Oppo phones are now available at retail from Allphones

Oppo phones are now available at retail from Allphones

Oppo‘s Find 7, N1 Mini and Neo 5 smartphones are now available for purchase from Australian retailer Allphones. It’s the first time Oppo phones have been stocked on any Australian retailers’ shelves, and there are some bonus gifts bundled with the phones ranging from speakers to covers and screen protectors to sweeten the deal. The Find 7 is retailing for[Read More…]

in Bargains, Manufacturer by at 1:27 pm on December 3, 2014
Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all
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Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all

Telstra continues its association with Sydney’s annual New Years Eve party with the launch today of the 2014 version of their companion app, and this time they’re bringing Google Cardboard along for the ride. The app is a companion and to help you make plans for NYE and enjoy the fireworks presentation on the night – no matter where you[Read More…]

in Accessories, Apps, Cardboard, Carriers by at 10:24 am on December 3, 2014
HTC One M9 hardware rumours begin to circulate – no more UltraPixel camera
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HTC One M9 hardware rumours begin to circulate – no more UltraPixel camera

HTC has been on a yearly cycle for their One line since introducing the M7 in February last year. While they held off for just over a year to announce the One M8 in March, we can safely assume that they’re working on an M9 version of the HTC One. Chinese site MyDrivers has posted some information on what people[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 4:00 am on December 3, 2014
Optus introduces a new insurance plan for your gadgets
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Optus introduces a new insurance plan for your gadgets

Hopefully you’ll never know the pain of cracking a screen, or losing or having a device stolen – but well it happens. Your home insurance can generally cover it, but then there are those pesky insurance premium hikes whenever you make a claim. Optus has decided to jump on in to device insurance with a new product they’re calling, Yes[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 8:12 pm on December 2, 2014
Google reminds you to get your Christmas gift buying from Google Play in before the 17th of December

Google reminds you to get your Christmas gift buying from Google Play in before the 17th of December

If you were thinking of ordering a new device from Google Play for someone for Christmas, Google has started advising that you’ll need to get your order in by the 17th of December if you want it delivered by the 24th of December. The banner ad that Google is running is showing off a Nexus 9, Gear Live, G Watch[Read More…]

in Chromecast, Google Play by at 7:51 pm on December 2, 2014
Samsung Galaxy S6 rumour mill well underway; Galaxy S6 “Edge” rumoured for 2015
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Samsung Galaxy S6 rumour mill well underway; Galaxy S6 “Edge” rumoured for 2015

As we approach the end of the year, it’s time to start casting our eyes forward to 2015 and the phones we can expect from the major Android OEMs. Samsung’s almost certainly going to be releasing a Galaxy S6, and if SamMobile is to be believed then there’ll a few interesting changes on offer. Earlier this month, SamMobile claimed that[Read More…]

in Rumours by at 1:38 pm on December 2, 2014
HTC’s Eye Experience software with Android 4.4.4 is rolling out to Australian One M8s
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HTC’s Eye Experience software with Android 4.4.4 is rolling out to Australian One M8s

HTC is rolling out the Eye Experience software update – which also carries with it the update to Android 4.4.4 – to Australian One M8 units. The update is slated to eventually hit the One M7 and M8, as well as the Mini versions of those phones (One Mini and One Mini 2). Vodafone was actually first off the mark[Read More…]

in News by at 12:44 pm on December 2, 2014
Android Distribution Numbers released for November – Lollipop still nowhere in sight
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Android Distribution Numbers released for November – Lollipop still nowhere in sight

Google seems back on track with releasing their distribution numbers now, it’s the 1st of the month in the US and boom, here they are. The glaring omission from this list is the lack of stats on Lollipop. Despite hitting devices from the thirteenth of November there’s apparently not even enough devices running the latest version of Android to make[Read More…]

in News by at 9:19 am on December 2, 2014
Google launches Santa Tracker 2014 – Play games while waiting for the Jolly fat man
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Google launches Santa Tracker 2014 – Play games while waiting for the Jolly fat man

Google loves a holiday and every year, the traditional Santa Tracker has been popping up to supply excited kids around the world a way to track Santa on his trip around the world. As it’s December 1st in the US, Google has today launched the Santa Tracker website, Chrome Extension and Android app for 2014. There’s a slew of activities[Read More…]

in Apps by at 6:07 am on December 2, 2014
The next version of Google Glass will have Intel Inside

The next version of Google Glass will have Intel Inside

Google may not be selling Glass in enough quantities to keep major developers interested, but that hasn’t stopped them from talking with Intel about supplying the processing power for a new version. Google Glass is currently powered by the aging Texas Instruments OMAP processor that powered the now three year old Samsung built Galaxy Nexus, but a revised version, will[Read More…]

in Glass by at 1:30 am on December 2, 2014