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Google partners with US carrier-backed Softcard to bolster Wallet

Google partners with US carrier-backed Softcard to bolster Wallet

Google has announced that it’s partnering with US carriers AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile USA and Verizon Wireless and their mobile payments company Softcard to help make Android users get better tap and pay functionality. They also added that they’ll be acquiring technology and IP from Softcard to make Wallet better, which might be of more interest to those of us in[Read More…]

by 7:19 pm on February 25, 2015 1 comment Apps, News
Samsung’s Galaxy A3 and A5 are launching in Australia on March 5

Samsung’s Galaxy A3 and A5 are launching in Australia on March 5

We’d been tipped off on their imminent arrival, but today Samsung’s made it official – the Galaxy A3 and Galaxy A5 will be launching in Australia from March 5. Both phones have an attractive, slim, full-metal unibody design coming in under 7mm with SuperAMOLED screens, 5MP front-facing cameras, 1.2 Ghz quad core processors, and Android KitKat. There are also some[Read More…]

by 12:33 pm on February 25, 2015 3 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to retail Samsung Galaxy Note Edge units

Android 5.0 Lollipop rolling out to retail Samsung Galaxy Note Edge units

Samsung is beginning to push out a major software update to Australian retail Galaxy Note Edge units (those sold without carrier intervention) model SM-N915G, bringing them up to Android 5.0 Lollipop, reports SamMobile. The update brings Google’s new Material Design user interface to the device (or perhaps rather, Samsung’s interpretation of it), along with a host of new features and[Read More…]

by 11:18 am on February 24, 2015 4 comments Manufacturer, News, OS Update, Phones
Samsung and Sydney Opera House launch an interactive digital learning experience for school children

Samsung and Sydney Opera House launch an interactive digital learning experience for school children

As principal partner of the Sydney Opera House, Samsung Electronics Australia has been launching a few digital initiatives surrounding the iconic landmark. Their Sydney Opera House app launched earlier this month, and today they’ve announced a new digital learning experience aimed at Year 3 & 4 students touring the entertainment hub. The experience takes the form of an interactive story[Read More…]

by 10:28 am on February 24, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Tablets
AT&T teases with their own “Six Appeal” Galaxy S6 image

AT&T teases with their own “Six Appeal” Galaxy S6 image

US carrier AT&T has gotten in on the “Six Appeal” teasing campaign initiated yesterday by T-Mobile’s John Legere, with their own blue-hued image appearing on a “six” page that’s less of a preorder and more of a “send me information” signup page on their mobile site. The image doesn’t reveal anything new about the phone, basically showing the same thing[Read More…]

by 8:57 am on February 24, 2015 5 comments Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones
T-Mobile US teases the Samsung Galaxy S6 (with Edge-style screen)

T-Mobile US teases the Samsung Galaxy S6 (with Edge-style screen)

The lead up to MWC has seen Samsung throwing out hints about what’s likely to be shown off on the 1st of March, with rumours circulating that a Galaxy S6 variant with curved screens possibly named the Galaxy S6 Edge will be announced. US based Carrier T-Mobile has thrown fuel on that particular fire by showing off the image above.[Read More…]

by and 4:25 pm on February 23, 2015 5 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Foxtel adds smartphone support to Presto mobile app

Video streaming is becoming a hot topic in Australia ahead of an Australian launch of international video streaming juggernaut Netflix in March. While Streamco service Stan launched last month, they were already playing catchup to Foxtel offering Presto which launched their TV offerings earlier this year, though only for tablets. Today Presto has advised that they have updated their app[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on February 23, 2015 7 comments Apps
Samsung teases for The Next Galaxy continue

Samsung teases for The Next Galaxy continue

March 1st will be a big day, with HTC, Sony, Huawei and of course Samsung all apparently announcing new phones at MWC. While teasers from other manufacturers are coming, Samsung is of course leading the charge and today it seems they’re talking about construction, specifically what The Next Galaxy, will be constructed of. The latest tweets, which includes the title[Read More…]

by 10:32 am on February 21, 2015 0 comments Manufacturer, Phones
Samsung shows off the power of the Gear VR by taking people diving in the outback

Samsung shows off the power of the Gear VR by taking people diving in the outback

Samsung’s recent Australian release of the Gear VR, has led to the creation of a new Australian produced video for the headset called ‘The Dive’. The brainchild of media agency Leo Burnett Sydney, The Dive was created in partnership with renowned surf director Taylor Steel. The Dive takes viewers on a first hand free diving experience, shot underwater in the[Read More…]

by 4:21 pm on February 20, 2015 4 comments Accessories, Manufacturer
Samsung is buying LoopPay to help build its own Google Wallet/Apple Pay service

Samsung is buying LoopPay to help build its own Google Wallet/Apple Pay service

Samsung is moving into the growing and potentially highly profitable area of mobile payments in a quite a big and fast way, acquiring mobile payments company LoopPay. Using LoopPay currently require users to either purchase a smartphone case (at a starting cost of US$16) or a keychain module(US$10) to use the system, but then allows users to simply hold up[Read More…]

by 3:11 pm on February 19, 2015 1 comment Manufacturer, News, NFC