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Humble Sega Mobile Bundle adds three more titles to their bundle

Humble Sega Mobile Bundle adds three more titles to their bundle

This morning Sega and the folks over at the Humble Bundle have added three more titles to their Humble Sega Mobile Bundle, adding two more games and a Live Wallpaper to the already great range of titles. The original launch saw Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode I, ChuChu Rocket! and Virtua Tennis Challenge given for whatever price you deemed fit, or you could pay more than the average price, which at this stage stands at US$3.88 and you also get Sonic & SEGA All-Star Racing, Sonic the Hedgehog 4 Episode II and Crazy Taxi. From today, if you pay above[Read More...]

by 12:42 PM on August 28, 2014 0 comments Apps
LG officially announces the G Watch R

LG officially announces the G Watch R

After teasing for a few days, LG has officially announced their round faced smartwatch competitor – the LG G Watch R. The watch will be available to view at IFA, before becoming available in Q4 later this year. The watch will feature a 1.3″ Plastic OLED (P-OLED) display, similar technology to that used in the G Flex, with a 320×320 resolution screen, which makes full use of the circular display. LG has used this fact to take subtle shots at the Motorola Moto 360. The internals of the LG G Watch R are similar to the original LG G Watch,[Read More...]

by 12:22 PM on August 28, 2014 12 comments Android Wear
Asus outs the ZenWatch in a new teaser

Asus outs the ZenWatch in a new teaser

The race is on to gain mind-share for the next Android Wear watch release. In a market where Google is apparently going to be controlling the software side of things, OEMs are rushing to get hardware to market and today we get another look at what Asus has up their sleeve (Gee, this pun is going to get old). They’ve shared a tweet which includes the thirty-five second trailer video for the ZenWatch, which shows an ever so slightly curved display, as well as what appears to be a brushed metal clasp on the band. Marvel at how time will[Read More...]

by 11:45 PM on August 27, 2014 0 comments Android Wear
Another Dubious Nexus X Image Leaks

Another Dubious Nexus X Image Leaks

The folks over at TK Tech News have been receiving quite a few Nexus X leaks lately with yet another leak arriving today. Just like the leak the other day where Dan was very sceptical of the authenticity of the image I also have misgivings about the image today. Firstly, let’s imagine that the leak today is authentic. The image shows a 64GB Nexus X available for pre-order from a European site for €449.99, only €30 more than the 32GB version apparently. Once again the image lists the Nexus X as coming with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 clocked at 2.7GHz[Read More...]

by 9:33 PM on August 27, 2014 7 comments News
Nexus 9 to feature 64-bit Tegra K1 Processor clocked at 2.5GHz with 192-Core Kepler GPU

Nexus 9 to feature 64-bit Tegra K1 Processor clocked at 2.5GHz with 192-Core Kepler GPU

There have been many leaks that a HTC manufactured Google Nexus tablet with a 8.9-ich screen isn’t too far away. Now a new source has revealed the expected processing power of the rumoured next Nexus tablet. A leaked CPU-Z screenshot by TKtechnews, claims that the Nexus tablet will be powered by a 64-bit Tegra K1 processor, fixed at clock speeds up to 2.5GHz and paired with 192-core Kepler graphics unit. Upleaks has previously reported the Nexus 9 is rumoured to be using a 64-bit Tegra processor and is likely to integrate 4GB RAM. Nvidia stated that Tegra K1 is the first SoC to support the new kepler[Read More...]

by 9:09 PM on August 27, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Rumours, Tablets
HTC announces the Desire 510 – A budget mid-range LTE enabled smartphone

HTC announces the Desire 510 – A budget mid-range LTE enabled smartphone

HTC have added a new smartphone to its Desire family of mobile phones, announcing the Desire 510 – a mid-range 4G/LTE enabled budget device that comes with Android 4.4 and Sense 6 on board. The Desire 510 does offer pretty decent specs for a mid range budget device. With that in mind, HTC CEO Peter Chou is aware that budget devices should offer a great experience for consumers purchasing lower end phones, saying Owning the latest and greatest technology shouldn’t be reserved for those with the highest budgets. People today should expect their smartphones to double as mobile entertainment hubs.[Read More...]

by 6:06 PM on August 27, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Want a fancy charging dock for your LG G Watch? Aerios Moduul could be it.

Want a fancy charging dock for your LG G Watch? Aerios Moduul could be it.

