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Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel band shows up in leaked image
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Sony Smartwatch 3 stainless steel band shows up in leaked image

We heard at the Sony Xperia Z3 launch event that Sony would be releasing a stainless steel band for the Smartwatch 3, and this could be it. The above image popped up in a thread at XDA Developers a couple of weeks ago, but escaped wider notice until this week. The poster promises it’s real, but you can make your[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Rumours, Smartwatch by at 12:49 pm on October 30, 2014
Australian Nexus 6 pre-orders to begin tomorrow on Google Play?
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Australian Nexus 6 pre-orders to begin tomorrow on Google Play?

With US pre-orders for the Nexus 6 due to go live in the wee hours of Friday morning, we’ve been wondering whether prospective Australian customers will be included in the fun or not. Google hasn’t actually told us when pre-orders will begin for Australia (but then they seldom do), rumours have put the phone’s release window in December for the[Read More…]

in Google Play, Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 12:17 pm on October 29, 2014
Is this HTC Sense 7 with Material Design?
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Is this HTC Sense 7 with Material Design?

We’ve all been drooling over the release of Lollipop, Material Design and all the latest Nexus devices over the last few weeks, but now it’s time to turn our attention to HTC‘s Sense Android customisations, and how it’ll look with a Material Design-based UI overhaul. Sense 6 saw a “flatter” design over competitors like Samsung and LG‘s UI layers, so[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates, Phones, Rumours by at 10:28 am on October 29, 2014
Motorola 360 pricing for Australia leaked; for sale at $329 AUD
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Motorola 360 pricing for Australia leaked; for sale at $329 AUD

While Motorola hasn’t officially made too much noise about the Moto 360 in Australia yet, it seems that the cat might have escaped the bag. Harvey Norman hasĀ the Moto 360 listed in its inventory system as ‘Moto 360 Light’ and ‘Moto 360 Dark’, both for the price of $329 AUD. This pricing fits with what we’ve heard elsewhere and it[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News, Rumours by at 9:22 am on October 21, 2014
Nexus 6 render appears online courtesy of @evleaks
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Nexus 6 render appears online courtesy of @evleaks

The Nexus 6 is imminent and despite quite a depressing week, Evan Blass, best known by his online twitter handle @evleaks, has blasted out a leak worthy of Nexus season – the Nexus 6. The leak shows off the Android L design with new icons we first saw in a post from Android Police which confirmed the Nexus 6. There[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 12:31 am on October 15, 2014
Rumour: HTC Nexus 9 to launch October 15th for US$399
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Rumour: HTC Nexus 9 to launch October 15th for US$399

October is definitely Nexus season and the rumours are flying thick and fast. Specs, launch and release dates and now prices are being thrown around, with Bright Side of News reporting all four pieces of information have been confirmed by their source. According to BSN, the HTC built Nexus 9 will be announced on the 15th of October, before becoming[Read More…]

in Google Play, Manufacturer, Rumours, Tablets by at 8:57 am on October 11, 2014
Redditor claims to have had hands-on time with Nexus 6 – confirms 5.9″ screen and CPU details
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Redditor claims to have had hands-on time with Nexus 6 – confirms 5.9″ screen and CPU details

The Nexus 6 is coming soon and it’s apparently in the hands of some carrier staff, with a user on reddit claiming to have had hands-on time with the device. He’s posted screenshots of the CPUID screenshots from the phone on Twitter as proof and is answering questions – vaguely, so as not to out his friend – on the[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 7:50 pm on October 9, 2014
Rumoured monster phablet from Sony hits the AnTuTu treadmill, struts its stuff
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Rumoured monster phablet from Sony hits the AnTuTu treadmill, struts its stuff

It looks like Sony has been busy in Dr. Frankenstein’s lab. New benchmarks have surfaced via AnTuTu of a device dubbed the Xperia Z3X, and theĀ specs are rather beastly. According to the AnTuTu benchmark, Sony have managed to shoehorn a 6.2″ screen with QHD (2,560 x 1,440) resolution and a gargantuan 4GB of RAM into this rumoured successor to the[Read More…]

in News, Phones, Rumours by at 8:27 pm on October 7, 2014
Motorola Nexus X “Shamu” shows up on Geekbench offering decent Multi-Core benchmarks
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Motorola Nexus X “Shamu” shows up on Geekbench offering decent Multi-Core benchmarks

Nexus 6. Nexus X. Shamu. They’re the key words we’re looking for at the moment regarding Google’s next phone launch and you take what information you see regarding them generally with a grain of salt. This time a device claiming to be the Nexus X “Shamu” has been benchmarked on Geekbench and if it is the next Nexus phone, it[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 6:11 am on October 7, 2014
Google rumoured to be looking at developing a WhatsApp style messaging system
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Google rumoured to be looking at developing a WhatsApp style messaging system

Remember when Google basically merged all their messaging clients – Google Talk, Drive Chat, etc – into one client called Hangouts? Well, according to a rumour, they might be looking into developing a new one, but based on the WhatsApp model, where a Google sign-in would not be required. The rumour which stems from the Economic Times of India, is[Read More…]

in Google Services, Rumours by at 8:38 am on October 4, 2014