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Nokia denies plans to return to mobile market

Nokia denies plans to return to mobile market

Early last week we heard rumours that Nokia were planning a return to the mobile market in the early stages of 2016. In a statement on the company’s website, Nokia make no apologies for the brevity and flatly denied the claims. Further elaborating that comments pertaining to have been made by Nokia Networks executive team are not accurate. Nokia reaffirms[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 10:50 pm on April 26, 2015
Poll: Nexus Player goes on-sale this Tuesday — will you buy it?
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Poll: Nexus Player goes on-sale this Tuesday — will you buy it?

The Asus built Nexus Player goes on-sale next week at JB Hifi and Dick Smith. While Google hasn’t mentioned whether the Android TV box will be available on Google Play, if you want a Nexus Player on day one, the time to order the unit is now. But do you want the Nexus Player? Both JB Hifi and Dick Smith[Read More…]

in News by at 12:00 pm on April 26, 2015
Grab three free albums and a bunch more for under $5 from Google Play Music
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Grab three free albums and a bunch more for under $5 from Google Play Music

If you’re not a Google Play Music All Access subscriber and you’re hankering for a deal tonight, then head over to Google Play Music and grab yourself a few albums. Google has dropped a bunch of titles to under $5 a hit and as a bonus, there’s three free albums for you to add to your Google Play Music locker.[Read More…]

in News by at 7:59 pm on April 25, 2015
Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

Version 43 of the Chrome OS Beta Channel has dropped this morning. There’s the usual array of performance improvement and bug fixes, but for those of you interested in a bit more detail; Google have posted some “highlights” in their Google Chrome Releases Blog one of which particularly is going to be a big benefit to those of us that[Read More…]

in News by at 1:14 pm on April 25, 2015
Google commemorates 100 years of Anzac with a Google Doodle and shows off historic sites at Gallipoli

Google commemorates 100 years of Anzac with a Google Doodle and shows off historic sites at Gallipoli

Anzac Day 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in Turkey. Google has placed the Doodle you see above on the Google.com.au homepage today and they’ve also added some features to Google maps. April 25th is commemorated every year in Australia, New Zealand and even Turkey. It’s a[Read More…]

in News by at 8:00 am on April 25, 2015
Apple might not be too keen on Android Wear for iOS, and is rejecting Pebble apps [Updated]
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Apple might not be too keen on Android Wear for iOS, and is rejecting Pebble apps [Updated]

It was a little while back now that we looked at Google preparing Android Wear for integration with iOS as well as Android. As you might expect, with Apple launching their own ‘competing’ smartwatch, perhaps they wouldn’t take too kindly to other smartwatch platforms trying to make themselves available to Apple’s users. Well, there’s no perhaps. Apple has taken to[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News by at 4:59 pm on April 24, 2015
Push directions from your desktop to your phone with Google Maps
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Push directions from your desktop to your phone with Google Maps

In a Google+ post in the early hours of this morning, Google have announced that they have expanded the capabilities and integration of your Desktop Google access and maps on your phone. By simply typing “send directions” into Google on your desktop machine, you’ll be able to push directions from there to your mobile device quickly and easily. Very handy[Read More…]

in Google Services, News by at 10:48 am on April 24, 2015