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HTC is apparently improving the button design on newer builds of the Nexus 9

HTC is apparently improving the button design on newer builds of the Nexus 9

The Nexus 9 has really only just started arriving in customers hands, but in the few weeks since they started shipping, the tablet has received some criticism from owners over the hard to press buttons. But it looks like HTC has addressed these confirms and newly shipped devices are beginning to roll out with the improvements. A user on reddit[Read More…]

by 8:52 am on November 29, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer
OnePlus is now selling the One without an invite and has discounted accessories for Black Friday

OnePlus is now selling the One without an invite and has discounted accessories for Black Friday

Black Friday hasn’t quite made it to Australia, though we can benefit from the US based sales which offer discounts on leading electronics. While OnePlus aren’t offering a discount on their flagship phone the One, they are offering you the chance to purchase it without an invite. You can grab a 16GB White model or 64GB Sandstone model without an[Read More…]

by 9:01 pm on November 28, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
HP Chromebook 11 (2101TU) — Review

HP Chromebook 11 (2101TU) — Review

HP have been releasing their Chromebook at a fast and furious pace. It was only mid August when Dan reviewed the upgraded HP 11 (11-2001TU model). At the time Dan made the statement “HP has jumped into Chromebook’s with a vengeance. As one of the largest PC makers in the world, they have the scale and facilities to churn out[Read More…]

by 1:50 pm on November 27, 2014 0 comments Chromebook, Design, Manufacturer, Reviews
Kogan introduces their next 4G compatible Agora smartphone and drops the price of the original

Kogan introduces their next 4G compatible Agora smartphone and drops the price of the original

Just four months after introducing us to their first Kogan branded 4G smartphone, the Kogan Agora 4G, Kogan is back again with a new model, announcing the Kogan Agora 4G+. They’ve also announced a new white model of the Kogan Agora 4G, as well as dropping the price. Working again with hardware partner BenQ for the follow-up, Kogan has taken[Read More…]

by 3:07 pm on November 26, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung shows of the Galaxy Note 4 camera with one of the cutest animals in the world.

Samsung shows of the Galaxy Note 4 camera with one of the cutest animals in the world.

From having nine of the top ten deadliest snakes in the world, to having Great White Sharks cruising the coast and Saltwater crocs cruising the rivers, Australia has a reputation when it comes to wildlife. But it’s not all bad, and it’s great to see one of the cutest animals in the world brought into focus in the latest video[Read More…]

by 9:35 am on November 26, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Other, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, 10.5 — Review

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4, 10.5 — Review

When a company like Samsung, who seems to bring out a new device every other week with a slightly new screen size, tells you “this is the one”, you tend to sit up and pay attention. While Samsung’s been at the forefront of the Android tablet market for a while, it hasn’t really had a clear flagship. The original Galaxy[Read More…]

by 3:12 pm on November 25, 2014 20 comments Design, Manufacturer, Reviews, Tablets
The Backup and Restore app from Sony has been hacked

The Backup and Restore app from Sony has been hacked

OEMs bake ‘System’ level apps into their devices all the time, by and large they’re quite useful, adding functionality lacking from the stock Android OS. Sony has had a backup and restore app for their devices for a while now, which allows you to backup and restore your files to the Sony Cloud. But it’s apparently been hacked overnight, with[Read More…]

by 12:57 pm on November 25, 2014 4 comments Apps, Manufacturer, News
Nexus 6 gets torn down – solidly repairable, now if only we could get one

Nexus 6 gets torn down – solidly repairable, now if only we could get one

We’re still no closer to being able to purchase a Nexus 6 from Google Play here in Australia, but in other parts of the world, the Nexus 6 is in the hands of users. iFixit has also gotten their hands on the new Nexus and in their tradition torn it to pieces to check out what makes it tick, and[Read More…]

by 12:13 pm on November 25, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Telstra to add new tablets to their line-up including the Nexus 9, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE and more

Telstra to add new tablets to their line-up including the Nexus 9, Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact, Samsung Galaxy Tab S LTE and more

Telstra has today announced on their Exchange blog, that they will add a variety of new tablets to their range. They’re offering a mix of Wi-Fi tablets (including the HTC built Nexus 9), as well as the LTE enabled Galaxy Tab S which is compatible with their LTE aggregated 4GX network. The 10.5″ Samsung Galaxy Tab S will be available[Read More…]

by 10:15 pm on November 24, 2014 14 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Tablets
Hands on with Oppo’s N3 and R5 phones, bound for Australia in early 2015

Hands on with Oppo’s N3 and R5 phones, bound for Australia in early 2015

Oppo has been making a name for themselves in the local market in the last few months with its Australian launch in September. With the Find 7, N1 Mini and Neo 5 on sale to Australian customers, and the recent launch of the N3 and R5 making waves, I sat down for a chat with Michael Tran, Oppo’s Australian Head[Read More…]

by 4:08 pm on November 24, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones