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Huawei ‘Watch’ leaks in advertising campaign poster ahead of MWC launch

Huawei ‘Watch’ leaks in advertising campaign poster ahead of MWC launch

Huawei are set to kick off Mobile World Congress with a press announcement on the 1st of March, and amongst other products a new Android Wear watch is on the run sheet. A keen eyed member of the Android Central crew, flying in to Barcelona for the trade-show spotted a poster advertising the watch in the airport. Not a huge[Read More…]

by 6:15 pm on February 28, 2015 1 comment Android Wear, Manufacturer
Vodafone launches new pre-paid plan specifically for international calling

Vodafone launches new pre-paid plan specifically for international calling

Making the world a smaller place through ease of communications has been at the forefront of Australian carriers for the last 12 months. Vodafone has been leading the charge with their Red plans and today they’ve turned their attention to the pay-as-you-go (PAYG) pre-paid market with a new plan tailored to give better options for customers making international calls. There’s[Read More…]

by 6:04 pm on February 28, 2015 1 comment Carriers
Could this be the biggest Galaxy S6 leak yet? Probably.

Could this be the biggest Galaxy S6 leak yet? Probably.

We’ve seen so many Samsung leaks that we’re getting a little tired of them, but when these slipped across our desk, we had to say they caught our attention. These look to be the most comprehensive, authentic leaked photos of the Galaxy S6 yet, and while there’s a few watermarks on the images, you can still get a great look[Read More…]

by 2:05 pm on February 28, 2015 9 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones, Rumours
Google Calendar update brings options to hide G+ Birthdays and new 7-day view

Google Calendar update brings options to hide G+ Birthdays and new 7-day view

We’re a bit late to this one, but we only just received the update here yesterday, so please forgive us. Google Calendar has received an update this week, and it’s a bit of a significant one, so much so that Google actually took to publishing a changelog for it: See more events at a glance with 7-day week view and[Read More…]

by 12:53 pm on February 28, 2015 6 comments Apps, Google Services, News
Motorola will begin offering Moto Maker customisation for the Moto 360

Motorola will begin offering Moto Maker customisation for the Moto 360

Motorola is looking to expand their customisation service, Moto Maker, to include their successful Android Wear watch, the Moto 360. According to Wired, the service will launch next month, at least in the US, offering customers the chance to customise their watch before having it shipped to them. The service will offer three different colours of watch body: silver, black,[Read More…]

by 4:24 am on February 28, 2015 3 comments Android Wear, Manufacturer
Commonwealth Bank readying a Tap and Pay solution for every Android 4.4 device

Commonwealth Bank readying a Tap and Pay solution for every Android 4.4 device

The Commonwealth Bank Android App has been around for a while, and it’s been fairly useful for a while, too. Of all the mobile banking applications I use, I have to say I quite like the Commonwealth’s, but the Tap and Pay feature is one I can’t use, because I don’t have an iPhone or a compatible Samsung device. It’s[Read More…]

by 9:42 pm on February 27, 2015 25 comments Exclusive, News, NFC
Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge appear in Sprint advertising leak

Samsung Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge appear in Sprint advertising leak

It’s basically confirmed now, and short of hearing it from Samsung’s mouth (which we expect to in a few days), the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge will be unveiled at MWC 2015 in Barcelona. The phones look as shown above, and besides a few specs and key information on availability and pricing, there’s not much more you need to[Read More…]

by 9:14 pm on February 27, 2015 0 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Boost Mobile simplifies its prepaid recharges, moves to 30-day expiries

Boost Mobile simplifies its prepaid recharges, moves to 30-day expiries

Boost Mobile is making changes to its prepaid recharge options which will take effect from March 31 2015. The company is moving expiry to 30 days and the minimum recharge amount to $20, and simplifying their add-on packages with a single $10 option. Boost’s existing $10/5 day and $20/15 day “UNLTD” recharge options will no longer be available, to be[Read More…]

by 4:07 pm on February 27, 2015 3 comments Carriers
Citymaps goes global with a revised Android app and further funding

Citymaps goes global with a revised Android app and further funding

Citymaps, a company based in the USA, has been for a little while now been trying to create a mapping platform that is personalised, customisable, social, and designed for a mobile-first world. Overnight in New York, they’ve announced that they’re launching their social mapping app globally through an app update. The app update is rolling out to existing users now[Read More…]

by 11:24 am on February 27, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
iA Writer makes the jump to Android

iA Writer makes the jump to Android

iA Writer, until now only avaiable on iOS and Mac, today made a giant leap to debut on Android. The company behind the app, Information Architects, made the announcement via their blog, and gave a little insight as to why it has taken them so long to make the jump. In their post, they explain that the team was concerned[Read More…]

by 11:10 am on February 27, 2015 0 comments Apps