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Samsung’s Galaxy A3 and A5 are launching in Australia on March 5

Samsung’s Galaxy A3 and A5 are launching in Australia on March 5

We’d been tipped off on their imminent arrival, but today Samsung’s made it official – the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 will be launching in Australia from March 5. Both phones have an attractive, slim, full-metal unibody design coming in under 7mm with SuperAMOLED screens, 5MP front-facing cameras, 1.2 Ghz quad core processors, and Android KitKat. There are also some[Read More…]

by 12:33 pm on February 25, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Teasing: Now it’s Qualcomm’s turn, with the Snapdragon 810

Teasing: Now it’s Qualcomm’s turn, with the Snapdragon 810

In the lead-up to Mobile World Congress 2015 we’re getting more and more teasing tweets from manufacturers. Snippets of information, a screenshot or even a poorly-lit glimpse at a new phone or tablet. This time, it’s Qualcomm playing the tease with the below tweet stating that a new Snapdragon 810 powered phone is on the way at MWC. It’s almost[Read More…]

by 11:43 am on February 25, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Whoops! Sony accidentally outs the Xperia Z4 tablet in their own app

Whoops! Sony accidentally outs the Xperia Z4 tablet in their own app

Well that clearly wasn’t the plan. Sony accidentally outed the Z4 Tablet in their Xperia Lounge app in the early hours of this morning, but pulled the article fairly quickly. Not quickly enough though! Several tech sites around the world including Xperia Blog were on it in a flash. Judging from the button placement, we’re looking at a portrait-style tablet[Read More…]

by 11:24 am on February 25, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, Tablets
Rumour: HTC One M9 appears in “Introduction” video

Rumour: HTC One M9 appears in “Introduction” video

We’re days away from the reveal of the HTC One M9 in Barcelona, just before Mobile World Congress 2015. While we’ll have Dan on the ground to cover the reveals, it seems Upleaks has beaten everyone to the punch with an “Introduction” video for the phone. The video – strangely, made for portrait orientation – seems to confirm a number[Read More…]

by 10:14 am on February 25, 2015 5 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Google accidentally confirms that a new Chromebook Pixel is on the way

Google accidentally confirms that a new Chromebook Pixel is on the way

Nearly two years on, Google’s expensive Chromebook Pixel is still one of the best ChromeOS devices out there, and has a dedicated fanbase. It didn’t receive an update in 2014, leading many to believe that the Pixel would go quietly into the night as newer Chromebooks overtook it on specs and features. Not so. Google’s got a Pixel 2 in[Read More…]

by 8:32 am on February 25, 2015 1 comment Chromebook, News, Rumours
Pebble Time official, already made its $500,000 goal

Pebble Time official, already made its $500,000 goal

Pebble’s website has been giving us a countdown for a while now and at the end of it was a big announcement. The new Pebble Time is a smartwatch by Pebble with an Colour E-Paper Display that’s always on and will give you up to a week of updates on one charge. The watch comes in 3 colours at the moment[Read More…]

by 2:36 am on February 25, 2015 16 comments Manufacturer, News, Smartwatch
Telstra has announced their first 4GX prepaid handset – the Telstra Evolution T80

Telstra has announced their first 4GX prepaid handset – the Telstra Evolution T80

With the inception of their 4GX network, it was only a matter of time before Telstra brought their own Telstra branded handset to market and today the Telstra Evolution T80 has arrived. The Telstra Evolution T80 is as usual built for Telstra by Chinese OEM ZTE. The T80 isn’t going to be top of anyones list when it comes to[Read More…]

by 3:11 pm on February 24, 2015 2 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, News, Phones
Rumour: Pebble to launch a new, larger watch with a colour e-paper display

Rumour: Pebble to launch a new, larger watch with a colour e-paper display

It was only a few days ago that we saw a mysterious countdown timer appear on the Pebble website, seemingly counting down to the launch of a new device. 9to5Google spotted an image on Pebble’s website (which has since hilariously been replaced by an image of a rock) that seems to indicate a device with a wider screen, colour display[Read More…]

by 1:20 pm on February 24, 2015 2 comments Accessories, News, Rumours
HTC teases a “Bigger Boom”

HTC teases a “Bigger Boom”

OK, we know that the HTC One (M9) is coming, and that HTC is looking very likely to launch it on March 1st at Mobile World Congress 2015. We’ve seen a number of leaks from various sources which included images, rumoured (not officially confirmed, but likely) specs of the device and a bit of guesswork thrown in for good measure.[Read More…]

by 11:31 am on February 24, 2015 1 comment News
New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

New app: Telstra Treats, rewards for Telstra customers

Telstra has launched its own rewards app, Treats. The company says it will bring awesome rewards to its customers as a way of saying thanks for being with and using the Telstra network. The Treats App is a free download for Android (and something called iOS), and brings discounts on designer clothes, fine dining or live music events straight to[Read More…]

by 11:26 am on February 24, 2015 9 comments Apps, Carriers, News