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Nvidia Shield Portable to get a follow-up according to Bluetooth and WiFi certification websites

Nvidia Shield Portable to get a follow-up according to Bluetooth and WiFi certification websites

Australia has been seriously lacking in availability when it comes to Nvidia’s Shield line of devices. Nvidia has previously spoken about bringing their products to Australia and a new Shield Portable console may be just the product to kick off the launch. New entries in both the Wi-Fi Alliance, and the Bluetooth Special Interest Group certification websites show that Nvidia[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on March 31, 2015 0 comments Accessories, Manufacturer
LG G4 shows up in GFXBench with a QHD display and Snapdragon 808 processor.

LG G4 shows up in GFXBench with a QHD display and Snapdragon 808 processor.

LG’s G4 handset is the next big name phone to launch, the leaks have been coming faster and faster, so by the time the phone launches, which is rumoured to be at the end of April, we should know all about it. Another tidbit of information has shown up today in the form of an entry for the phone on[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on March 31, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Four more Android apps officially arrive on ChromeOS – VLC could be coming soon too.

Four more Android apps officially arrive on ChromeOS – VLC could be coming soon too.

Since Google announced that Android apps would be arriving on ChromeOS at Google I/O last year, there’s been a slow crawl of apps. Four more apps have now appeared, bringing the total to 28. You can view all the Android apps that have been ported over to ChromeOS on the Chrome Webstore. Google has created a new category called ARC[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on March 31, 2015 0 comments Apps
Google announces Gmail app updates including unified inbox and improved conversation view support

Google announces Gmail app updates including unified inbox and improved conversation view support

If you’re using Android, chances are you’re a fairly hefty user of Gmail. Google has been adding more features and functions to Gmail of late, adding the ability to use Yahoo, Outlook and other services, including Exchange supports in the update to Gmail version 5.0 last year. Now Google has added some more tweaks to the functionality adding a few[Read More…]

by 6:30 am on March 31, 2015 2 comments Apps
You can now see your Google+ photos and videos in Google Drive

You can now see your Google+ photos and videos in Google Drive

Google has this morning announced a long awaited feature in Google Drive, announcing that your Google+ photos and videos can now be seen in Google Drive. Google advises that from today you’ll begin seeing all the photos and videos that were being stored in your Google+ Photos will now show up in Drive. The pictures and videos will appear in[Read More…]

by 5:50 am on March 31, 2015 5 comments Apps, Google Services
AMP Bank launches HCE based NFC payments for customers using Android phones

AMP Bank launches HCE based NFC payments for customers using Android phones

AMP has today announced a new piece of functionality for their Banking customers, enabling NFC tap & pay payments on their Android phones. Called AMPWave, the technology uses Host Card Emulation (HCE) to enable the tap & pay function via NFC. HCE requires Android 4.4 to run, but AMP appears to be offering the update to all customers with phones[Read More…]

by 9:08 pm on March 30, 2015 0 comments Apps
How tough is the Galaxy S6 Edge? It seems to be indestructable according to this video

How tough is the Galaxy S6 Edge? It seems to be indestructable according to this video

The launch of the Galaxy S6 Edge with a metal frame brought a lot of cheers from Samsung fans, but gasps as Samsung followed that up with the announcement that the phone would have glass on the front and back. Users who’ve been stung by glass backed phones (Nexus 4, Sony phones and even Apple phones) in the past approached[Read More…]

by 8:34 pm on March 30, 2015 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Victorian premier announces release of Transit information – next step Google

Victorian premier announces release of Transit information – next step Google

Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan advised back in January that work had started to allow data from the Victorian Public Transit system in a standardised format. While March is about to close, the Labor government has delivered with Labor premier David Andrews announcing the release of data on reddit. In a tweet, Mr Andrews pointed users to a reddit thread[Read More…]

by 8:19 pm on March 30, 2015 12 comments Google Services, Other
Samsung opens pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge with 14 Day Change of Mind guarantee

Samsung opens pre-orders for the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge with 14 Day Change of Mind guarantee

After launching the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge to the media today, Samsung has opened pre-orders on their website for interested parties to order the phones directly from them. The Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge are available to pre-order now in White Pearl or Black Sapphire in 32GB or 64GB storage capacities. Samsung is offering Free Delivery with[Read More…]

by 8:05 pm on March 30, 2015 0 comments Phones
Carrier pricing for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Carrier pricing for Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung’s Australian launch of the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is underway now in Sydney, and Australian carriers are revealing their pricing for the new handsets. Pre-orders will go online at 5pm this afternoon. The phones will be available for sale on April 10 in stores. Optus Optus is first out of the gates with their pricing. They’re offering[Read More…]

by 1:54 pm on March 30, 2015 10 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones