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Google Play App and Game Deal of the Week are now live with new deals

Google Play App and Game Deal of the Week are now live with new deals

9:24 am on January 6, 2016 in Apps and Games, Google Play and Services

It’s Wednesday, so to get you over hump-day Google has some great new deals on an app and a game in their now weekly App and Game Deal of the Week sale which sees an app and a game dropped from its normal price to a measly 20c each. This week we have The Mindfulness app and a game from[Read More…]

Lastpass 4.0 has been released with new emergency feature, new look and feel

Lastpass 4.0 has been released with new emergency feature, new look and feel

9:16 am on January 6, 2016 in Apps and Games, News
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Lastpass is one of the most popular cross-platform password managers out there, and today they’ve released version 4.0 of their service and associated apps. The team has been hard at work to improve the design and add new features, and the new emergency access feature is quite cool. The emergency access feature lets users designate trusted family or friends to[Read More…]

Huawei announces two new editions of its eponymous Watch; Watch Jewel and Watch Elegant

Huawei announces two new editions of its eponymous Watch; Watch Jewel and Watch Elegant

8:56 am on January 6, 2016 in Android Wear and Smartwatches, News
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Alongside this morning’s announcement of the Mate 8, Huawei today announced 2 new versions of its Watch – the Watch Jewel and Watch Elegant, courting the female market with elegant gold plated designs and Swarovski crystals. Both watches bring beautiful 316L cold forged stainless steel bodies with scratch resistant two later sapphire crystal coating their face. The Jewel adds Swarovski[Read More…]

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Amaysim has acquired Vaya Mobile for $70M

Amaysim has acquired Vaya Mobile for $70M

8:38 am on January 6, 2016 in Carriers, News, Other News
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Mobile Virtual Network Operator Amaysim has announced that it has purchased fellow operator, Vaya Mobile, for $70 million in a deal which will help grow Australia’s fourth biggest mobile phone provider by 140,000 subscribers. This acquisition will take Amaysim to over 1 million subscribers to its service by 2019. Amaysim’s CEO Julian Ogrin says the deal will “significantly improve Amaysim’s milestone[Read More…]

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 announced with options for a stylus

Huawei MediaPad M2 10.0 announced with options for a stylus

8:04 am on January 6, 2016 in Tablets
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Huawei had their CES 2016 press announcement this morning and introduced a 10″ version of the Mediapad M2 8″ model that recently launched in Australia. The 10″ model follows the same design principals as the 8″ model, with a lovely aluminium alloy making up the full metal body which comes with a sandblasted finish to give it a nice texture[Read More…]

Huawei’s Mate 8 is coming to Australia in early 2016

Huawei’s Mate 8 is coming to Australia in early 2016

7:44 am on January 6, 2016 in Phones
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Huawei’s Mate 8 phone – already available in some markets – is going global in 2016, and Australia is on the launch list. The Mate 8 is the followup to 2014’s Mate 7 and flies the Premium flag for the Chinese manufacturer in a number of pretty stunning ways. The phone’s 6 inch screen is housed in a body with[Read More…]

HTC announces updated Vive development kit called the Vive Pre with front-facing camera and improved controllers

HTC announces updated Vive development kit called the Vive Pre with front-facing camera and improved controllers

5:24 am on January 6, 2016 in Accessories
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HTC is making their way into the VR world with great noise, with almost universal praise for the unit from anyone who has tried it. With comsumer sales set to begin in April this year, HTC has announced a new developer model of the Vive they’ve named the Vive Pre. We’re a admittedly a little of track here with the[Read More…]

HTC announces new connected health devices in partnership with Under Armour

HTC announces new connected health devices in partnership with Under Armour

5:12 am on January 6, 2016 in Accessories

At CES, HTC has announced a new range of connected health devices with partner Under Armour as a package they’re calling ‘UA HealthBox’. The UA HealthBox contains three products, the UA Band, UA Heart Rate Monitor and UA Scale, all of which will are designed and built by HTC, but use the Under Armour Record software available for Android and[Read More…]

Snakable wants to help you stop destroying your USB cables

Snakable wants to help you stop destroying your USB cables

4:45 am on January 6, 2016 in Accessories

As I was wandering around CES Unveiled, I noticed a little company called Snakable was demonstrating a product that spoke particularly loudly to me as someone who’s well known for destroying USB cables. Snakable’s cable has extra support at the point where the cable joins the USB plug, in the form of three interlocking segments to allow you to bend[Read More…]

Alcatel OneTouch announces details of their new Pixi 4 range

Alcatel OneTouch announces details of their new Pixi 4 range

2:58 am on January 6, 2016 in Phones, Tablets

At CES today, Alcatel OneTouch has released details of the new Pixi 4 phones, phablet and tablet which they teased the other day. The Pixi 4 range come in a range of sizes ranging from the 3.5″ though to 4″, 6″ and finally 7″ with the Pixi 4 (7) device which is effectively a tablet with GSM connectivity. Alcatel OneTouch[Read More…]

Stabilo Digipen brings plain pen and paper handwriting recognition

Stabilo Digipen brings plain pen and paper handwriting recognition

7:34 pm on January 5, 2016 in Other News
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German penmaker Stabilo had a stand at CES Unveiled today showing off its forthcoming Digipen product, offering digital handwriting recognition with a simple Bluetooth-connected ballpoint pen. The Digipen includes sensors for measuring acceleration and rotation, position and movement along with a 2048-level pressure sensor. The result is a Bluetooth-connected pen that can transmit your written notes in plain text, allowing[Read More…]

Wistiki’s stylish “connected jewels” attach to your keyring, wallet … and pets

Wistiki’s stylish “connected jewels” attach to your keyring, wallet … and pets

7:15 pm on January 5, 2016 in Accessories
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Wistiki, a French company offering a number of item tracking products, showed off its new Bluetooth item trackers at CES Unveiled today. The company’s new “connected jewels”, crafted by famed designer Philipe Starck, are so named because of the attractive designs in a market where most item trackers carry a basic utilitarian design. There’s three products – “aha” for attaching[Read More…]

ReSound’s Smart Hearing aids connect to your smartphone

ReSound’s Smart Hearing aids connect to your smartphone

7:06 pm on January 5, 2016 in Accessories
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During today’s CES Unveiled event, I met with ReSound, a company making smart – they say the world’s smartest – hearing aids with Bluetooth connectivity and smartphone app control. ReSound’s Linx 2 hearing aids connect with each other and feature onboard signal processing to cancel out background environment noise appropriate to the environment – for example, they can sense when[Read More…]

AccuWeather updated with a new look and better performance

AccuWeather updated with a new look and better performance

4:07 pm on January 5, 2016 in Apps and Games, News
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Whether you know it or not, like 1.5 billion other users worldwide, you’re likely to have used and possibly relied on AccuWeather at some stage in your digital life. AccuWeather has been found on its own website, as a widget on other websites, and as a weather data source for countless other applications including some OEM Android skins as well.[Read More…]

Samsung releases December 2015 security update for Galaxy Note 5

Samsung releases December 2015 security update for Galaxy Note 5

4:02 pm on January 5, 2016 in OS Updates, Phones
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Samsung have really learned a few lessons in the last twelve months, and it seems the moaning from customers about lack of updates (especially for security and bug issues) has hit home. Samsung’s (just about) monthly security updates are a really welcome thing, especially for users of 2015’s flagship Galaxy S6 and Galaxy Note 5 range. While the Galaxy S6[Read More…]