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HTC teases a “Bigger Boom”

HTC teases a “Bigger Boom”

OK, we know that the HTC One (M9) is coming, and that HTC is looking very likely to launch it on March 1st at Mobile World Congress 2015. We’ve seen a number of leaks from various sources which included images, rumoured (not officially confirmed, but likely) specs of the device and a bit of guesswork thrown in for good measure.[Read More…]

by 11:31 am on February 24, 2015 1 comment News
New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

Telstra has launched its own rewards app, Treats. The company says it will bring awesome rewards to its customers as a way of saying thanks for being with and using the Telstra network. The Treats App is a free download for Android (and something called iOS), and brings discounts on designer clothes, fine dining or live music events straight to[Read More…]

by 11:26 am on February 24, 2015 9 comments Apps, Carriers, News
Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to retail Samsung Galaxy Note Edge units

Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to retail Samsung Galaxy Note Edge units

Samsung is beginning to push out a major software update to Australian retail Galaxy Note Edge units (those sold without carrier intervention) model SM-N915G, bringing them up to Android 5.0 Lollipop, reports SamMobile. The update brings Google’s new Material Design user interface to the device (or perhaps rather, Samsung’s interpretation of it), along with a host of new features and[Read More…]

by 11:18 am on February 24, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones
Samsung and Sydney Opera House launch an interactive digital learning experience for school children

Samsung and Sydney Opera House launch an interactive digital learning experience for school children

As principal partner of the Sydney Opera House, Samsung Electronics Australia has been launching a few digital initiatives surrounding the iconic landmark. Their Sydney Opera House app launched earlier this month, and today they’ve announced a new digital learning experience aimed at Year 3 & 4 students touring the entertainment hub. The experience takes the form of an interactive story[Read More…]

by 10:28 am on February 24, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
AT&T teases with their own “Six Appeal” Galaxy S6 image

AT&T teases with their own “Six Appeal” Galaxy S6 image

US carrier AT&T has gotten in on the “Six Appeal” teasing campaign initiated yesterday by T-Mobile’s John Legere, with their own blue-hued image appearing on a “six” page that’s less of a preorder and more of a “send me information” signup page on their mobile site. The image doesn’t reveal anything new about the phone, basically showing the same thing[Read More…]

by 8:57 am on February 24, 2015 5 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
More information emerges on Inbox by Gmail for Google Apps users

More information emerges on Inbox by Gmail for Google Apps users

Inbox for Google Apps users. It’s one of the things we want most in the world. We heard some rumours last week that it’s coming sooner rather than later and some new information has appeared today, although it’s probably not quite what you wanted to hear. The Google For Work blog says they intend to roll out Inbox for Google[Read More…]

by 8:41 am on February 24, 2015 1 comment Google Services
T-Mobile US teases the Samsung Galaxy S6 (with Edge-style screen)

T-Mobile US teases the Samsung Galaxy S6 (with Edge-style screen)

The lead up to MWC has seen Samsung throwing out hints about what’s likely to be shown off on the 1st of March, with rumours circulating that a Galaxy S6 variant with curved screens possibly named the Galaxy S6 Edge will be announced. US based Carrier T-Mobile has thrown fuel on that particular fire by showing off the image above.[Read More…]

by and 4:25 pm on February 23, 2015 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
LG announces four new mid-range phones ahead of MWC

LG announces four new mid-range phones ahead of MWC

Ahead of what’s sure to be a busy week next week, LG has announced four new handsets aimed at the mid-range and will show the handsets off at Mobile World Congress (MWC). MWC has always been about the mid-range with LG, with their higher-end handsets getting launches mid-year. Today there’s four LTE compatible handsets announced, which lines up with their[Read More…]

by 2:09 pm on February 23, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Vodafone announces shared plans and a partnership with Stan

Vodafone announces shared plans and a partnership with Stan

Vodafone hosted a media briefing this morning at Sydney Tower to announce its new Vodafone Shared plans and a partnership with Australian video on demand streaming service, Stan. Speculation about the return of shared data plans has been around in the market for a few weeks now, but Vodafone’s new plans allow subscribers to share everything on their plan –[Read More…]

by 9:39 am on February 23, 2015 1 comment Carriers, News
Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Video streaming is becoming a hot topic in Australia ahead of an Australian launch of international video streaming juggernaut Netflix in March. While Streamco service Stan launched last month, they were already playing catchup to Foxtel offering Presto which launched their TV offerings earlier this year, though only for tablets. Today Presto has advised that they have updated their app[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on February 23, 2015 7 comments Apps