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Survey says Google Nest dominates Australian smart speaker market share, Amazon Alexa and Apple...

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More Australians are embracing digital audio post the pandemic, with podcast listening soaring over the past year and more people listening to radio using apps, catch-up podcasts and smart speakers, according to the annual...

Counterpoint says OPPO #1 Smartphone Brand in China for January 2021

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OPPO has risen through the ranks to become the number one smartphone brand in China for the first time in January 2021, according to Counterpoint Research’s Market Pulse Service. OPPO's market share reached 21% in...

Apple breaks down their garden walls and now lets users move their photos and...

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In what can only be described as a very un-apple move the US-based company made famous for their walled gardens and ecosystem lock-in has today started a program to make it easy for users...

Apple TV+ is now available on Google TV

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The Chromecast with Google TV streaming device was a very nice surprise when it was launched last year during Google’s I/O online conference, which brought with it a new interface and an easier way...

Android fan spends a month with an iPhone: Week 4 – Both have their...

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So over the last month, I’ve been using an iPhone. Not because I had to, but at least in part because I wanted to. A lot of comments from friends and the occasional taunt on...
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Opinion: 5 reasons why I bought Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite rather than Apple...

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Full screen Bluey is just one reason why Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite is better than Apple iPad 8th gen. Why I bought the Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite instead of iPad 8 I strongly considered...

An Android fan spends a month with an iPhone: Week 3 – Diving deeper...

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So we’re in week three of my experiment in how the other half live and this is starting to feel like a new normal for me. It’s been really interesting (depending on which camp...

An Android fan spends a month with an iPhone: Week 2 – Some highlights...

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Week two of my iPhone adventure is underway and it’s interesting to find that once I got my regular use apps installed, it’s not a chore to use. In fact, stuff just works! The...

An Android fan spends a month with an iPhone: Week 1 – Foreign territory

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One of the criticisms I regularly hear from my iFan friends is that I don’t know what it’s like in “their world”. I think some of them work under the pretence that, because I...

Apple Music is available on Assistant enabled devices, just not in Australia…

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So it seems that Apple and Google can play nice together at times after all with Apple Music now available on Assistant devices in some countries. For now, Apple Music can be used...

What’s in my bag? Phil’s 2020 carry cache

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Each year as technology evolves, as a bit of a geek what I carry changes slowly and steadily. There’s almost always at least one review device, a couple of phones, a tablet, laptop and...

Patent wars V2? US authorities sieze OnePlus buds labelled as counterfeit, later stating...

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Well, this is one for the books -- US Customs and Border Protection have seized a significant number of OnePlus Buds as "counterfeit Apple Airpods". The estimated value of the seizure was "2,000...

It seems the Epic Games — Google stoush has more to it with Google...

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The Internet was abuzz yesterday after Epic Games baited Apple and Google into removing them from their respective app stores. This obviously followed Epic's game plan to a tee because they had their...

Updated Google Maps comes to Apple CarPlay and the Apple Watch

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Apple have come a long with with their maps app ever since its first appearance but it still lags behind Google Maps in many ways. Until now users of Apple CarPlay have been...

Tile stands up to Apples anti-competitive practices, will the EU finally do the right...

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It's interesting watching the international accusations of anti-competitive practices between large and small companies, and even states / nations and large companies. One thing that often surprises us is how much Apple with their...

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