Motorola Moto E Gen 2 — Review
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Motorola Moto E Gen 2 — Review

The release of a Motorola Moto series handset has become a big event whenever it happens. Though we waited for four months to finally get the Moto E Gen 2 in Australia, our previous history with the previous Moto E gives us cause to be quite interested in their latest effort. The pricing on the new Moto E was the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Reviews by at 6:35 pm on July 31, 2015
Huawei overtakes Microsoft to be the 3rd largest mobile phone vendor globally
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Huawei overtakes Microsoft to be the 3rd largest mobile phone vendor globally

Market research and analytics firm Strategy Analytics has released their quarterly analysis of global mobile handset shipments showing Huawei has overtaken Microsoft’s handset division to become the third largest supplier of mobile phones worldwide. Huawei increased their market share to an all-time high of 7%, up from 4.8%  in the same quarter last year. The Chinese OEM has been expanding both their product range[Read More…]

in Manufacturer by at 11:38 am on July 31, 2015
Nat and Lo’s 20% project: How translate works on signs

Nat and Lo’s 20% project: How translate works on signs

Going behind the scenes at Google is something a lot of people would love to do. Using their 20% flexi-time a couple of employees and clearly good friends, Nat and Lo have started a project to run around the Google campus and check out various projects that they’re curious about, with the aim to also educate their YouTube subscribers a[Read More…]

in Google Services, News by at 9:15 am on July 31, 2015
Samsung SE370 Monitor with wireless charging coming to Australia
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Samsung SE370 Monitor with wireless charging coming to Australia

Samsung are market leaders in a number of areas; innovation being one of them. On Tuesday we posted about the SE370 PC Monitor with Wireless Charging integrated in the base. On the back of this announcement we contacted Samsung in Australia to confirm if the monitors would be available in Australia and have received the following confirmation: Samsung Electronics Australia[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News by at 8:45 am on July 31, 2015
Android Studio 1.3 hits the stable channel with their biggest feature release to date

Android Studio 1.3 hits the stable channel with their biggest feature release to date

It’s all about the developers today, with Google announcing that version 1.3 of Android Studio, which was previewed at Google I/O has hit the stable channel for general release. Android Studio 1.3 is Google’s biggest release yet in terms of features says Reto Meier, Head of Scalable Developer Advocacy at Google in the blog post announcing the update. There’s two[Read More…]

in Android Development by at 8:30 am on July 31, 2015
Plantronics BackBeat SENSE Wireless Stereo Headphones Announced
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Plantronics BackBeat SENSE Wireless Stereo Headphones Announced

Makers of fine headphones, Plantronics have released a new set of over ear headphones the BackBeat SENSE, wireless stereo headphones. If you’re an audiophile, or a fan of quality audio equipment, chances are you’ve owned some Plantronics gear in the past. The BackBeat SENSE is joining other Plantronics wireless products like the BackBeat Pro and the BackBeat Fit . With this new release, Plantronics[Read More…]

in Accessories, Other by at 8:15 am on July 31, 2015
Report: Google seeding new and improved version of Glass to business partners, consumer version a year away
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Report: Google seeding new and improved version of Glass to business partners, consumer version a year away

Google ended their first foray into head mounted computing in January, ending the Glass Explorer program on January 19th. The Glass project is currently in the hands of Nest CEO Tony Fadell, and it looks like a new version is being seeded to Glass at Work partners ahead of a possible consumer release in a year. The Wall Street Journal[Read More…]

in Other by at 8:00 am on July 31, 2015
Google announces improved Beta testing for Google Play

Google announces improved Beta testing for Google Play

Google’s Beta testing system in Google Play has allowed a large amount of developers to see new builds of software to testers before flicking the final release switch to the general public and overnight, Google has announced some new improvements. Thew new options are in addition to the current Beta groups that Google currently has in place which use Google+[Read More…]

in Android Development, Google Play by at 7:28 am on July 31, 2015
Turing Phone to Support All Networks, All Bands

Turing Phone to Support All Networks, All Bands

In an email to all their subscribers, Turing Phone stated that their entire range, of upcoming phones will be all be “world phones” meaning the will support every carrier “anywhere in the world”. Though details are still not available on their website, they’re claiming that the phone “work(s) for every band”. Those being: GSM, WCDMA, TD-SCDMA, CDMA EVDO, TDD LTE, FDD LTE.[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 1:04 am on July 31, 2015
Purported cases for the LG Nexus show up, with a familiar looking design
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Purported cases for the LG Nexus show up, with a familiar looking design

The recent leak of the outline of what is claimed to be the LG Nexus certainly garnered a lot of discussion. This evening a piece of corroborating ‘evidence’ has surfaced which shows the same design, re-igniting the discussion of exactly what we’ll see from an LG Nexus phone. The new evidence comes in the form of cases for the rumoured[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 10:35 pm on July 30, 2015