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Samsung continues mocking iPad in their latest ad

Samsung continues mocking iPad in their latest ad

In late March Samsung began an advertising campaign for their new Galaxy Tab Pro series of tablets that, while amusing, took a very obvious swipe at all of their competitors. The latest in this series is another swipe directly at the Apple iPad. This time around, Samsung shows off the simple yet extremely useful function of separate logins and profiles[Read More…]

by 12:54 pm on April 10, 2014 11 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
LG announce the L40 and L70 will be arriving in Australia

LG announce the L40 and L70 will be arriving in Australia

LG has today that they will be launching two of their L Series III phones in Australia in the coming months. The L70 will launch next month, with the L40 following soon after in June. The L Series III will launch with many of the features that launched in the premium ‘G Series’ phones. Features like: KnockCode a feature which[Read More…]

by 11:40 am on April 10, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Improved Calendar App for Android in testing

Improved Calendar App for Android in testing

The recently leaked GMail udpate for Android will apparently have a corresponding update for the Calendar, according to leaked screenshots shown on Geek.com. Russell Holly reports that he was able to test out the new Calendar App which is going under the code-name ‘Timely’ at Google, at which time he was able to take some screenshots and get a pretty[Read More…]

by 10:44 am on April 10, 2014 1 comment Apps, Rumours
Samsung Galaxy S5 commercial released – sticks to the facts

Samsung Galaxy S5 commercial released – sticks to the facts

Samsung has released their first commercial for the Galaxy S5 in the US, and it’s actually pretty good. As you can see you get a nice, close pan of the back of the phone, which shows of the dimpled rear of the phone. The ad uses the tagline ‘Real innovation begins when inspired by what matters to you’ which is[Read More…]

by 9:57 am on April 10, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Other, Phones
30 Seconds to change your attitude about texting while driving

30 Seconds to change your attitude about texting while driving

Personally I know I’ve harped on it before, but it’s something that is quite near to my heart as an emergency services worker. I’ve been to too many fatal crashes, a significant percentage of which are caused by inattentive driving. Whether that be mobile phone related or not, some distractions in your vehicle can be controlled like having the self[Read More…]

by 9:34 am on April 10, 2014 4 comments News
Dropbox adds Carousel, the gallery from for all your photos and videos

Dropbox adds Carousel, the gallery from for all your photos and videos

Dropbox went on a bit of a roll this morning pushing a whole heap of new services and Apps. Along with their Dropbox for business and Mailbox for Android, they introduced Carousel. Carousel describes their new App as ‘a single home for all your photos and videos’, It’s basically a new way to swap and share photos and videos and[Read More…]

by 9:32 am on April 10, 2014 0 comments Apps
Mobile friendly email app – Mailbox finally arrives on Android

Mobile friendly email app – Mailbox finally arrives on Android

Dropbox held an event in the US this morning, where they’ve announced a number of new things such as their Dropbox for business service is now available for everyone. But more importantly, they’ve announced their up till now iOS only email App – Mailbox, is now available for Android. At this stage, Mailbox only supports iCloud (yep, that logo will[Read More…]

by 8:50 am on April 10, 2014 3 comments Apps
Google offer refuge to XP users

Google offer refuge to XP users

They’re small, they’re light, they’ve got great battery life and now (when people realise that their PC/Laptop is no longer supported by any security updates) they’ve got nearly 30% of the desktop PC market open to conquer. April 8th marked the final day of commercial support for Windows XP; no more security updates, no more support from Microsoft for odd[Read More…]

by 8:32 am on April 10, 2014 1 comment ChromeOS, News
The Walking Dead, now on Play Store

The Walking Dead, now on Play Store

The Walking Dead is one of the more popular shows on television at the moment. The post apocalyptic series follows the lives of a small number of survivors in a world where most of the population have become “walkers”. Zombies! Like many popular shows that have come before it, The Walking Dead has made its way to game media and[Read More…]

by 8:28 am on April 10, 2014 3 comments Apps, News
Samsung Gear Fit could introduce vertical display

Samsung Gear Fit could introduce vertical display

The Samsung Gear Fit was arguably the most interesting wearable device that Samsung recently announced at Mobile World Congress but there was one thing that bugged a few people about the display. Everything was displayed across your wrist which made reading the display just that little bit more difficult. It looks like Samsung have figured this out and fill have[Read More…]

by 8:27 am on April 10, 2014 0 comments News, Rumours, Smartwatch