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Kickstarter: Check your Blood Alcohol Content with DrinkMate

Kickstarter: Check your Blood Alcohol Content with DrinkMate

Australian’s love a drink – but we DON’T love people who drink and drive. As the saying goes ‘Stay under .05 or get off the road’, so making it easy to check your Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) is a good way to avoid incidents – or just don’t drink at all – so the team at Edge Tech Labs has[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 9:29 am on September 1, 2014
Google to add minimum & maximum bitrate support as well as 1080P support to Cast extension

Google to add minimum & maximum bitrate support as well as 1080P support to Cast extension

Google is continuing to improve their Chromecast extension, offering better tab-casting features slowly, but surely. They’ve called on Chromecast users previously to get Tab Mirroring improved, and now you can try out some new features – if you’re willing to use the Google Cast Beta extension. The announcement, made by Googler Mark Scott over on the Chromecast forums, shows that[Read More…]

in Chromecast by at 8:55 am on September 1, 2014
Rumour: Sony Smartwatch 3 running Android Wear and new Smartband coming at IFA as well
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Rumour: Sony Smartwatch 3 running Android Wear and new Smartband coming at IFA as well

When Android Wear launched back in March, the platform initially saw a number of OEMs – Asus, Samsung, HTC, LG and Motorola – announce they would be providing hardware for the platform. But not all Open Handset Alliance members jumped on boardm, Sony announced soon after that they would continue to concentrate on their own Smartwatch platform rather than going[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Rumours by at 8:22 am on September 1, 2014
Photo editing app Over makes its way to Google Play
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Photo editing app Over makes its way to Google Play

If you’re like me and where in a previously an iPhone user but have since moved over to Android and love photo editing but have found it hard to find a photo editing app that adds wonderful texts and stamps over your photo’s, then you’re in for good news as the popular iOS photo editing app, Over, has become available[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 9:33 pm on August 31, 2014
Messaging app Whatsapp updated with full Android Wear support

Messaging app Whatsapp updated with full Android Wear support

Popular cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp has released an update to its Android app which now includes rich wrist-based notifications for Android Wear users. While we’ve had notifications for a while now, the new update brings a host of new features, including: Full, long message viewing Nested/stacked messages with sliding navigation between them Reply via voice Incoming messages can be dismissed[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 12:10 pm on August 31, 2014
Looking for something fun to play? Go Back to Bed
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Looking for something fun to play? Go Back to Bed

If you’re like me, you’re having a pretty lazy Sunday right about now. Are you looking for something to do, as you flick mindlessly between the cable channels? Look no more. We’re big fans of beautiful games, and Back to Bed, from Bedtime Digital Games is one such game. Reminding us firmly of Monument Valley, Back to Bed is a[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play, News by at 12:05 pm on August 31, 2014
Moto X+1 handset shows up in the wild
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Moto X+1 handset shows up in the wild

The Motorola launch on the 4th of September should give us our first official look at the Moto X+1, but with the launch so close, the phone will of course show up in the wild, that’s what’s happened this afternoon. The phone which is due for announcement on the 4th, won’t make an appearance in-store until the 28th, which his[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:34 pm on August 30, 2014
Lenovo Thinkpad 11e — Review
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Lenovo Thinkpad 11e — Review

Lenovo is the largest manufacturer of laptops on the planet. Along with Lenovo branded laptops, Lenovo is also responsible for continuing the legacy of the Thinkpad branded notebooks which were built by IBM until they sold the brand to Lenovo back in 2005. And continue the legacy they have, producing high quality and functional laptops for both business, personal and[Read More…]

in by at 2:58 pm on August 30, 2014
Nokia HERE Maps comes to Android – exclusive to Samsung devices
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Nokia HERE Maps comes to Android – exclusive to Samsung devices

Nokia’s devices section has been sold to Microsoft, meaning we won’t be seeing a new Nokia branded phone for a while. Their software section however remains in Finnish hands and one of the best parts of the software division is Nokia HERE Maps. HERE Maps is right up there with Google Maps as one of the better mapping products available,[Read More…]

in Apps by at 10:53 am on August 30, 2014
Google introduces their own drone delivery system – Project Wing – now testing in QLD

Google introduces their own drone delivery system – Project Wing – now testing in QLD

While online retailer Amazon has already made their intention to begin deliveries by autonomous drone, it appears that Google also is interested in this delivery mechanism as well. Rather than delivering products however – although it can be done – they’re looking at Project Wing, which they’ve named the project, as a way to deliver goods to remote, or disaster[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 12:16 pm on August 29, 2014