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Google News & Weather gets an update to Version 2.0 with new look and features
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Google News & Weather gets an update to Version 2.0 with new look and features

It’s the forgotten app on Android, after appearing in Android 2.0 the Google News and Weather app, along with its associated widget hasn’t received any love since then, but with a major design updates to Android since its release and another on the way, Google must have realised that it’s time. The update is available now in Google Play, or[Read More…]

in Apps by at 3:03 am on August 27, 2014
Rumour: Nexus X appears in Antutu
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Rumour: Nexus X appears in Antutu

A Motorola built Nexus phone has been on the wishlist of most Android fans for many years, the closest we’ve gotten so far was the Motorola ¨Droid¨ or Milestone as it was known outside the US, which launched Android 2.0, which was quickly updated to 2.1 – and the Motorola Xoom, which launched Android’s first true foray into tablets. The[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Rumours by at 11:07 pm on August 26, 2014
LG announces the LG G3 Stylus coming at IFA

LG announces the LG G3 Stylus coming at IFA

IFA is going to be massive this year, with launches from almost all the large Android OEMs, LG has already announced they will be bringing their L Fino and L Bello phones, but they’ve just announced the stylus toting LG G3 Stylus – which leaked earlier this month – will also be coming along for the ride. The phone is[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 6:16 pm on August 26, 2014
Asus teases their IFA smartwatch announcement again – curved screen incoming?

Asus teases their IFA smartwatch announcement again – curved screen incoming?

Asus has a smatwatch coming at IFA next week, they’ve announced it previously, and today they’ve followed up with a closer look at their watch revealing a few things about the design. The picture contains the same quote from Lebanese artist, poet, and writer, Khalil Gibran as the last teaser – Time has been transformed and we have changed. The[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Manufacturer by at 6:00 pm on August 26, 2014
Telstra expands 700MHz LTE trial to Sydney and Adelaide
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Telstra expands 700MHz LTE trial to Sydney and Adelaide

With the looming full scale launch of the 700MHz LTE network in Australia coming up in January, Telstra has been busily working on trialling the frequency in smaller markets to test for any issues which may come up in the full scale launch. Telstra announced trials of the network in Perth, Fremantle, Esperance, Mildura, Mt Isa and Griffith last month[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 5:45 pm on August 26, 2014
Amazon Coins are now on sale in Australia, everyone gets 500 Coins for free
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Amazon Coins are now on sale in Australia, everyone gets 500 Coins for free

Amazon announced today that Amazon Coins are now available for purchase in Australia. Coins can be used on the Amazon AppStore as an alternative purchase method for both apps and in-app purchases, and you can buy them from Amazon directly. In the future you might also be able to redeem coins for other things should the company launch its content[Read More…]

in Bargains, News by at 1:10 pm on August 26, 2014
Samsung, too, considering a circular smartwatch

Samsung, too, considering a circular smartwatch

While the first round of smartwatches were square, and not the most appealing visually, it seems the thirst is now for the round smartwatch. Moto 360 is the first one that we’re likely to see, but others too are jumping on board. LG has a rumoured round watch in the works, and it seems that Samsung is keen on the[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Rumours, Smartwatch by at 7:27 am on August 26, 2014
ADB server coming to ChromeOS thanks to Koush
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ADB server coming to ChromeOS thanks to Koush

Update: ADB for Chrome has now been released on the Chrome Web Store. Using ADB to access your Android phone or tablet on a Chromebook, ChromeBox or Chromebase has been a bit of a trial previously, but Koush is looking to make it a little bit easier. Koush has announced he’s releasing a new version of his ADB Server as a[Read More…]

in Chrome OS by at 7:17 am on August 26, 2014
Amazon buys out Twitch for $1Billion – Not Google
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Amazon buys out Twitch for $1Billion – Not Google

UPDATE: It appears that the purchase has actually gone through, with Engadget reporting that Amazon has purchased Twitch for $970M in cash. After earlier this year reporting in May this year that Google was looking at purchasing the gaming network service Twitch for $1Billion (US), the Wall Street Journal is now stating that it is Amazon that is looking to buy[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 6:26 am on August 26, 2014
The Galaxy Note 4 is coming…

The Galaxy Note 4 is coming…

More teasers are appearing from Samsung that continue to ask “Are you ready to Note?” This time the minute long advert looks at the S Pen and it’s function in the Galaxy Note environment; from communication, to games, to creativity and general interaction with your Galaxy Note device. Finally closing off with the notable date of September 3rd and the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 6:22 am on August 26, 2014