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SNK Playmore sale drops the price on your favourite NeoGeo games to $1.29
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SNK Playmore sale drops the price on your favourite NeoGeo games to $1.29

If you’ve played the bright red upright arcade machines at your local pinball parlour, then you’ll be intimately familiar with titles like King of Fighters, Fatal Fury, Metal Slug and Samuari Showdown. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the NeoGeo (the home console was released in 1990), software publisher SNK Playmore has dropped the price on their NeoGeo properties to[Read More…]

in Apps by at 6:57 pm on April 25, 2015
Google adds 360° video filter to YouTube in desktop and Android app

Google adds 360° video filter to YouTube in desktop and Android app

In the face of an array of 360° capable cameras from a variety of manufacturers, Google announced last month that they would be allowing the 360° videos to be uploaded to YouTube. If you’re keen to check out the 360° videos then it’s now easier to search for them, with Google adding a search filter to the Android app and[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 6:25 pm on April 25, 2015
Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

Version 43 of the Chrome OS Beta Channel has dropped this morning. There’s the usual array of performance improvement and bug fixes, but for those of you interested in a bit more detail; Google have posted some “highlights” in their Google Chrome Releases Blog one of which particularly is going to be a big benefit to those of us that[Read More…]

in News by at 1:14 pm on April 25, 2015
Google commemorates 100 years of Anzac with a Google Doodle and shows off historic sites at Gallipoli

Google commemorates 100 years of Anzac with a Google Doodle and shows off historic sites at Gallipoli

Anzac Day 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the landing of Australian and New Zealand troops on the shores of Gallipoli in Turkey. Google has placed the Doodle you see above on the Google.com.au homepage today and they’ve also added some features to Google maps. April 25th is commemorated every year in Australia, New Zealand and even Turkey. It’s a[Read More…]

in News by at 8:00 am on April 25, 2015
Google has removed the inappropriate easter egg from Google Maps
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Google has removed the inappropriate easter egg from Google Maps

Earlier this evening, a new ‘easter egg’ was discovered on Google Maps, which quickly spread throughout the internet. The Android bugdroid urinating on the Apple logo was quite popular, but has now been removed by Google. The unfortunate image was added to Google Maps through the Map Maker tool, which allows users to update Google Maps and keep changes in[Read More…]

in Other by at 4:08 am on April 25, 2015
LG talks leather with their latest update on the G4
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LG talks leather with their latest update on the G4

The LG G4 will have a leather back. We know this, LG has spoken about it, and we’ve seen the massive leak from a couple of weekends back, which really took the wraps off the phone in almost its entirety. Now LG has started talking a bit about the process involved in making the leather rears and it’s pretty intricate.[Read More…]

in Phones by at 2:20 am on April 25, 2015
Google Glass version 2 will be out soon according to Italian eyewear maker Luxottica

Google Glass version 2 will be out soon according to Italian eyewear maker Luxottica

The future of Google Glass is getting a little clearer today, with a quote from the CEO of Italian eyewear maker Luxottica, who has described the next version of glass as ‘in preparation’. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, Massimo Vian, the CEO of Luxottica has addressed the company’s general meeting in Milan, Italy to advise that[Read More…]

in Glass by at 1:16 am on April 25, 2015
LG continues their G4 teasers with brief glimpses of the IPS Quantum display and camera
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LG continues their G4 teasers with brief glimpses of the IPS Quantum display and camera

The LG hype train continues in the lead up to the April 28th launch, with the company releasing more teasers for the G4 on their YouTube channel. The two latest appeared on the LG Mobile Korea YouTube site and concentrate on IPS Quantum display and f/1.8 camera. There’s not much new information here, but it’s good to get a look[Read More…]

in Phones by at 11:19 pm on April 24, 2015
There’s a really rude Android vs Apple easter egg in Google Maps right now
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There’s a really rude Android vs Apple easter egg in Google Maps right now

Google loves easter eggs, but we get the feeling that the latest one that’s been discovered may have snuck in without official approval. The latest easter egg has shown up in Google Maps, if you go to a location near Islamabad in Pakistan you’ll be able to check out the old Android Bugdroid relieving itself all over the Apple Logo.[Read More…]

in Other by at 9:21 pm on April 24, 2015
Apple might not be too keen on Android Wear for iOS, and is rejecting Pebble apps [Updated]
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Apple might not be too keen on Android Wear for iOS, and is rejecting Pebble apps [Updated]

It was a little while back now that we looked at Google preparing Android Wear for integration with iOS as well as Android. As you might expect, with Apple launching their own ‘competing’ smartwatch, perhaps they wouldn’t take too kindly to other smartwatch platforms trying to make themselves available to Apple’s users. Well, there’s no perhaps. Apple has taken to[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News by at 4:59 pm on April 24, 2015