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The OnePlus One: A Comprehensive Review

The OnePlus One: A Comprehensive Review

Late last year a new company emerged from China headed by Pete Lau, a former VP of Oppo – a pretty well-established Chinese phone manufacturer. The name of the new company was OnePlus and they quickly introduced their idea of a phone, which was a no compromise device with the motto – Never Settle. From inception to announcement, OnePlus built[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on July 11, 2014 13 comments News
Good Deal: Get a Chromecast delivered from Dick Smith today for $39

Good Deal: Get a Chromecast delivered from Dick Smith today for $39

The retailer who originally leaked the impending launch of the Chromecast in Australia is offering the cheapest price we’ve seen it selling for in Australia yet – just $39. Normally priced at $49, the Chromecast is available for just $39 using the code SUPER10. As a bonus Dick Smith is offering free delivery on Google’s popular HDMI dongle. This only[Read More…]

by 8:14 am on July 11, 2014 21 comments Chromecast, Sale
Samsung announces new Quad-Core Exynos processor the ModAP with built-in LTE modem and ISP

Samsung announces new Quad-Core Exynos processor the ModAP with built-in LTE modem and ISP

Samsung has today moved into exciting new territory with their Exynos line of processors, introducing the Exynos ModAP processor with a built-in LTE-A modem. The announcement is a step forward for Samsung, who has been unable to deliver a complete solution for LTE devices with their Exynos line, until now. The Exynos ModAP includes a quad-core Application Processor built on[Read More…]

by 5:47 am on July 11, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer
Google Play Games 2.0 hitting devices bringing new gamer profle and more – also, new developers tools

Google Play Games 2.0 hitting devices bringing new gamer profle and more – also, new developers tools

Google Play Games has been the focus of intense scrutiny of late, at the Game Developers Conference in March, Google announced cross platform gaming and gifts, and then at Google I/O last month, Google announced Saved Games, Game Profiles and Quests. We’ve seen some of these rollout but we’re seeing more today. The newest rollout which brings Google Play Games[Read More…]

by 5:10 am on July 11, 2014 0 comments Apps, Google Services
Google updates Keyboard – moving Voice Input icon to the top out of the way

Google updates Keyboard – moving Voice Input icon to the top out of the way

Google has been steadily tweaking and refining their keyboard over the last few years, adding major functions like Gesture Typing some times, while other changes are relatively minor, such as todays update, which sees the Voice Input icon moved to the top of the keyboard out of the way. Version 3.1.19 of the Google Keyboard is rolling out to users[Read More…]

by 4:27 am on July 11, 2014 1 comment Apps
Team 17’s classic Amiga platformer Superfrog comes to Android

Team 17’s classic Amiga platformer Superfrog comes to Android

British developer Team 17 has brought its high-definition remake of it 1993 platformer hit Superfrog HD to Google Play for Android, in what’s probably my news highlight of the day (and perhaps week). If you grew up with an Amiga computer in the 90’s (like me), you’re probably familiar with Team 17 and their stable of hits (like Alien Breed[Read More…]

by 12:39 pm on July 10, 2014 4 comments Apps
Show Widgets On Your Android Wear Watch

Show Widgets On Your Android Wear Watch

At this early stage in the lifetime of Android Wear there is only a limited number of watch faces available. It can be a bit boring, you have these lovely Zooper-type widgets on your phone that display a great looking clock but not so much on your new toy, an Android Wear smartwatch. Fear not, until more arrive there is[Read More…]

by 8:15 am on July 10, 2014 4 comments Android Wear, News
Watch Lior Ron the product lead for the Moto 360 describe the inspiration behind the design

Watch Lior Ron the product lead for the Moto 360 describe the inspiration behind the design

With Android Wear watches rolling out, there’s still a fair bit of hype surrounding the upcoming Motorola Android Wear watch – the Moto 360. This morning, Motorola has released a video featuring Lior Ron, the product lead for the Moto 360 talking about the inspiration behind the Moto 360. The video is fairly short – 56 seconds – and to[Read More…]

by 5:32 am on July 10, 2014 3 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer
Google adds ‘Insert from Drive’ to GMail for Android

Google adds ‘Insert from Drive’ to GMail for Android

It seems that we’re getting some updates today, with Google rolling out updates to a number of apps, including GMail, with Google adding ‘Insert from Drive’ to the list of options when attaching files to emails. The option to add a file from your Google Drive to an email is now found in the overflow menu on the right, with[Read More…]

by 4:52 am on July 10, 2014 1 comment Apps
Update for Google Camera rolling out now adding remote shutter for Android Wear and more

Update for Google Camera rolling out now adding remote shutter for Android Wear and more

The Google Camera is getting an update at the moment, and with Android Wear the flavour of the month, there’s a new Android Wear component included – Remote Shutter. The update, which is arriving via a gradual rollout to Android devices, brings about the ability to activate the shutter remotely from your wrist. Simply set your phone or tablet with[Read More…]

by 4:11 am on July 10, 2014 0 comments Android Wear, Apps, News