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Google Play has now sold out of the Black Nexus 5 – it’s White or Red now
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Google Play has now sold out of the Black Nexus 5 – it’s White or Red now

The availability of Nexus devices on Google Play is slowly dwindling, with both the 16GB and 32GB version of the Black Nexus 5 showing as out of stock. The usual message: ‘We are out of stock. Please check back soon’ shows now on the entries, but this same message has accompanied the Nexus 7 in all variants since at least[Read More…]

in Google Play, Phones by at 2:19 am on August 11, 2014
OnePlus One Screen Touch Issues With Fix On The Way
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OnePlus One Screen Touch Issues With Fix On The Way

Four weeks ago I reviewed the OnePlus One mostly favourably. One of the issues I had with the phone was an apparent inability to distinguish between two taps at close intervals to each other when typing. This results in ghost swipes and missed letter and gives a fairly poor user experience when using tap typing. It does not affect swipe[Read More…]

in News by at 11:53 pm on August 9, 2014
Unhappy with the new Google Play Music de-auth policy? Music labels are to blame, but Google is working on fixing it
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Unhappy with the new Google Play Music de-auth policy? Music labels are to blame, but Google is working on fixing it

The re-implementation yesterday of a two-year old policy which reduced the number of de-authorisations of devices attached to your Google Play Music account to a mere 4 per year, certainly caused a stir. Understandably, the policy is not at all popular in most users who regularly flash ROMs on their devices on a regular basis. itechtriad did a little digging[Read More…]

in Google Play, Google Services by at 10:19 pm on August 9, 2014
HTC to release a tablet called the T1 – possibly the Volantis/Flounder
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HTC to release a tablet called the T1 – possibly the Volantis/Flounder

It never rains, but it pours, with no real news of the Nexus 9 (Volantis/Flounder) tablet for weeks and now two pieces of information in a day. Contender for the internet leaking crown, @upleaks, has released a few updates on a HTC T1 – which he believes to be the Nexus 9 – codenamed: Volantis/Flounder. @upleaks has released a number[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Rumours, Tablets by at 9:48 pm on August 9, 2014
Instagram’s new photo sharing app, Bolt, is now available from Google Play

Instagram’s new photo sharing app, Bolt, is now available from Google Play

A couple of weeks ago, Instagram began rolling out their new snapchat clone – Bolt, the initial rollout hit only three countries, but the app has now gone live in Google Play for Australians. In case you’ve forgotten, Bolt is, a photo sharing app similar to what Snapchat currently offers but with a few differences. Bolt is actually a mix[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 2:35 pm on August 9, 2014
Midrange HTC Desire 510 to launch in Australia soon

Midrange HTC Desire 510 to launch in Australia soon

HTC has been slowly introducing their Desire line back to Australia, and it seems to be going quite well, with all three major carriers currently offering a phone carrying the HTC Desire branding, it looks like we could see one more very soon, with the Desire 510 about to hit our shores. The same leak we received regarding the Motorola[Read More…]

in Exclusive, Manufacturer, Phones by at 1:31 pm on August 9, 2014
Motorola Moto G2 to arrive in Australia this month
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Motorola Moto G2 to arrive in Australia this month

As Motorola’s most successful handset of all time, the Motorola Moto G is one phone that Motorola should be following up, and they seem to be with leaks for the Moto G2 seeping out over the last couple of months. Now the Moto G2 has shown up in the inventory system of an Australian retailer and is expected to launch[Read More…]

in Exclusive, Manufacturer, Phones by at 10:36 am on August 9, 2014
YouTube’s Android app now supports 1440p video streaming – LG G3 first device to enable this feature
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YouTube’s Android app now supports 1440p video streaming – LG G3 first device to enable this feature

YouTube has recently begun offering new options for streaming choices, and with LG launching the first phone widely available available with a 1440P resolution, Google has now begun offering the option to stream videos with that resolution in YouTube as well. The LG G3, really stands out not only for its design, but for its QuadHD (2,560×1,440) display, which allows[Read More…]

in Apps, Phones by at 10:34 am on August 9, 2014
Facebook updates its Messenger app with Android Wear notifications & voice replies

Facebook updates its Messenger app with Android Wear notifications & voice replies

Facebook has pushed out an update to Facebook Messenger app adding updated Android Wear notifications as well as voice replies. The updated Android Wear notifications allow users to swipe to the left and either like or reply to messages right from their wrist, or even offer a voice reply to the message, similar to what has been added to services[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps, News by at 9:47 am on August 9, 2014
Moto X+1 drops past Geekbench with Snapdragon 801 processor

Moto X+1 drops past Geekbench with Snapdragon 801 processor

If a yearly cycle for models is the way that Motorola is playing it, then the Moto X+1 is due for an announcement later this month. If Motorola is to keep to that schedule then a near final version of Motorola’s new flagship phone is definitely ready for launch, and it seems someone may have just benchmarked it on Geekbench.[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 9:35 am on August 9, 2014