Samsung seems to be teasing a curved circular display for the Gear S2
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Samsung seems to be teasing a curved circular display for the Gear S2

Samsung originally teased a successor to the Tizen-powered Samsung Gear S smartwatch at the end of their latest unpacked event. Today while espousing the virtues of their recent released devices and further teasing the Samsung Gear 2 they also made a somewhat cryptic comment. … with the debut of the Samsung Gear S2 fast approaching, “curved” is going all-out “circular.” This[Read More…]

in Smartwatch by at 9:20 pm on August 24, 2015
Live pictures of purported Huawei Nexus spotted in the wild.
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Live pictures of purported Huawei Nexus spotted in the wild.

The rumoured dual Nexus phone release is firming up nicely, first we had a live shot of what’s claimed to be the LG Nexus 5 2015, and now what appears to be a live picture of the Huawei Nexus showing up in the wild. The photos appeared on Google+, showing the front and rear of the phone, with the rear,[Read More…]

in Other by at 7:52 pm on August 24, 2015
New VR glasses available from Kmart for $15 — works with Google Cardboard
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New VR glasses available from Kmart for $15 — works with Google Cardboard

If you haven’t heard of Google Cardboard, you’re either living in a cave, or you’re just not quite as nerdy as some of us. Whichever it is, Cardboard is kind of cool, but one thing that the viewers have lacked thus far is a cool way to hold them to your head without having to use your hands. For just[Read More…]

in Bargains, Cardboard, News by at 5:55 pm on August 24, 2015
Asus IFA teasing starting up – Zenfone, ZenPad, ZenWatch all things Zen to be announced

Asus IFA teasing starting up – Zenfone, ZenPad, ZenWatch all things Zen to be announced

Asus will be among the hundreds of vendors attending next months European consumer electronics show, IFA, in Berlin next month and they’ve schedule their press event for the 2nd of September to show their wares. They’ve also begun teasing the event with a video on Facebook. The event will be in Berlin, though outside of the IFA halls. The invites[Read More…]

in Events, Other by at 3:07 pm on August 24, 2015
LG announces new G Pad II 10.1 in Korea, coming to other markets next month
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LG announces new G Pad II 10.1 in Korea, coming to other markets next month

LG has just announced their latest G Pad, a 10.1″ tablet which will officially be unveiled at IFA in Berlin next month. The tablet is LG’s entry to the premium tablet market, offering a 10.1″ screen with ‘ultra-slim’ bezels and a FullHD resolution screen. The tablet will be available in Wi-Fi and LTE iterations, though this, like some of the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 1:46 pm on August 24, 2015
LG Nexus 5 2015 front-facing camera said to be 5MP based on photo posted to Google+
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LG Nexus 5 2015 front-facing camera said to be 5MP based on photo posted to Google+

Google’s upcoming Nexus phones naturally attract a lot of leaks, we’ve apparently even seen the phone in the flesh, as well as render form. Today a photo allegedly taken with the front-facing camera from the rumoured LG built Nexus 5 2015 phone has surfaced on the Google+ profile of a Google Employee who apparently works in the ‘Quality Assurance’ division.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 4:52 pm on August 23, 2015
Latest Google Maps update adds faster access to Street View
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Latest Google Maps update adds faster access to Street View

As well as some cool photo update features for Local Guides, the latest version of Google Maps for Android also adds a neat new feature for travellers: faster access to Street View. The update appears in version 9.13.0 and brings up a Street View thumbnail in a small floating window at the bottom left hand corner of your screen when[Read More…]

in Other by at 3:18 pm on August 23, 2015
Kingston DataTraveller microDuo 3C — Review
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Kingston DataTraveller microDuo 3C — Review

The recent emergence of USB-C connections on laptops (Macbook and Chromebook Pixel 2), as well as on the recently announced OnePlus 2, as well as Google’s announcement that they will be supporting USB-C on Nexus devices going forward, has led to some excitement. USB-C offers a standard connector type with high-data transfer speeds and in theory you should be able[Read More…]

in Accessories, Reviews by at 8:00 am on August 23, 2015
Google’s Project Tango gets a shot in the arm with apps releasing on Google Play

Google’s Project Tango gets a shot in the arm with apps releasing on Google Play

Google’s Project Tango will go on-sale in a further 10 countries next week, after Google expanded availability of the development kit firstly to Canada and South Korea earlier this month. With the expanded availability, the team has released a slew of Tango applications including games and apps to Google Play showing off the capabilities of the tablet. Project Tango is[Read More…]

in Android Development by at 8:00 pm on August 22, 2015
Sony Xperia Z5 Manufacturing “props” get snapped.
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Sony Xperia Z5 Manufacturing “props” get snapped.

At this stage, the expected Sony Xperia Z5 series of phones must be close to the most leaked device in recent times. Today more Z5 images have apparently broken cover, this time in the form of manufacturing “props” used by 3rd party manufacturers to test accessories. The images continue to be consistent with previous leaks of the Xperia Z5 series, including[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 3:44 pm on August 22, 2015