Maker of Android lawn sculptures for Google is trolling people talking about his love of licorice
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Maker of Android lawn sculptures for Google is trolling people talking about his love of licorice

A new version of Android is normally heralded by the arrival of a new statue outside of building 44, and we do expect a new version of Android soon. Currently known as Android L, the new version will receive a dessert themed code-name upon official announcement, but which dessert beginning with L will it be? Lollipop? Lamington? Lemon Drop? Well,[Read More…]

in Other by at 8:30 am on October 14, 2014
4G compatible LG Optimus F3 on-sale at Coles for $119 from Wednesday 15th October
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4G compatible LG Optimus F3 on-sale at Coles for $119 from Wednesday 15th October

4G phones are getting cheaper by the day. The budget 4G F-Series of Optimus phones from LG are among the first to drop below the $120 mark this Wednesday, when Coles begins selling the handset for just $119. Launched in Australia last November, the Optimus F3 is a fairly low-end handset when it comes to specs. Though it does only[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 8:00 am on October 14, 2014
Google Play offering up free tracks and albums
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Google Play offering up free tracks and albums

Google Play has been selling music in Australia since it launched in April last year, we’ve seen a bit in the way of ‘Free’ music, but you can now grab some free tracks and albums for a limited time. The music is a mix of Australian and international tracks, which can be found on the Google Play Music page. Tracks[Read More…]

in Google Play, Google Services by at 6:52 am on October 14, 2014
OnePlus and JBL Team Up Again
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OnePlus and JBL Team Up Again

When OnePlus designed and built the OnePlus One they teamed up with well renowned audio company JBL to fine tune the speakers in the phone. Today OnePlus have announced another partnership between the two companies, teaming up to produce a set of stylish earphones, the JBL E1+ Earphones. Following their ‘Never Settle’ mantra OnePlus have endeavoured to have JBL produce,[Read More…]

in News by at 6:00 pm on October 13, 2014
Google begins a push on Google Search as a service with real world advertising
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Google begins a push on Google Search as a service with real world advertising

Google has been the undisputed king of search for a while, Microsoft has been trying to catch-up with Bing since it launched in June of 2009. Google contains the lions share of the market at around 68% with Bing coming in 4th according to Wikipedia. Google is keen to retain the lead and has taken to the real world to[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 4:58 pm on October 13, 2014
Google trialling video chats to connect you to a Dr based on search results

Google trialling video chats to connect you to a Dr based on search results

Google is always trying new things, mostly involving parsing your search results and offering you contextually correct offers for help, such as knowledge cards (or advertising) based on the search. One of their new trials is an offer to connect you with a physician if your search results appear to be a medical question. The offer to connect to a[Read More…]

in Google Services by at 4:05 pm on October 13, 2014
Full Google Play Music App is apparently on the way
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Full Google Play Music App is apparently on the way

Google Play Music, though accessible anywhere through the browser, or on mobile devices, the service is somewhat quite difficult to use on desktops and laptops. There’s various Chrome Extensions or apps available, but by and large they either point to the Google Play Music website or are a basic control function. All this may be about to change though, with[Read More…]

in News by at 3:40 pm on October 13, 2014
Exchange Email Security Can Be Bypassed, Easily
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Exchange Email Security Can Be Bypassed, Easily

For several years we as Android enthusiasts have been pushing for Android to be accepted by the enterprise community. When we get a work phone, or use our own phone for work, it would be nice to have a choice of the phone we could use. It would be nice if we could use our favourite mobile OS, Android. Finally[Read More…]

in News by at 3:14 pm on October 13, 2014
Motorola Moto G on sale at Dick Smith for $236 delivered
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Motorola Moto G on sale at Dick Smith for $236 delivered

For today only, Dick Smith has a special offer available for the unlocked second generation Motorola Moto G. You can pick one up from the Dick Smith website right now for only $230.98, the only catch being that it’s only available for home delivery at an additional cost of around $5 (no store pickup). There is some good new, you[Read More…]

in Bargains, News, Phones by at 2:34 pm on October 13, 2014
OnePlus teaming up with JBL for an announcement tomorrow
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OnePlus teaming up with JBL for an announcement tomorrow

OnePlus is slowly building out their range of accessories, recently launching a new set of earphones, but that may not be the end of it. The company who also recently abandoned plans to release a range of interchangeable battery covers due to concerns over the quality and the changing mechanism, is counting down on their Chinese website to a launch[Read More…]

in Accessories, Manufacturer by at 1:05 pm on October 12, 2014