5.3 brings support for Android Wear

Viber 5.3 brings support for Android Wear

An update published to Viber this morning has finally brought Android Wear support to the popular messaging app, allowing users to read and reply to messages on their Android wear devices. It’s great to see an app as popular as Viber continuing to develop their product for users and keeping up with the latest technology and market trends. At the[Read More…]

by 12:55 pm on April 1, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Yeelight: Bluetooth Controlled Light — A quick look

Yeelight: Bluetooth Controlled Light — A quick look

In a constantly growing, developing, connected world, one of the more recent additions to the marketplace is products for the “connected home”. This goes from music streaming services, to bluetooth speakers and an ever growing market: lighting. Yeelight sent me a review unit of their Bluetooth Controlled Light about a week ago, to be honest I was a bit apprehensive[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on April 1, 2015 1 comment Accessories, News, Reviews
Heading to the Royal Easter Show? Check out the Huawei Experiential Zones for the chance to win

Heading to the Royal Easter Show? Check out the Huawei Experiential Zones for the chance to win

Huawei launched a new outreach campaign across Sydney in early February aimed at building brand and product recognition. The campaign involved launching pop-up shop style ‘Experiential zones’ in a variety of Westfield Shopping Centres across Sydney where consumers could check out their phones and mobile products – the zones have been pretty successful and now they’re heading to the Royal[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on April 1, 2015 1 comment Events, Manufacturer, Phones