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LG wants to tempt you into a G3 in time for Christmas with festive bonuses

LG wants to tempt you into a G3 in time for Christmas with festive bonuses

The LG G3 is still sitting at the top of the pile for one the best smartphones this year. It’s a great handset with some truly class leading hardware and LG has done a pretty great job with the software, now LG has teamed up with retailers around Australia to tempt you into buying a handset in time for Christmas.[Read More…]

by 11:21 am on December 22, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Android 5.0 for HTC Sense 6 screenshots shown off

Android 5.0 for HTC Sense 6 screenshots shown off

When Android 5.0 was announced in Mid-October, HTC was quick to announce that the high-end HTC One series models would receive the udpate to Lollipop within 90 days. That day is approaching fast, and we’ve seen screenshots of HTC Sense 6 before, but now notorious HTC hacker llabtoofer has posted some more. The screenshots are based off a newer build[Read More…]

by 8:13 am on December 22, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Nexus 4 will not get the full new Camera experience in Android 5.0

Nexus 4 will not get the full new Camera experience in Android 5.0

Not all hardware is made equal, we’re all aware of that and while Nexus 4 owners will see an update to Android 5.0, they won’t be getting the full ride – at least when it comes to the camera. Part of the Lollipop update was a new API to allow developers – and therefore users through apps – greater access[Read More…]

by 8:12 am on December 21, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
HTC Australia has advised a fix is now on its way to HTC One (M7) owners experiencing issues after latest update

HTC Australia has advised a fix is now on its way to HTC One (M7) owners experiencing issues after latest update

Owners of the original HTC One have apparently been experiencing issues with their handsets after the latest update pushed out to their phones. Apparently some customers were experiencing audio issues when making calls – with some customers unable to make any calls at all. It seems that HTC has issued a software patch and it should be rolling out to[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on December 20, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) starts to receive Android 5.0.1 update

Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) starts to receive Android 5.0.1 update

Motorola’s 2nd generation Moto G, dubbed the Moto G 2, appears to be the first non-Nexus (or non-Google Play Edition) device to receive the update to Android 5.0.1 Lollipop. The build shows up on the system as version 22.21.25, with build number LXB22.46-25. Obviously, Australian phones will show slightly different details when the update is received here. Rumours are also in the[Read More…]

by 8:53 am on December 20, 2014 15 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones
All Australian Motorola Nexus 6 phones will arrive without the Turbo Charger until next year.

All Australian Motorola Nexus 6 phones will arrive without the Turbo Charger until next year.

The quick flurry of Nexus 6 purchases at retail on Thursday brought one previously unknown fact into the light, the fact that the phones were shipping without the much vaunted Turbo Charger. The Motorola Turbo Charger offers ‘up to 8 more hours of battery life’ on just ’15 minutes of charging’ on the latest Motorola phones using the Qualcomm Quick[Read More…]

by 9:29 pm on December 19, 2014 15 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, Phones
The Good Guys are also selling the Nexus 6 – and you can get 10% off for a limited time

The Good Guys are also selling the Nexus 6 – and you can get 10% off for a limited time

The Motorola built Google Nexus 6 is currently randomly showing up on Google Play, as well as hitting JB Hifi stores, but you can now also grab one from The Good Guys – and if you’re quick you can grab one for 10% off with in-store pickup. The 32GB Nexus 6 (XT1100BL) is showing now – in Midnight Blue colouring[Read More…]

by 2:25 pm on December 19, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Micromax releases their first Cyanogen powered handset – the Micromax Yureka

Micromax releases their first Cyanogen powered handset – the Micromax Yureka

Micromax has released their first Android handset powered by the Cyangogen Inc OS overnight, releasing the Micromax Yureka, the first in their YU line of phones. As we stated the other day, the phone is powered by a 64-bit Snapdragon processor and the specs we released were also spot on. The phone will sell as an Amazon exclusive for ₹8,999[Read More…]

by 9:58 am on December 19, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Moto 360 owners still receiving Android 5.0.1 update – now updated to build version LWX48T

Moto 360 owners still receiving Android 5.0.1 update – now updated to build version LWX48T

Motorola was apparently supposed to finish rolling out the Android Wear 5.0.1 update to their watches yesterday, however as we saw in comments on our post yesterday, not everyone has received the update yet – and there’s a reason for that. Apparently Motorola has begun pushing a second build of Android Wear 5.0.1 – build version LWX48T – to Moto[Read More…]

by 9:27 am on December 17, 2014 9 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer
OnePlus planning on adding a better sound experience for the One in their next update

OnePlus planning on adding a better sound experience for the One in their next update

‘Never Settle’ is the motto and OnePlus are continuing to strive to meet that standard and offer more functionality with each and every update for their current flagship phone, the OnePlus One. OnePlus, has tonight announced that they have entered into a partnership with high-end audio vendor MaxxAudio to offer Waves audio enhancement software in their next update. The software[Read More…]

by 10:12 pm on December 16, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, OS Update