Game of Thrones Ep. 2 available now as in app purchase

Game of Thrones Ep. 2 available now as in app purchase

Did you jump onboard the GoT Bandwagon and ride it through Episode one of the Android adventure game from Telltale Games? The numbers aren’t mind blowing with their download figures sitting in the 10,000 – 50,000 downloads, but that’s not surprising given the high price of the game. What was undoubtedly one of the biggest shows of 2014 has continued[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 7:57 am on February 8, 2015
CM 12 Nightlies arrive for the Nexus 9
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CM 12 Nightlies arrive for the Nexus 9

Owners of the Nexus 9 are now able to install CyangogenMod on their tablet, with nightlies of CM12 now available to download. CM12 is based on Lollipop, so there’s very little to lose – except obviously OTA udpates from Google – from installing the ROM. CyanogenMod is one of the oldest, and certainly one of the easiest to install third[Read More…]

in Modding, OS Updates, Tablets by at 7:29 am on February 8, 2015
Google Glass is coming to Australia to help with makeovers from Yves Saint Laurent
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Google Glass is coming to Australia to help with makeovers from Yves Saint Laurent

Well, the Glass Explorer program has ended, but that doesn’t mean that companies who have invested in the technology are ending their usage. Yves Saint Laurent (YSL) will be bringing Glass to Australia to show off a new way to perform makeovers. According to InStyle Magazine, YSL will be using Glass in Myer and David Jones stores to work with[Read More…]

in Glass by at 9:39 am on February 7, 2015
Specs for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Galaxy Tab A Plus leak
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Specs for the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Tab A and Galaxy Tab A Plus leak

Samsung has apparently been making moves to update their tablet line-up with a new series called the Galaxy A and Galaxy A Plus. SamMobile has received some information regarding the specs of the tablets, and from the sounds of it, these will be classed as mid-range tablets. There will apparently be two variants of the Tab A and Tab A[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Rumours, Tablets by at 9:26 am on February 7, 2015
Google Maps latest update adds ‘Local Guides’ feature
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Google Maps latest update adds ‘Local Guides’ feature

After announcing their City Experts would now be known as ‘Local Guides’ last month, Google has begun the task of bringing the information gained from these local reviewers to their mobile apps, especially Google Maps. In the latest update to Google Maps (version 9.4.0 for those playing at home), now includes the Local Guides feature. The Local Guides feature exists[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 8:21 am on February 7, 2015
Six new Android apps arrive for ChromeOS
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Six new Android apps arrive for ChromeOS

Android apps have slowly been arriving on ChromeOS, officially anyway, with Google controlling the flow and working with developers to bring their apps over in a way that will work with the ChromeOS setup. Google has announced six more apps have now made the move, and though they’re not exactly big name apps, there’s some notable apps there. The six[Read More…]

in Apps, Chrome OS by at 8:03 am on February 7, 2015
Vodafone suggests Xperia Z3 Lollipop update expected by end of February
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Vodafone suggests Xperia Z3 Lollipop update expected by end of February

While some flagship smartphones have received their update to Android 5.0 Lollipop already, others — like Sony’s Xperia Z3 — have not. LG have already released their update for the G3, and Samsung and HTC’s plans are well advanced with versions starting to emerge for some of their recent devices, but as yet, Sony hasn’t quite reached that point. It[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates, Phones by at 7:26 am on February 7, 2015
Google offering $6 of Google Play credit with the purchase of a Chromecast
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Google offering $6 of Google Play credit with the purchase of a Chromecast

If you’ve purchased a Chromecast in Australia recently, it’s time to check your offers again, with Google again offering $6 of Google Play credit. The offer for credit is intended to help you rent, or buy Video content from Google Play, and once you complete the process of claiming your credit you’ll be taken to a Google Play Chromecast focus[Read More…]

in Chromecast, Google Play by at 10:02 pm on February 6, 2015
Oppo’s N3 and R5 are now available to order in Australia
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Oppo’s N3 and R5 are now available to order in Australia

Oppo’s newest smartphones are now available to order from the Oppo Mobile Australia site. We first saw the R5 and the N3 in November last year, with a hands-on report after their launch in Singapore. At the time we were promised the phones would come to Australia in early 2015, and today’s the day. The super-thin R5 is just 4.85mm[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:03 pm on February 6, 2015
Scientists create a smartphone component that can check for infectious diseases

Scientists create a smartphone component that can check for infectious diseases

From our Definitely Unusual pile comes this news from the US: Columbia University in New York has developed a new hardware component that’s affordable, connects to a smartphone, and can diagnose serious infectious diseases in the people it tests. At present, the sensor can somehow detect HIV and syphilis. It uses disposable plastic cassettes to achieve this that are loaded[Read More…]

in News by at 6:49 pm on February 6, 2015