• 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....
  • Review of the Samsung Galaxy S4, and how to win one

    I’ve been lucky enough to test out the new Samsung Galaxy S4, as part of Virgin Mobile Australia’s Handset Tester Team; and I’ve also been supplied a brand new GS4 from Vodafone to giveaway. I’ve been using the GS4 as my primary phone for about a month now, and...
  • A white Nexus 4 and Android 4.3 coming on June 10

    Although it wasn’t officially announced at Google I/O, Android and Me have managed to get their hands on a White Nexus 4 which they say is a direct carbon copy of the previous Nexus 4, just with a different colour casing. They also learned that the White Nexus 4...
  • Kogan announces a new 42-inch 3D TV that runs Jellybean for less than $500

    Known for their cut-prices, Australian technology vendor Kogan has just announced a new 42-inch Agora Smart 3D LED TV that runs on Android’s 4.2 Jellybean platform for an introductory price of $449. Of course, being a $449 TV it’s bound to skimp on some things compared to the lastest...
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    “Google Play Games” leaks ahead of I/O

    You know how Microsoft has Xbox Live and Apple has Game Center? Well Google now has.. Google Play Games. The service has leaked out ahead of their yearly I/O conference in an updated Google Play Services. It will include multiplayer functionality, leaderboards, in-game chat, achievements and cloud game saving. The...
  • The next version of Android will still be Jelly Bean

    While everyone was hoping that the next version of Android will be 5.0 Key Lime Pie, we’re now led to believe that the next version of Android will in-fact be 4.3, and still be Jelly Bean. As spotted by an Android Police reader, there is an Android 4.3 JWR23B...
  • There’s some BadNews for Android users

    Cyber security firm, Lookout has posted on their blog informing Android users about a new family of malware named ‘BadNews’ that is making its way around the Google Play Store. Google Play statistics shows that millions of users have received the BadNews and it can be found in 32 apps...
  • Google Music now available in Australia plus Google Play gets a UI overhaul

    Google’s Music service is finally officially available in Australia, this comes alongside a major update to the Google Play Stores interface on Android. The link is now showing up on both the app for Android and the web interface. The service has been available in Europe and the USA...
  • Samsung Galaxy S4 official: 5-inch 1080p display, Octa-core Exynos chip and 13MP camera

    Samsung just unveiled its latest and greatest mobile device, the Galaxy S4 after much anticipation and heavy rumours. Samsung is saying that this device will be your new life companion; It features a 4.99inch 1080p Super AMOLED screen, a 13mp camera, a 2600mAh battery, 2 gigs of ram and powering...
  • Samsung Galaxy S IV rumour roundup

    At 9AM tomorrow morning Samsung will be unveiling its next latest and greatest in the Android world. So what can we expect to see? Will it live up to the hype? 1. OS and TouchWiz It’s a fairly safe bet that the device will be running Android’s latest version,...
  • Google Maps for Android moves indoors

    Google has just announced a new feature for its Maps application for Android devices. The app can now show  indoor maps of selected Australian airports, shopping centres, train stations, sports venues and other locations. Over 200 locations are available with the feature, ranging from Flinders Street Station in Melbourne...
  • Samsung teases us with their first Galaxy S IV clip

    This teaser is frustrating, it’s bad, it’s frustratingly bad. There’s no other way to say it; it just is. The video features a young boy who is the “secret messenger” of Samsung Unpacked, taking delivery of the somehow even more secret package. We’re led to believe that the box...
  • Megapixels. Mega Problem?

    HTC’s recently announced android superphone, the HTC One, packed some pretty impressive specs. The latest Snapdragon 1.7ghz quad core processor, a 2300mah battery, 1080p 4.7 inch screen, 2GB of ram, a redesigned sense interface and a… 4mp camera. Yes, a FOUR mega pixel camera, or ultra pixel camera as...
  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, being pushed to devices

    The latest version of Android’s mobile operating system is now being pushed out to devices. The picture above comes to us courtesy of Ben Barren on Instagram. The photo shows off the the update on a Galaxy Nexus (rocking a bad ass case). If you haven’t already hacked it...
  • Motorola and Telstra announce Razr HD and Razr M

    This morning Motorola and Telstra announced the Razr HD and Razr M in Australia, an exclusive partnership. The Razr HD and Razr M are the first phones made by Google and Motorola after Google purchased Motorola back in August 2011. Both phones support 4G LTE on Telstra along with...
  • Adobe Flash Player no longer available on Android

    We all knew this day was coming, but August 15th is finally here. From today Adobe are discontinuing Adobe Flash in the Google Play store. Before you all freak out, existing devices with Flash installed will continue to function as normal. Unfortunately any new devices will be unable to...
  • Weekend project: Hands on a Jelly Bean

    As far as weekend projects go this was a great one. Last weekend I spent some time upgrading my Galaxy Nexus to the latest version of Google’s mobile OS, Jelly Bean. Also known as version 4.1, the latest release has a slew of new features that add up to...
  • Shopping Square selling Galaxy S III for $739.95

    For the next 1 day and 4 hours, you can pick up yourself a brand new unlocked Galaxy S III for just A739.95. That’s right the hottest Android phone this week, is available at the cheapest price yet. When first announced the Galaxy S III had an RRP of...
  • Samsung acquires mSpot Music, may push cloud-based media to devices.

    Although Samsung didn’t announce that it would be introducing a cloud-storage service to users at the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S-III launch, it has implied that it is certainly interested in exploring such avenues after acquiring cloud-based music service mSpot. Although Samsung hasn’t (at the time of writing) specified its exact intentions for...
  • Instagram for Android released.. is it really better?

    Smash hit photography app, Instagram has been released on Android today. While discussions had spread that it was going to be even better than the iOS version, for the most part, its the same photo-filtering and sharing goodness. The most important part of this release is not the app...

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