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Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and SmartWatch 3 teased by Sony

Xperia Z3 Tablet Compact and SmartWatch 3 teased by Sony

Sony is one of a number of manufacturers planning announcements for IFA, we were already expecting the Xperia Z3 and Xperia Z3 Compact, and had seen inklings of a Z3 tablet compact, but it seems there may be a Sony SmartWatch 3 as well according to the teaser on the Sony Facebook page. The teaser comes as a part of[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Smartwatch, Tablets by at 10:19 am on August 25, 2014
Boost Juice app now allows you to order your juice fix at your local store
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Boost Juice app now allows you to order your juice fix at your local store

To date, the Boost Juice app has been a somewhat less than feature packed app. With a few basic features like store locator, menu and Boost Juice Vibe Member functions, it’s apparently learned a new trick with the latest update. Members can now order their favourite juice from their local or favourite store, then pay for their order using 10[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play by at 9:44 am on August 25, 2014
Rumour: Next Nexus phone to be called Nexus X
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Rumour: Next Nexus phone to be called Nexus X

Nexus release time means you have to carry a large grain of salt at all times, so with that in mind, here we go. Leaker @TKTechNews, famous for initially leaking the Samsung Galaxy S5 Active, is reporting this morning that the upcoming Motorola Nexus phone will be called the Nexus X – model # XT1100. TK has provided the above[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 9:38 am on August 25, 2014
LG Tease A Round G Watch
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LG Tease A Round G Watch

LG, along with Samsung, were first out of the blocks with their Android Wear smartwatch, the LG G Watch. It was a basic square watch which seemed to be lacking that final finishing touches. At the time LG said that they didn’t have time to include everything they wanted in the G Watch including a heart rate monitor. They were[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News by at 10:20 pm on August 24, 2014
Chrome Remote Desktop to receive Screen Record functions

Chrome Remote Desktop to receive Screen Record functions

Chrome Remote Desktop is set to receive another update which will extend its usefulness – the ability to record your screen for future playback. Chrome advocate François Beaufort has advised ‘that the chromium team is adding Record button to the Chrome Remote Desktop App’. This useful feature will be highly useful for people looking to record “how to” guides. Any[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services, News by at 2:39 pm on August 24, 2014
Android 4.4.3 rolling out to Telstra HTC One (M7) owners
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Android 4.4.3 rolling out to Telstra HTC One (M7) owners

HTC has begun seeding their Android 4.4.3 update to HTC One (M7) handsets within Australia and the first carrier off the rank is Telstra. The firmware version being seeded is 6.11.841.7 at a total size of 551.45MB, so probably best downloading the update via WiFi. The firmware update, which is Android 4.4.3 brings along a few updates including: Android 4.4.3[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, OS Updates, Phones by at 2:26 pm on August 24, 2014
Ok Google, What’s an Avocado? – Android Wear voice Search
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Ok Google, What’s an Avocado? – Android Wear voice Search

Android Wear is getting a pretty big push from Google – rightfully so – it’s their next big step for Android before Android Auto, Android TV and Android One get released. The latest commercial shows off Voice Search, because sometimes you just want to find out something there and then, and why not? You have access to a wealth of[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 11:53 am on August 24, 2014
Get a Chromecast deal this weekend.

Get a Chromecast deal this weekend.

The Chromecast is a great little device, it gives a lot of functionality for a mere $49, but who wants to pay full retail? Well, don’t, here’s a couple of ways to get a Chromecast for a discount. We’ve seen quite a few deals from Dick Smith of late, but it seems you can also get a good deal from[Read More…]

in Chromecast by at 11:45 am on August 24, 2014
Dick Smith Runs on Google Apps and Drive
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Dick Smith Runs on Google Apps and Drive

During the Google I/O keynote, Drive was featured for a few minutes to show off new updates for Workplaces. Updates included unlimited storage for all Google Apps, as well as collaboration tools for the low price of $10 per employee per month?! It seems one of Australia’s favourite electronics retailers – Dick Smith – began using Google Apps a year[Read More…]

in Google Services, News by at 11:27 am on August 24, 2014
More Motorola Shamu Evidence Surfaces
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More Motorola Shamu Evidence Surfaces

Towards the end of July we saw leaks of a possible Motorola-made Nexus phablet with the codename Shamu surface. The Shamu didn’t go into hiding after that either with another rumour that it was to become an Android Silver device and would actually be released as the Moto S. Today another piece to the Shamu puzzle surfaced. Over in India[Read More…]

in News by at 9:41 pm on August 23, 2014