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ABC launches Gallipoli app to coincide with the Centenary anniversary of the landings

ABC launches Gallipoli app to coincide with the Centenary anniversary of the landings

In the lead up to the centenary anniversary of the landing of Australian troops on the Gallipoli peninsula in Turkey, the ABC has launched an app based on the 2009 TV series. The app is based on a fully interactive 3D website, but offers a more portable option for students or people wanting to know more about the landings and[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on March 24, 2015 1 comment Apps
LG posts Lollipop source for G Pad 8.3 – update coming soon?

LG posts Lollipop source for G Pad 8.3 – update coming soon?

After a long absence, LG returned to the tablet market with their G Pad 8.3. Google liked it so much that they loaded a Google Play Edition ROM onto the tablet and sold it via the Google Play store in the US. The tablet came with Android 4.2(Jelly Bean) but has been updated to KitKat at various stages since release[Read More…]

by 6:05 am on March 24, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, OS Update, Tablets
Microsoft announces partnership with Samsung, Dell and other manufacturers to supply Office & more on tablets

Microsoft announces partnership with Samsung, Dell and other manufacturers to supply Office & more on tablets

Since the stewardship of Microsoft switched from Steve Ballmer to Satya Nadalla last year, the company has focused on broadening availability for their apps and services. Office for tablets is now here, and Microsoft recently partnered with Samsung on the Galaxy S6/S6 Edge to supply Skype, OneDrive, and OneNote on the handsets. Today Microsoft has announced an expansion of this[Read More…]

by 5:49 am on March 24, 2015 4 comments Apps, Manufacturer, Tablets
Twitter partners with Foursquare to add business locations to your tweets

Twitter partners with Foursquare to add business locations to your tweets

Tagging a person in your tweets is easy and part of the overall Twitter experience, tagging a place not so much. You can include your location in tweets, but Twitter wants to add more specific information and has partnered with Foursquare to add that information by allowing you to tag a business in your tweets. The new feature means you’ll[Read More…]

by 4:43 am on March 24, 2015 0 comments Apps
Instagram launches Layouts, an app for creating collages – coming soon to Android

Instagram launches Layouts, an app for creating collages – coming soon to Android

Since Instagram launched, users have been using third-party apps to create various layouts not available within the Instagram app. From photo-booths to collages, there’s still a lot the Instagram app doesn’t offer, that changes today, with the launch of Layouts. Layouts from Instagram is a new standalone app that adds the option to create collages from your camera roll. You[Read More…]

by 4:17 am on March 24, 2015 0 comments Apps
Report: Glass isn’t dead says Eric Schmidt it’s a long term plan that’s being made ready

Report: Glass isn’t dead says Eric Schmidt it’s a long term plan that’s being made ready

The seemingly abrupt end of the Glass Explorer program earlier this year led a number of people to believe, that the program was dead. Google Executive Chairman has spoken up about those claims, speaking in an interview with the Wall Street Journal. The Glass program ended in January with Google announcing that the Glass Explorer program was ending, as were[Read More…]

by 3:02 am on March 24, 2015 5 comments Glass
New look at the HTC One M9+ shows a comparison with its smaller brother

New look at the HTC One M9+ shows a comparison with its smaller brother

The HTC One M9+ is a pretty hotly anticipated device for something that HTC hasn’t even acknowledged exists. But rumours persist and it seems there’s at least a little smoke when it comes to the rumours, although no fire has yet been sighted. Twitter leaker @onleaks has shown the above image claiming that this is what the phone will look[Read More…]

by 1:07 am on March 24, 2015 2 comments Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours
Samsung allows you to disable pre-installed software

Samsung allows you to disable pre-installed software

Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge are highly anticipated, the phones are apparently being released with a stripped back manufacturer skin that has excited even non-Samsung fans. One big issue with Samsung phones has been the inclusion of a large amount of pre-installed software, and while Android itself allows you to disable or hide apps, Samsung’s implementation hasn’t always allowed[Read More…]

by 12:36 am on March 24, 2015 10 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Netflix Australia goes live – Sign up now with 1 months free access

Netflix Australia goes live – Sign up now with 1 months free access

After a protracted launch that has seemingly taken years, the Netflix Australia website is now live. The site is now offering users a free months access, with plans starting from $8.99/month. The site offers users the option to sign up for their first free month, with options for an SD plan for $8.99/month, a two-stream HD plan for $11.99/month and[Read More…]

by 12:27 am on March 24, 2015 12 comments Apps
Huawei Ascend P8 Dimensions and Details Leak

Huawei Ascend P8 Dimensions and Details Leak

There was a time not so long ago that Huawei were considered a manufacturer of low end, low quality phones. Through a lot of hard work and investment in their manufacturing arm Huawei are now capable of producing phones capable of matching anyone. Both us and Huawei know that they are starting to hit the big time when leaks of[Read More…]

by 7:23 pm on March 23, 2015 6 comments News