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LG G Watch may be powered by a Snapdragon 400 processor

LG G Watch may be powered by a Snapdragon 400 processor

The specs for Androidwear smartwatches, such as the LG G Watch and Moto 360 are yet to be confirmed. With the exception of some leaked photos and videos we know very little about them, particularly the internal specifications. The system dump which leaked last week, appears to be from the LG G Watch, and points to the MSM8226 processor more commonly[Read More…]

by 1:26 pm on June 10, 2014 2 comments News, Smartwatch
Google Glass XE17.3 update introduces new ‘notification glance’ feature

Google Glass XE17.3 update introduces new ‘notification glance’ feature

  Google Glass Explorers have been receiving another small update in the XE17 release. The XE17.3 update is now rolling out and introduces a new “notification glance” experimental feature that should make lives easier for Glass users. Prior to the update,  Glass users would have to either tilt their heads up or use the touchpad to view a new notification. With[Read More…]

by 1:18 pm on June 10, 2014 0 comments Glass, News
LG F70 arrives exclusively on Optus – LTE speeds for a bargain price

LG F70 arrives exclusively on Optus – LTE speeds for a bargain price

LG has announced that their latest LG F Series phone – the LG F70 – will be available exclusively from Optus, with full access to both their 1800MHz as well as the 4G Plus networks, from their Yes Optus stores, telesales or online. The LG F Series phones are LG’s budget line of LTE compatible phones, which offer a great[Read More…]

by 1:07 pm on June 10, 2014 1 comment Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Follow the Socceroos, or any other World Cup football team in Google Now

Follow the Socceroos, or any other World Cup football team in Google Now

The first game of the World Cup kicks off on Friday morning at 6am AEST, when host country Brazil plays Croatia. Google recently added in World Cup results to Mobile and desktop searches, but now you can follow your national team in Google Now. The option to add any one of the 32 teams playing in the World Cup, is[Read More…]

by 9:34 pm on June 9, 2014 3 comments Google Services
Dual-SIM Motorola Moto E launching in Australia on July 1st

Dual-SIM Motorola Moto E launching in Australia on July 1st

Motorola’s next effort at the low end of the market, is about to launch in Australia. The Motorola Moto E, which launched last month in London, is now showing on The Good Guys website as a Dual-SIM phone, in Black or White colour options for $187. The Good Guys website advises that stock is expected from the 1st of July,[Read More…]

by 7:53 pm on June 9, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Relive your day with Owly

Relive your day with Owly

Do you need a hand jogging your memory of the day’s activities? Owly, a new free app from interestingly-named studio Seductive Lemon might be able to help. Owly uses your phone to record 10-second sound bytes (which it calls “Owlies”) at random times over the course of your day and correlates them with your location. You can replay your day[Read More…]

by 11:18 am on June 9, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
App Review: Peek

App Review: Peek

I may get kicked off the Ausdroid team for saying this, but maybe Steve Kondik (aka Cyanogen) was right. Maybe we don’t need root to accomplish the features we know and love within a custom rom. The CyanogenMod 11S on the OnePlus One shows this. It has all the usual CyanogenMod customisation tweaks without the usual root access requirement. Now[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on June 9, 2014 21 comments News
Use Google Now to alert you when you reach your Bus Stop or Train Station

Use Google Now to alert you when you reach your Bus Stop or Train Station

That gentle rocking motion of a train or bus is enough to lull the weariest of travellers off to sleep on a journey, meaning you miss your stop, but Google Now will apparently now let you set an alarm, which can alert you when you reach your intended destination. Travellers using Public Transport will now see an alarm option in[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on June 9, 2014 4 comments Google Services
Chromecast support coming to VLC Desktop and iOS and Android Apps

Chromecast support coming to VLC Desktop and iOS and Android Apps

For many people there’s only one media player you need on your desktop and that is of course the open source wonder – VideoLan Client (VLC) Media Player. The inclusion of codecs within the player make it the number one choice for a broad swathe of the computing world, and according to Lead OSX and iOS developer Felix Paul Kühne,[Read More…]

by 11:26 pm on June 8, 2014 1 comment Apps, Chromecast
Hitman Go brings assassination problem solving to your Android

Hitman Go brings assassination problem solving to your Android

The internet has been aflutter with talk of Square Enix’s latest release of a classic game. Square Enix are behind the hit (pardon the pun) Hitman franchise, and instead of simply just porting across the traditional Hitman gameplay to the small screen, which probably wouldn’t work so well, they’ve come up with unique gameplay in the form of Hitman Go.[Read More…]

by 5:06 pm on June 8, 2014 4 comments Apps, News