Google’s Chromecast has turned two, but there’s only free movie rentals if you live in the US
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Google’s Chromecast has turned two, but there’s only free movie rentals if you live in the US

At $49, the Chromecast is an amazingly cheap device, which over the course of two years has become a major player in the internet and local streaming video game. In the US, Google is celebrating the birthday with a free video rental for Chromecast owners, as well as an offer to save $15 when you purchase 2 or more from[Read More…]

in Chromecast by at 7:13 am on July 25, 2015
PSA: Google Play Family’s Free Game of the Week has now been removed from Google Play
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PSA: Google Play Family’s Free Game of the Week has now been removed from Google Play

Google Play Family’s Free Game of the week promotion has hit a snag only seven weeks after being introduced, with the banner being removed from Google Play and last weeks link to Sago Mini Space Explorerv now showing as an expired promotion. Google introduced the free game of the week on the 13th of June offering the PBS Kids app[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play by at 6:59 am on July 25, 2015
Huawei Talkband B2 — Review
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Huawei Talkband B2 — Review

Already a major player in mobile networking technology and the consumer mobile phone business, Huawei has been making more moves into more consumer tech areas over the last couple of years. Huawei launched their first combination fitness band/bluetooth headset, the Talkband B1 last year with the Ascend Mate 7. This year, the Talkband B2 was launched with the Talkband N1,[Read More…]

in Accessories, Reviews by at 3:33 pm on July 24, 2015
YouTube is launching a new app with support for one touch channel subscription
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YouTube is launching a new app with support for one touch channel subscription

Hot on the heels of the latest YouTube update, which correctly displays portrait video, the team at YouTube has begun rolling out a new app to a limited number of users offering improvements to subscribing to channels, as well as better editing and publishing options for YouTube creators. The new app was announced by YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki during the[Read More…]

in Other by at 1:01 pm on July 24, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ show up in blurry cam pictures
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Samsung Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+ show up in blurry cam pictures

With a rumoured mid-August announcement for their newest plus-sized flagships looming, the good ship Samsung has sprung a number of leaks of late, the lastest leak is live pictures of the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. The images are fairly blurry, a strange fact considering one of the images shows the reflection of an iPhone taking the pictures[Read More…]

in Phones, Rumours by at 12:08 pm on July 24, 2015
Subway Surfers heads down under to Sydney

Subway Surfers heads down under to Sydney

Popular game Subway Surfers has been updated with a distinctly Australian flavour, with a Sydney World Tour stopover. The Subway Surfer game is an endless runner style game, which sees you dodging trains on tracks and through subways in various parts of the world. You can use your hoverboard for special tricks and collect coins and letters to gain special[Read More…]

in Apps by at 11:46 am on July 24, 2015
Virgin Mobile begins offering Double Data bonuses as well as Data Rollover `

Virgin Mobile begins offering Double Data bonuses as well as Data Rollover `

Virgin Mobile has been offering great data deals on their plans for some time. Today, Virgin Mobile ups the ante by beginning to offer Double Data on selected plans as well as Data Rollover for users switching network or upgrade to a new plan. The deal is available for those users switching from a carrier not on the Optus network,[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 10:30 am on July 24, 2015
Google Play introduces Deal of the Week; offers a heavily discounted app and game each week
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Google Play introduces Deal of the Week; offers a heavily discounted app and game each week

Google’s Android app store Google Play recently introduced their ‘Family’ category, aimed at giving kids and families a safe place to play. As part of the introduction, they introduced a Free App of the week, but Google hasn’t forgotten the ‘big’ kids, introducing a ‘Deal of the Week’ in both the Apps and Games category, offering a game and an[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Play by at 8:22 pm on July 23, 2015
Google Keep loses Floating Action Button in the latest update
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Google Keep loses Floating Action Button in the latest update

The floating action button (FAB for short) is one of the many features that Google made known when the Material Design standard was introduced but perhaps they’re not quite as excited by it as they once were; removing it from the Google Keep app in the latest update rolling out now. The latest update (version 3.1.294.00) comes with the usual[Read More…]

in Apps, Google Services, News by at 8:09 pm on July 23, 2015
Moto Maker options for Moto G 2015 show up in a leak
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Moto Maker options for Moto G 2015 show up in a leak

With a scant five days until their big launch, Motorola has been leaking like an aging ship in the last 24 hours. A recent leak from Evan Blass showed Moto Maker options for the Moto G 2015 would soon be made available – at least in markets where available – and now a user on reddit has tracked down the[Read More…]

in Manufacturer by at 7:30 pm on July 23, 2015