• HTC “shutting down” data synchronisation via Sense.com

    As an HTC device owner that utilises the popular Sense Interface, you may be using HTC’s official web-based backup solution — htcsense.com — to create copies of the contacts, text messages, and call history stored on your handset via an HTC Sense Account. Since 2010, this has been an effective...
  • Instagram For Android: Do you want to be “first in line”?

    For those Android users out there who have, since 2010, been watching their friends use their iPhone to capture old-school images with popular app Instagram, and have wondered when they’ll receive they’re own taste of retro, wannabe photography — the wait is all but over… Recently, at the 2012...
  • HTC Velocity 4G gets Android 4.0 (ICS)

    This afternoon, Telstra has released the much anticipated, Ice Cream Sandwich update for HTC Velocity 4G owners. One of my biggest criticisms during the review of the Velocity 4G was its old operating system. Today that is being remedied. So now the fastest (connected) phone in the country has...
  • Is Android Play bad for business?

    Last week Google announced a rebranding of their mobile services. You can now Play with Apps and Games, Play with Books, Play with Movies and Play with Music. With all this playing, it positions Google’s mobile offerings as consumer-focused. While it the Play moniker may be more appealing the...
  • Telstra’s Android update schedule

    By now you’ve likely heard the figures on Android device upgrades lagging far behind that of its competitors. Despite Ice Cream Sandwich being the latest and greatest, less than 1% of Android devices are actually running it. Now not all smartphones are capable of making it all the way...
  • Canonical announces Ubuntu For Android…

    Canonical’s Ubuntu has long been a favourite desktop operating system of mine – as has, and is, Google’s mobile operating system Android. This being said, I’m sure you can imagine the excitement I felt when receiving word that Canonical had officially announced Ubuntu for Android, a seemingly big step in the...
  • Chrome beta fixes ICS browser issue

    This morning Google released a beta version of the Chrome Browser for Android. It’s surprising that Chrome wasn’t always the browser on their mobile OS, but at least have the option. There are a few noteworthy things about this release compared to the stock browser. First off, the Google...
  • Transparent Screen allows you to text while walking…

    Like me, i’m certain that you have  – on more than one occasion – bowed your head in fierce concentration, and focused on your handset’s display while you’re on-the-go. Whether you’re taking a stroll down the main street of your small, country hometown, or wading through the masses in...
  • HTC Velocity: Australia’s first 4G phone is fast, 39.85Mbps fast

    Android-focused site Ausdroid has got hands on with Australia’s first 4G phone, the HTC Velocity. Sure there’s been 4G hotspots and USB dongles before that run on Telstra’s 4G network, but this is the first phone. With all the other componentry inside a phone it was difficult to tell...
  • Dropbox Beta 1.3.0.6 Available to Android users

    It goes without saying that Dropbox is highly regarded as a cloud storage solution. What’s more, when Dropbox is combined with everyone’s favourite open source Operating system, Android, keeping your treasured files with you on-the-go truly becomes a reality. Therefore, when new builds are thrown out onto the web,...
  • The delicious Ice Cream Sandwich details for Android

    Image credit: Carolandtiem Google is holding an event this afternoon to announce the details of their upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich update, to their mobile OS Android. This release is designed to resolve the highly criticised version issues experienced with Android devices. It should also unify the experience between Android...
  • Motorola Atrix finally gets official Gingerbread

    The Motorola Atrix has finally had Gingerbread 2.3.4 released for it but not on the Telstra model. If you are one of the early adopters that rushed out and purchased the AT&T model your update is waiting for you. You can get it by checking the software updates on...
  • Motorola Atrix Lapdock – Novelty or Necessary

    Having had a Motorola Atrix since its release earlier this year I can wholeheartedly say, that while it has its issues, it is as close to a perfect phone as I have ever had. It is certainly the best Android device I have used. But it isn’t just a...
  • Motorola Atrix hands on Australian first impressions

    I have just received a Motorola Atrix 4G and my initial thoughts on this powerhouse of a Android phone that won 10 awards at CES 2011 are mixed. On the one hand this is the most powerful Android phone around today and sadly on the other it is let...
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 7″ Laptop?

    A TAB LAPTOP? Today I had the chance to get hands on with the Samsung Galaxy Tab Laptop all seven inches of its screen and keyboard. Closed up it is about the size of a paperback book only with the feel of a hardback cover and about the same...

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