Sony begins teasing August 3rd event with focus on photos
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Sony begins teasing August 3rd event with focus on photos

Sony has something camera related to show us. The Sony Xperia social media sites have begun posting a picture, with a 03-08-15 date attached. Focus closely now, a new way to capture split-second photos is coming. 03.08.15 #Xperia pic.twitter.com/VVE21DKLyk — Sony Xperia (@sonyxperia) July 30, 2015 The tease is fairly basic, but definitely has something to do with photography. Sony[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 10:11 pm on July 30, 2015
Angry Birds 2 is now live in Google Play

Angry Birds 2 is now live in Google Play

Get ready to get those piggies, as promised a couple of weeks back, Angry Birds 2 has today launched in Google Play. The game is the same concept as the original, meaning you’ll still be slingshotting various birds at pig-filled constructions, but as Rovio say in the description: The Angry Birds are back in the sequel to the biggest mobile[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:12 pm on July 30, 2015
Is this what the rear of the LG Nexus 5 2015 will look like?
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Is this what the rear of the LG Nexus 5 2015 will look like?

Nexus rumours all begin heating up at this end of the year. With a scant two and a half months left before we should hear something along the lines of an official announcement, there’s always a few rumours and ‘leaks’ along the way. Leaker ‘@onleaks’, better known as Steve Hemmerstoffer from Nowhereelse.fr has tweeted a ‘drawing’ of what he claims[Read More…]

in Phones by at 1:37 pm on July 30, 2015
MeU Mobile launches as a ‘Social’ focused MVNO backed by the Telstra 3G network.

MeU Mobile launches as a ‘Social’ focused MVNO backed by the Telstra 3G network.

If you’re looking for a ‘socially focused’ MVNO with good data pricing, backed by the Telstra 3G network, then best take a look at brand new MVNO MeU Mobile. MeU Mobile is apparently ‘Australia’s first Social Mobile Network’ and offer free nationwide text and decent talk time as well as generous data caps, with four plans – ‘known as ‘Oodles’’[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 1:22 pm on July 30, 2015
Google announces 20 more languages have been added for instant transaltion in Google Translate

Google announces 20 more languages have been added for instant transaltion in Google Translate

Google Translate has been providing instant visual translation through use of the Word Lens technology that Google acquired after purchasing Quest Visual in March last year. Though previously only offering instant visual translation in seven languages, Google has today announced that they’ve added 20 more. The app now offers 27 languages in total, with Google advising: You can now translate[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 12:55 am on July 30, 2015
Sony’s new software concept leaks for the Xperia Z3 – you can try it if you want to

Sony’s new software concept leaks for the Xperia Z3 – you can try it if you want to

Just days after announcing they would be trialing a new software concept with 500 Swedish Xperia Z3 owners, the software has leaked. The new software concept, Sony said was a stripped back, more AOSP like interface with a few Sony apps baked into the system. Recognised XDA contributor Jozinek has posted a how-to on flashing the software onto your Xperia[Read More…]

in Android Development, Modding, Phones by at 10:15 pm on July 29, 2015
VSCO Cam pushing out an update that adds Collections to curate photos from other users

VSCO Cam pushing out an update that adds Collections to curate photos from other users

VSCO Cam has today begun rolling out a new update which brings a feature that allows you to curate photos from other users into a collection. The new feature is an update to their social photo sharing feature Grid, is called Collections. Collections allows you to curate your favorite photos from other users. Whilst Grid provides a place to share[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:56 pm on July 29, 2015
Telstra partnering with Roku to bring Telstra TV to your living room
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Telstra partnering with Roku to bring Telstra TV to your living room

Telstra has today announced that it has partnered with ROKU Inc, a Telstra branded streaming box to Australia called Telstra TV. Telstra TV, which is a rebranded Roku 2 box, will add to Telstra’s existing entertainment services, which include TBox and Foxtel from Telstra products. The service will offer three subscription video on demand services such as; Presto, Stan and[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Other by at 7:25 pm on July 29, 2015
Qualcomm to enable Wireless Charging through Metal casings

Qualcomm to enable Wireless Charging through Metal casings

Qualcomm Technologies Inc announced today a new method to allow wireless charging through devices with metal casings. At present device manufactures had been limited in the choice of materials, and thickness, used in the construction of devices if they wanted to incorporate a wireless charging solution. Qualcomm’s announcement today takes care of the issue with metal bodied phones using their[Read More…]

in Other by at 4:52 pm on July 29, 2015
Belkin WeMo Insight Switch lets you control and monitor how much your devices cost to run remotely
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Belkin WeMo Insight Switch lets you control and monitor how much your devices cost to run remotely

Belkin’s WeMo home automation devices have been quietly powering lights, devices and even appliances for a number of years now. They’ve steadily cornered a good portion of the market with a great product that lets you turn devices on/off with the tap of a smart phone screen. Now, Belkin wants to improve on the idea, by letting you know exactly[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 4:29 pm on July 29, 2015