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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 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Kogan now advising customers that Nexus 6 pre-orders won’t ship till the 12th of January

Kogan now advising customers that Nexus 6 pre-orders won’t ship till the 12th of January

Kogan are one of only two Australian online retailers currently offering the elusive Nexus 6 for pre-order. Their initial pre-order was advising customers that the phone would ship from their warehouses on the 28th of November. It appears that Kogan won’t be able to meet the November 28th shipping date though with customers checking the Nexus 6 product pages now[Read More…]

by 2:30 pm on November 26, 2014 6 comments Phones
Review: Meizu MX3 and Flyme OS

Review: Meizu MX3 and Flyme OS

Many of us love the open source nature of Android but being open source is a double edged sword, allowing literally anyone the opportunity to download the source code and modify it as they see fit. The Chinese phone manufacturing ecosystem has often been dubbed the wild west of the Android world, with many manufacturers making their own “enhancements” (term[Read More…]

by 10:49 am on November 26, 2014 0 comments Phones, Reviews
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 3 comments Manufacturer, Other, Phones
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
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
Moto X (2014) shows up on Good Guys website – ships in 5-10 days

Moto X (2014) shows up on Good Guys website – ships in 5-10 days

The long awaited launch of the Moto X (2014) may be imminent with The Good Guys now listing the phone on their website, with an estimated shipping time of 5-10 Days. The Moto X Gen 2 – model #: XT1092 – is listed for pre-order at $697 which sits just under the $699 price we’ve heard will be the RRP[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on November 23, 2014 31 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown off with Lollipop build

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown off with Lollipop build

Samsung has already hinted at the Lollipop release for the Galaxy Note 4 on Twitter. But with the Galaxy Note 3 only a year old, and still highly capable hardware wise, you can rest assured that Samsung has been working on the Android 5.0 update for the phone. SamMobile has gotten their hands on a Note 3 running an early[Read More…]

by 8:09 am on November 21, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Phones
Telstra opens pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge – grab a bonus $100 Eftpos Gift Card

Telstra opens pre-order for the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge – grab a bonus $100 Eftpos Gift Card

Telstra has just opened up pre-orders on the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, which is due to go on-sale – after two delays – on the 25th of November. Telstra is offering the Note Edge in a choice of Charcoal Black or Frost White. Telstra is offering a pre-order incentive of a $100 Eftpos gift card while stocks last. Pricing wise,[Read More…]

by 4:22 pm on November 20, 2014 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Nexus Factory images page updated with Nexus 6 image and updated Nexus Player image

Nexus Factory images page updated with Nexus 6 image and updated Nexus Player image

Google has today updated the Nexus Factory Images page, adding a new image and an update, both for devices we sadly still can’t purchase here in Australia. The Nexus 6 and Nexus Player have both received updates and if you’re wanting to tinker with either (if you’re lucky enough to have one), then you can now flash them back to[Read More…]

by 11:28 am on November 20, 2014 4 comments Android Development, Android TV, OS Update, Phones