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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Wifi gets KitKat

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Wifi gets KitKat

It appears that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 (Wifi) users are seeing an update, bringing their devices up to KitKat. It’s great to see that Samsung are continuing to update their devices, but Note 8 users might be a little disappointed that it’s a KitKat update (to version 4.4.2), and not a giant leap into the Lollipop kingdom that they’ve been[Read More…]

by 4:23 pm on January 27, 2015 5 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Tablets
Good Deal: Get an LG G Watch for $135 at Kogan

Good Deal: Get an LG G Watch for $135 at Kogan

Have you been waiting for one of the Android Wear watches to hit a really nice price point before you jump on board? Guess what? Today’s the day! Kogan has dropped the price of the LG G Watch to an enticing $135 for black, and $169 for the white version. Our review of the G Watch showed it does have[Read More…]

by 3:44 pm on January 27, 2015 0 comments Accessories, Android Wear, Deal, Manufacturer, News, Sale
What’s next for the Zenwatch? Jonney Shih talks battery life, simplified OS and chips.

What’s next for the Zenwatch? Jonney Shih talks battery life, simplified OS and chips.

Asus is talking about a successor to the ZenWatch even before the original even hits our shores. FocusTaiwan reports that chairman Jonney Shih opening up about Asus’ plans for the Zenwatch line going forward at an Asus party marking the launch of the first Zenwatch in Taiwan in late December. The major claim everyone’s reporting is a desire for 7[Read More…]

by 2:37 pm on January 27, 2015 3 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer, Smartwatch
Will the real HTC One M9 please stand up?

Will the real HTC One M9 please stand up?

Everything we think we know about the physical design of HTC’s forthcoming One M9 “Hima” flagship could be false – an elaborate ruse perpetrated by the manufacturer to foil leakers and to allow the phone to be tested in public. HTCSource claims that HTC has duped us all, putting decoy M9 units that look remarkably similar to last year’s M8[Read More…]

by 11:29 am on January 27, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
The Nexus 6 was supposed to come with a fingerprint reader confirms ex-Motorola CEO

The Nexus 6 was supposed to come with a fingerprint reader confirms ex-Motorola CEO

The discovery in December last year, of code in AOSP which would have supported a fingerprint sensor on the Nexus 6, saw many bemoan the missing component. In an interview with The Telegeraph, former Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside has confirmed the Nexus 6 was indeed supposed to carry one in the dimple on the rear, and spoke about why it[Read More…]

by 12:26 am on January 27, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Oppo celebrates Australia Day with a sale; save up to $100 on Oppo mobiles

Oppo celebrates Australia Day with a sale; save up to $100 on Oppo mobiles

If you’re in the hunt for a bargain between chowing down on some Lamb Chops or a Sausage sandwich this Australia Day, Oppo Mobile is running a sale on their Australian website, offering up to $100 off the four handsets available. Oppo is only a relatively new entrant to the Australian market, launching back in September last year. Though relatively[Read More…]

by 2:35 pm on January 26, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
LG says they’re not having issues with the Snapdragon 810 processor

LG says they’re not having issues with the Snapdragon 810 processor

Announced at CES earlier this month, the LG G Flex 2 is a monster in terms of specs. Carrying the latest Snapdragon 810 processor, the phone has a lot to offer, but a recent report that Samsung had dropped the Snapdragon 810 due to overheating issues, has led LG to announce they’re not seeing any of these issues. At a[Read More…]

by 8:02 am on January 23, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
HTC Desire 626 (A32) leaks with Octa-Core MediaTek processor

HTC Desire 626 (A32) leaks with Octa-Core MediaTek processor

Contender for the vacated internet leaking title, @Upleaks has just produced another leak of a HTC device, showing off renders and specs for the HTC Desire 626, codenamed (A32). The phone will be a mid-range device with a MediaTek MT6572 Octa-Core processor, 2GB of RAM, although a variant with a Snapdragon 410 processor and 1GB RAM will also be made[Read More…]

by 7:47 pm on January 22, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Good Deal: Grab a Moto E from Kogan for $119 for a limited time

Good Deal: Grab a Moto E from Kogan for $119 for a limited time

If you’re looking for a great deal on a low-cost smartphone, you simply cannot look past the Motorola Moto E. It’s near stock interface and fast updates have seen the Moto E become the darling of the tech press and users in markets around the world, at nearly $180 it’s a pretty good deal, but Kogan are selling the phone[Read More…]

by 2:31 pm on January 22, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
HTC One (M9) is leaking again

HTC One (M9) is leaking again

The lead up to the launch of the new HTC flagship, codenamed ‘Hima’ has been seeing a few leaks of late. We’ve seen some specs on the device courtesy of Bloomberg and some images via Nowhere Else which were subsequently taken down due to complaint made to their source via the supplier of the image; which suggests that the images[Read More…]

by 1:39 pm on January 22, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones