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OnePlus ‘sold-out’ of their free Cardboard viewer, is now recommending buying one to attend their virtual launch

OnePlus ‘sold-out’ of their free Cardboard viewer, is now recommending buying one to attend their virtual launch

Somewhere between 8pm and 9pm AEST last night, OnePlus finally opened the doors for fans wanting to order a branded OnePlus Cardboard Viewer for free. As expected, they ran out of stock quickly – apparently they only had 30,000 units. Today, they’re letting disappointed fans know they can still buy a viewer and attend their virtual July 27th launch of[Read More…]

in Cardboard, Manufacturer by at 3:01 pm on July 4, 2015
OnePlus 2 certifications and benchmarks start cropping up ahead of July 27th launch
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OnePlus 2 certifications and benchmarks start cropping up ahead of July 27th launch

OnePlus 2 will be announcing their next flagship later this month. On July 27th, OnePlus are inviting the world to see what they’ve got up their sleeve for their so-called ‘follow-up album’. With that date looming, there’s sure to be finished, or close to finished product being used and the leaks are starting to appear. We say leaks, but well,[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 9:00 am on July 3, 2015
Bose Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth — Hands On
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Bose Soundlink Mini II Bluetooth — Hands On

With multiple streaming music services now available to all there’s a new battlefield emerging for mobile accessories and it’s not headphones, it’s speakers; specifically mobile speakers that have a battery of their own and link to your device via Bluetooth. Bose have a great reputation for producing high quality audio equipment, but can that translate over to a physically small,[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News, Reviews by at 7:00 am on July 3, 2015
Samsung files trademark for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

Samsung files trademark for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus

Not content with just two phones in the current Galaxy S6 lineup, it seems Samsung is on the move, registering a trademark with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for Galaxy S6 Edge Plus, depicted also as S6 Edge+. It seems there have been some rumours about the existence of such a phone, but we really haven’t paid too[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 4:42 pm on July 2, 2015
LG G4 S renders leak online, with details on 1080p display, octa-core processor
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LG G4 S renders leak online, with details on 1080p display, octa-core processor

The LG G4 hasn’t even arrived in the hands of consumers in Australia (that comes in a week or so), and already it looks as if development of a follow-up device could be well underway. What you’re seeing above is a render of a supposed LG G4 S variant, which is said to feature a 5.2″ 1080p display using In-Cell Touch[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 8:09 am on July 2, 2015
90 Days All Access to let your Music Flow for Free thanks to LG
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90 Days All Access to let your Music Flow for Free thanks to LG

A lot of people ask me about streaming music; What streaming provider to use and why? What hardware should I buy? If you’re not quite sure about what music system to get; Sonos, Samsung, Bose or LG perhaps this will be the deciding factor. Starting today, LG and Google Play Music are offering a 90 day free trial to anyone[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News by at 8:00 am on July 2, 2015
LG Music Flow H4 — Hands on
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LG Music Flow H4 — Hands on

Back in April I had the opportunity to review the Music Flow speakers from LG and frankly loved it. The system is really well thought out, designed and very easy to use, particularly with the introduction of Google Cast. I was so impressed with the system that I went out and spent some of my hard earned cash on speakers for[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, News by at 2:34 pm on July 1, 2015
Motorola Moto E Gen 2 is here in Australia, so which model is it and what LTE bands does it support?
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Motorola Moto E Gen 2 is here in Australia, so which model is it and what LTE bands does it support?

The Australian launch of the Moto E gen 2 is under way, and just as they did in the US back in February, they’re sending media these neat packaged review units. The review unit box comes with a Moto E inside, and when unpacked it opens into a neat theatre like you’d see at an actual press launch, with CEO[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 10:26 am on July 1, 2015
Oppo launches new partnership with Dick Smith Electronics, Oppo R7 arriving end of July
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Oppo launches new partnership with Dick Smith Electronics, Oppo R7 arriving end of July

Oppo Australia has today announced a new partnership which will allow them to get their devices in front of a wider audience. The company has partnered with Australian technology retailer Dick Smith Electronics to sell their full range of Oppo smartphones and accessories. Oppo launched in Australia last September with a minimal four handsets, and only selling through their oppomobile.com.au[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:54 am on July 1, 2015
ZTE launches a budget 3G phone with the ZTE Blade G Lux Dual-SIM smartphone

ZTE launches a budget 3G phone with the ZTE Blade G Lux Dual-SIM smartphone

ZTE has added another budget conscious 3G mobile phone that is being marketed as a ‘slim & fashionably designed Android handset’ which is available unlocked from Coles and Australia Post for $149. The ZTE Blade G Lux has been designed to be affordable for budget conscious people who are looking for a stylish design without the huge price tag that[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:12 am on July 1, 2015