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Extensions – How to make the most of ChromeOS

A topic that comes up when we discuss Chromebooks and the capabilites of ChromeOS is the ability (or perceived inability) for users to install their favourite programs and apps. Superficially this inability is present -- it is correct to...

Nexus 10 is official; Register your interest on Google Play now

As well as it's smaller brethren the Nexus 10 is now showing tantalisingly on the Google Play Devices section of the Google Play Store as 'Coming Soon'. The 10" tablet which Vic Gundotra has already been using on his...

Huawei jump on the back to school bargain train

If you're yet to bag the goodies you (or your kids) need for the back to school excitement, then Huawei may have just answered your call. The array of audio and productivity tools discounted is pretty impressive and some...

Which Australian carriers will offer the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

We've been doing the legwork today talking to manufacturers, carriers and retailers trying to find out Australian launch information for Google's shiny new Nexus devices. Earlier this afternoon we received an official statement from Motorola. It's time to find...

Intel launches Bay Trail for ChromeOS – Acer, Lenovo, Asus and Toshiba all onboard

This morning Intel and Google ran a ChromeOS-based event. Navin Shenoy, Vice President of the PC Client Group and general manager of the Mobile Client Platform Division at Intel, ran the event. The whole event was a platform to...

The biggest news items from Google’s I/O keynote presentation

Google's I/O keynote presentation is over. Here's what you need to know. Android M We're only just getting Lollipop on handsets, but Google's ready to bring M to the masses. With a focus on improving the quality of the core Android...

Samsung to announce Galaxy Tab 10.1 market availability soon

After a full bench of the Federal Court overturned the injunction halting sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 this afternoon, we reached out to Samsung to find out what this meant for them, they advised : Samsung Electronics Australia...

Google accidentally confirms that a new Chromebook Pixel is on the way

Nearly two years on, Google's expensive Chromebook Pixel is still one of the best ChromeOS devices out there, and has a dedicated fanbase. It didn't receive an update in 2014, leading many to believe that the Pixel would go...

New commercial from Google – Nexus 7 : Aquarium

Google has released a new commercial over night, rather than showing off a particular function this time they've gone for a more whimsical approach to what people use the Nexus 7 for. The commercial shows a group of people...

Apple vs Samsung: Looks like Apple won.

Anyone who's alive probably knows that Apple and Samsung have been doing battle in a number of forums for a couple of years now. There's a lot to these issues, and we don't propose to cover the background here....

Trevor Long compares the Galaxy Tab 10.1v to the iPad 2, we’re impressed

http://www.youtube-nocookie.com/v/qqnPWYXtPwY?fs=1&hl=en_US&rel=0&hd=1 Fellow Aussie and Tech Lover, Trevor Long has posted a video that gives us a quick comparison of the upcoming Galaxy Tab 10.1v from Vodafone against the iPad 2. Overall both Tablets can really hold their own, though the...

Update: Apple vs Samsung; order in the chaos.

We brought you the news the other day that Apple had successfully obtained an interim injunction against Samsung which prevented the sale of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia. Today further information has been released about what occurred: Apple sought...

Notion Ink Adam will come with WiFi N – World wonders when it will...

Notion Ink have posted on their blog outlining their plans to include WiFi b/g/n instead of just b/g on the Adam. Now this is all well and good, everyone loves WiFi N, but everyone also loves a release date....

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (2014) — Review

Samsung have been making some impact in the tablet market in the past 12 months but does the 2014 edition of the Galaxy Note 10.1 stand out in the ever-growing crowd of premium tablets? Samsung are the big success story...

Google updates Stable, Beta and Developer channels for Chrome

It's rolled around to the average 6 weekly cycle for ChromeOS updates and the Chrome Team has updated the Chrome Releases blog to advise that the Stable, Beta and Developer channels for ChromeOS have all been updated. First up, the...

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