Motorola confirms the Moto X Play is missing the Gyroscope, no ChopChop flashlight
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Motorola confirms the Moto X Play is missing the Gyroscope, no ChopChop flashlight

Motorola’s Moto X Play is set to launch in Australia early next month, with a massive battery on board and great specs, the phone has immediately caught the eye of a number of readers, but there is one spec missing, the Gyroscope and the Chop Chop gesture to turn the flashlight on, is also missing – but may be added[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:23 am on August 26, 2015
Report: New Android Wear watches coming from Asus, Huawei, LG and Motorola next week at IFA
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Report: New Android Wear watches coming from Asus, Huawei, LG and Motorola next week at IFA

According to a new report from CNET over night, next week’s consumer electronics show in Berlin, IFA could see four new Android Wear watches launched. The report lists upcoming releases from four manufacturers, Asus, Huawei, LG and Motorola as due at events next week. The Asus ZenWatch 2, the re-release of the Huawei Watch shown off initially at Mobile World[Read More…]

in Android Wear by at 10:22 am on August 26, 2015
Link Bubble Pro features go free for everyone under new owners
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Link Bubble Pro features go free for everyone under new owners

After being sold earlier this month by developer Chris Lacey to an unknown startup based in the US, Link Bubble has updated this morning with an announcement that their Pro features are now free for everyone. The update has removed the free/pro versions of Link Bubble, with a single entry for the app now available under the developer name ‘Link[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:52 am on August 26, 2015
You now have three more reasons to check out the Humble PC & Android Bundle 13

You now have three more reasons to check out the Humble PC & Android Bundle 13

After a week of enticing customers, the Humble PC & Android Bundle 13 has been updated overnight with three new games, that they hope will entice you to spend some dollars. The Humble PC & Android Bundle is the same as all the other bundles, you pay whatever you want to unlock some games – Crimsonland, Neverending Nightmares, Beatbuddy: Tale[Read More…]

in Other by at 9:34 am on August 26, 2015
Samsung Design Exec shows off the Gear S2 smartwatch
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Samsung Design Exec shows off the Gear S2 smartwatch

Samsung’s IFA announcement next week will include their latest smartwatch the Samsung Gear S2, there’s really no secret there with Samsung themselves showing the teaser at the end of their Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 Edge+ announcements. Now they’re furthering the hype building by showing the watch off on various platforms, the latest of which is Instagram. The picture[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Smartwatch by at 9:18 am on August 26, 2015
HTC’s next phone may look a little more fruity than we’d like
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HTC’s next phone may look a little more fruity than we’d like

HTC hasn’t had the greatest year in the world when it comes to phones, their One M9 failed to impress and they’ve been slow to release Desire models here in Australia. But it seems, HTC has a new phone coming out which may look a little more like the iPhone than most people would like if the above pictures are[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 9:06 am on August 26, 2015
Attention Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge owners your Android 5.1 update is ready
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Attention Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge owners your Android 5.1 update is ready

The Android 5.1 update for both the Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is available now according to reports rolling in from users all over Australia. Multiple reports overnight from users on Optus, Telstra and Vodafone are reporting that they are receiving a prompt to update their devices this morning from Android 5.0 to Android 5.1.1: The update from[Read More…]

in Carriers, OS Updates, Other, Phones by at 8:48 am on August 26, 2015
Qualcomm continues to discuss the Snapdragon 820’s advancements

Qualcomm continues to discuss the Snapdragon 820’s advancements

Despite announcing that we will not be seeing consumer hardware with the latest Snapdragon 820 until 2016, Qualcomm continues to announce the new features of the incoming SOC. This week, the announcement was for a “Hexagon 680 DSP”. A DSP, or Digital Signal Processor, is a specialised processor – typically used in low power devices such as mobile phones – that assist the[Read More…]

in News, Other by at 8:31 am on August 26, 2015
YouTube Gaming is launching tomorrow Update: [APK Download]

YouTube Gaming is launching tomorrow Update: [APK Download]

YouTube is set to release its Twitch game-streaming competitor ‘YouTube Gaming’ tomorrow, and it’s coming to Australia (kind of). Many tech industry pundits expected YouTube to purchase the popular game streaming service Twitch, but due to apparent anti-trust concerns, YouTube withdrew from any potential purchase allowing Amazon to buy the company. Shortly after, YouTube announced they were launching their own[Read More…]

in Games, News by at 8:08 am on August 26, 2015
Samsung dismisses Note 5 #PenGate issue; says it just shouldn’t be done
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Samsung dismisses Note 5 #PenGate issue; says it just shouldn’t be done

Yesterday we reported on an apparent ‘issue’ with Samsung’s latest Note 5 handset, whereupon people were inserting the S-Pen the wrong way around (i.e. butt first) and discovering that it became stuck, and likely damaged parts of the phone trying to remove it. WhenI first read the headline, I must admit I had one of those “wtf?” moments, but apparently[Read More…]

in News, Opinion, Phones by at 8:08 am on August 26, 2015