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Jawbone Up24 now supporting Android – International release coming soon

Jawbone Up24 now supporting Android – International release coming soon

Jawbone has announced overnight that their Android App is now updated to work with the the Jawbone Up24. The Jawbone Up24 has been an iOS exclusive up until now as well has being limited in sales to the US, however this too looks like it may be about to change. The previous Jawbone was connected via the headphone jack but[Read More…]

by 6:26 am on March 12, 2014 0 comments Apps
Instagram update promises to be sleeker and faster

Instagram update promises to be sleeker and faster

After launching their Android app back in April, 2012, Android use has grown to cover more than half the install base for Instagram. Instagram is now supported on thousands of different Android devices and today they’re announcing a new update, which though devoid of new features, promises to be ‘faster and sleeker’. The app has undergone a spit-shine which will[Read More…]

by 5:17 am on March 12, 2014 2 comments Apps
All New HTC One ‘Duo Camera’ explained in leaked Telstra Brochure

All New HTC One ‘Duo Camera’ explained in leaked Telstra Brochure

Well, the Dual Camera setup on the All New HTC One has been detailed in a leaked Telstra brochure that’s been sent to GSMArena, confirming that the All New HTC One will be launching on that carrier to start with. The brochure spells out the usage in fairly decent detail, making the functions sound very much like the re-focus option[Read More…]

by 10:00 pm on March 11, 2014 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
All New HTC One shown in new photos and video

All New HTC One shown in new photos and video

Looks like just about everyone will have had hands-on time and posted a video or picture review of the All New HTC One by the time we reach the March 25th release date. Even still, it’s an intriguing handset and with its great looks and improved features that HTC has been teasing in their technical translations, the All New HTC[Read More…]

by 9:48 pm on March 11, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
OnePlus One Slowly Materialising

OnePlus One Slowly Materialising

For those who follow the Android developer community the name Cyanogenmod would be well known. Most likely you would have also heard about how Cyanogen himself, Steve Kondik has turned a hobby into a business by incorporating Cyanogenmod, creating Cyanogen Inc. Cyanogen Inc. is a team of developers (former hackers from the developer community) who make custom software version of[Read More…]

by 5:17 pm on March 11, 2014 5 comments News
Sony Xperia Z1 Compact now available to pre-order from Telstra

Sony Xperia Z1 Compact now available to pre-order from Telstra

The Sony Xperia Z1 Compact is the first phone in the so called ‘Mini’ line of products which has promised to deliver on the much cited but never delivered upon line from marketing people of ‘No Compromises’. When announced earlier this year at CES it caused a great stir and now Telstra has put the Xperia Z1 Compact up for[Read More…]

by 4:21 pm on March 11, 2014 4 comments News
The next Nexus phone might not be the “Nexus 6″ – here’s why

The next Nexus phone might not be the “Nexus 6″ – here’s why

According to a recent report from Gizmodo Germany a so-called ‘business-related source’ said during Mobile World Congress that Google has once-again tapped LG to make the next Nexus phone, referring to the the currently-unannounced device as “Nexus 6”. While the name fits the current Nexus naming convention (recent years have brought us the Nexus 4 and Nexus 5), naming a[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on March 11, 2014 13 comments News, Opinion, Phones
Xperia Z2 going head to head on price with the Galaxy S5 at Mobicity – now available to pre-order

Xperia Z2 going head to head on price with the Galaxy S5 at Mobicity – now available to pre-order

Although most of the press from Mobile World Congress was focused on the launch of the Galaxy S5, the other phone to impress at the communications conference was the Sony Xperia Z2. Mobicity has just announced that they’ve opened pre-orders for the phone, and it appears to be going head to head with the Galaxy S5 on price as well[Read More…]

by 5:42 pm on March 10, 2014 0 comments Phones
Chromecast launching in more countries within a couple of weeks – Australia possibly too.

Chromecast launching in more countries within a couple of weeks – Australia possibly too.

It’s been a long time coming, but the signs are good that the Chromecast HDMI dongle could be launching here in Australia very soon, with Google Chrome and Android head, Sundar Pichai quoted in his South by Southwest talk as saying the Chromecast would launch in more countries ‘within a couple of weeks’. He didn’t, or wouldn’t elaborate on which[Read More…]

by 11:20 am on March 10, 2014 5 comments Chromecast
HTC talks UltraPixel and teases the new dual camera setup on the All New HTC One

HTC talks UltraPixel and teases the new dual camera setup on the All New HTC One

The All New HTC One is getting teased in the line of Technical Translations videos that HTC is releasing on their YouTube Channel and the newest one focuses on the feature that’s probably the most intriguing about the upcoming phone – the dual cameras. The Technical Translations video goes into the technology that turns the UltraPixel camera on the original[Read More…]

by 10:02 am on March 10, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones