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Android Wear for iOS? Yes, it’s coming
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Android Wear for iOS? Yes, it’s coming

Google is readying to add iOS support to Android Wear, according to an anonymous source that spoke with The Verge. The timing is highly coincidental (given that today is the iWatch launch day), and probably quite a happy coincidence if you’re Google; those who find the iWatch a bit too garish might rejoice in iOS compatibility with a wider range[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News, Rumours, Smartwatch by at 9:22 am on April 10, 2015
ChromeOS Files App gets experimental MTP Write access in Dev Channel

ChromeOS Files App gets experimental MTP Write access in Dev Channel

Since MTP read support went live in ChromeOS on the Stable channel in October last year, Google has been under some pressure to enable write access. Write access has apparently landed for users on the Dev Channel now, meaning those on the cutting edge can start writing data to their Android devices. The update isn’t automatically live as soon as[Read More…]

in Chrome OS by at 9:20 am on April 10, 2015
Commonwealth bank bringing banking to your wrist with new Smartwatch integration
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Commonwealth bank bringing banking to your wrist with new Smartwatch integration

Smartwatch integration is the next big thing for app developers, with the release of the Apple Watch just a short time away, a number of companies are suddenly releasing Smartwatch integration. The Commonwealth Bank has joined in, announcing their new Smartwatch compatability which will be arriving shortly for both Android and Apple. The integration with your Android Wear Smartwatch requires[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 4:11 pm on April 9, 2015
LG talks camera modules in lead-up to G4 launch
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LG talks camera modules in lead-up to G4 launch

LG is in full swing in the lead-up to the launch on the 28th of April of their 2015 flagship phone – the G4. LG has already released their first teaser video for the G4, which showed the first solid information about the upcoming phone, showing off a f/1.8 aperture in a silhouetted drawing of the device. Today, LG has[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 3:09 pm on April 9, 2015
Twitter revamps its trends section

Twitter revamps its trends section

Twitter has announced that it has revamped its trend section for its Android and iOS apps to make it more relevant to users. The update, which follows last week’s change to quote retweets, will see the trends section moved to the search page and whilst the update will retire the somewhat questionable #discover and activity sections currently. The company has stated[Read More…]

in Apps by at 1:24 pm on April 9, 2015
Stan updates their app to support more devices
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Stan updates their app to support more devices

Mobile video streaming service Stan has updated their Android app overnight adding in some new devices making compatability a little better at the top end of the spectrum. The Android app now supports all the HTC One flagships, as well as handsets and tablets from LG and Sony. The full list of devices added in the updated is included in[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play by at 1:19 pm on April 9, 2015
New Sony Xperia C4 Cosmos image leaks

New Sony Xperia C4 Cosmos image leaks

The Sony Xperia Z4 might not be the only Sony smartphone that’s coming up, though the rumours are certainly getting tongues wagging. Pictured above is a different phone, said to be Sony’s upcoming Xperia C4, aka the Cosmos. We don’t know much more about the specs, but we know from what we see that it’s a nice looking phone, with thin[Read More…]

in News, Phones, Rumours by at 11:29 am on April 9, 2015
LG releases a ‘Lookbook’ for the LG Urbane smartwatch – all the looks in one video
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LG releases a ‘Lookbook’ for the LG Urbane smartwatch – all the looks in one video

LG’s next smartwatch, the Urbane looks set to be a real style piece as opposed to the basic G Watch and the more sporty G Watch R. To set the scene for the variety of different styles available for the LG Watch Urbane, LG has released a ‘lookbook’ video to show them all off. LG will offer two bands based[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Manufacturer by at 10:43 am on April 9, 2015
YouTube subscription service set to launch before the end of the year
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YouTube subscription service set to launch before the end of the year

Pre-roll ads on YouTube videos are an annoying, but necessary part of life, but their days could be numbered according to a new email being circulated to YouTube partners. YouTube has been emailing partners advising them that their subscription service is getting ready to launch, with the service looking to do away with pre-roll ads for a monthly fee. This[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 10:09 am on April 9, 2015
Dell announces the Venue 10 7000 Tablet with Android 5.0
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Dell announces the Venue 10 7000 Tablet with Android 5.0

After successfully launching their ultra-thin 7″ Venue 8 7000 tablet in Australia earlier this year, Dell has announced a larger model going for the larger tablet market with the Venue 10 7000. Like it’s smaller sibling, the Venue 10 7000 is powered by the same 2.3GHz quad-core Intel Atom Z3580 processor. The tablet has an ultra-high resolution 10.5″ OLED 2560×1600[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 9:30 am on April 9, 2015