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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
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