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New app geavi allows you to take evidential videos just in case

New app geavi allows you to take evidential videos just in case

geavi is a new app we’ve come across that is described as a personal safety app, allowing users to create videos, combine them with their locations, and upload it to a secure cloud service where the videos are stored (and locked) for a period of 10 days, so that videos can’t be deleted by anyone. Why might this be useful?[Read More…]

by 3:17 pm on December 11, 2014 1 comment Apps, News
HTC RE Camera — Review

HTC RE Camera — Review

HTC announced the tiny, portable and decidedly odd-shaped Re camera at its October Double Exposure event in New York. The RE represents the company’s first step away from its core smartphone product line in a long time, a move to market a more mainstream consumer electronics product. For today’s Australian release of the Re, we’ve been putting HTC’s diminutive camera[Read More…]

by 11:30 am on December 11, 2014 3 comments Accessories, Camera, Manufacturer, News
HTC’s RE Camera is available today, RRP $249

HTC’s RE Camera is available today, RRP $249

First announced in New York in October, HTC has today announced that its pipe-shaped Re Camera will launch today at Telstra, Fone Zone and Next Byte stores nationwide for an RRP of $250. There’s also an Australian site for the product online now at recamera.com/au. The RE Camera is a small, one hand, one button camera that’s shaped like a[Read More…]

by 11:26 am on December 11, 2014 1 comment Accessories, Camera, Carriers, Manufacturer
Nexus 6 is now SOLD OUT in the Australian Play Store

Nexus 6 is now SOLD OUT in the Australian Play Store

Update Thurs 8:30am: Stock is already exhausted, with the Play Store advising users to check back soon. Well done all you Nexus buyers that got in early! Update 6:30am: As you can see above, the Nexus 6 is now available for purchase online via the Play Store. At this stage only the 32GB Midnight Blue version is available for $869, although[Read More…]

by and 8:32 am on December 11, 2014 14 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Google announces Android Wear 5.0 – watch face API is finally here, along with new display modes and more

Google announces Android Wear 5.0 – watch face API is finally here, along with new display modes and more

Google has today unwrapped the latest update for Android Wear, finally announcing the Android Watch face API they promised all the way back in July. But that’s not all, there’s also a few new bits of functionality being added to the Android Wear app itself, which will improve things as well. The big news from this update though is the[Read More…]

by 6:47 am on December 11, 2014 2 comments Android Wear, News
Google updates hangouts with stickers, improved location sharing and more

Google updates hangouts with stickers, improved location sharing and more

Google Hangouts is getting some new features today, although it’s not quite the Material Design makeover we’ve all been expecting. There’s quite a few new features included which you can check out while waiting for what’s sure to be a great new makeover. In this latest update, which was announced by Rhett Robinson, a Software Engineer at Google, the Hangouts[Read More…]

by 6:05 am on December 11, 2014 8 comments Apps
Google will sell the Nexus 6 at JB Hifi as well as on Google Play.

Google will sell the Nexus 6 at JB Hifi as well as on Google Play.

While the Nexus 6 has launched in the US, and has begun rolling out in Europe, we’ve yet to see pre-orders begin here. But that may soon change, with the Google Play store listing showing a number of changes in the past day, which has culminated this morning in the addition of some more information about how you can get[Read More…]

by 4:32 am on December 11, 2014 3 comments Google Play, Manufacturer, Phones
Google+ now lets you define your own gender

Google+ now lets you define your own gender

If you don’t identify as Male or Female, having to select a gender on social networks can be frustrating process. As of today, Google+ will allow you to type in a custom gender for your social networking profile instead of having to settle for “Other”. The implementation is similar to Facebook’s own from earlier this year. Googler Rachel Bennett posted[Read More…]

by 5:22 pm on December 10, 2014 3 comments News
Vodafone Red customers can now choose a mobile subscription to Sydney Morning Herald / The Age instead of Spotify Premium

Vodafone Red customers can now choose a mobile subscription to Sydney Morning Herald / The Age instead of Spotify Premium

Making good on its promise to work with other content providers after its Spotify Premium deal was announced, Vodafone announced today that it’s adding mobile subscriptions to the Sydney Morning Herald or The Age to its offers for customers on its Red plans. New and upgrading Vodafone Red customers can get 6 months free on the $70 Red plan, 12[Read More…]

by 4:24 pm on December 10, 2014 0 comments Carriers
Transport for NSW announces 2 new Opal apps – Opal Travel & Opal Fares for Sydney-siders using Opal Card

Transport for NSW announces 2 new Opal apps – Opal Travel & Opal Fares for Sydney-siders using Opal Card

Transport for NSW along with the Minister for Transport, Gladys Berejiklian, has today announced their will be 2 new Opal apps which will help give you both information regarding modes of transport, as well as an estimated Opal card fare pricing all from each of the 2 apps. The 2 apps, Opal Travel & Opal Fares, do slightly differ from[Read More…]

by 4:22 pm on December 10, 2014 1 comment Apps, News