Harry Tucker

  • 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...
  • Review: Samsung ATIV Smart PC Pro

    When Windows 8 was released last year it was clear that it had a touch orientated user interface, so the idea of having a tablet that could also dock into being a laptop made perfect sense. The first whiff of this we saw was Microsoft’s own Surface Pro which...
  • Samsung files a trademark for “Galaxy Gear”, hints at smartwatch

    The smartwatch club seems to like it will soon have a few more members, with both Apple’s rumoured iWatch and now Samsung’s “Galaxy Gear” looking to join after a US trademark filing was discovered by the dutch site Galaxy Club for Samsung’s device. There was already a known filing back in June...
  • Was Windows Phone the right move for Nokia?

    Nokia was once the king of the mobile world, holding 40% of the smart phone market in 2008 before Apple’s iPhone came to shake things up. The Finnish company now has less than 15% of the worlds market just five years after it was at its peak. Nokia saw...
  • Grand Theft Auto V scores R18+ Australian rating

    Hooray! Grand Theft Auto V didn’t get banned! The Australian Classification Board has given the upcoming gun-touting, sex-doin’, language-swearin’ game an R18+ classification. Drug use in the game was classified as high-impact by the Classification Board in its review, with themes, violence, language, nudity and sex deemed as strong-impact....
  • 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...
  • Foxtel Play – Foxtel without subscriptions is available today

    Foxtel has just made a big move in the future of Australian TV by announcing its new Foxtel Play service. The new service makes many Foxtel channels available on pretty much any device without the need for a home-based Foxtel subscription – “Just add internet”. For a while now,...
  • Google opens up its redesigned Maps to everyone, with no invite required

    After it was first demoed at I/O in May, Google has had it’s new Google Maps web app available to users on an invite only basis. Today, Google has finally opened up the service to everyone who wants to try out the redesigned map through a sign up on their...