Accessories

After one step back, OnePlus takes a step forward with accessories

After one step back, OnePlus takes a step forward with accessories

After recently canning their long awaited StyleCovers, OnePlus have added another accessory to their modest list, announcing the “Oneplus Silver Bullet Earphones”. The introduction in the OnePlus Forums says that they’ve engineered the earphones (earbuds) to feel compact and durable, while still providing users with an immersive sound experience. Great, but what does that actually mean? The controller on the[Read More…]

by 8:28 am on September 26, 2014 5 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, News
Plantronics launches the BackBeat Pro at AU $349, in stores soon

Plantronics launches the BackBeat Pro at AU $349, in stores soon

Plantronics held a media launch in Sydney last night for the newest member of their popular BackBeat family of headphones. The premium quality wireless, noise-cancelling BackBeat Pro (as modelled by that chap, above) will be coming to Australia next month, priced at $349. Described by Plantronics’ Australian National Sales Manager Peter Petrides as a “marriage between a DSLR camera and[Read More…]

by 1:16 pm on September 25, 2014 1 comment Accessories
Is this HTC’s Action camera?

Is this HTC’s Action camera?

HTC began teasing what is thought to be their upcoming GoPro competitor this morning. The device is supposed to be announced at their October 8th ‘Double Exposure’ event in New York, but an association with a twitter account @re_camera may have given the game away early. The link to @re_camera was made through a reddit thread, which said a HTC[Read More…]

by 12:09 pm on September 25, 2014 1 comment Accessories, Manufacturer
HTC has begun teasing their Action Cam competitor

HTC has begun teasing their Action Cam competitor

HTC has been rumoured to be entering into the action camera market, which has so far been dominated by GoPro, for a while. Their upcoming ‘Double Exposure’ event in New York on the 8th of October is said to be the place where we’ll see this camera (as well as a so-called ‘Selfie’ phone), so now’s as good a time[Read More…]

by 8:55 am on September 25, 2014 1 comment Accessories, Manufacturer
SanDisk releases high-speed 512GB SD card and 64GB microSD card

SanDisk releases high-speed 512GB SD card and 64GB microSD card

SanDisk has launched two new flash memory cards, which you’d probably better know as SD Cards or microSD. These aren’t any cards though; they’re world firsts: a 512GB U3-rated SD card, and a 64GB u3-rated microSD. Why are these so amazing? The SD card is marketed as the highest capacity SD card manufactured to date, and the microSD is the[Read More…]

by 8:20 am on September 25, 2014 7 comments Accessories, News
Australian carriers advise availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and Gear VR

Australian carriers advise availability of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and Gear VR

There’s a lot happening with Samsung tonight, with the manufacturer launching their Note products as well as the Gear VR headset in Australia. So far we’ve received outright pricing for the Galaxy Note 4 and Note Edge, which will be selling in Samsung Experience stores and retailers for $949 and $1249 respectively. But what are the carriers saying? Telstra Telstra[Read More…]

by 8:21 pm on September 23, 2014 13 comments Accessories, Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung Australia announces pricing and availability for Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and Gear VR

Samsung Australia announces pricing and availability for Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and Gear VR

Samsung is busy running the launch event for their range of products announced at IFA in Germany earlier this month. As we thought, the Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and Gear VR are all coming to Australia in the next couple of months, but if you’re looking for pricing from carriers you’ll have to wait just a little longer. Galaxy[Read More…]

by 6:56 pm on September 23, 2014 8 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, Phones
Kickstart This: Qimini Deuce is a portable Qi charger with 2,000 mAh battery built in

Kickstart This: Qimini Deuce is a portable Qi charger with 2,000 mAh battery built in

Qimini, the creators of the Pocket wireless charger, are taking it to the next level with the introduction of Deuce, a wireless charger with a built-in 2,000 mAh battery for use in places where USB ports aren’t readily available. The project is now available for backing via Kickstarter, promising a thin and light powerbank with a Qi inductive charging coil[Read More…]

by 2:23 pm on September 20, 2014 9 comments Accessories, News
Get a new Marvel case for your Nexus 7 (2012) for as little as a $1

Get a new Marvel case for your Nexus 7 (2012) for as little as a $1

If you’re still rocking a Nexus 7 (2012), and there’s quite a few of you out there who still are, then you may want to check out your local EB Games store for a bit of a bargain. The store is having another one of their sales and is clearing some of their Nexus 7 (2012) cases. There’s two available[Read More…]

by 6:09 am on September 20, 2014 3 comments Accessories
One Plus scuttles plans to release StyleSwap covers – advises OnePlus 2 will support them

One Plus scuttles plans to release StyleSwap covers – advises OnePlus 2 will support them

One Plus, the company who Never Settles has this morning announced that due to a number of factors they have had to halt production of their StyleSwap covers for the One Plus One. The covers, which One Plus announced in the lead up to the launch of the One Plus One, were to replace the battery cover on the phone.[Read More…]

by 9:26 am on September 18, 2014 5 comments Accessories, Manufacturer