Events

Google invites you to spend an Evening with Android Wear in Sydney

Google invites you to spend an Evening with Android Wear in Sydney

Google is running an event on Tuesday August 19 in Sydney called An Evening with Android Wear, where you’ll be able to learn about the Android Wear platform and how to design and build wearable apps. The event will be presented by Google’s Timothy Jordan and Ankur Kotwal. Tim is a Staff Developer Advocate at Google based in the USA and has spent a lot of time working with and advocating for Google Glass in the past few years. Ankur is based here in Sydney and is Google’s APAC Head of Scalable Developer Advocacy. The event is aimed at product[Read More...]

by 2:49 PM on August 13, 2014 1 comment Android Wear, Events, Smartwatch
Samsung officially invites press to Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 – asks you to ‘NOTE the date’

Samsung officially invites press to Unpacked 2014 Episode 2 – asks you to ‘NOTE the date’

After SamMobile put up, then took down their post aannouncing an invite to a September 3rd event at IFA, possibly at the behest of the Korean Big Blue, it seems it’s all ok now. Samsung has just publicly announced their ‘Samsung UNPACKED 2014 Episode 2′ event, which will be held in three locations across the globe, in Berlin, Beijing and New York. Samsung is already playing cheeky with the invite, as usual hinting what the announcement will be, asking press to ‘Note the date’, of course hinting that the Galaxy Note 4 will see the light of day at the[Read More...]

by 11:50 AM on August 6, 2014 3 comments Events, Manufacturer, Phones
Come fly, roll and jump with me: Parrot’s new MiniDrones are hitting Australia in August [Video]

Come fly, roll and jump with me: Parrot’s new MiniDrones are hitting Australia in August [Video]

Parrot hosted a launch event for their new MiniDrones in Sydney this afternoon, announcing Australian availability and pricing for their new Rolling Spider and Jumping SumoMiniDrones. The products will hit Australian retailers in August and are available for preorder online now. Chris Roberts, Parrot’s APAC Managing Director, gave us a brief history of the French company and their diverse product range – from remote-controlled cars through high-end headphones and in-car entertainment systems, to the famous AR Drone. The company has a rich history of innovating with technology in their products, and isn’t afraid to push it forward to make new,[Read More...]

by 8:22 PM on July 8, 2014 0 comments Events
Google I/O 2014 – The numbers

Google I/O 2014 – The numbers

Google today launched their annual developer conference – Google I/O – with a Keynote address at Moscone West in San Francisco. Sundar Pichai, Senior Vice President, Android, Chrome & Apps, wearing a Moto 360 took the stage and kicked off proceedings. He introduced I/O Extended viewing parties taking place in 85 countries, across 6 continents. He crossed live to London, Brazil, and Nigeria. Sundar noted, referencing their recent announcement ‘Made with Code’, which encourages more women to enter coding, that female participation in Google I/O is up 8% over last year, with women now making up 20% of the audience.[Read More...]

by 5:10 AM on June 26, 2014 1 comment Events
Google I/O Schedule now online – focus on ‘design, develop and distribute’

Google I/O Schedule now online – focus on ‘design, develop and distribute’

Google I/O is on again, this time running over two days – 25-26th of June – as usual at the Moscone Centre in San Francisco. This morning the Google Developers team has released their schedule of events and this year they’re focusing on ‘design, develop and distribute’. The schedule is available over on the Google I/O website, and starts off with probably the most important event – the Keynote address. The Keynote will run from 9am-11am on the 25th of June(2am-4am 26th of June AEST). Once the Keynote is over, it’s onto the developer sessions which this year will feature[Read More...]

by 10:26 AM on May 17, 2014 0 comments Events
Samsung schedules ‘Tab into Color’ Galaxy Tab event for June 12th in New York

Samsung schedules ‘Tab into Color’ Galaxy Tab event for June 12th in New York

It’s been six months since Samsung unveiled their Galaxy TabPRO and NotePRO tablets at CES, and the usual six month product cycle for phones and tablets decress we’re due some new tablet. The time frame makes this invitation from Samsung to attend an event in New York labelled ‘Tab into Color’ not too surprising. While the launch of the Galaxy S5 was labelled Unpacked 5, this Tab focused event will be called ‘Samsung GALAXY PREMIERE 2014′, possibly pointing to a premiere line of Galaxy Tab S tablets, which have been leaking recently. The event is being held at Madison Square[Read More...]

by 11:10 PM on May 15, 2014 0 comments Events, Manufacturer, Tablets