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Google’s URL shortener gets a nifty new Android app

Google’s URL shortener gets a nifty new Android app

Considered by some to be part of the glue of the social web, URL shorteners may have fallen a little by the wayside since the earlier days of Twitter and Facebook, but they still have their place. They take an often long and unsightly URL (for example, a Google Maps URL) and present it in a much shorter, easier to[Read More…]

by 10:37 am on March 4, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
Samsung’s Knox 2.0 brings new security features for enterprise

Samsung’s Knox 2.0 brings new security features for enterprise

Samsung’s Knox product may not be particularly well known outside enterprise IT circles, but the product is now just one year old, and received a major update at the recent Mobile World Congress. For those who don’t really know too much about it, Samsung Knox is basically a mobile security platform designed mainly for enterprise which allows business and personal[Read More…]

by 10:29 am on March 4, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
Samsung officially announces the Chromebook 2 for the US market

Samsung officially announces the Chromebook 2 for the US market

Well there you go, Samsung has officially announced the Samsung Chromebook 2 for the US market, announcing as expected 11.6″ and 13.3″ models running their ARM based Exynos processor. The chromebooks have only been announced for the US market at this stage with pricing to match. The devices are available in the faux stitched leather for the 11.6″ model in[Read More…]

by 5:38 am on March 4, 2014 9 comments Manufacturer, News
Samsung Galaxy S5 will come with up to $500 worth of free ‘gifts’

Samsung Galaxy S5 will come with up to $500 worth of free ‘gifts’

Samsung is pulling out all the stops when it comes to making sure the Galaxy S5 is full of incentives to people looking to purchase a flagship smartphone, offering some bonus offers from services like the Wall Street Journal, Runkeeper, Box and Evernote as sweeteners. The list of services is detailed on the Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gifts micro-site and[Read More…]

by 3:28 am on March 4, 2014 15 comments Apps, Manufacturer
Samsung Chromebook 2 to arrive in April with Exynos 5 Octa processor

Samsung Chromebook 2 to arrive in April with Exynos 5 Octa processor

While the stitched faux leather back is still a sticking point for some, the Samsung Chromebook 2 launch is still pretty hotly anticipated, with rumours from last year pointing at a higher end spec coming to the Chromebook series. UberGizmo has apparently received details on the Chromebook 2 and published a post prematurely – and then pulled it – which[Read More…]

by 1:19 am on March 4, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer
All New HTC One teaser – Metal Unibody

All New HTC One teaser – Metal Unibody

After the 12 minute video leak yesterday there isn’t much left to see – except a decently presented review – from the All New HTC One(M8) but HTC is continuing their journey towards their March 25th launch as though that particular leak never happened, this time talking about the Metal Unibody of the HTC One design. Our two presenters –[Read More…]

by 12:53 am on March 4, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 series listed on Gear Fit micro-site

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 series listed on Gear Fit micro-site

When Samsung announced the Gear Fit at Mobile World Congress, they advised it would be compatible with at least 20 Galaxy devices and most assumed they were devices already in the Samsung range, but it appears that at least three of those are the yet to be announced Galaxy Tab 4 series. As seen above the site lists the Galaxy[Read More…]

by 12:10 am on March 4, 2014 0 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
NRL updates their Android team Apps for the 2014 season

NRL updates their Android team Apps for the 2014 season

Mount up NRL Fans, the NRL has updated their Android offerings in Google Play releasing a whole new lineup of Apps for the 2014 season. Just ahead of this weekends official start to the 2014 season the NRL has released a new App for each team. The App descriptions state that the 2013 Team Apps will not be updated and[Read More…]

by 8:32 pm on March 3, 2014 3 comments Apps, Google Play
No pricing yet, but Kogan is now taking names for Samsung Galaxy S5 deals

No pricing yet, but Kogan is now taking names for Samsung Galaxy S5 deals

While retail availability for the Samsung Galaxy S5 is still more than a month away, Kogan has finally acknowledged the existence of the latest Samsung phone. Kogan has begun taking names of customers interested in hearing about deals for the phone, with promises that those who do will receive ‘receive early bird deals from Kogan.’ The move to merely taking[Read More…]

by 4:06 pm on March 3, 2014 0 comments Phones
All New HTC One appears in 12 minute video review

All New HTC One appears in 12 minute video review

The All New HTC One will launch later this month, but why wait until then to check out all the features of HTC’s new flagship? YouTube channel GadgetReviews has posted a full 12 minute walkthrough of the HTC M8, showing off the performance, camera(s), software and sound quality of the upcoming phone. The phone appears to be a pre-production version,[Read More…]

by 12:06 pm on March 3, 2014 29 comments Manufacturer, Phones