There’s no doubt that the first generation LG G Watch is a functional device first, and aesthetically pleasing maybe fifth or sixth; it isn’t the most glamorous watch. The same can be said of the charging dock; it’s a black little plastic brick, and it’s rather unappealing. It doesn’t look great on the nightstand, and on the desk, it just looks a bit out of place. Enter Sydney design firm Aerios. Launched by the guys behind Gadgets 4 Geeks, Aerios has announced the Moduul range, with its first piece an upgrade to the dock for your LG G Watch. As[Read More...]

by 5:45 PM on August 27, 2014 2 comments Accessories, Android Wear, News
LG teases G Watch R for IFA; shows it off and makes a sly dig at the Moto 360

LG teases G Watch R for IFA; shows it off and makes a sly dig at the Moto 360

LG is continuing to tease its upcoming round smartwatch, rumoured to be awkwardly named the G Watch R, with this recent post on the company’s Google+ page teasing a reveal at IFA in early September. LG’s taken a cheeky swipe at Motorola‘s Moto 360 in their post too, claiming that the G Watch R will be the first wearable to “fully utilize its circular shape”. If true (and if LG can deliver on other fronts), that missing chunk at the bottom of the Moto 360’s screen could well prove to be its achilles heel. Commenters are pointing out the fairly[Read More...]

by 1:32 PM on August 27, 2014 9 comments Android Wear, Smartwatch
Shipments of wearable devices have soared in the last year

Shipments of wearable devices have soared in the last year

Canalys has reported that shipments of smart wearable devices have soared by 640% in the last year, in part thanks to our new obsession with this new category of devices. The report, which shows that Fitbit and Jawbone are clearly leading the pack in the health and lifestyle category, states that Samsung has become the worldwide leader in the smart wearable band market in the first half of 2014 with the release of the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit helping them to cement their position. The report also notes that Samsung released its fifth smart wearable in[Read More...]

by 8:00 AM on August 27, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, News, Smartwatch
Get a Hisense 40-inch (102cm) FHD LED LCD Smart TV for $600

Get a Hisense 40-inch (102cm) FHD LED LCD Smart TV for $600

The Good Guys have just begun advertising a new deal on the 40-inch Vision TV from Hisense. The Hisense Vison K390PA model is on sale for just $597 (Limit 3 per customer) – the same price as JB Hi-Fi have the 40-inch non-smart version at the moment. If you’re in need of delivery, The Good Guys can deliver to your door for an additional $30 on top. The TV comes with 40″ 1080P Full HD screen, 4 x HDMI, 3 USB inputs and a 3 year warranty. With it’s Google Certified Android Build, you get full access to Google Play[Read More...]

by 7:30 AM on August 27, 2014 3 comments Deal, Manufacturer
PlusUs launch premium LifeStar cables in 7 different styles

PlusUs launch premium LifeStar cables in 7 different styles

PlusUs, the Australian company behind LifeLink, the world’s thinnest, most compact smartphone cable, has announced they are now taking pre-orders for a more premium USB charge cable called the LifeStar. The tangle-free cables are covered by a lifetime warranty and are available in braided and stitched look in denim and PU leather (a man-made leather), with double stitching holding the material in place around the cable. The cables are finished with matching coloured PVC into an aluminum connectors. There’s two sizes available – 1 metre or 25 centimetre – which support up to 2.4amp charging with microUSB or Apple MFi[Read More...]

by 7:00 AM on August 27, 2014 10 comments Accessories
Android One to launch next week in India

Android One to launch next week in India

At Google I/O, Senior Vice President in charge of Android and Chrome, Sundar Pichai announced the Android One reference platform which would launch in India in ‘the Fall’, according to a new report from The Economic Times in India, that could actually be next week. With a release expected ‘early next month’, the launch partners for Android One in India – Micromax, Karbonn and Spice – are believed to be readying Android One handsets priced at between Rs 7,000 and Rs 10,000 (between AU$125 – AU$177), slightly above the $100 price point that Google originally announced. The hike in price[Read More...]

by 3:34 AM on August 27, 2014 0 comments Android One
Moto G2 gets a new leak ahead of September 4th announcement

Moto G2 gets a new leak ahead of September 4th announcement

The sequel to the most successful Android phone ever released by Motorola – the Moto G – is expected to come at the event announced for September 4th in Chicago, but the phone just doesn’t want to stay under wraps showing up today in a series of leaks which show off the phone and new coloured rear shells. It’s a series of 8 photos on the Hellomotohk Facebook page, the Moto G2 is shown off with an upsized screen which HellomotoHK claim has been updated to 5¨, confirming our information about the phone. Also shown off is the dual-SIM card[Read More...]

by 3:18 AM on August 27, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones