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    Android Pay coming to Australia, NAB, CBA missing

    If you’ve ever spent time in Asian countries, you’ll know that tapping your phone to pay is second nature. Despite mobile phone manufacturers including the required technology in our devices for years, Australians still can’t use this option. Google’s has confirmed today that Android Pay is coming to Australia...
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    HTC announces the One A9…

    Early this morning, HTC’s Jason Mackenzie and Drew Bamford took the stage live from Brooklyn’s Barclays Center to announce the newest addition to the One smartphone family: the One A9. Available in the first week of November “globally”, the One A9 seems as though it’s going to target the...
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    Factory made marshmallows now shipping

    Android 6.0 Marshmallow is officially shipping on the new Nexus 5X, the first phone to ship with the latest release. The Nexus 5X is latest smartphone collaboration from Google and LG Electronics, and today is released to the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, India, Korea and Japan. You’ll...
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    Google’s unveils why there’s “S’more to love” about Nexus smartphones…

    Google officially announced the latest iteration of its Android operating system, dubbed Marshmallow, earlier in the year. Since then, it hasn’t taken much more than a brief Web search to gather details relating to how Android 6.0 will help shape new devices and services from Google. This morning, we learned...
  • Android 6.0 is M for Marshmallow, SDK available to developers

    Overnight Google announced the next version of Android, M, will stand for Marshmallow. There’s no fancy corporate associate on this one, like we had with KitKat, but with the food product now know, our attention turns to what will be included in the next release. Version 6.0 of Android...
  • Moto 360 gets updated to Android 5.1.1 Lollipop

    Motorola has one of the most popular smart watches with the round-faced Moto 360 and it’s now being updated. While later than some would like, the latest version of Android, 5.1.1 Lollipop is now being rolled out to Moto 360’s. If you have a Moto 360 and are furiously...
  • Android Nanodegree, learn how to develop for the next billion users

    This isn’t the sexiest video you’ll ever watch, but it is likely the most important you’ll watch this week. Education is something dear to my heart and at Google’s I/O developer conference, ex-GoogleX employee, now Udacity founder, Sebastian Thrun talks about how anyone can learn to develop for Android....
  • Watch the Google I/O 2015 live stream and social stream in one place

    Google IO developer conference is on tomorrow and this year the annual event has plenty of expectations. From Android on the phone, to Chromecast in the living room, even Auto in the car and Wear on your wrist, Google is everywhere in our lives and at I/O in 2015,...
  • Review: Motorola Moto X with Android 5.0 Lollipop

    Android 5 devices are still relatively rare, but one device that does is the Moto X from the Google owned, Motorola. While reviewing the Moto 360, we needed an Android phone to compliment it and the Moto X is the perfect partner device. The thin, light, slick design houses...
  • Netflix on international streamers [Updated]

    Update: Netflix has since told Engadget that they have not changed their policy. Here’s the latest: Netflix tells us that there’s been “no change” in the way it handles VPNs, so you shouldn’t have to worry about the company getting tough any time soon. With that said, these blocking...
  • MakerBot brings Thingiverse to Android

    Who doesn’t love Thingiverse? With such a huge library of Things to choose from, you can always find something that will quench your thirst to print somewhat useful plastic objects. To add to the already high availability of this fantastic service, MakerBot has announced that Android users will be able...
  • Nexus 5 gets all official, our first delicious taste of KitKat (Updated)

    Today Google finally officially announced the Nexus 5. LG and Google have buddied up to deliver the first smartphone to run Android 4.4, KitKat. The Nexus 5 is the slimmest and fastest Google Nexus phone to date. The Nexus 5, coincidently has a 5-inch display that is full HD...
  • Facebook Home now supports Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr

    An update to Facebook Home is delivering expanded network support. Home users can now add Flickr, Instagram, Pinterest and Tumblr to Android lock screens. It’s pretty easy to setup but Facebook still felt the need to create a video explaining the process. Home product designer Francis Luu walks you...
  • Google Nexus 5 shows up for US$349, things just got interesting

    Google just launched the Galaxy Nexus 5 into the US Play Store and has one killer feature, price. At US$349 this is a serious pricing decision that is set to shakeup the smartphone industry. Typically the latest devices are priced in the $700-$900 range to buy outright. With a...
  • Android powers 1 Billion, hello Android 4.4 KitKat

    Google’s Sundar Pichai has confirmed that Android 4.4 will be called KitKat. While it’s a strange choice to use an existing brand, the kids at Google must love their chocolate. They have permission from Nestle to use the name, guess they don’t care about SEO. The new Google Android...
  • Samsung Galaxy Gear hardware specifications leaked?

    IFA 2013 begins in Berlin on the sixth of September, and wraps up five days later on the eleventh. We’re all very excited about what we may see over the course of the week, but something I’m personally pumped for is Samsung’s Galaxy Gear– a smart watch that is...
  • Huawei calls the ABC anti-droid and demands iView on Android devices

    Chinese manufacturer Huawei has called on the ABC to get over its anti-droid bias and get the iView app on Android smartphones now.  This has come after the latest Australian smartphone sales figures has shown that Android devices now have the overwhelming majority of the Australian smartphone market, with Huawei...
  • LG G2 official: 5.2-inch 1080p display, Snapdragon 800 and a new rear design

    Possibly one of the most leaked phone of recent times, the successor of last years LG Optimus G was officially announced in the early hours of this morning – the G2. It’s packed with plenty of flagship worthy specs and clever features plus an interesting new design idea. The device runs...
  • This year in Android fragmentation

    OpenSignal has put together a report for the second year in a row showing the fragmentation between Android manufacturers and different versions of Android. It’s pretty scary not only how many different devices are released but just how much market share Samsung has alone, it also shows how little companies...
  • Google said to be working on an Android game console, smart watch and Nexus Q

    According to the Wall Street Journal, Google is looking to make another appearance into the living room, as it is apparently developing an Android powered gaming console. On top of this, the sources “familiar with the matter” also claim that a wristwatch and follow-up to its not so successful Nexus Q....

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