Rumours

Motorola Nexus X “Shamu” shows up on Geekbench offering decent Multi-Core benchmarks

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…]

by 6:11 am on October 7, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Google rumoured to be looking at developing a WhatsApp style messaging system

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…]

by 8:38 am on October 4, 2014 3 comments Google Services, Rumours
Specs for the HTC Desire ‘Eye’ selfie phone apparently leaked

Specs for the HTC Desire ‘Eye’ selfie phone apparently leaked

The HTC ‘Double Exposure’ event on the 8th of October is rumoured to be to launching their GoPro style action camera the ReCamera, as well as a selfie style phone with, obviously an emphasis on the front-facing camera. Leaker @Upleaks, has apparently come across some of the features for the phone and released them on twitter last night. The phone[Read More…]

by 7:59 am on October 4, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Nexus 6 appears to appear in the wild

Nexus 6 appears to appear in the wild

We had a sneak peak at the Nexus 6 the other day, but it seems that it’s busted out of its confines and made an appearance out in public as well, as shown in the photograph above. What do we know? Not much. The photos, courtesy of Android Police, show that the phone is in a snap-on case of some[Read More…]

by 7:15 am on October 2, 2014 6 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Rumour – Next LG smartwatch may work independently from smartphone

Rumour – Next LG smartwatch may work independently from smartphone

The LG G Watch R has not even officially arrived in Australia and rumours of yet another LG smartwatch have surfaced. We have already seen the original LG G Watch as reviewed by Daniel and the Moto 360 is due here in October/November, so it’s a bit of a surprise to see another LG smartwatch possibly on the horizon. FCC[Read More…]

by 5:07 pm on September 27, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Rumours, Smartwatch
Does this photo show Motorla’s Shamu, the next Nexus?

Does this photo show Motorla’s Shamu, the next Nexus?

It seems only yesterday that we reported on Motorola’s Shamu, which is lining up to be the next Nexus device in the form of a mooted Nexus 6. Oh wait. It was only yesterday. Today we’ve got another photo of the Shamu, and this time it shows us  some updated kernel specs. Let’s break it down. The photo above, originally posted[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on September 27, 2014 2 comments News, Phones, Rumours
HTC might be toying around with a One M8 variant with a 13MP camera

HTC might be toying around with a One M8 variant with a 13MP camera

Rumours abound that HTC is experimenting with a variant of the One M8 with a better camera. The original HTC One (released last year) has a 4MP Ultrapixel camera, which works great in the dark, but it doesn’t have the best resolution. This year’s HTC One (dubbed the One M8) uses the same camera, but pairs it with a dual[Read More…]

by 7:05 am on September 27, 2014 3 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Rumour: New Nexus phone with 5.92″ display from Motorola to be announced next month

Rumour: New Nexus phone with 5.92″ display from Motorola to be announced next month

Nexus season is upon us, we’re getting closer to the usual October/November release cycle that normally sees a new Nexus phone on the market and today 9to5Google are fuelling the fire with word they’ve confirmed with sources that the so called ‘Shamu’ Nexus from Motorola is going to be coming soon. Their sources indicate that the design of the phone[Read More…]

by 10:16 am on September 25, 2014 58 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
HTC is confirmed as the maker of the upcoming Nexus 9 tablet

HTC is confirmed as the maker of the upcoming Nexus 9 tablet

HTC have been out of the Nexus game for a while, last offering us the Nexus One a few years ago, as shown above. However, we’ve had rumours for a while now suggesting HTC is about to re-enter the Nexus race with the rights to produce the upcoming Nexus 9 tablet. The Wall Street Journal has today confirmed that HTC[Read More…]

by 5:19 pm on September 22, 2014 20 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha is coming to JB Hi-Fi stores in October, $830 for 32GB

Samsung’s Galaxy Alpha is coming to JB Hi-Fi stores in October, $830 for 32GB

We’ve reported previously on Samsung‘s new metal-clad Galaxy Alpha phone, and we were previously advised that the phone will make it to Australia – but we weren’t told when that would be. Yesterday, Tech4Geeks‘ Jens Garcia sent us the above picture of the JB Hi-fi store at Westpoint shopping centre in the Sydney suburb of Blacktown – clearly they knew[Read More…]

by 1:05 pm on September 19, 2014 3 comments Phones, Rumours