Google Fit update finally brings more activities
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Google Fit update finally brings more activities

Google has finally released an update to the Google Fit app, which adds a lot more functionality for those people who keep fit by doing more than just walking, cycling or running. The update to Google Fit, which is available in Google Play right now, has a number of updates including a new experimental mode which detects steps when your[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:45 am on December 12, 2014
Action Launcher 3 released today by Chris Lacy
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Action Launcher 3 released today by Chris Lacy

Chris Lacy has released the latest version of his well-loved¬†Action Launcher for Android. With over 500,000 installs, Lacy is clearly onto a winning formula with his app, and the new version doesn’t disappoint in terms of new features and design. Chris himself describes the update as follows: An entirely new take on Action Launcher. This release is both a complete[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 7:51 am on December 12, 2014
Telstra finally acknowledges the Sony Smartwatch 3 and Smartband Talk – now available from selected stores

Telstra finally acknowledges the Sony Smartwatch 3 and Smartband Talk – now available from selected stores

When Sony announced the long awaited Smartwatch 3, and it’s lower end non-Android Wear Smartband Talk fitness band were finally available in Australia last month, they made a surprise announcement that you’d be able to grab them from Telstra as well as from selected retailers. Initial, and subsequent checks with stores proved that despite the announcement, Telstra and their staff[Read More…]

in Accessories, Android Wear by at 7:30 am on December 12, 2014
You can now grab a Moto 360 from Officeworks
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You can now grab a Moto 360 from Officeworks

The list of retailers stocking the much sought after Motorola Moto 360 has now grown by one, with Officeworks now listing the watch for sale on their website. So far, Officeworks is only listing the Moto 360 in Silver, with a black leather band for $329. Officeworks is offering to ship the watch to you for an additional fee, with[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 9:04 pm on December 11, 2014
[Updated] – Get in the Christmas spirit with free Christmas tracks and albums from Google Play
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[Updated] – Get in the Christmas spirit with free Christmas tracks and albums from Google Play

‘Tis the season and all that, and Google is hitting it early with the gifts, offering up some free music to get you in the mood. For the last couple of months, Google has been giving a few albums away for free and this month there’s two albums for you to add to your Google Play Music library – as[Read More…]

in Google Play by at 8:44 pm on December 11, 2014
Nexus 6 launch in Australia: A tale of fast and lucky, and slow and woe.
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Nexus 6 launch in Australia: A tale of fast and lucky, and slow and woe.

If you’ve been waiting today to get your hands on a Nexus 6, I’m sorry to say the chances are above about 95% that you’ve missed out. Since we announced the availability in Australia via the Play Store this morning, we’ve seen stock levels replenished three times, and each time, the stock has sold out within a short while. As[Read More…]

in Discussions, News, Phones by at 6:51 pm on December 11, 2014
Vodafone waives the $5/day international roaming free on its $100 Red plan
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Vodafone waives the $5/day international roaming free on its $100 Red plan

If you’re planning to do a lot of international travel in the next year, Vodafone‘s latest change to its international roaming should make you sit up and take notice. The carrier’s Red plans page now lists complimentary $5 roaming on highest tier Red plan so you can use your included calls, texts and data when roaming in 47 countries for[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 4:14 pm on December 11, 2014
New app geavi allows you to take evidential videos just in case
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New app geavi allows you to take evidential videos just in case

geavi is a new app we’ve come across that is described as a personal safety app, allowing users to create videos, combine them with their locations, and upload it to a secure cloud service where the videos are stored (and locked) for a period of 10 days, so that videos can’t be deleted by anyone. Why might this be useful?[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 3:17 pm on December 11, 2014
HTC RE Camera — Review
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HTC RE Camera — Review

HTC announced the tiny, portable and decidedly odd-shaped Re camera at its October Double Exposure event in New York. The RE represents the company’s first step away from its core smartphone product line in a long time, a move to market a more mainstream consumer electronics product. For today’s Australian release of the Re, we’ve been putting HTC’s diminutive camera[Read More…]

in Accessories, Camera, Manufacturer, News by at 11:30 am on December 11, 2014
HTC’s RE Camera is available today, RRP $249
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HTC’s RE Camera is available today, RRP $249

First announced in New York in October, HTC has today announced that its pipe-shaped Re Camera will launch today at Telstra, Fone Zone and Next Byte stores nationwide for an RRP of $250. There’s also an Australian site for the product online now at recamera.com/au. The RE Camera is a small, one hand, one button camera that’s shaped like a[Read More…]

in Accessories, Camera, Carriers, Manufacturer by at 11:26 am on December 11, 2014