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Facebook launches a new feature called Nearby Friends – keeps track of your pals, but only if they want you to

Facebook launches a new feature called Nearby Friends – keeps track of your pals, but only if they want you to

If you’re one of those people who likes to plan those otherwise impromptu encounters, Facebook has just announced a new feature called Nearby Friends. The premise is fairly simple: Nearby Friends shows you if your friends are close by, so you can reach out to these friends and contact them about meeting up. The feature isn’t automatically turned on within[Read More…]

by 6:42 am on April 20, 2014 1 comment Apps, News, Phones, Tablets
OnePlus One Photos Leaked- Fake?

OnePlus One Photos Leaked- Fake?

The OnePlus One leaks are coming fast and strong in the last few days. Some have been perpetuated by OnePlus with them announcing things such as the invite system for purchasing and some are just plain leaks/rumours. The recent ones I am going to place in both baskets. Overnight there have a been leaks of both apparent press images of[Read More…]

by 3:59 pm on April 19, 2014 7 comments News
Rumour: MediaTek based sub-US$100 Nexus phone being worked on

Rumour: MediaTek based sub-US$100 Nexus phone being worked on

It’s that time of year, now is generally when rumours surrounding the next Nexus smartphone, which is generally released every year in October/November each year, start heating up. This years rumour has already seen a hint that LG will be tipped to make the Nexus phone for the third year in a row, but now a new rumour out of[Read More…]

by 11:15 am on April 19, 2014 14 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Telstra LG Optimus L3 on sale today at Big W

Telstra LG Optimus L3 on sale today at Big W

Big W are having a big 1-day Easter long weekend sale and are offering the Telstra Pre-Paid LG Optimus L3 at half price for $34.50. The LG Optimus L3 has been one of the successful comebacks for LG within the lower end of the market and remains quite a stylish device. Just incase you have forgotten, here is the rundown of[Read More…]

by 10:34 am on April 19, 2014 3 comments News, Phones, Sale
Catch of the Day Technothon offering Sony, Samsung and HTC deals

Catch of the Day Technothon offering Sony, Samsung and HTC deals

Australian bargain site Catch of the Day is having another “Technothon” sale. The sale began today and ends tomorrow morning (Saturday 19th April) at 11am AEST which includes a number of Android devices. Sony Catch of the Day is offering two phones for sale as well as a tablet, first up is Sony’s 2013 flagship, the Xperia Z, which is[Read More…]

by 8:57 pm on April 18, 2014 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones, Sale, Tablets
HTC One (M8) — Review

HTC One (M8) — Review

Is the HTC One (M8) your new Mate? HTC has a long and proud history in the mobile industry. From their early years as an ODM (original design manufacturer) making phones and mobile devices to be branded as HP and Palm, HTC have grown through leaps and bounds to their current standing as one of the leaders in design and[Read More…]

by 3:17 pm on April 18, 2014 28 comments Reviews
The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from Gameloft swings into Google Play

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 from Gameloft swings into Google Play

With the Amazing Spider-Man 2 hitting cinemas in Australia yesterday, the movie tie-in game from Gameloft has also made an appearance. Swinging into Google Play at $5.49, Gameloft has also included a few In-App Purchases as well – Spidey needs new outfits. When not fighting henchmen or major villains such as Venom, the Green Goblin, Electro, and more in the[Read More…]

by 1:19 pm on April 18, 2014 1 comment Apps
Qantas Frequent Flyers can now use points to purchase a Samsung Galaxy S5

Qantas Frequent Flyers can now use points to purchase a Samsung Galaxy S5

The Galaxy S5 is now here in stores, and even subsidised on a plan it costs a pretty penny. But Qantas has now added the Galaxy S5 to their Qantas store to let you swap those accrued Qantas Frequent Flyer(QFF) Points for Samsung’s latest flagship. The phone can be exchanged for 173,500 QFF points with no money changing hands, or[Read More…]

by 12:41 pm on April 18, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Flickr wants to become your new Instagram app

Flickr wants to become your new Instagram app

Yahoo has been busy updating the Android app for its Flickr service. The new app is now offering improved sharing through Dropbox and Google+ (something which has been seriously lagging with Instagram) but in addition to this, the update now brings Instagram-like filters and in-depth editing tools. There is also a new feature which enables users to view each photo’s[Read More…]

by 6:58 am on April 18, 2014 1 comment Apps, Camera, News
OnePlus Does A Willy Wonka

OnePlus Does A Willy Wonka

I know that I have already written one piece today on the OnePlus One but I thought I would further disappoint everyone just a little bit more. First it was the lack of availability to Australia but for those who really want this phone that was a mere speed bump in the road to geek heaven (a new tech toy).[Read More…]

by 10:35 pm on April 17, 2014 8 comments News