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Google Glass goes on-sale in the UK – available from Google Play for £1000

Google Glass goes on-sale in the UK – available from Google Play for £1000

The international rollout of Google Glass has begun, unfortunately not where we wanted, nor anywhere near the price we all wanted. Customers in the UK are now able to purchase Google Glass directly from Google Play for £1000, with an estimated shipping lead time of 1-2 days. Google made the announcement on their Google+ page, which included an option for[Read More…]

by 5:26 pm on June 24, 2014 0 comments Glass, Google Play
Screenshots of a version of Android that could be an ‘L’ version leak through Chromium Issue Tracker

Screenshots of a version of Android that could be an ‘L’ version leak through Chromium Issue Tracker

A new version of Android with a name beginning with ‘L’ is definitely on the way, the new version, which includes an API Level tentatively, at this stage, named level ‘L’ was recently merged to the Android Open Source Project main branch. Now reddit user Doopl has found screenshots which feature a telling ‘L’ in the status bar of an[Read More…]

by 5:07 pm on June 24, 2014 9 comments OS Update, Rumours
Google I/O 2014: What to expect

Google I/O 2014: What to expect

  In the early hours of Thursday morning this week (2am AEST to be exact), Google will kick off their 7th annual developer conference – Google I/O. The conference will see some 5000 in attendance – developers alongside general attendees and media – for two days. A number of sessions will cover a range of Google products and services, showing[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on June 24, 2014 5 comments News
Nexus 7 LTE now out of stock – no Nexus tablets in stock on Google Play

Nexus 7 LTE now out of stock – no Nexus tablets in stock on Google Play

Google Play ran out of inventory of their WiFi models of the Nexus 7 in both 16GB and 32GB configurations earlier this month, but you were able to still order the Nexus 7 LTE, which included a free shipping offer. It looks like the free shipping offer worked because they too are now out of stock. The three models of[Read More…]

by 9:41 pm on June 23, 2014 6 comments Google Play, Tablets
Bauhn Sphere B5 Dual-SIM smartphone on sale at Aldi this Saturday for $249

Bauhn Sphere B5 Dual-SIM smartphone on sale at Aldi this Saturday for $249

German supermarket chain Aldi have just released their latest catalogue with specials beginning this Saturday, the 28th of June. The latest addition to their ‘Special Buys’ range, includes a new 5″ Bauhn branded smartphone named the Sphere B5 and will be selling for $249. The phone offers some updated spaces from the previous model Bauhn phone that the chain offered[Read More…]

by 8:44 pm on June 23, 2014 11 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Sale
64-bit Android support merges in AOSP also show API level naming change

64-bit Android support merges in AOSP also show API level naming change

Google I/O is only a short time away and so everything to do with Google products is being scrutinised to find out any hints of what to be released at the developer conference. One development is the addition of 64-bit support, as well as a tentative chance to the naming convention of API levels in the Android Open Source Project(AOSP).[Read More…]

by 5:26 pm on June 23, 2014 3 comments OS Update
BillGuard App – Now available in Australia, NZ & UK

BillGuard App – Now available in Australia, NZ & UK

Popular finance tracker app, BillGuard, is now available in Australia, New Zealand and the UK. Most Australian major banks and credit card providers are supported to use alongside it’s simple, yet powerful features to help you keep track of your spending and the app is available in Android or iOS. BillGuard remains free to use in the above mentioned countries[Read More…]

by 7:44 am on June 23, 2014 12 comments Apps, News
OnePlus One’s Production Issues Explained

OnePlus One’s Production Issues Explained

Anyone heard of a phone called the OnePlus One? How many people have seen? Some people believe it is in the same category as the bunyip, Big Foot and the Loch Ness Monster. Believe it or not, I have one so I do know it’s real. For many of you readers though it may as well be an urban legend.[Read More…]

by 10:11 pm on June 22, 2014 9 comments News
Good Deal: Samsung Gear Fit smartwatch/fitness band for $139

Good Deal: Samsung Gear Fit smartwatch/fitness band for $139

Probably one of the nicest and most popular smartwatch/fitness bands introduced so far this year has been the Samsung Gear Fit. Its feature rich, well designed hardware not only looks good, but is supposedly pretty functional according to Samsung, but the $249 price tag has put a number of people off, but it’s on-sale at the moment through DWI Digital[Read More…]

by 9:51 pm on June 22, 2014 2 comments Accessories, Smartwatch
Floating Notifications Comes to CyanogenMod Via AOSP

Floating Notifications Comes to CyanogenMod Via AOSP

Google have a history of implementing changes that custom rom developers have invented and implemented into the AOSP. Nothing wrong with that. The AOSP is there for a reason. One of its purposes is for developers to try out new things and feed the changes they make upstream and back into AOSP. Google also keep an eye on the custom[Read More…]

by 11:30 am on June 22, 2014 0 comments News