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Gameloft launches their ‘Forever Alone’ Sale leading up to Valentines Day

Gameloft launches their ‘Forever Alone’ Sale leading up to Valentines Day

It’s only a few days until Valentines Day and not everyone will be spending it with a significant other, so Gameloft is running a sale to at least give you something to do. The sale actually began on Saturday morning when the price drop first came through in Google Play, but now we know the reason behind the sale. The[Read More…]

by 6:02 pm on February 10, 2014 0 comments Apps, Google Play, Sale
Toshiba Chromebook now on-sale at JB Hifi

Toshiba Chromebook now on-sale at JB Hifi

It’s been a long time coming, but Toshiba’s first foray into the Chromebook market has finally arrived at retailers in Australia with JB Hifi first of the mark. The Chromebook was first seen in public by Dan Goodes who was kind enough to tip us off on Google+. Dan saw the Toshiba Chromebook at the JB Hi-Fi on Elizabeth St[Read More…]

by 4:24 pm on February 10, 2014 6 comments Chromebook, Manufacturer
Chromecast: State of Play

Chromecast: State of Play

The road to general availability of Google’s Chromecast has been long and bumpy, but we’ve seen a promising sign this week with the release of the SDK and now rumours pointing towards an international release. A History Lesson Google’s first attempt at TV, the 2010 Google TV, was based around Android and paired with wildly complicated remote control units to[Read More…]

by 3:36 pm on February 10, 2014 18 comments Accessories, Apps, News
Telstra reportedly in talks to bring Chromecast to Australia

Telstra reportedly in talks to bring Chromecast to Australia

Google’s super-cheap media streaming dongle, the Chromecast, has been incredibly popular in the United States, but it has yet to be officially sold anywhere else. In the UK, retailer Curry’s has announced that they’ll be selling the Chromecast as of March 1, and even though you can get it in Australia, it’s a bit of a hassle. Business Spectator are[Read More…]

by 3:30 pm on February 10, 2014 6 comments Chromecast, Rumours
LG confirms Australian launch of Chromebase, the Chrome All In One Desktop

LG confirms Australian launch of Chromebase, the Chrome All In One Desktop

LG has announced that its Chrome All-In-One (AIO) Desktop, dubbed the Chromebase, will launch in Australia in April, with a suggested retail price of $599. LG is confident that the Chromebase will become widely adopted in home, school and office environments alike, as it represents the future of desktop computing. For those who missed the announcement at CES 2014, the[Read More…]

by 1:32 pm on February 10, 2014 8 comments Manufacturer, News
HTC M8 Mini to feature Snapdragon 400 SoC and 13MP Camera

HTC M8 Mini to feature Snapdragon 400 SoC and 13MP Camera

The latest rumour from serial leaker @evleaks is that the Mini version of the upcoming HTC One followup – codenamed the M8 – will feature hardware that could be seen as a very minor spec bump from the current model. The upgraded Mini will see only minor updates from the current HTC One Mini which already features a Quad-Core 1.4GHz[Read More…]

by 11:38 am on February 9, 2014 4 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Chromecast availability to expand to the UK in March, Australia soon after?

Chromecast availability to expand to the UK in March, Australia soon after?

The Chromecast, Google’s seemingly pretty successful third attempt at conquering the living room(Nexus Q and GoogleTV weren’t terribly commercially successful), looks set to officially expand availability outside the US, with UK based Electrical retailer Currys expecting to begin sales of the dongle in their stores on March 1st. A Currys rep said that the date was provisional but the date[Read More…]

by 8:59 pm on February 8, 2014 5 comments Chromecast, Rumours
Enable the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games card in Google Now

Enable the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games card in Google Now

The Winter Olympics have begun, there’s a lot of controversy over double toilets, spy cameras in the showers, incomplete buildings and even Wild dog(e) murder squads but in the end it’s all about the events and if you want to keep up with the events then Google has your back, with their recent Google Search update bringing a specific Winter[Read More…]

by 8:12 pm on February 8, 2014 1 comment Apps
Smashed your Nexus 5? Here’s how to repair it.

Smashed your Nexus 5? Here’s how to repair it.

It’s the sound you never want to hear when you drop your phone or see it sliding over the edge of a desk, and while we all try to protect our phone to the best of our ability, sometimes accidents happen and when it does you need to get your baby fixed up and back under way. So, who you[Read More…]

by 4:39 pm on February 7, 2014 13 comments News, Phones
Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics marks the return of Roy and HG to the Samsung Stadium

Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics marks the return of Roy and HG to the Samsung Stadium

The Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games begin tonight and with that it’s time to look at what Samsung, one of the global sponsors is doing with sponsorship as well as coverage of the games. As an official sponsor of the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, Samsung has thrown a few things together to show their support of the Olympics and[Read More…]

by 4:12 pm on February 7, 2014 3 comments Apps