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LG shows off more features of UX 4.0 including Ringtone ID, Camera features and Quick Memo+

LG shows off more features of UX 4.0 including Ringtone ID, Camera features and Quick Memo+

The LG G4 launch next week has everyone excited, the phone promises to be a stylish looking device with a powerful heart and from what we’ve seen of the UX, some interesting new and refined features. LG has released a 2nd part of their UX 4.0 video, which focuses on the new camera functions, as well as Ringtone ID and[Read More…]

in Phones by at 11:19 pm on April 23, 2015
BlackBerry introduces social enabled games with BBM Connect Games for Android

BlackBerry introduces social enabled games with BBM Connect Games for Android

  Blackberry is looking at branching out more with its BBM messaging app, making it more than just a communication tool and the company has always been trying to work more on balancing work-play life for a while now and it seems they may have somewhat cracked it with the latest update to the communication tool with BBM Connect Games.[Read More…]

in Apps by at 4:16 pm on April 23, 2015
LG Watch Urbane launching on the Google Store by end of April
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LG Watch Urbane launching on the Google Store by end of April

LG’s all metal, and very sexy, Watch Urbane is going on sale in South Korea this week reportedly, and we’ll be seeing a launch on the Google Store not long after (but by the end of the month we’re promised). Initially, the Watch Urbane will be available on the Google Store to customers in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong,[Read More…]

in Android Wear, News by at 3:44 pm on April 23, 2015
Qualcomm to build next generation of chips in Samsung factories
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Qualcomm to build next generation of chips in Samsung factories

In significant news for the mobile device industry, Qualcomm is planning on making its next generation of mobile device chips in Samsung’s chip-making plants, marking a break from its current practice of using Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co and other foundries. Samsung has the edge over TSMC and other chip manufacturers because it is producing chips using thinner 14-nanometer wiring, compared[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News by at 10:53 am on April 23, 2015
Twitter enhances its policies around combating abuse and enforcing rules

Twitter enhances its policies around combating abuse and enforcing rules

Following the change this week to allow users to send messages to accounts that don’t follow them (amongst other things), Twitter has also been making changes to its policies and enforcement options to ensure that Twitter users play by the rules. The first area of change is policy; Twitter has updated its violent threats policy, to expand the prohibition against specific,[Read More…]

in News by at 10:35 am on April 23, 2015
amaysim updates 4G plans with more data inclusions at no extra cost
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amaysim updates 4G plans with more data inclusions at no extra cost

It wasn’t long ago that amaysim updated their plan offerings with the inclusion of access to Optus’ 4G network, and they’re reporting they’ve received some great feedback on the plans. However, it seems they’re not done with the changes just yet, announcing today new plans which offer better benefits at the same price. amaysim have increased the data on their[Read More…]

in Carriers, News by at 7:47 am on April 23, 2015
HTC and Valve open the Steam VR developer program offering HTC Vive Developer edition headsets

HTC and Valve open the Steam VR developer program offering HTC Vive Developer edition headsets

HTC’s ‘One More Thing’ at their One M9 announcement in Spain at Mobile World Congress – took the tech world by storm. The announcement of the HTC Re Vive Virtual Reality headset was completely unexpected, as was their partnership with world-class software developer and distributor Valve. The HTC Vive developer program was announced at the event, and Valve has just[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 6:30 am on April 23, 2015
Sony announces the rollout of the Lollipop update for the Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia C3 has begun

Sony announces the rollout of the Lollipop update for the Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia C3 has begun

Sony has been slowly but surely delivering Lollipop to a range of their Xperia handsets. Until now though, they had been concentration on their higher end Z series devices. Today though, Sony has announced that the rollout of the Lollipop update to their Xperia T2 Ultra and Xperia C3 handsets – both of which have been sold in Australia –[Read More…]

in OS Updates, Phones by at 5:45 am on April 23, 2015
LG shows off the leather back on the upcoming G4 in their latest teaser

LG shows off the leather back on the upcoming G4 in their latest teaser

There’s no question we can’t wait to hear about the G4 officially. LG has consistently put out some great phones over the last few years and from what we’ve seen so far, the G4 will continue that tradition. As we saw in the invites, as well as the leaked micro-site the other week, the LG G4 will have leather back[Read More…]

in Phones by at 5:35 am on April 23, 2015
Facebook begins testing a new dialler using information from Facebook to let you
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Facebook begins testing a new dialler using information from Facebook to let you

Facebook is introducing a new app from their Facebook Creative Labs today called Hello. Hello is a dialler at its core which will leverage your contacts from Facebook to let you see more about who is calling, letting you choose to block people, as well as find information on people and places. The information is only as invasive as you[Read More…]

in Apps by at 5:28 am on April 23, 2015