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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active appears in front of a camera in the US
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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active appears in front of a camera in the US

The next evolution in Samsung’s Galaxy S Active range appears to have made an appearance in the states, with an AT&T branded device said to be a Galaxy S6 Active stopping by for a sneaky photo. Continuing the range’s styling, the rugged black exterior and physical buttons below the display remain. The images from GSMArena don’t show too much of[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 12:31 pm on May 13, 2015
Word Academy Review
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Word Academy Review

Word Academy is a new word puzzle similar to games like Scramble With Friends. Does it have that one-more-go hook that puzzle games need? Word Academy tasks the player with finding certain word in a grid of letters. Letters can be selected in any direction and finding the word awards points with faster finds awarding more points. Hints can be[Read More…]

in Mini Reviews by at 10:40 am on May 13, 2015
Google launches first Qualcomm based Android One handsets in Turkey
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Google launches first Qualcomm based Android One handsets in Turkey

After launching in countries across Asia, Google has turned their attention further afield with their Android One program launching in Europe. The first country to see the Android One handsets is Turkey, and in another first, the handsets are the first to use Qualcomm processors. The handsets will be built by General Mobile, and feature 4G connectivity but also a[Read More…]

in Other by at 7:59 am on May 13, 2015
The Moto 360 v2.0 may have just stopped by the Bluetooth SIG
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The Moto 360 v2.0 may have just stopped by the Bluetooth SIG

The Moto 360 is very close to a year old, with the watch first showing up in the public domain at Google I/O last year. We know that Motorola is working on a second-gen Moto 360 and it may be close to launch according to an entry in the Bluetooth certification bodies database. The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG), has[Read More…]

in Other by at 7:30 am on May 13, 2015
Mediatek announces a new generation of processors with ten cores
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Mediatek announces a new generation of processors with ten cores

Mediatek has announced a new generation of their Helios processor overnight, the Helios H20. The new generation of processor is the first to offer ten cores on chip – a deca-core processor, which they say will be available in late 2015. The processor uses a new Tri-Cluster arrangement of the ARM big.LITTLE architecture, and also integrates Cat 6 LTE connectivity.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer by at 7:12 am on May 13, 2015
Google finally admits that Hangouts conversations are not encrypted end-to-end
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Google finally admits that Hangouts conversations are not encrypted end-to-end

In years past, the need to encrypt your communications or use a VPN were edge cases, but in todays post-Snowden leaks, Metadata retention world, this is becoming common place. Google is often seen as a leader in security and privacy (in some cases) but it turns out, that one of their largest platforms for communications is unencrypted – at least[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 6:53 am on May 13, 2015
Photographer Colby Brown talks about 5 tips to make you a better photographer with the G4
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Photographer Colby Brown talks about 5 tips to make you a better photographer with the G4

LG has been pushing the photography capabilities of the recently announced G4. The spruiking of the quality of the camera began with details on the sensor they would use in the lead up to launch, and was continued in a video made with photographer Colby Brown – who spoke about using the camera. Now Mr Brown has returned in a[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:54 pm on May 12, 2015
PureVPN celebrating 8 years of service with a 2 years for 1 offer
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PureVPN celebrating 8 years of service with a 2 years for 1 offer

We wrote about PureVPN a little while ago, and they’ve gotten in touch to let us in on a little surprise; it’s their birthday, and to celebrate, they’re offering two years of their premium VPN service for the price of one. PureVPN claims to be one of the biggest VPN providers with the world’s largest VPN network, with servers and[Read More…]

in Other by at 8:14 pm on May 12, 2015
Asus ZenFone 2 ZE550ML on sale at Kogan
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Asus ZenFone 2 ZE550ML on sale at Kogan

We get a lot of readers asking us our opinions on a lot of Android phones, and at the moment there’s a lot of interest in the Asus ZenFone 2. We currently have an Asus ZenFone 2 on the review bench – and that review will be published in the next few days – but that may not be early[Read More…]

in Bargains, Other by at 6:03 pm on May 12, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 shows up again with more renders.
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Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 shows up again with more renders.

As we approach the one year anniversary of the Samsung Galaxy Tab S, rumours and renders of the successor, the aptly named Galaxy Tab S2 are now beginning to surface. Online leaker @0nleaks recently released a render of at least one model of the tablet, and has just followed up with another two, which show off the rear and bottom[Read More…]

in Tablets by at 4:21 pm on May 12, 2015