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Optus Pre-Paid drops the price of the Alcatel POP S3 to $49

Optus Pre-Paid drops the price of the Alcatel POP S3 to $49

Optus has dropped the price of the Alcatel POP S3 on its pre-paid service to $49, meaning it is now the cheapest 4G+ mobile phone available through the telco. The Alcatel POP S3, which originally came to Optus Pre-Paid in June last year became one of the first 700MHz compatible mobile phone available through its pre-paid service. In regards to[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 2:42 pm on May 27, 2015
OnePlus thinks it’s ‘Time to Change’ on June 1st – OnePlus 2 coming?
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OnePlus thinks it’s ‘Time to Change’ on June 1st – OnePlus 2 coming?

OnePlus is certainly an interesting company to watch – they’ll hype the absolute **** out of anything. So when they release a tweet saying ‘we think it’s time for change. Find out more June 1′, it could be literally anything – but with a now 13 month old phone on their hands, it’s probably time for a new one. But[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 6:55 am on May 27, 2015
Microsoft Office to be pre-installed on tablets from LG, Sony and more
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Microsoft Office to be pre-installed on tablets from LG, Sony and more

Microsoft is pushing their Office platform further with an annoucement today that will see their Office suite pre-installed on tablets from the likes of Sony, LG and other vendors, furthering their existing arrangement with Samsung and Dell announced in March. The core agreement appears to be the same as we saw with the Dell and Samsung deal, with Word, Excel,[Read More…]

in Apps, Manufacturer, Tablets by at 6:30 am on May 27, 2015
Sony introduce the Xperia Z3+
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Sony introduce the Xperia Z3+

Coinciding with the earlier rumours of the Z4 launching in China, Sony have introduced a new addition to their flagship range. Put simply, Sony have done an Apple with the Z3+ which by all accounts is the Z4, which Sony announced for the Japanese market last month, but by a different name. The Z3+ is slightly thinner (6.9mm) and lighter[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:57 pm on May 26, 2015
Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition is ready to launch in Korea on May 27th
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Iron Man Edition is ready to launch in Korea on May 27th

Samsung has been teasing us with a full on Iron Man themed Galaxy S6 Edge for a while now, and today they’ve finally announced the handset, showing it off with a surprisingly awesome looking new wireless charging pad in the shape of Tony Starks Arc reactor. The handset is set to become available in only extremely limited quantities though, with[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 12:36 pm on May 26, 2015
Android 5.1.1 for Nexus 6 (Build LYZ28E) available
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Android 5.1.1 for Nexus 6 (Build LYZ28E) available

The Nexus 6 is supposedly Google’s flagship at the moment, setting the standard for what Android should look like today. It’s a little dated, and not universally liked, which might explain why the Nexus 6 was a little slow to receive the latest update to Android 5.1.1. However, the update is now appearing on devices around the world and in usual[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, OS Updates by at 11:09 am on May 26, 2015
Rumour: Xperia Z4 launching in China on May 26
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Rumour: Xperia Z4 launching in China on May 26

At the end of April Sony very quietly launched the Xperia Z4 in Japan with details of the device, but there were no details of when the device might become available … well, that is, until now. Sony in China have let the cat out of the bag with the launch date being confirmed as the 26th of May. Cited by[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:05 am on May 26, 2015
The Asus ZenPad is looking pretty nice in 4:3 in these press renders
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The Asus ZenPad is looking pretty nice in 4:3 in these press renders

At Computex next week, Asus, as one of the tech leaders in the Asia Pacific region, usually kicks off the show with a massive bang. We’ve heard previously that they will be announcing a new range of ZenPad tablets powered by Intel with a new 4:3 aspect ratio screen and now we’ve got an early look at the tablets in[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 12:21 am on May 26, 2015
Asus comments on lack of Wi-Fi connectivity on the ZenWatch after latest Android Wear update
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Asus comments on lack of Wi-Fi connectivity on the ZenWatch after latest Android Wear update

After the LG Watch Urbane, owners of the Asus ZenWatch were amongst the first to report receiving the Android Wear 5.1.1 update on their watches. The ZenWatch is also one of the later models launched here in Australia; so when Google announced the list of Android Wear watches that would benefit from the Wi-Fi capabilities in this latest update –[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Manufacturer by at 4:09 pm on May 25, 2015
New Samsung Galaxy J5 and J7 images and specifications revealed by Tenaa

New Samsung Galaxy J5 and J7 images and specifications revealed by Tenaa

SamMobile reported a little while ago that Samsung as looking at expanding its Galaxy J line of smartphones and overnight it seems the China Industry and Information Technology unit, TENAA, has published specifications and images of the Galaxy J5 and J7. The certification body confirms the previous rumours that Samsung is gearing up to launch the two mobiles as it[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 12:22 pm on May 23, 2015