• 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...

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