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YouTube app now showing 480p And 1080p streaming options

YouTube app now showing 480p And 1080p streaming options

Up until recently, the YouTube app has been missing the ability to force streaming in a specific resolution. But Google has been working on it, recently rolling out options for 144p to 720p, but this morning there seems to be a new update allowing some users to stream up to 1080p. YouTube version 5.7 introduced the options for manually selecting[Read More…]

by 11:10 am on June 14, 2014 0 comments Apps, Google Services
Google Brings Gmail, Calendar and Google Now Integration

Google Brings Gmail, Calendar and Google Now Integration

We have always thought that Google’s grand plan for Google Now was for it to run our lives for us. If you sign over your life to Google Now its ability to predict what you are doing or going to do is nothing short of amazing. My first such occurrence of this was when I searched for the MCC museum[Read More…]

by 11:39 pm on June 13, 2014 8 comments News
LG G Pad Rolls Out In Europe

LG G Pad Rolls Out In Europe

Late last year LG released an 8.3in G Pad here in Australia. We reviewed it in January and to say the review was less than positive is an understatement. It was a mid range tablet at best. A month ago LG announced successors to their G Pad. This time, instead of a single tablet size LG are targeting three different[Read More…]

by 9:02 pm on June 13, 2014 4 comments News
Bendigo Bank launches a retail point of sale mobile payment solution called ‘redy’

Bendigo Bank launches a retail point of sale mobile payment solution called ‘redy’

The Bendigo Bank has long been the upstart in the banking community, by aiming their services at communities who actually welcome them. They’ve done well by being big on small business, in a time when some of the larger financial institutions aren’t so interested, and they’ve just launched a retail point of sale mobile payment solution in partnership with Community[Read More…]

by 6:49 pm on June 13, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
Report: Google to launch ‘Google Fit’ health tracking at I/O

Report: Google to launch ‘Google Fit’ health tracking at I/O

Fitness is a big thing these days, and judging by the plethora of trackers on or entering the market there’s a reason that large companies like Samsung, Apple and now Google are launching Health tracking functions for their mobile devices. According to a report from Forbes the service will launch at Google I/O later this month as a direct response[Read More…]

by 5:38 pm on June 13, 2014 1 comment Google Services
Jawbone Up24 — Review

Jawbone Up24 — Review

The world of fitness tracking gadgets is overrun! There’s already a lot of options out there, and thanks to sites like Kickstarter there’s more entering the market all the time. Jawbone has been a well-established brand in the accessory market for a while though, and has been built a profile in the fitness tracking world for the last couple of[Read More…]

by 11:32 am on June 13, 2014 3 comments Accessories, Reviews
Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S tablet series – 8.4 and 10.5 inch devices, accessories in tow

Samsung unveils Galaxy Tab S tablet series – 8.4 and 10.5 inch devices, accessories in tow

At an event at Madison Square Garden in New York, Samsung launched their new tablet series, the Galaxy Tab S. The tablets will be available in 8.4- and 10.5-inch screen sizes with high resolution Super AMOLED 2560×1600 displays, a first for tablets. We’ve been impressed with Samsung’s Super AMOLED displays on phones in recent years, and it’s good to see[Read More…]

by 11:20 am on June 13, 2014 7 comments News
EverythingMe launcher now available to download from the Play Store

EverythingMe launcher now available to download from the Play Store

Earlier this year we reported that EverythingMe, an Android launcher quite similar to the Google Now launcher, had come out of beta for certain countries, namely the UK, USA, Spain and Germany. Well it seems now that the company has flicked the switch to allow Aussies to download and try the launcher out for themselves. It certainly has been a[Read More…]

by 8:57 am on June 13, 2014 9 comments Apps, News
Samsung Galaxy F ‘Prime’ pictured next to a Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy F ‘Prime’ pictured next to a Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy F or Prime rumours have heated up again overnight with PhoneArena posting the above picture of what they’ve been tipped is the Galaxy F posing next to a now downmarket looking Galaxy S5. The phone looks to be physically about the same size as the current Galaxy flagship, but the rumoured specs of the Galaxy F could[Read More…]

by 8:43 am on June 13, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Gadgets4Geeks now offering the LG G3 with 3GB RAM/32GB Storage for $899

Gadgets4Geeks now offering the LG G3 with 3GB RAM/32GB Storage for $899

Update: Well, that was fast stock has been depleted, but fear not there’s more on the way so you can still pre-order. Since the launch of the LG G3 in 2 different memory configurations – the model destined for the Australian market with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of Storage and another model which includes 3GB of RAM and 32GB[Read More…]

by 8:24 am on June 13, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones