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LG G3 Beat arrives in Australia – a lower end G3 with the same great look

LG G3 Beat arrives in Australia – a lower end G3 with the same great look

The LG G3 has been a massively successful product for LG, it’s one of the best phones we’ve reviewed this year. It’s a very well designed phone, so it’s no wonder that they’ve been making variants and one of those was released as the LG G3 Beat back in July. At the time, LG announced the phone for the Korean[Read More…]

by 9:13 am on November 15, 2014 6 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Purchase a Hi-Sense TV for a chance to win a Live Like a Tennis Pro package

Purchase a Hi-Sense TV for a chance to win a Live Like a Tennis Pro package

Hisense has been making quite a few waves in Android this year, with their Sero tablets and Vision SMART TVs. We’ve already checked out the Vision line of TVs and found them to be pretty darn good. Now they’ve paired their TV range with something else they’re known for – Hisense Arena. Next year in January, the Australian Open will[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on November 15, 2014 3 comments News
Surviving bushfire season with the help of Google, Android and Android Wear

Surviving bushfire season with the help of Google, Android and Android Wear

Australia is a land of natural disasters. We can go from snow to bushfires, or flood to drought in short periods of time. At this time of year, it’s the bushfire side of things that concerns most people. The smartphone is an amazing tool for keeping in contact both with each other and with our emergency services, so we’ve put[Read More…]

by 8:30 am on November 15, 2014 8 comments Apps, Other
Optus adds the Samsung Galaxy Young 2 to their pre-paid line of devices for $99

Optus adds the Samsung Galaxy Young 2 to their pre-paid line of devices for $99

Optus have added another low-end phone to their pre-paid line, adding the Samsung Galaxy Young 2 for $99. The Galaxy Young 2, being an entry level device, isn’t going to be winning any awards in the design or specs categories. But it is a Samsung phone, which means it’s generally reliable and unlike some other manufacturers phones, could conceivably see[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on November 15, 2014 0 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung Galaxy Note Edge goes up for pre-order at Harvey Norman and Dick Smith Electronics

Samsung Galaxy Note Edge goes up for pre-order at Harvey Norman and Dick Smith Electronics

The Galaxy Note Edge is an interesting product announced by Samsung at IFA in September. It was announced as coming to Australia soon after launch, but it’s since been delayed, twice and is now expected to hit retailers, as well as carriers on November 25th. Vodafone and Optus are both accepting pre-orders for the phone, and Telstra is expected to[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on November 15, 2014 1 comment Manufacturer, Phones
Amazon at it again, giving away $90 of free apps

Amazon at it again, giving away $90 of free apps

Amazon have been regularly giving away some really nice apps on their app store lately and this week they’re at it again with a bounty of over $90 worth of apps available for free. There’s a couple of cracking little apps in here worth quite a bit of money on their own including the Oxford dictionary, Servers Ultimate Pro and[Read More…]

by 10:03 pm on November 14, 2014 0 comments Apps, News
Comparing the Moto 360 to Sony’s new Smartwatch 3: There’s a clear winner

Comparing the Moto 360 to Sony’s new Smartwatch 3: There’s a clear winner

I’ve had the privilege for the last week or so of having both the Moto 360 and Sony’s new Smartwatch 3 in my hot little hands (or rather, on my wrists). I’m going to write a full review of the Sony Smartwatch 3 next week, but for now, I’d like to preview it with you and compare it against another[Read More…]

by 12:52 pm on November 14, 2014 15 comments Android Wear, Mini Reviews
Facebooks’ new feature lets you send a ‘say thanks’ video card to your friends

Facebooks’ new feature lets you send a ‘say thanks’ video card to your friends

Facebook has announced a new feature which enables you to send a ‘say thanks’ video card to your friends. The feature, which is somewhat similar to Google+ Stories, allows you to send a personalised “thank you” cards to your friends. All you need to do is is choose the photos and posts that best represent your time together, then simply[Read More…]

by 12:18 pm on November 14, 2014 0 comments Apps
SimCity BuildIt now available at Google Play

SimCity BuildIt now available at Google Play

A couple of months ago, we reported that Electronic Arts was releasing a whole new SimCity platform game, called SimCity BuildIt for both iOS & Android, but not much detail was given at the time of the press release. Well the new app has finally been released onto the play store for free. The app, allows you to be the[Read More…]

by 12:11 pm on November 14, 2014 7 comments Apps
Project Tango tablets arrive on Google Play in the US – listed as ‘Coming Soon’

Project Tango tablets arrive on Google Play in the US – listed as ‘Coming Soon’

Google’s Project Tango, from Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects(ATAP) group is a project which aims to use a combination of specially built hardware and customised Android builds to make 3D maps of the real world. A phone was announced when Tango was first unveiled, but it’s the Tango tablet which seems to have gained a lot more press of late,[Read More…]

by 12:02 pm on November 14, 2014 1 comment Google Play, Manufacturer, Tablets