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Rumour: Pebble to launch a new, larger watch with a colour e-paper display

Rumour: Pebble to launch a new, larger watch with a colour e-paper display

1:20 pm on February 24, 2015 in Accessories, News, Rumours
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It was only a few days ago that we saw a mysterious countdown timer appear on the Pebble website, seemingly counting down to the launch of a new device. 9to5Google spotted an image on Pebble’s website (which has since hilariously been replaced by an image of a rock) that seems to indicate a device with a wider screen, colour display[Read More…]

HTC teases a “Bigger Boom”

HTC teases a “Bigger Boom”

11:31 am on February 24, 2015 in News
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OK, we know that the HTC One (M9) is coming, and that HTC is looking very likely to launch it on March 1st at Mobile World Congress 2015. We’ve seen a number of leaks from various sources which included images, rumoured (not officially confirmed, but likely) specs of the device and a bit of guesswork thrown in for good measure.[Read More…]

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New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

11:26 am on February 24, 2015 in Apps and Games, Carriers, News
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Telstra has launched its own rewards app, Treats. The company says it will bring awesome rewards to its customers as a way of saying thanks for being with and using the Telstra network. The Treats App is a free download for Android (and something called iOS), and brings discounts on designer clothes, fine dining or live music events straight to[Read More…]

Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to retail Samsung Galaxy Note Edge units

Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to retail Samsung Galaxy Note Edge units

11:18 am on February 24, 2015 in News, OS Updates, Phones
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Samsung is beginning to push out a major software update to Australian retail Galaxy Note Edge units (those sold without carrier intervention) model SM-N915G, bringing them up to Android 5.0 Lollipop, reports SamMobile. The update brings Google’s new Material Design user interface to the device (or perhaps rather, Samsung’s interpretation of it), along with a host of new features and[Read More…]

Samsung and Sydney Opera House launch an interactive digital learning experience for school children

Samsung and Sydney Opera House launch an interactive digital learning experience for school children

10:28 am on February 24, 2015 in News, Tablets

As principal partner of the Sydney Opera House, Samsung Electronics Australia has been launching a few digital initiatives surrounding the iconic landmark. Their Sydney Opera House app launched earlier this month, and today they’ve announced a new digital learning experience aimed at Year 3 & 4 students touring the entertainment hub. The experience takes the form of an interactive story[Read More…]

AT&T teases with their own “Six Appeal” Galaxy S6 image

AT&T teases with their own “Six Appeal” Galaxy S6 image

8:57 am on February 24, 2015 in Carriers, News, Phones
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US carrier AT&T has gotten in on the “Six Appeal” teasing campaign initiated yesterday by T-Mobile’s John Legere, with their own blue-hued image appearing on a “six” page that’s less of a preorder and more of a “send me information” signup page on their mobile site. The image doesn’t reveal anything new about the phone, basically showing the same thing[Read More…]

More information emerges on Inbox by Gmail for Google Apps users

More information emerges on Inbox by Gmail for Google Apps users

8:41 am on February 24, 2015 in Google Play and Services
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Inbox for Google Apps users. It’s one of the things we want most in the world. We heard some rumours last week that it’s coming sooner rather than later and some new information has appeared today, although it’s probably not quite what you wanted to hear. The Google For Work blog says they intend to roll out Inbox for Google[Read More…]

T-Mobile US teases the Samsung Galaxy S6 (with Edge-style screen)

T-Mobile US teases the Samsung Galaxy S6 (with Edge-style screen)

4:25 pm on February 23, 2015 in News, Phones
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The lead up to MWC has seen Samsung throwing out hints about what’s likely to be shown off on the 1st of March, with rumours circulating that a Galaxy S6 variant with curved screens possibly named the Galaxy S6 Edge will be announced. US based Carrier T-Mobile has thrown fuel on that particular fire by showing off the image above.[Read More…]

LG announces four new mid-range phones ahead of MWC

LG announces four new mid-range phones ahead of MWC

2:09 pm on February 23, 2015 in News, Phones
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Ahead of what’s sure to be a busy week next week, LG has announced four new handsets aimed at the mid-range and will show the handsets off at Mobile World Congress (MWC). MWC has always been about the mid-range with LG, with their higher-end handsets getting launches mid-year. Today there’s four LTE compatible handsets announced, which lines up with their[Read More…]

Vodafone announces shared plans and a partnership with Stan

Vodafone announces shared plans and a partnership with Stan

9:39 am on February 23, 2015 in Carriers, News
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Vodafone hosted a media briefing this morning at Sydney Tower to announce its new Vodafone Shared plans and a partnership with Australian video on demand streaming service, Stan. Speculation about the return of shared data plans has been around in the market for a few weeks now, but Vodafone’s new plans allow subscribers to share everything on their plan –[Read More…]

Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

9:30 am on February 23, 2015 in Apps and Games
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Video streaming is becoming a hot topic in Australia ahead of an Australian launch of international video streaming juggernaut Netflix in March. While Streamco service Stan launched last month, they were already playing catchup to Foxtel offering Presto which launched their TV offerings earlier this year, though only for tablets. Today Presto has advised that they have updated their app[Read More…]

Oppo becomes the latest company to violate GPLv2 with the Neo 5

Oppo becomes the latest company to violate GPLv2 with the Neo 5

8:00 am on February 23, 2015 in Android Development, News
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For as long as there have been Android phones, manufacturers have been skirting requirements of the GNU General Public License. Chinese manufacturers have been repeat offenders, although they’re not the only ones who’ve been tardy in releasing kernel source – mandated under the current GPLv2 license. So, what is the GPL and what does it have to do with Android?[Read More…]

Chromecast support for Vimeo finally in testing after a year and a half coming soon to a player near you

Chromecast support for Vimeo finally in testing after a year and a half coming soon to a player near you

9:09 pm on February 22, 2015 in Android TV and Chromecast
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Vimeo, one of the major YouTube competitors around is finally testing Chromecast support ahead of a launch to allow native Chromecast from their player. After a year and a half since the feature was first requested, and a year since Vimeo acknowledged it, Technical Support Manager at Vimeo Tommy Penner has commented advising that he tested Chromecast support ‘today’. The[Read More…]

iFixit announces Android specific hub with repair guides and parts and tools for sale

iFixit announces Android specific hub with repair guides and parts and tools for sale

8:54 pm on February 22, 2015 in News, Other News

If you’ve never had the need to look into repairing your Android phone or tablet, then you may in the future and when you do one of the best places to go and find guides, parts and tools to help you fix your baby is iFixit and they’re now supporting Android. iFixit has announced that they have begun supplying guides[Read More…]

New Google Now card shows up displaying ‘Gas’ stations on your route

New Google Now card shows up displaying ‘Gas’ stations on your route

8:41 pm on February 22, 2015 in Google Play and Services
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Google is always changing the contextually aware cards displayed in Google Now, with new ones showing up whether from third-parties now, or from Google themselves. A new one has shown up, which is showing ‘Gas’ stations on your route. First spotted by Google+ user Kevin Mclauglin, the card shows a visual indicator of your route, showing any nearby Gas stations[Read More…]