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LG’s improving sales turn around three quarters of losses

LG’s improving sales turn around three quarters of losses

LG‘s just released their financial results for Q2 (Apr-Jun) 2014, and if you’re a fan of the company then things are looking pretty good. The company’s turned a profit of AU $625m (US$588.5m), an increase of 26.5% year-over-year. A decent chunk of this – and the part we care most about – is coming from the modestly-named LG Mobile Communications[Read More…]

in News by at 8:16 am on July 25, 2014
Official 4.4.4 Stock Android for the OnePlus One
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Official 4.4.4 Stock Android for the OnePlus One

Most tinkerers, hackers, Android enthusiasts and people who like to live on the edge of stability fell to their knees and thanked their relevant deity when they heard that there would be a phone released with a custom rom onboard. The OnePlus one was a dream for us. CyanogenMod booting up, straight out of the box was something we had[Read More…]

in News by at 10:11 pm on July 24, 2014
Modern Combat 5: Blackout now available in Google Play
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Modern Combat 5: Blackout now available in Google Play

The latest Gameloft first person shooter – Modern Combat 5: Blackout – is now available for purchase in Google Play. Modern Combat 5: Blackout is the latest in Gameloft’s popular series, which has grown in leaps and bounds since the first release. Looking at gameplay footage and trailers, it seems that Gameloft have taken Modern Combat to a whole new[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:37 pm on July 24, 2014
Hisense announce the Sero 7 and Sero 8 tablets for the Australian market
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Hisense announce the Sero 7 and Sero 8 tablets for the Australian market

Hisense has announced the followup to their first Android tablet the Sero 7 Pro, announcing two tablets for the Australian market. Hisense will be bringing a pair of tablets called the Sero 7 and Sero 8, with 7¨ and 8¨ screens to a variety of Australian retailers, and they will be priced to sell. Hisense has advised that the Sero[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 5:24 pm on July 24, 2014
Dendy Direct launches August 6; first partner studios revealed
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Dendy Direct launches August 6; first partner studios revealed

Dendy Direct has announced the first slate of film studios and distributors who’ll be bringing their content to its new on-demand movie streaming service, slated to launch August 6. The list includes ABC Commercial, Beyond Home Entertainment, Entertainment One Australia, Icon, Madman Entertainment, Pinnacle Films, Roadshow, Transmission, and Umbrella Entertainment. From those studios, the titles we know will make their[Read More…]

in Apps, Chromecast, News by at 2:46 pm on July 24, 2014
Google Drive Update: Sheets now featuring filters

Google Drive Update: Sheets now featuring filters

Google Drive has received yet another really neat upgrade for users who actively use it as a replacement for Microsoft Office. Filters are a great way to ensure that you’re only looking at the data that you want to, however if one user applies a filter to a Sheet it’s implemented for all users. Temporary filtering and displaying by data[Read More…]

in Google Services, News by at 1:35 pm on July 24, 2014
Australian Motorola Moto G users seeing Android 4.4.4 rolling out now
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Australian Motorola Moto G users seeing Android 4.4.4 rolling out now

After advising that Android 4.4.4 to their handsets was rolling out to handsets in Brazil and India earlier this month, it seems it’s Australias turn with reports appearing that Australian stock of the Moto G is receiving the update as an Over the Air update now. The update is a sizeable 167MB download, but you’re given options for WiFi or[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, OS Updates, Phones by at 1:08 pm on July 24, 2014
The Samsung Galaxy Alpha : Return Of The S2
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The Samsung Galaxy Alpha : Return Of The S2

We all know that Samsung are big on releasing different versions of the same phone to cater for as many different users as possible. This year, possibly to appease users who preferred the HTC-metal casing to the Samsung plastic, Samsung were rumoured to be producing a premium, metal-clad version of the Galaxy S5 called the Galaxy Alpha. Photos have surfaced[Read More…]

in News by at 11:33 am on July 24, 2014
Google Music Desktop Player
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Google Music Desktop Player

Google Music for lovers of diverse music such as myself, is probably the best thing to come to the Internet since Spotify. Linked to your phone, tablet or playback via your desktop machine on Mac, Linux or Windows is a pleasure. But the desktop space is not yet well populated with options as far as a stand alone player. We’ve[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 11:27 am on July 24, 2014
Google introduces new exploring features to Google Maps
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Google introduces new exploring features to Google Maps

Google has just announced a new feature for Google Maps, which is all about exploring new places around you. The new explore feature will show up in Google Maps in the form of an ‘Explore button’ when the option is available. The new explore option is time, as well as location aware, so you’ll get great dinner recommendations as the[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 11:25 am on July 24, 2014