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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
LG finally comments on G Watch R Wi-Fi compatibility – coming in Q3
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LG finally comments on G Watch R Wi-Fi compatibility – coming in Q3

LG’s 6-month old G Watch R will no be left behind when it comes to Wi-Fi compatibility the company has finally announced. The G Watch R was recently left off a list of Android Wear watches announced by Google as being compatible with the Wi-Fi component of the latest Android Wear update, but LG has advised that there’s an update[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Manufacturer by at 8:00 am on May 23, 2015
LG brings some flagship style to lower price points with the G4 Stylus and G4c
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LG brings some flagship style to lower price points with the G4 Stylus and G4c

LG today has announced two new members of the G4 family, the G4 Stylus and G4c, with both phones bringing the iconic G4 flagship style to the lower end of the market. The LG G4 Stylus and G4c are larger and smaller than the as yet unreleased in Australia G4, but each of the phones offers a similar design and[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 6:34 pm on May 19, 2015
Nexus 5 to get Android 5.1.1 update soon
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Nexus 5 to get Android 5.1.1 update soon

Google’s most popular Nexus phone, the Nexus 5 will apparently begin receiving a new OTA update – at least according to US carrier Sprint. The Nexus 5, which is currently rocking Android 5.1.0 Build LMY47I – will soon be getting a bump to 5.1.1 Build LMY48B as of today US time. The update follows updates to Android 5.1.1 which have[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, OS Updates, Other by and at 9:38 pm on May 14, 2015
Asus ZenWatch 2 on track to for a Q3 2015 release following a launch at Computex
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Asus ZenWatch 2 on track to for a Q3 2015 release following a launch at Computex

Asus CEO, Jerry Shen, has revealed that the company’s second-generation ZenWatch will begin hitting stores in the early third quarter as planned whilst stating that earlier reports of a delayed announcement of the 2nd Generation ZenWatch was a ‘misunderstanding.’ At the earnings conference, Shen said the launch timetable for the 2nd generation smartwatch “remains unchanged,” while confirming that the tech[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Manufacturer, News by at 9:29 pm on May 14, 2015
Mediatek announces a new generation of processors with ten cores
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Mediatek announces a new generation of processors with ten cores

Mediatek has announced a new generation of their Helios processor overnight, the Helios H20. The new generation of processor is the first to offer ten cores on chip – a deca-core processor, which they say will be available in late 2015. The processor uses a new Tri-Cluster arrangement of the ARM big.LITTLE architecture, and also integrates Cat 6 LTE connectivity.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer by at 7:12 am on May 13, 2015
Photographer Colby Brown talks about 5 tips to make you a better photographer with the G4
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Photographer Colby Brown talks about 5 tips to make you a better photographer with the G4

LG has been pushing the photography capabilities of the recently announced G4. The spruiking of the quality of the camera began with details on the sensor they would use in the lead up to launch, and was continued in a video made with photographer Colby Brown – who spoke about using the camera. Now Mr Brown has returned in a[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:54 pm on May 12, 2015
Possible new Motorola handset specs crop up – possibly a new Moto X being tested?
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Possible new Motorola handset specs crop up – possibly a new Moto X being tested?

With the Moto E Gen 2  and Moto G2 in the market place, attention is turning to the third generation of the phone which started all this – the Moto X. The one year anniversary of the Moto X will be upon us in a few months, which means that Motorola is going to be well on the way to[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:24 am on May 12, 2015
Alcatel OneTouch join MobileMuster to help with recycling of old mobile technology

Alcatel OneTouch join MobileMuster to help with recycling of old mobile technology

After re-launching the OneTouch brand here in Australia, Alcatel has been on somewhat of a roll of late. We’ve seen their handsets popping up on Optus as pre-paid devices, and we expect to see them elsewhere quite soon. As another part of their strategy, the company has joined forces with Mobile Muster, the mobile telecommunications industry’s not-for-profit, government-accredited recycling program.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer by at 11:03 am on May 12, 2015
Samsung confirm Lollipop for Note 2 in some markets
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Samsung confirm Lollipop for Note 2 in some markets

With a large number of devices on the market, it’s often hard for Samsung to deliver timely updates to all of their older devices. Integrating new APIs, design language and code into the Touchwiz framework often means a number of their older, or even less popular devices are left hanging. While the Galaxy Note 2 is considered an ‘older’ device[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, OS Updates, Phones by at 3:59 pm on May 10, 2015