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Asus Zenwatch charging cradle now shipping.

Asus Zenwatch charging cradle now shipping.

If you wanted to purchase a Charging Kit with your ASUS ZenWatch when it appeared on Google Play yesterday, you were out of luck. The kit was unavailable, but that’s changed today with Google Play now advising that you can purchase one for $39.99, and like all devices and accessories from the new Google Play Devices store, the shipping is[Read More…]

by 1:30 pm on March 28, 2015 0 comments Accessories, Google Play
Google Maps update lets you view your Custom Maps

Google Maps update lets you view your Custom Maps

Google has brought back a feature to Google Maps that was removed some time ago: the ability to view custom maps. Custom maps lets you create your own routes, which can be a way to show a short-cut, optimal route to a place or just a handy trail for a bushwalk. Google announced the update on Twitter, which also pointed[Read More…]

by 12:58 pm on March 28, 2015 0 comments Apps
HTC One M9 cases official and unofficial start appearing

HTC One M9 cases official and unofficial start appearing

The HTC One M9 launched here in Australia on Tuesday, with a fair number of people picking one up on launch day. With any new phone you purchase, you then want some accessories for your new phone, HTC announced a few new accessories as well as a new Dot View 2 case, but at this stage they haven’t appeared. So[Read More…]

by 8:58 am on March 28, 2015 3 comments News
LG G4 rumoured to launch in late April with a curved display

LG G4 rumoured to launch in late April with a curved display

The LG G4 leaks are beginning to come thick and fast, but a report from the Korea Herald may shed a little more light on the upcoming handset, which they say will be announced at the end of April and come with a curved display similar to their G Flex line. The report starts with the almost factual announcement date[Read More…]

by 7:58 am on March 28, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Retail pricing for the 32GB, 64GB and 128GB Galaxy S6 leaks – cases coming too

Retail pricing for the 32GB, 64GB and 128GB Galaxy S6 leaks – cases coming too

The Samsung Galaxy S6 will launch in Australia next month, and in the lead up to the launch we’ve been given a look at the retail pricing at Dick Smith Electronics and Move for the Galaxy S6 and at least a few of the cases. There’s also some pricing on Galaxy S6 Edge cases, but at this stage there hasn’t[Read More…]

by 8:32 pm on March 27, 2015 16 comments Manufacturer, Phones
OxygenOS for the OnePlus One delayed

OxygenOS for the OnePlus One delayed

The Lollipop build for the OnePlus One is something every owner of the phone wants. Whether it’s the CyanogenMod 12S release or the OnePlus developerd OxygenOS, it’s a must-have for a hot handset. Earlier this month OnePlus announced that the OxygenOS build would be released today but in their ‘Late March AMA’ on reddit, devilds has intimated that they won’t[Read More…]

by 7:29 pm on March 27, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, OS Update
Asus ZenWatch now available in Australia through Google Play Store – Charging cradle coming soon

Asus ZenWatch now available in Australia through Google Play Store – Charging cradle coming soon

After being announced at IFA in September last year, the Asus Zenwatch has finally made it’s way to Australia – selling on Google Play for $289.99. The Zenwatch has taken a seeming age to arrive on our shores, but it’s here now and the price on Google Play seems fairly competitive with imports that have been covering Asus in the[Read More…]

by 6:14 pm on March 27, 2015 5 comments Android Wear, Google Play
Good Deal: Get a Chromecast from Harvey Norman for $38 tomorrow – even less if you sign up to the newsletter

Good Deal: Get a Chromecast from Harvey Norman for $38 tomorrow – even less if you sign up to the newsletter

It’s been a while since we’ve seen a deal on Chromecast, but with Netflix entering the Australian market, it’s a great time to grab one. Harvey Norman will be offering the Chromecast for just $38 from tomorrow, as part of their One Day Sale. The $11 discount from the usual $49 price tag is pretty decent, but there’s an option[Read More…]

by 6:02 pm on March 27, 2015 0 comments Chromecast, Deal
HTC’s VP of Industrial Design announces departure on Twitter

HTC’s VP of Industrial Design announces departure on Twitter

HTC’s VP of HTC’s VP of Industrial Design, Jonah Becker, has announced he is leaving the company – making him the second designer to leave the company in a short period, after Scott Croyle left just under a year ago. Becker announced the move in a tweet, which was then responded to by another designer, Scott Croyle, who also previously[Read More…]

by 5:38 pm on March 27, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, Other
Apparent leaked photos of an LG G4 variant show up

Apparent leaked photos of an LG G4 variant show up

LG is the next big player we’re expecting to see launch their 2015 flagship, and though we’ve seen some renders of the G4, it looks like a G4 variant is also on the way. A user over on XDA-Developers has posted links to some photos on Photobucket which show a phone they’re calling the LG G4. There’s some controversy based[Read More…]

by 12:01 pm on March 27, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones