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Good Deal: Get a 64GB microSD card from Shopping Square for $29.95 + Shipping
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Good Deal: Get a 64GB microSD card from Shopping Square for $29.95 + Shipping

Rumours surrounding the death of the SD – or microSD card more importantly – have been greatly exaggerated. Sure Samsung decided not to use one this time around in their flagship, but LG, HTC, Huawei and many more still offer expandable memory – so how would you like an extra 64GB for a great price? Shopping Square can help you[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 3:21 pm on May 12, 2015
Empires and Allies — Review
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Empires and Allies — Review

Empires and Allies is another in the well worn Clash of Clans F2P battler genre. Does it differentiate itself? Empires and Allies gives you a fair bit of control during battles. Besides the basic tap based troop deployment common to this type of game you can also use flares to direct troops to certain locations. This is useful for plopping[Read More…]

in Apps, Mini Reviews by at 1:32 pm on May 12, 2015
Constantly looking for a convenient new phone cable? Check out the InCharge Bolt on Kickstarter
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Constantly looking for a convenient new phone cable? Check out the InCharge Bolt on Kickstarter

If you’ve ever been out and about and wanted to quickly top up your phone with a charge, or connect your phone to a computer but haven’t had your charger cable handy, then a new project on Kickstarter may be what you’re looking for. The InCharge Bolt has launched a new campaign to attract backers – and in a twist,[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 11:49 am on May 12, 2015
Possible new Motorola handset specs crop up – possibly a new Moto X being tested?
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Possible new Motorola handset specs crop up – possibly a new Moto X being tested?

With the Moto E Gen 2  and Moto G2 in the market place, attention is turning to the third generation of the phone which started all this – the Moto X. The one year anniversary of the Moto X will be upon us in a few months, which means that Motorola is going to be well on the way to[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:24 am on May 12, 2015
Alcatel OneTouch join MobileMuster to help with recycling of old mobile technology

Alcatel OneTouch join MobileMuster to help with recycling of old mobile technology

After re-launching the OneTouch brand here in Australia, Alcatel has been on somewhat of a roll of late. We’ve seen their handsets popping up on Optus as pre-paid devices, and we expect to see them elsewhere quite soon. As another part of their strategy, the company has joined forces with Mobile Muster, the mobile telecommunications industry’s not-for-profit, government-accredited recycling program.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer by at 11:03 am on May 12, 2015
Humble Mobile Bundle 12 updated with two new games

Humble Mobile Bundle 12 updated with two new games

Good news everyone! You can now get more bang for your buck over at the Humble Mobile Bundle, with the latest bundle updated with two new games. The now week old Humble Bundle has had two additional games added taking the total amount of games to eight. As usual, the additional games are in the premium tier which is available[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:25 am on May 12, 2015
Google suspends Map Maker service in light of recent fake updates
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Google suspends Map Maker service in light of recent fake updates

Google’s Map Maker service has been under scrutiny of late, there’s been a couple of incidents involving edits which haven’t exactly been legitimate to say the least – including the infamous Bugdroid urinating on the Apple logo a couple of weeks back. Google has now announced that they will be suspending the service from May 12th. Visitors to the Map[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 8:16 am on May 12, 2015
Huawei Ascend Mate 8 leaked in photos

Huawei Ascend Mate 8 leaked in photos

Huawei’s Ascend Mate is probably one of its more popular lines, and we’ve seen a number of iterations of the device since it was first launched in 2013. It looks as if the latest in the series, the Ascend Mate 8, has been leaked in photos found on a Chinese website. The website claims to have spy shots of the[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 7:43 am on May 12, 2015
LG changes its tune and decides to incorporate Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0
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LG changes its tune and decides to incorporate Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0

When we attended the LG G4 launch in Singapore at the end of last month, one of the questions asked frequently during the hands-on session afterwards was about fast charging, and more notably, why the G4 didn’t have it. The assembled press corps, myself included, were puzzled by this choice given that the G4 is powered by a Snapdragon 808[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 7:31 am on May 12, 2015
Nexus 9 users need wait no longer; Android 5.1.1 factory image now posted
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Nexus 9 users need wait no longer; Android 5.1.1 factory image now posted

Nexus 9 users can finally enjoy not being behind the pack with their newest of Nexus tablets; not only has the over-the-air (OTA) update rolled out during the last week, but the factory image has now been uploaded to the Nexus firmware page as well. The factory image is Android 5.1.1 (LMY47X), and takes you to the same place as[Read More…]

in OS Updates, Tablets by at 7:19 am on May 12, 2015