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Samsung announce the Galaxy Alpha will be heading to Australia
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Samsung announce the Galaxy Alpha will be heading to Australia

Samsung announced the Galaxy Alpha last week, showing off a new design and materials which they called ‘the evolution of Galaxy Design’. It was announced for release in September, but not into which markets, today Samsung Australia has announced that the Galaxy Alpha will be making an appearance in Australia this year. Samsung Australia released a brief statement about the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 12:52 pm on August 18, 2014
ASUS MeMO Pad 7 (ME176C) — Review
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ASUS MeMO Pad 7 (ME176C) — Review

<!– //–> As a top 10 manufacturer of tablets, Asus has been a powerhouse when it comes to providing Android tablets. Asus has provided a full range of tablets in varying from factors, from Transformers to Fonepads, Padfones, and MeMO Pads, they know what they’re doing when it comes to tablets, especially Android tablets Asus really came to the fore[Read More…]

in Reviews, Tablets by at 9:51 am on August 18, 2014
Moto 360 shows up on website of US Retailer Best Buy with full specs and pricing
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Moto 360 shows up on website of US Retailer Best Buy with full specs and pricing

We fully expect the Motorola Moto 360 to make an appearance at the event scheduled for September 4th in Chicago, we’ve seen indicative pricing and also specs before, but as we get closer to launch the actual details are getting harder to keep under wraps and leaks will happen. A leak is just what happened overnight, with US retailer Best[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 9:00 am on August 18, 2014
Dogfooding version of Google AdSense app slips out
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Dogfooding version of Google AdSense app slips out

If you use Google AdSense on your site, then the AdSense Android App is a great way to keep track of your earnings. If you have it installed, the icon has taken on a strange affectation after the latest release, it appears that Google has accidentally left the dogfood tag on the app. Dogfooding refers to the practice of testing[Read More…]

in Android Development, Apps by at 12:43 pm on August 17, 2014
Rumour: First Android Silver device to be the Nexus ‘6’ released as Moto S on Verizon
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Rumour: First Android Silver device to be the Nexus ‘6’ released as Moto S on Verizon

Android Silver has been rumoured since the middle of the year, apparently slated to be a higher end version of the Nexus program sold through carriers and retailers. The Android Silver program was apparently being headed up by former Google Chief Business Officer, Nikesh Arora who recently left for Softbank and was apparently stalled as of the last ‘update’ on[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 6:29 pm on August 16, 2014
Want English (Australia) as an option in Android L? Let Google know
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Want English (Australia) as an option in Android L? Let Google know

One of the options when setting up Android is Language. Currently you get a choice of English (United States), (United Kingdom) and now (India), but with options for English (Australia) buried in the options that you can choose later, who wants to select it later? Well, a feature request currently being looked at by Google for release in Android L[Read More…]

in News by at 5:06 pm on August 16, 2014
Motorola Moto X+1 drops past GFXBench and shows off its front plate

Motorola Moto X+1 drops past GFXBench and shows off its front plate

With an expected announcement early next month, it’s not going to be too long till we see what Motorola has done with the follow up to the Moto X, and also to find out if that Moto X+1 name is going to stay. Even with this looming announcement, we’re still keen for any tidbits of information on the upcoming phone,[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 10:40 am on August 16, 2014
Good Deal: Get a Chromecast delivered for $34 from Dick Smith
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Good Deal: Get a Chromecast delivered for $34 from Dick Smith

Dick Smith is at it again, but this time, it’s the cheapest price we’ve seen so far for Google’s Chromecast dongle, with Dick Smith offering to deliver a Chromecast for just $34. The deal is part of their ‘Free Freight Friday’ offer, paired with a coupon code for $15 off. To take advantage of the deal, head over to Dick[Read More…]

in Chromecast by at 3:45 pm on August 15, 2014
Google adding support Multiple Simultaneous Language Selections In Voice Search

Google adding support Multiple Simultaneous Language Selections In Voice Search

Australia is a multi-cultural nation, so there’s a very good chance that someone you speak to can speak more than one language. Android has had options for changing language for voice search, but it appears that Google isn’t happy with that arrangement and is updating search with support for simultaneous voice search in multiple languages. ‘Ok Google’ hotword detection is[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 12:53 pm on August 15, 2014
Domain updates their Android app with Android Wear notifications
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Domain updates their Android app with Android Wear notifications

Real-estate classified site Domain has released an update to their native Android app, to take advantage of Android Wear. The update comes on the back of some other updates including a refined new look and a new option to streamline sign-ins, with options to use both Google+ and Facebook credentials to setup an account. Once you’re signed in, you can[Read More…]

in Android Wear, Apps by at 12:43 pm on August 15, 2014