Huawei set to open a Sydney based Australian National Training and Development Centre

Huawei set to open a Sydney based Australian National Training and Development Centre

Huawei has today shown off the first look a their soon to be opened Australian National Training and Development Centre. The facility, which opens in the next few months, was toured today by Federal Assistant Minister for Education and Training Senator Simon Birmingham and Huawei Chairman, John Lord AM. The facility will be equipped with state of the art equipment[Read More…]

in Other by at 2:06 pm on July 23, 2015
Huawei P8 launching July 29th for $699 with a 12-month single screen replacement guarantee
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Huawei P8 launching July 29th for $699 with a 12-month single screen replacement guarantee

Huawei announced their P8 in London back in April, the phone is a great device which has been my daily driver for around a month. The phone is launching in Australia on July 29th with JB Hifi now taking pre-orders for the phone offering a Talkband B2 to people ordering before July 27th. Huawei is also offering a screen guarantee[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Other, Phones by at 1:00 pm on July 23, 2015
Google Photos v1.2 now lets you adds photos to albums as well as photo descriptions and album cover pics

Google Photos v1.2 now lets you adds photos to albums as well as photo descriptions and album cover pics

The announcement yesterday that Google+ Photos would shutter, beginning with Android, on the 1st of August left a small cloud over the service, but the release of an update to the app which brings some new functions, should smooth over things for at least a little while. The update to Google Photos version 1.2 brings some more customisations for the[Read More…]

in Apps by at 12:28 pm on July 23, 2015
Moto G (2015) specs now revealed in product listing
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Moto G (2015) specs now revealed in product listing

It’s not even a week until we get to see Motorola’s new handset lineup on July 28, and the details are coming thick and fast. In today’s news, Swiss retailer Digitec has posted store listings for the updated Moto G 2015, giving us some insight into what we might see in a few days. According to Digitec’s listing, the new[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 12:11 pm on July 23, 2015
Two ways to extend the Samsung Galaxy S6 battery life – Incipio offGRID and Mophie Juice Pack
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Two ways to extend the Samsung Galaxy S6 battery life – Incipio offGRID and Mophie Juice Pack

While Samsung has a league of fans of its current range of Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge handsets, if you ask any users what their number one gripes are, battery life (or the lack of it) always seems to filter close to the top; they’re great phones, to be sure, but their battery life frankly sucks. I’ve found in[Read More…]

in Accessories, News by at 8:50 am on July 23, 2015
Sony talks about their upcoming software concept trial in Sweden.

Sony talks about their upcoming software concept trial in Sweden.

Sony has been fairly open towards their software approach on Android. They’ve led the way on a number of AOSP based projects for Xperia handsets, and overall, there’s little to complain about when it comes to ‘Skins’ on a Sony Xperia handset. But Sony wants to do more, as evidenced by the recent announcement of a ‘software concept’ trial for[Read More…]

in Android Development by at 8:24 am on July 23, 2015
YouTube update lets you view portrait videos in full screen
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YouTube update lets you view portrait videos in full screen

Filming videos in portrait should be grounds for a number of terrible punishments, but still people persist. So, instead of having a terrible time viewing the videos correctly in YouTube, the app will now display videos ‘correctly’. Discovered by Android Police in the YouTube APK version 10.28, portrait videos will now display in portrait rather than being forced into a[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:14 am on July 23, 2015
Google Photos lead comments on closure of Google+ Photos

Google Photos lead comments on closure of Google+ Photos

Google announced yesterday, that as part of the transition to Google Photos, the Google+ Photos service would begin closing down, starting with the Android service on the 1st of August. The product lead behind Google Photos Anil Sabharwal has spoken about the closure on Google+, clarifying a few points on the service transition. The key points of the transition are:[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services by at 8:04 am on July 23, 2015
Google Drive now has a plugin for Microsoft Office
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Google Drive now has a plugin for Microsoft Office

For heavy users of Google Drive who are still required (or forced) to use Microsoft Office due to any number of reasons, life just got a lot easier. Google’s latest plugin will allow you to work on your documents from the MS Office platform and maintain your storage in the cloud. The new plugin from Google allows you to open[Read More…]

in Google Services, News by at 5:11 pm on July 22, 2015
OnePlus 2 passes through China’s TENAA, Photos Included
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OnePlus 2 passes through China’s TENAA, Photos Included

With the OnePlus 2 set to be officially unveiled next week via an innovative Virtual Reality event, there is not much unknown about this device. This morning an apparent image of the front panel was leaked via Weibo and this afternoon all skepticism regarding this leak was removed when images of the OnePlus 2 surfaced as it passed through China’s[Read More…]

in Other by at 5:09 pm on July 22, 2015