Motorola’s upcoming 2015 crop of phones show up in family photo
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Motorola’s upcoming 2015 crop of phones show up in family photo

With strong rumours suggesting we’re little more than a month away from seeing at least the new Moto G, the HelloMotoHK guys have done it again. They’ve shared a photo of the 2015 lineup of Moto devices, including the 2015 versions of the Moto G and Moto X. Motorola like to heavily brand their test devices, so it appears there[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 7:38 am on July 15, 2015
Google introduces new proximity based API to share data with devices around you

Google introduces new proximity based API to share data with devices around you

We’ve been hearing about a new proximity based API called ‘Nearby’ for some time now. Android Police first surfaced code relating to the API over a year ago, and today Google has made it official. On the Android Developers site, Google has spoken about what Nearby is and how it will help you share information with people, places, and devices[Read More…]

in Android Development by at 7:25 am on July 15, 2015
MKBHD shows off a camera sample from the OnePlus 2
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MKBHD shows off a camera sample from the OnePlus 2

YouTube tech star Marques Brownlee, better known as MKBHD has often gotten his hands on some of the hottest tech on the planet prior to launch. He’s had a pretty good relation ship with OnePlus so far and after posting a picture of what’s assumed to be the OnePlus 2 in a box on his twitter feed, he’s now shared[Read More…]

in Camera, Phones by at 7:12 am on July 15, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ rumoured to launch on August 12th
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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ rumoured to launch on August 12th

Following on from rumours begun by the Wall Street Journal, further rumours are surfacing that the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ will launch on August 12th, with the handset set to go on-sale in August soon after. According to both SamMobile and Digitimes, the launch will take place on the 12th of August. When the handset will[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 9:09 pm on July 14, 2015
Google to re-open Map Maker service next month with community based moderation
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Google to re-open Map Maker service next month with community based moderation

Google’s Map Maker service, which was suspended in early May after a number of unfortunate edits were allowed through will re-open next month. In a statement on the Google Map Maker product forum, Pavithra Kanakarajan, Lead the product management of Map Maker team announced the service will be re-opened, but will see moderation of edits from their highly involved mapping[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 8:10 pm on July 14, 2015
Moto G 2015 to receive customisable Moto Maker touches
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Moto G 2015 to receive customisable Moto Maker touches

Rumoured to launch next month, the Motorola Moto G 2015 is turning out to be a bit of a higher end offering than previous models. The latest leak comes from one of the best, with Evan Blass leaking a few customised Moto Maker’ised Moto G 2015 handsets. The leak contains some interesting choices, but that blue on red, purple on[Read More…]

in Other, Phones, Rumours by at 6:19 pm on July 14, 2015
Let’s talk about Stan and Customer Service
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Let’s talk about Stan and Customer Service

We’ve talked a bit about Stan before. Stan is the streaming service borne of a partnership between Fairfax and Nine Entertainment which launched its services in Australia on Australia Day this year. In the six months since launch, it’s easy to see why Stan has become fairly popular; it’s easy to use, its cheap (like most streaming services, it comes[Read More…]

in News, Other by at 4:55 pm on July 14, 2015
HTC and JB Hifi have dropped the price of the One M9 to just $799 for a limited time
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HTC and JB Hifi have dropped the price of the One M9 to just $799 for a limited time

HTC’s One M9 was the first of the mainstream OEM flagships to launch in Australia this year, steaming into stores on the 24th of March. At launch the M9 retailed for a fairly high $1099, though competition saw retailers soon start offering the phone at a more reasonable $999. Now, HTC and JB Hifi are offering the One M9 for[Read More…]

in Phones by at 3:22 pm on July 14, 2015
Check your Chromecast offers – 90 Day Deezer Premium+ is now on offer
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Check your Chromecast offers – 90 Day Deezer Premium+ is now on offer

If you love music, you’re probably signed up to some sort of streaming music service, but if you’re a Chromecast owner you can now sample Deezer Premium+ for 3 months for free thanks to Chromecast offers. The Deezer Premium+ options is worth $11.99 per month, but you won’t pay a cent till the trial runs out. You have to sign[Read More…]

in Chromecast by at 1:15 pm on July 14, 2015
You can now view a selection of Oppo Mobiles online at Dick Smith and in-store soon

You can now view a selection of Oppo Mobiles online at Dick Smith and in-store soon

Oppo and Dick Smith announced a partnership two weeks ago, advising that they would be ranging Oppo Mobiles (and accessories) in their stores from the 14th of July. That day has come and true to their word, you can now check out Oppo Mobiles on the Dick Smith website. Dick Smith has taken the partnership seriously building a landing page[Read More…]

in Phones by at 12:58 pm on July 14, 2015