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Galaxy S5 Mini specs purportedly leaked

Galaxy S5 Mini specs purportedly leaked

After a UserAgent Profile(UAProf) for the Samsung Galaxy S5 Mini was supposedly spotted last month. There wasn’t much included except for CPU Speed and the resolution of screen, now SAMMobile are reporting they have some more specs for the SM-G800. For a start the phone will come with a 4.5″ 720×1280 resolution Super AMOLED display, very much an improvement over[Read More…]

by 10:05 am on April 3, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Rumours
Google testing new Gmail app

Google testing new Gmail app

It looks like Google are testing a new Gmail app for Android and from what I can tell there are some nice changes heading our way. As with most Google updates these days this one is bringing with it a new user interface which includes a coloured Action Bar as seen on several of Google’s other apps including the recently[Read More…]

by 8:48 am on April 3, 2014 2 comments Apps, News, Rumours
Google Keep updated with new interface and searchable images

Google Keep updated with new interface and searchable images

Today is Google’s regular day for updates and there are a few headed our way. One of those is for Google Keep which has a few nice little changes, nothing ground breaking, but nice all the same. The change you will probably notice straight away is the new user interface. Although this is mostly just a few minor tweaks, with[Read More…]

by 8:46 am on April 3, 2014 2 comments Apps, News
Samsung announces the Galaxy Tab 4 series with 7″, 8″ and 10.1″ screen sizes

Samsung announces the Galaxy Tab 4 series with 7″, 8″ and 10.1″ screen sizes

Samsung has overnight announced their fourth generation Galaxy Tab series of tablets – the Galaxy Tab 4 7.0, Galaxy Tab 4 8.0 and the Galaxy Tab 4 10.1. The tablets have been expected ever since their appearance on the Gear Fit microsite as compatible with the fitness band. Before you start getting excited for high-end devices, it is bests to[Read More…]

by 1:24 pm on April 2, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Tablets

Google releases Android distribution figures for March 2014

Luckily these weren’t released yesterday. Google has released the Android distribution figures for March 2014 based on Android devices running Android 2.2 accessing Google Play in the 7-day period ending on April 1, 2014. So, how does it look? Well, as far as getting devices up towards the most current version of Android, the news is good. Froyo, Gingerbread and[Read More…]

by 1:00 pm on April 2, 2014 0 comments News
Good deal: Pick up a Galaxy S5 for $798 shipped

Good deal: Pick up a Galaxy S5 for $798 shipped

If you think the outright cost of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a little steep at $929, but you still really want to purchase the device outright, you might like to have a look at Melbourne-based Millennius. Millennius is currently advertising the device in Black or White for $779 plus shipping – $19, via Express Courier. There are a couple[Read More…]

by 12:02 pm on April 2, 2014 23 comments News, Phones
Google set to improve camera app

Google set to improve camera app

Google have been talking about cameras on smartphones for a while now and back in February 2013 Vic Gundotra had this to say about the Nexus range We are committed to making Nexus phones insanely great cameras I think most of us will agree that the Nexus 5 doesn’t have the best smartphone camera out there, but it was an[Read More…]

by 10:32 am on April 2, 2014 7 comments Camera, News, Rumours
Sony to offer the upcoming Michael Jackson album ‘XSCAPE’ with Xperia Z2

Sony to offer the upcoming Michael Jackson album ‘XSCAPE’ with Xperia Z2

Yesterday amongst the April Fools news, Epic Records announced that they would be releasing a new Michael Jackson album called ‘XSCAPE’ which will be filled with unreleased material. Sony has advised via their blog, that they will be making the album available to Xperia Z2 owners. When the album is released on May 13th, owners of the Xperia Z2 (and[Read More…]

by 10:09 am on April 2, 2014 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Humble Bundle: PC and Android 9 – Games and Soundtracks for cheap

Humble Bundle: PC and Android 9 – Games and Soundtracks for cheap

The Humble Bundle is back. This time it’s offering PC compatible games as well as Android versions, not a bad deal for the gamer who likes to play across platforms. The games are compatible with Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android and you also get soundtracks for your favourites. There’s currently six games on offer, with four available at whatever price[Read More…]

by 9:49 am on April 2, 2014 0 comments Apps, Sale
Sony QX100 Lens-Style camera — Review

Sony QX100 Lens-Style camera — Review

The QX100 Lens-style camera that can be attached to your Smartphone, but is it worth a shot? Manufacturers have been including cameras in mobile phones for over a decade and as phones get more powerful and portable, so have the built-in cameras. With these advances in camera technologies, consumers want to be able to take high quality photos from a[Read More…]

by 9:11 am on April 2, 2014 11 comments News, Reviews