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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
HTC Nexus tablet certified by the WiFi Alliance
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HTC Nexus tablet certified by the WiFi Alliance

The much rumoured HTC Nexus tablet – codenamed ‘Volantis’ or ‘Flounder’ – is very much anticipated after Google let the 1-year release window for their Nexus 7 line slide without any new announcements. The tablet has apparently quietly slipped through the WiFi Alliance – the certification body for WiFi capable devices – earlier this month. It’s an AOSP, Android L[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Rumours, Tablets by at 7:36 am on August 23, 2014
Sony announce the Xperia M2 Aqua – a midrange waterproof phone

Sony announce the Xperia M2 Aqua – a midrange waterproof phone

Sony has been a market leader in bringing ‘life-proof’ phones to the world. They were among the first companies to bring waterproof phones to market with their higher-end devices and now they’re bringing that ability to the mid-range market, announcing the Sony Xperia M2 Aqua. The Xperia M2 Aqua will be available in two colour choices – Black and White[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 7:22 am on August 23, 2014
James Bond can’t even get a Kitkat update for his phone Xperia T, TX and V to remain on Jelly Bean
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James Bond can’t even get a Kitkat update for his phone Xperia T, TX and V to remain on Jelly Bean

Seems even the inimitable James Bond can’t sway the Android update gods for his Xperia TX. Back in November last year, soon after the launch of Kitkat, Sony announced that they were investigating the possibility of bringing this latest Android update to a number of their phones. Among those being looked at were the Xperia T, TX and V, but[Read More…]

in News by at 7:09 am on August 23, 2014
Samsung keeps teasing the Galaxy Note 4 pushing the importance of handwriting
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Samsung keeps teasing the Galaxy Note 4 pushing the importance of handwriting

Samsung has two really lines of Galaxy devices to release every year, the first is of course the Galaxy S series in the first half and the second being the Galaxy Note series, which Samsung has teased will be announced on the 3rd of September. Today they’ve released a video which focuses on the handwriting aspect of the Galaxy Note[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 6:57 am on August 23, 2014
Moto G2 and Moto X+1 show up on Brazilian retailer again

Moto G2 and Moto X+1 show up on Brazilian retailer again

Brazilian site Livraria Logos are at it again. They leaked the Moto E press renders early, they also have had a go leaking the specs for the Moto X+1 previously and today, they’ve done it again, adding some details on a new custom rear shell material: Leather. Droid-life have found the listings – again removed quickly – which previously appeared,[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 6:45 am on August 23, 2014
Samsung talks about the construction of the metal framed Galaxy Alpha
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Samsung talks about the construction of the metal framed Galaxy Alpha

Samsung recently announced their first metal framed Galaxy phone – the Galaxy Alpha – which was described as ‘the evolution of Galaxy Design’. Overnight, Samsung has spoken about the construction of the phone and how the chasis is milled using computerised numerical control (CNC) machines, from metal to form the frame, while leaving room for the battery and other components.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 6:27 am on August 23, 2014
The next version of Glass may not be as dorky looking as the original
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The next version of Glass may not be as dorky looking as the original

We all think it’s dorky, but Glass is something you really want to try anyway, but you just wish it would look better. Google also wants to improve how Glass looks and according to a recent patent filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), they’re definitely trying. According to a patent application Patent filing US D710,928S the[Read More…]

in Glass by at 11:49 am on August 22, 2014
Sony Xperia Z3 specs revealed and shown off in new pics while being certified
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Sony Xperia Z3 specs revealed and shown off in new pics while being certified

The Sony Xperia Z3 is expected to be launched in the next couple of weeks in Berlin at the IFA trade show in September. So, it’s no surprise that Sony is busily running the phone through various regulators making sure it’s certified for use in the markets it will release in. The telecommunications equipment certification center in China, more commonly[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:35 am on August 22, 2014