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USA Federal Department of Justice is suing Google over alleged Antitrust violations

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After months of speculation the US Department of Justice, along with eleven state Attorneys General, have filed a civil lawsuit against Google for "unlawfully maintaining monopolies through anticompetitive and exclusionary practices in the search and search advertising markets". This...

Rumour: TPG Felix brand $35 unlimited prepaid with 100% carbon offset

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TPG is aiming to challenge Telstra's carbon nuetral phone brand Belong with it's own new carbon neutral renewable energy powered brand Felix Mobile. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z8v_LVhDeRw&feature=youtu.be Using the Vodafone 3G/4G network it's rumoured that Felix will offer just 1 plan: $35/month for unlimited...

Google is rolling out RCS for Messages Australia-wide, regardless of carrier

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Google has bet hard on RCS, the next-generation of SMS and MMS that incorporates modern online chat features into the GSMA developed standard. Internationally Google was hoping that international carriers would support the technology, but due to poor adoption...

Google’s Portrait Light editing feature is rolling out to older Pixel phones

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One of the headline features of the new Pixel phones release was a new editing feature for selfies called Portrait Light. At the time we were told by Google that it would arriving on older Pixels soon and...

LTE variant of the TicWatch Pro 3 all but confirmed

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With the TicWatch Pro 3 seemingly effortlessly staking the crown of best Wear OS watch ever released, and perhaps the first fully consumer-ready Wear OS device we have heard cries asking for an LTE variant. We've been contacted by...

ALDI selling Wi-Fi controlled portable Air Con and Fan this Wednesday

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ALDI special buys are always interesting and do often surprise us with some tech deals that do peak our interest and that's certainly the case for this Wednesday 21st October, with the discount supermarket offering a Wi-Fi controlled Fan...

Google is rolling out a major update to Smart Displays, and it looks good

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A few weeks ago we spotted a test of an updated UI for Assistant-powered smart displays, now Google has officially unveiled the update, and it's significant. The new UI, builds on the familiar look and feel of smart displays...

Pixel 4a 5G and Pixel 5 OTA and factory images have been published by...

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Google's own phones have a number of huge advantages to them: stock Android, long term OS updates and the availability of factory images. For users who've recently acquired one of the latest Google phones -- the Pixel 4a...

Review: Asus Mini PC PN50, a tiny PC with a decent kick

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I’ve been using a NUC as my PC for the past 12 months and have been very impressed with it. Although the Intel Hades Canyon I am using is high end specs the level of computing it delivers...

Here are the Samsung Galaxy S21 and Galaxy S21 Ultra, coming in January?

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The Samsung Galaxy S20 phones had a bit of a design change this year with their new camera modules. Next year looks set to be much of the same if renders that surfaced overnight are to be believed,...

Huawei Matebook 14 Review — A solid investment but a touch too expensive…

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Back in June, we were lucky enough to take a look at the Matebook X Pro, which is the top of the line Windows laptop offering from Huawei. Sadly, the reality is that it’s very difficult to justify the...

Weekend Warrior: WD_BLACK expands their SSD gaming portfolio

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Western Digital's gaming arm, WD_BLACK has this week announced three new high performance SSD storage solutions designed from the ground up for gamers. The three new products introduced this week include WD_BLACK's first NVMe SSD with next-gen PCIe Gen4 technology,...

What’s that song? Just hum it to Google

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Hey, what's this song, 'do a ditty, ditty dum ditty do'? No, don't know it? That's ok, Google might. At yesterdays On Search 2020 event, Google unveiled one of their more whimsical features, the ability to identify a song...

You can now set Spotify as your default Podcast player on Google Assistant

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As spotted a few days ago Google was rolling out functionality for setting up a default Podcast player in Assistant settings. Now Spotify has been added into that list, making Spotify the first official third party podcasting service on...

Google is promising a revolution in AI based search, and it looks like what...

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Google Search is already the market leader when it comes to finding out what you want to know, we'd argue they got there by being the best. Well, the best is about to get a whole lot better if...

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