Cyanogen-Micromax “YU” Phone To Launch 18th December
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Cyanogen-Micromax “YU” Phone To Launch 18th December

To say that the last week has been an eventful one in the OnePlus-Cyanogen Inc relationship is a massive understatement. Both sides publicly fired shots at one another over the Cyanogen Inc exclusivity deal with Micromax in India. From the outside, it appears to those of us on the outside that the relationship seems doomed. Things are about to get[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 9:05 am on December 14, 2014
Optus 10 – Open for business and serving rural Australians

Optus 10 – Open for business and serving rural Australians

Optus have continued their investment in infrastructure and increasing their coverage announcing on Friday that they’ve added another satellite to their fleet. Called Optus 10, the satellite will provide voice and data connectivity to customers in both regional and remote areas of Australia. The press release reveals that the satellite was launched 3 months ago and underwent in-orbit testing prior[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 8:44 am on December 14, 2014
Nexus 6 Naked Tough Case and Stand Folio Case now in-stock – shipping in 1-2 days

Nexus 6 Naked Tough Case and Stand Folio Case now in-stock – shipping in 1-2 days

While the actual Nexus 6 remains out of stock, despite a brief flurry on Thursday morning, Google has just opened up orders for the Nexus 6 cases, ensuring that those who managed to place an order will be able to protect them. Google is offering the Nexus 6 Naked Tough Case for $40, while the Nexus 6 Stand Folio case[Read More…]

in Accessories, Google Play by at 6:13 pm on December 13, 2014
Nexus 9 Origami Covers now in-stock on Google Play – shipping in 1-2 Days
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Nexus 9 Origami Covers now in-stock on Google Play – shipping in 1-2 Days

Google has finally listed the Nexus 9 Cover for sale in Google Play, over a month after they began sales on the tablet. While the Folio Keyboard case remains unlisted and hence unavailable, if you want to protect your new Nexus 9, then here’s the official cover for it. The Nexus 9 Cover, known around the traps as a Magic[Read More…]

in Accessories, Google Play by at 6:09 pm on December 13, 2014
Chromecast now comes with guest mode
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Chromecast now comes with guest mode

Parties at your house could get a little more interesting, and more focused on Chromecast soon, with Google announcing Guest Mode for Chromecast this week. Guest Mode allows visitors to your house to cast content to your TV, without first having to connect to your Wi-Fi network. Guest Mode allows anyone with an Android device to cast to your TV[Read More…]

in Apps, Chromecast by at 1:28 pm on December 13, 2014
Nokia pushes out Here Map onto Google Play
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Nokia pushes out Here Map onto Google Play

After launching on Android as a Samsung exclusive back in August, Nokia has finally released Here maps on Google Play as a free download, allowing for much broader access. Nokia’s HERE maps is one of their main areas of focus after selling their devices section to Microsoft last year. HERE is a worthy competitor to Google Maps, offering a more[Read More…]

in Apps, News by and at 1:19 pm on December 13, 2014
Facebook now lets you follow and find hot trends on your mobile

Facebook now lets you follow and find hot trends on your mobile

Normally when you’re out and about away from home, Facebook would normally be considered the last place to keep up to date and find big events right? Well Facebook wants to change that. Introduced in January on the desktop, Facebook has begun rolling out Trends to their mobile apps this week. The ‘Trending’ feature lets you follow conversations in five[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 12:52 pm on December 13, 2014
New Android Mini Christmas ornament to go on-sale on Monday from Dead Zebra – Series 5 Android minis coming in January 2015

New Android Mini Christmas ornament to go on-sale on Monday from Dead Zebra – Series 5 Android minis coming in January 2015

Andrew Bell, the artist behind Dead Zebra studios who make the extremely popular line of Android Mini vinyl figures, has announced that he will be following up the Red/Blue Christmas ornaments he produced last year with a Green coloured one, which will go on-sale on Monday (US time) and at the same time has teased an upcoming 5th series of[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 10:17 am on December 13, 2014
Will you win or die when you play the Game of Thrones? Find out and download it now from Google Play
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Will you win or die when you play the Game of Thrones? Find out and download it now from Google Play

After creating a successful series of adventures games based on the hugely successful TV Show The Walking Dead, Telltale Games have turned their hand to what Google has just named as the biggest show of 2014: Game of Thrones. Much like their previous efforts with The Walking Dead, the “pick your own adventure” style app has some really slick graphics[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play by at 9:58 am on December 13, 2014
Google looks back at 2014 in Google Play with their Year In Entertainment
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Google looks back at 2014 in Google Play with their Year In Entertainment

Google Play is a big business for Google, with distribution of content covering a large portion of the globe, with that market continuing to grow month by month. Australia is one of only a few countries which has access to the full gamut of content offered by Google, so we get to access all the goodness. At this time of[Read More…]

in Google Play, News by at 9:44 am on December 13, 2014