News

Opinion — Android Wear is the future of the wearables market

Opinion — Android Wear is the future of the wearables market

We saw the launch of Android Wear this week which has seemingly launched Google to the forefront of the wearable market. A market they had already begun pioneering with Google Glass, but with smartwatches from other manufacturers starting to appear, Google decided that it was time to take the proverbial bull by the horns and address the burgeoning wearables market,[Read More…]

by 3:49 pm on March 21, 2014 2 comments Opinion
Vodafone lights up Tasmania with their 4G network

Vodafone lights up Tasmania with their 4G network

The rollout of the high-speed Vodafone 4G LTE network continues unabated, this time into the Apple Isle, lighting up our southern most state with 4G LTE in five areas after running successful trials south of Bass Strait. The network has been switched on in West Moonah, Cambridge, New Norfolk, Warrane and Hobart Airport but with more markets coming soon, with[Read More…]

by 3:04 pm on March 21, 2014 0 comments Carriers
Alpha, Beta and live apps can now have independent changelogs

Alpha, Beta and live apps can now have independent changelogs

For developers who are harnessing the power of Google+ Beta groups, Google have added an extremely useful new feature: Changelogs for each version of the App that the developer has. In previous versions, the changelogs for Beta versions were generally posted in private Beta testing groups as the changes made would publish to the production version of the app that’s[Read More…]

by 2:30 pm on March 21, 2014 3 comments Apps
Aldi to launch new Onix Android phone and FullHD Android Media Box on March 26th

Aldi to launch new Onix Android phone and FullHD Android Media Box on March 26th

Aldi’s special buys which begin on Wednesday next week include a variety of electonics, TV’s, Windows tablets as well as two Android products to peruse, an Onix branded phone and FullHD Android Media box. The Onix branded phone is their second handset to sell through Aldi, although their first Android phone. With the first being the basic feature phone that[Read More…]

by 9:24 am on March 21, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Qik video shutting down at the end of April

Qik video shutting down at the end of April

Qik, the social video sharing app, has overnight announced that its services will be shutting down from 30 April 2014. Qik, which was purchased by Skype/Microsoft 3 years ago, has lived on as a standalone app since the purchase, however Microsoft has announced that Qik’s features have finally folded into Skype, meaning there’s no reason to offer a duplicate product.[Read More…]

by 9:21 am on March 21, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Link Bubble released to Google Play – pre-caching your webpages

Link Bubble released to Google Play – pre-caching your webpages

Australian developer behind such great applications as Tweetlanes and Action Launcher, today unveiled his latest creation – Link Bubble. The concept behind Link Bubble is simple, we spend an inordinate amount of time on our mobile devices waiting for webpages to load, Link Bubble simply loads a web link in a floating browser which for all intents and purposes appears[Read More…]

by 8:47 am on March 21, 2014 0 comments Apps
Galaxy S5 Mini User Agent Profile possibly spotted

Galaxy S5 Mini User Agent Profile possibly spotted

The Galaxy S5 hasn’t even launched as yet, but the rumours surrounding a mini version have already cropped up fueled by the discovery of a User Agent Profile(UAProf) which describes a lower specced version of the Galaxy S5. While it’s still uncertain if this phone will in fact be a Galaxy S5 Mini or Neo, the specs are inline with[Read More…]

by 6:21 am on March 21, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Opinion, Phones, Rumours
Samsung releases the Galaxy S5 experience App to Google Play – Try before you buy

Samsung releases the Galaxy S5 experience App to Google Play – Try before you buy

LG did it prior to the launch of the G2 and now Samsung has decided to give it a go, they’ve released an App into Google Play which lets you sift through the features of the Galaxy S5 and get a better idea of what to expect if you’re interested in their latest flagship. The App let’s you take a[Read More…]

by 3:35 am on March 21, 2014 0 comments Apps, Camera, Manufacturer
Samsung swipes at iPad, Surface and Kindle in their latest advert

Samsung swipes at iPad, Surface and Kindle in their latest advert

Samsung don’t exactly have a reputation for being subtle with their advertising and the latest advert for the Galaxy Pro Series of tablets holds true to their usual form. The advert is starts by showing off the multi-window capability of the Samsung NotePRO and TabPRO tablets and moves quickly onto dissing the Microsoft Surface pointing out that with a keyboard,[Read More…]

by 1:52 am on March 21, 2014 3 comments Tablets
Galaxy S5 Gold, Exclusive to Vodafone UK

Galaxy S5 Gold, Exclusive to Vodafone UK

It’s all about the exclusives sometimes in the mobile phone market and more so when the phone is hotly anticipated, so Vodafone UK announcing an exclusive Gold coloured handset is kind of a big deal. The latest flasgship in Samsung’s Galaxy range of phones is going to be launched in Australia on Wednesday Night, and most of the Australian Carriers[Read More…]

by 1:44 am on March 21, 2014 5 comments Carriers, Exclusive, Manufacturer, Phones