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Google releases new Android 5.1 build for the Nexus 5 and 6 – LMY47I factory images now available

Google releases new Android 5.1 build for the Nexus 5 and 6 – LMY47I factory images now available

The Android 5.1 rollout has been fairly protracted, a number of Nexus phones still haven’t received their update, but Google has upped the ante today releasing yet another build for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6. The new build – LMY47I is the latest build and factory images are now available on the Google Developers site, the LMY47I Over The[Read More…]

by 6:23 pm on March 26, 2015 5 comments Android Development, OS Update
Grab a refurbished Nexus 7 2012 from Expansys and get a bonus official Nexus 7 Sleeve

Grab a refurbished Nexus 7 2012 from Expansys and get a bonus official Nexus 7 Sleeve

If you’ve been looking at a basic tablet for round the house, you can do worse than a tablet that’s still receiving updates almost three years after it was released. While the Nexus 7 (2012) may not see another one, the Android 5.1 update has apparently breathed new life into the ageing tablet and if you’re looking for something to[Read More…]

by 2:56 pm on March 26, 2015 10 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Tablets
Google Keep update brings recurring reminders and labels

Google Keep update brings recurring reminders and labels

Google have continued their application updates, today it’s the Google Keep app that gets a turn. The update brings Keep up to Version 3.1; bringing with it a few performance tweaks, export functionality to Google Docs, some extra functionality for sharing but the biggest two functions that will make a difference to the daily use of the app are: The[Read More…]

by 1:52 pm on March 26, 2015 2 comments News
Motorola Moto E Gen 2 with LTE now available from Yatango Shopping

Motorola Moto E Gen 2 with LTE now available from Yatango Shopping

Motorola’s Moto E Gen 2 with LTE was launched earlier this year in the US, but has so far not reached Australia. We haven’t heard from Motorola about a local launch as yet, but if a Moto E capable of connecting to LTE is what you’re after then Yatango can help you out. Yatango is selling the 8GB Motorola Moto[Read More…]

by 1:48 pm on March 26, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
PayPal steps up for retailers and customers offering free return shipping on eligible online purchases

PayPal steps up for retailers and customers offering free return shipping on eligible online purchases

If there’s anything PayPal has done it’s enable my online shopping habits to almost addictive levels. The ability to purchase items and login without locating my wallet with my credit card is the big bonus, but sometimes things aren’t quite right and returning goods is a hassle and can be expensive, but PayPal wants to help by offering Free Return[Read More…]

by 1:10 pm on March 26, 2015 0 comments News
HTC One M9+ leaks and apparently an invite to a launch

HTC One M9+ leaks and apparently an invite to a launch

The HTC One M9+ is all the talk at the moment, though with a global rollout of their flagship One M9 currently in full flight, it would be a confusing message to launch now. But a Chinese launch in April is the current rumour that’s being floated thanks to an invite sent to Chinese sites overnight. As you can see[Read More…]

by 11:01 am on March 26, 2015 2 comments Events, Manufacturer, Phones
Google wants YouTube to take on Twitch later this year

Google wants YouTube to take on Twitch later this year

Google is preparing YouTube to take on Twitch later in 2015 year with a “YouTube Live” service, according to reports. The Daily Dot, citing those wonderful unnamed sources say that Google has assembled a team of up to 50 engineers with experience in the streaming sector to back and build the project from scratch, and is set to debut the[Read More…]

by 8:37 am on March 26, 2015 1 comment Apps, News
Pioneer Australia finally adds a product page for the AVH-X8750BT Android Auto head unit

Pioneer Australia finally adds a product page for the AVH-X8750BT Android Auto head unit

Pioneer Electronics Australia has this afternoon finally acknowledged the launch of Android Auto in Australia. They’ve announced via Facebook that they’ve updated their Australian website with a product page for at least one of the head units due to arrive here next month. The product page is now available, with specs and more, as well as links to a number[Read More…]

by 7:18 pm on March 25, 2015 13 comments Android Auto
Motorola Moto Hint now available from Expansys Australia

Motorola Moto Hint now available from Expansys Australia

When Motorola launched their Moto X Gen 2 last year, they unleashed a slew of accessories including a battery pack and a unique Bluetooth earpiece with charging case called the Moto Hint. While Motorola has chosen not to bring the Moto Hint to Australia, the team at Expansys has gotten their hands on the unit and you can grab one[Read More…]

by 6:24 pm on March 25, 2015 3 comments Accessories
Facebook tugs at the nostalgia releasing an ‘On this day’ reminder

Facebook tugs at the nostalgia releasing an ‘On this day’ reminder

Facebook is pushing out a new update that brings a new way to look back at photos and memories from your timeline much more easily called ‘On This Day.” The new feature, which kind of works similar to the Timehop app, makes it easier for users to look back at old photos and other memories which they have shared on[Read More…]

by 3:35 pm on March 25, 2015 1 comment Apps