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Need a new/ spare Chromecast Voice Remote? They’re now available on the Google Store

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With the Chromecast with Google TV now officially released it's great to see that Google is bringing a catalogue of spare parts and accessories to the Australian Google Store. This week the Google Support page for devices listed the...

Good Deal: Music Flow Speakers on special at Harvey Norman

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The Music Flow family of speakers is pretty impressive, in fact in the streaming music game they're possibly one the best value for money speakers available. They offer good quality sound, both Wifi and hard wired connections to...

Gmail update brings Block and Unsubscribe; Android Wear notification tweaked

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Google's broken its "update Wednesday" release schedule this week, unleashing a new Android Gmail app on the world. The headline feature is a new unsubscribe/block feature, but the update also brings with it a slightly refreshed Android Wear notification...

Twitch now lets you watch others play your favourite games on Android TV

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Twitch has added Android TV to its list of supported platforms, with 1080p streams at 60fps supported on the platform. The service has gone through some changes over the past year, particularly since the announcement of YouTube Gaming in August....

Fetch Mighty Should Get Amazon Prime Video by April 2020

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Owners of the Fetch Mighty and Fetch Mini have been hearing rumours for a while of some channels being lost from their Fetch subscription soon and some apps added. Sensing this frustration the Fetch social media team just released the...

Dear Google, where are my Nexus accessories?

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At the end of this month it will be six months since the launch of the Nexus 7. That's a pretty decent time frame, in that time we've been advised that Asus sell out every shipment into Australia within...

Google is launching special edition Live Cases from artist Jeff Koons – you still...

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If you've been lusting after one of the Nexus 'Live Cases' that Google launched in the US last month, then news of a new special edition case from artist Jeff Koons launching on the Google Store tomorrow will probably...

Hey Google & Alexa: Is it Raining Today?

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Some of the most popular questions asked of Google and Alexa voice assistants are about weather so let's see how they both let you know about rain. The photo above taken by my colleague Jason tells me that it is...

Some Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL owners have noticed random reboots, and the...

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After the initial issues with the Pixel 2 line (primarily around the Pixel 2 XL's display and its quirks), it seems like there's another issue cropping up, this time with random reboots according to 9to5Google. We've not experienced this locally...

Rumour: Are these the Google’s Android Wear devices Angelfish and Swordfish?

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With Google's expected September hardware event shaping up to be their largest ever hardware reveal, we are beginning to see more and more leaks out of Mountain View. Today, Android Police have released two recreated renders (i.e. they made...

Ballistic Cases — Review

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Like many people over the years, I too have been the victim of my own clumsiness and destroyed a phone by dropping it in the worst possible place. Given our increasing reliance on our mobile devices to remain connected...

Press renders for the Moto 360 2015 show up courtesy of @evleaks

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Motorola is launching an updated version of their Moto 360 Android Wear watch soon, the watch has been making appearances at various certification bodies and on the wrists of people around Chicago of late, and it's expected to launch...

Huawei launches the Talkband B3 fitness tracker

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Huawei has had a big night overnight, updating their P-series with the P9 and P9 Plus - but that's not all they updated, announcing a new version of the Talkband. Huawei launched the Talkband B3 with updated specs, colours...

Bluetooth Smart – Coming to Android soon suggesting a new Android version too?

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Coming out of the Google I/O code labs are a number of tweets, both from official and participant sources that "within a few months" Bluetooth Smart (which you might know as Bluetooth Low Energy, or BLE) will be pushed...

Kobo Clara HD eReader launches

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Kobo have been a quiet of achiever in the eReader space for some time, this week they’ve dropped a new device aimed at readers who prefer paper over LCD screens - The Clara HD. Having had some exposure to eReaders...

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