Google backflips and apologises after contractor threatens to remove gay bars after a gay club tried to update its details
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Google backflips and apologises after contractor threatens to remove gay bars after a gay club tried to update its details

Google has been forced to apologise after one of Sydney’s flagship LGBTI venues tried to update its listing details on Google Maps. The Shift Bar & Club, previously known as The Midnight Shift, were trying to update their listing through Google Maps to reflect the change of business name. Staff were seeking assistance through Google Maps helpline when a contractor[Read More…]

in News by at 10:35 pm on July 28, 2015
Motorola announces Moto G 2015 with 5″ HD screen, long lasting battery and swappable colour shells
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Motorola announces Moto G 2015 with 5″ HD screen, long lasting battery and swappable colour shells

Motorola has tonight announced a new model of their mid-tier Moto G, bringing the phone firmly into the premium mid-range market. The new generation Moto G has been leaked incessantly in the lead up to the launch and many details previously leaked have now been confirmed. The phone will feature an IPX7 splash resistance guarantee for the first time, making[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, News, Phones by at 10:23 pm on July 28, 2015
Google updates Play Store ‘Deal of the Week’ offering a new app and a new game for just $0.20 each
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Google updates Play Store ‘Deal of the Week’ offering a new app and a new game for just $0.20 each

Google introduced their new ‘Deal of the Week’ for Google Play Apps and Games last week, initially offering Smart Launcher Pro and Game of Thrones for just $0.20 each. A new week is upon us so it’s time to update and Google now has two new offers priced at just $0.20. Angry Birds Star Wars II and WeatherPro are the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:05 pm on July 28, 2015
Humble NeoGeo Android Bundle adds three more reasons to grab it

Humble NeoGeo Android Bundle adds three more reasons to grab it

The Humble NeoGeo Android Bundle which launched last week has been updated today, with three more games added to their premium ‘Pay above the average price’ tier. The new games include the original Metal Slug, as well as The King of Fighters ’98 and Beast Busters featuring KOF DX are now available in addition to the other premium games –[Read More…]

in Apps by at 3:59 pm on July 28, 2015
OnePlus 2 Full Specs and Band Support
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OnePlus 2 Full Specs and Band Support

OnePlus 2 has just finished their virtual phone launch using Google’s Cardboard platform, but now the nitty gritty of details about the phone have begun to arrive. The phone will have some pretty high-end specs, but notably the specs we’ve been provided with make no mention of features like Quick Charging or Qi wireless charging. Also missing from the list[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 2:16 pm on July 28, 2015
The OnePlus 2 launches in countries that aren’t Australia on August 11, starting at US$329
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The OnePlus 2 launches in countries that aren’t Australia on August 11, starting at US$329

The OnePlus 2 will launch on August 11 in the US, Canada, India, European Union and China with a launch in South East Asia to follow in Q4. The 64GB model will go for US$389 (AU$532) and a 16GB model for US$329 (AU$450). OnePlus’ now-familiar invite system will be in play, though the company says it’s been revamped a little[Read More…]

in Other, Phones by and at 1:14 pm on July 28, 2015
Sony launch their 5.5″ Xperia C4 in Australia for $499 with exclusive colour options for Dick Smith and Move stores

Sony launch their 5.5″ Xperia C4 in Australia for $499 with exclusive colour options for Dick Smith and Move stores

Sony has today announced that their Xperia C4, what they call the ‘World’s best selfie smartphone’ is now available in Australia for $499. The Xperia C4 is a larger format smartphone with a large 5.5″ FullHD resolution display, but it’s the camera that they’ve concentrated on for the Xperia C4. The 5MP front-facing Exmor sensor on the Xperia C4 is[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 12:30 pm on July 28, 2015
Sony announces the Xperia E4g on the Telstra 4GX network

Sony announces the Xperia E4g on the Telstra 4GX network

After announcing the 3G version of their Xperia E4 was hitting MVNO Boost earlier this month, Sony has advised that the 4G compatible model, the Xperia E4g will be coming exclusively to Telstra where it will take advantage of their 4GX network. With a RRP of $149,the Xperia E4g is an affordable handset, which features a comfortable curved plastic body[Read More…]

in Carriers, Phones by at 11:56 am on July 28, 2015
Razer confirms acquisition of Ouya and talks about the future of the company
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Razer confirms acquisition of Ouya and talks about the future of the company

After a couple of months of speculation, as well as a possible confirmation, American computer peripheral manufacturer Razer has today confirmed that Android console maker Ouya is now a member of the Razer family. The tweet announcing the confirmation is fairly brief, simply stating ‘Welcome to the family, @playouya.’ with the above title pic. Razer PR however have been able[Read More…]

in Android TV by at 11:33 am on July 28, 2015
Hi-res photos of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaked ahead of August 13th event
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Hi-res photos of the Samsung Galaxy Note 5 leaked ahead of August 13th event

With this morning’s announcement of a Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event in New York, the hype surrounding the next Galaxy smartphone, the Note 5 (and the S6 Edge+) has been building. Overnight a leak of some hi-res photos of the Galaxy Note 5 has popped up, seemingly by case maker NILLKIN. The photos show the phone from all sides, the microUSB[Read More…]

in Phones by at 11:14 am on July 28, 2015