Devices

  • Don’t expect Android Nougat on your device anytime soon

    Google may have released Android version 7 (aka Nougat) today, but unless you have a Nexus device, expect a lengthy wait. The updated has over 250 major features according to Google, but that does nothing for the revenue of carriers and manufacturers. Ultimately the reason so many Android devices still run...
  • This smart trampoline is designed to get kids outside again

    Trampolining is one of Australia’s favourite pastimes, that was until the digital age of smartphones and tablets distracted us. Springfree Trampoline featuring tgoma is the world’s first smart trampoline, smart thanks to its integration of an interactive digital gaming and fitness system. In the bouncy equivalent of ‘if you can’t beat...
  • D-Link adds IFTTT support to their IoT offering

    D-Link are adding IFTTT support to their smart home devices. This was something I pointed out was missing when I reviewed their IoT devices back in December, so its great to see D-Link are listening and adding value for those who already bought into their ecosystem. By adding support...
  • Google Home is a smarter Amazon Echo competitor

    Google’s home appliance has just been announced, meet Google Home. It’s their competitor to Amazon Echo which received a shout out during the I/O keynote. Google Home will be available later this year. This hardware product will listen for your commands and return queries from the web. Better than that,...
  • Yonomi adds LIFX support

    Yonomi is one of the best services that brings your IoT devices together. Each smart device usually comes with a dedicated app from the manufacturer, but that leaves users diving in and out of apps, each with different UI to learn. Yonomi is becoming the best option for a...
  • HoloLens Development Edition coming Q1 2016 for $3,000

    At Microsoft’s devices event, the first device we seen was HoloLens. The big announces was that a development version is coming in the first quarter of 2016. Here’s the kicker, it’s $3,000. If you thought Google glass was expensive to try at $1,500, that was half. To help sell...
  • Microsoft confirms HoloLens will feature at tonight’s devices event

    Tonight Microsoft is holding a devices event in New York, where they’ll talk about a range of hardware products. One of the most hotly anticipated is HoloLens and given it’s been months since the announcement and news has been quiet since, we’re well overdue for some good news. Previously...
  • Test your website’s mobile-friendliness or dissapear

    Last week Google made an important change to their search algorithm. If your website doesn’t perform well on mobile devices, it won’t be shown in mobile search results. With users accessing the web increasingly from mobile devices over desktops, this change can make or break a business. Google have...
  • Microsoft Lumia 435 and Lumia 532 running Denim rock up to Australia

    The Lumia 435 is the most affordable Lumia to date and will be available for RRP$129. This is of course if you don’t find a discount 630, for under $100, but the new low end lumia now includes a front facing camera. As the first 400 series Lumia, the...