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Telstra HTC One receiving Android 4.4 KitKat update now – Optus and Vodafone to follow soon
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Telstra HTC One receiving Android 4.4 KitKat update now – Optus and Vodafone to follow soon

The HTC One Android 4.4 update is apparently rolling out as an Over The Air(OTA) update to Telstra Handsets right now. The update, firmware version 4.20.980.1 is nearly 308MB in size and brings about new features as well as bug fixes. The update brings the HTC One up to Android 4.4.2, with Sense 5.5 on-board, the update includes Cloud Print[Read More…]

in News by at 11:58 pm on March 18, 2014
The All New HTC One Australian launch event scheduled for March 27th
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The All New HTC One Australian launch event scheduled for March 27th

While the launch of the All New HTC One is set for the 25th of March in London, Australia will get its first look at the phone on the 27th of March when HTC Australia holds their launch event in Sydney. We’ve seen the phone from almost every angle, seen a walkthrough of the software that will come on the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 4:46 pm on March 18, 2014
Google Play Services 4.3 rolling out now

Google Play Services 4.3 rolling out now

After the announcement of the Google Play Games updates this morning, the Android developers blog has updated to advise that Google Play Services version 4.3 is now rolling out to Android phones world-wide to bring those features announced this morning, further improvements to the Drive API as well as three new APIs – Google Analytics API, Tag Manager, and the[Read More…]

in Google Play by at 4:22 pm on March 18, 2014
Tapit and Google nominated for best Marketing Campaign award in Global Contactless Awards

Tapit and Google nominated for best Marketing Campaign award in Global Contactless Awards

Last year, Google ran an advertising campaign for Google Music, which included NFC enabled posters provided by Sydney based NFC Marketing team Tapit, the team behind a host of successful NFC based marketing campaigns in Australia. The Google Music campaign in Australia took the form of NFC enabled posters placed in selected buses in Sydney, as well as trains in[Read More…]

in Uncategorised by at 3:54 pm on March 18, 2014
Samsung announces the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2″ and Galaxy TabPRO 10.1″ for Australia
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Samsung announces the Galaxy NotePRO 12.2″ and Galaxy TabPRO 10.1″ for Australia

Announced in January this year at CES in Las Vegas, Samsung Australia has just announced that their long awaited Galaxy NotePRO 12.2 and Galaxy TabPRO 10.1 tablets will finally be launching in Australia. When announced at CES there was a single NotePro with a screen size of 12.2″, but three TabPRO tablets with screens ranging from 8.4″, through 10.1″ and[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Tablets by at 3:26 pm on March 18, 2014
Nestlé Australia winds up their Android competition all second chance draw winners drawn
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Nestlé Australia winds up their Android competition all second chance draw winners drawn

The announcement of KitKat as the name of the next version of Android, brought about a unique marketing opportunity for both Google and Nestlé with the companies embarking on a pretty successful campaign to cross promote the update and at the same time give away some of their new Nexus 7 tablets as well as some Google Play vouchers. But[Read More…]

in Competitions and Giveaways by at 10:32 am on March 18, 2014
Cast Store lists and highlights Chromecast compatible Apps
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Cast Store lists and highlights Chromecast compatible Apps

Google hasn’t historically done a fantastic job of highlighting Apps for specific platforms – their Tablet Apps highlight only really came into the fore in November last year, a couple of years after the introduction of tablets. Their Chromecast App highlights have similarly been lacking, with their current selection still limited to those launched ‘officially’ up till last December, and[Read More…]

in Apps, Chromecast, Google Play by at 9:55 am on March 18, 2014
OnePlus reveals details on the camera sensor for the One

OnePlus reveals details on the camera sensor for the One

The OnePlus One is slowly coming together and the latest piece of the puzzle to break cover is the camera module. OnePlus has revealed overnight that the One will carry a 13MP Sony Exmor IMX214 image sensor. In the ‘Never Settle’ campaign, there’s a lot to live up to, the camera on some of the big name phones released in[Read More…]

in Camera, Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:31 am on March 18, 2014
Google Play Games update brings cross platform gaming and gifts
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Google Play Games update brings cross platform gaming and gifts

Since the introduction of the Google Play Games service, Android users have received some great integration from developers starting with leaderboards, achievements and recently multi-player invites now Google is adding more features, starting with the ability to share in-game gifts with your friends, and the big one, cross platform gaming between the two biggest mobile platforms – Android and iOS.[Read More…]

in Google Play by at 9:09 am on March 18, 2014
Check out HTC Sense 6 and get up close and personal with Motion Launch
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Check out HTC Sense 6 and get up close and personal with Motion Launch

We’ll see the All New HTC One in just over a week and when it launches officially and though we’ve seen the hardware pretty thoroughly, the software has remained a bit of a mystery, until now. New leaker on the block @gadgetleaks has provided a three and a half minute video walkthrough of HTC Sense 6 which is what the[Read More…]

in OS Updates by at 9:55 pm on March 17, 2014