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Android Studio leaves Beta for Canary Channel

Android Studio leaves Beta for Canary Channel

If you’re a developer or budding developer looking to make headway into the Android platform it’s more than likely you’re at least familiar with, if not using the Android Studio that Google Announced at I/O last year. The good news is that on the Android Tools website an announcement has been made that the increasingly popular Integrated Development Environment (IDE)[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on November 23, 2014 0 comments Android Development, Google Services, News
Nexus 6 DOES have an RGB LED that could possibly be used for notifications

Nexus 6 DOES have an RGB LED that could possibly be used for notifications

When the Nexus 6 was announced one thing was obvious in it’s absence, a multicoloured (preferably RGB) LED light for notifications. Instead, Google and Motorola have opted for Ambient Display such as in the Moto X. One of mine, and many others’, favourite features of a Nexus phone is the RGB light. The ability to make the light flash any[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on November 23, 2014 0 comments News
Google Drive getting in the giving spirit

Google Drive getting in the giving spirit

Google Drive are getting in the spirit of giving leading into Christmas. They’ve announced in a blog post that if you purchase a Chromebook (or are fortunate enough to be given one) across the break this year, you can claim a whopping 1 terrabyte of Google Drive Storage as part of your purchase. The additional space on your Google account[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on November 23, 2014 0 comments Chromebook, Google Services, News
Add NASA Space Images to your Chromecast Backdrop image options

Add NASA Space Images to your Chromecast Backdrop image options

Chromecast Backdrop is a pretty cool option which gives you more control over what your Chromecast displays on your TV while it’s idle While we’re not able to add News and Lifestyle images from some US publications like The New York Times, The Guardian or Saveur, we can add the latest source of images. Google has just announced that Chromecast[Read More…]

by 10:19 pm on November 21, 2014 0 comments Apps, Chromecast
Possible New Root Method For Lollipop

Possible New Root Method For Lollipop

When Google brought Lollipop into the world they also introduced SELinux into an enforcing mode in all stock devices. This makes the system partition of a Lollipop stock device read-only by default. Everyone was worried about the future of the Android hacker scene but we shouldn’t have been as it was quickly shown that a custom kernel could be used[Read More…]

by 12:23 pm on November 21, 2014 7 comments News
Purchase the LG Chromebase from Kogan for $399 with Free delivery

Purchase the LG Chromebase from Kogan for $399 with Free delivery

‘ Launched at CES in January this year, the LG Chromebase is the first commercially available all-in-one ChromeOS PC on the market. The Chromebase has launched in Australia but has been in limited availability, with major retailers deciding against carrying it. But the PC has gotten a shot in the arm, with Kogan now selling the Chromebase for $399. The[Read More…]

by 11:02 am on November 21, 2014 2 comments ChromeOS
Pebble app update offers complete revamp including full app notification support and Multi-language Notifications

Pebble app update offers complete revamp including full app notification support and Multi-language Notifications

We know there’s a lot of Pebble fans out there, and with multi-OS support, it’s got a lot going for it. Pebble has begun rolling out an update to their app which has been completely revamped and includes full app notification support, as well as multi-language notification support. Pebble has updated their app to Version 2.1.0, which includes a complete[Read More…]

by 9:50 am on November 21, 2014 4 comments Accessories, Apps
Swiftkey update brings performance improvements and more languages

Swiftkey update brings performance improvements and more languages

Swiftkey has released an update over night which addresses a particular bug bear for a number of users, as well as adding in some improvements and further language support. The Swiftkey keyboard is fantastic, but has suffered from some lag over the last few months which has led to a number of people moving away. According to the Swiftkey Blog,[Read More…]

by 8:29 am on November 21, 2014 4 comments Apps
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown off with Lollipop build

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown off with Lollipop build

Samsung has already hinted at the Lollipop release for the Galaxy Note 4 on Twitter. But with the Galaxy Note 3 only a year old, and still highly capable hardware wise, you can rest assured that Samsung has been working on the Android 5.0 update for the phone. SamMobile has gotten their hands on a Note 3 running an early[Read More…]

by 8:09 am on November 21, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Telstra opens pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge – grab a bonus $100 Eftpos Gift Card

Telstra opens pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge – grab a bonus $100 Eftpos Gift Card

Telstra has just opened up pre-orders on the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which is due to go on-sale – after two delays – on the 25th of November. Telstra is offering the Note Edge in a choice of Charcoal Black or Frost White. Telstra is offering a pre-order incentive of a $100 Eftpos gift card while stocks last. Pricing wise,[Read More…]

by 4:22 pm on November 20, 2014 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones