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Rumour: HTC to manufacture Amazon phone

Rumour: HTC to manufacture Amazon phone

As HTC spirals closer to its doom, we’re seeing the company taking more and more drastic steps to stay afloat, such as the sale of its share in Beats and the rumoured talks with Lenovo about a potential buy-out of the beleaguered Taiwanese company. The latest rumour suggests a return to the HTC of yore – building phones for other[Read More…]

by 9:12 am on October 16, 2013 3 comments Phones, Rumours
New Nexus 7 commercials released in the US

New Nexus 7 commercials released in the US

Google has released two new commercials for the Nexus 7(2013) in the US. Google has gotten pretty good at their marketing of late especially their commercials, the latest ones focus on using Google Now as well as Hangouts. The first one – titled Google Nexus 7: Study Hal – is actually more US-centric as it focuses on a college student[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on October 16, 2013 1 comment Tablets
Star Wars: Tiny Death Star launches on Google Play in Australia

Star Wars: Tiny Death Star launches on Google Play in Australia

If you’re a fan of the Tiny Tower games and Star Wars, then this newest game called Star Wars: Tiny Death Star by developer Nimblebit will certainly interest you. Nimblebit have developed a Tiny Tower game based in the Star Wars universe in co-operation with Disney and LucasArts and the best part for us in Australia is that it’s available[Read More…]

by 8:07 am on October 16, 2013 3 comments Apps
Humble Bundle 7 with Android now available

Humble Bundle 7 with Android now available

The Humble Bundle 7 with Android has just gone on sale over at the Humble Bundle Website, offering users the chance to pick up 4 games for whatever price you wish to pay, with the option to pay above the average and score two more great titles as well. The games included for whatever price you wish to pay are[Read More…]

by 7:16 am on October 16, 2013 5 comments Sale
Batman: Arkham Origins coming to Android

Batman: Arkham Origins coming to Android

NetherRealm Studios are releasing a companion game for Android for their PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360 and PC game, also called Batman: Arkham Origins. The Australian release for the console version is the 25th of October, with the Android release of the beat-em-up version following soon after. Batman: Arkham Origins is a prequel to the critically acclaimed “Batman: Arkham[Read More…]

by 5:37 am on October 16, 2013 2 comments News
Aviate – a contextually aware simple homescreen replacement now in Beta

Aviate – a contextually aware simple homescreen replacement now in Beta

Overnight, a new homescreen replacement app has appeared called Aviate – it’s a new take on your homescreen using the Google Now style as a basis for one of the most simple, yet informative homescreens you’ll use. Aviate is released by ThumbsUp Labs – who have two ex-Googlers on the team: Will Choi, who worked on Google’s front end search,[Read More…]

by 5:36 am on October 16, 2013 11 comments Apps
Hands-on with the HTC One Max

Hands-on with the HTC One Max

HTC launched the One‘s big brother – the One Max – today. We’ve been lucky enough to spend a bit of hands-on time with the device this afternoon. Physically, the One Max is an imposing device. Owing to its 5.9 inch screen with physical buttons and BoomSound speakers above/below, it’s about one and a half wallets tall and has quite[Read More…]

by 9:20 pm on October 15, 2013 0 comments News
New Nexus 5 images from Russia

New Nexus 5 images from Russia

The globe trotting Nexus 5 has paid a visit to Russia, after recently enjoying some time in France, in a bar, cavorting with another phone, and revealing all in an early service manual. The new photos do not reveal much more than we already know: the Nexus 5 has a very large ring around the camera, the back appears to[Read More…]

by 9:07 pm on October 15, 2013 3 comments News, Phones
HTC One Max headed for Optus

HTC One Max headed for Optus

The recently launched HTC One Max looks like it will be coming to Optus, if their Google+ page is a good indicator. Optus has just posted a mini review of the One Max, indicating that an announcement for stocking the phone is looming. Optus linked on their Google+ page to a US site for the mini review, and not an Australian[Read More…]

by 8:09 pm on October 15, 2013 3 comments Carriers, News
HTC Desire 601 coming exclusively to Vodafone

HTC Desire 601 coming exclusively to Vodafone

The Desire brand is officially back in Australia with Vodafone announcing today that the HTC Desire 601 is now available exclusively through them. The Desire 601 is a mid-range LTE phone with a 4.5″ qHD 540×960 resolution screen and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. General Manager of Devices, Katie Turkal, says: If you want an affordable 4G phone with an[Read More…]

by 8:05 pm on October 15, 2013 1 comment Carriers, Phones