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  • techAU app for Windows Phone 8 now available

    The techAU app for Windows Phone 8 is now available. Our writers spend a lot of time and effort in writing content and we want to make sure that you can consume that content in as many places as possible. The app features a clean, bold design that delivers...
  • Google maps now blocked on Windows Phone, still not evil ? (Updated)

    This Microsoft vs Google fighting is really getting out of control now. Google are now actively blocking Windows Phones from accessing http://maps.google.com. The site now redirects to http://google.com, not Google Maps as you intended. As we know, Google recently launched their iOS app, so this isn’t an Android only...
  • Lumia 820/920 accessory prices unveiled, still can’t order

    Smartphones and accessories go hand in hand and each year consumers spend hundreds of dollars on protecting, styling and charging their devices. One the most frustrating parts of the Windows Phone 8 launch has been the lack of accessories. As Nokia 920s started arriving to Australians this week, that...
  • Lumia 920 first impressions

    The Nokia Lumia 920 launched in Australia this week and I took the bait and switched from the iPhone. After spending a little over 30 hours with the phone it’s time to sit down and give you some first impressions ahead of a full review (coming soon). As a...
  • Windows Phone 8 SDK now available

    This morning Microsoft finally that the Windows Phone 8 SDK is now available for developers. During the Build conference keynote, Microsoft pitched developers to start building apps for Windows Phone now. One of the biggest criticisms has been the lack of apps, but Microsoft is really trying to leverage...
  • Windows Phone 8 Australian launch scheduled for October 30th

    Windows Phone 8 has been somewhat of a mystery so far, but it’s big coming out party isn’t far away. Technology media have received invites today from Microsoft inviting them to Sydney at 9am on October 30th. An extremely brief email simply asked recipients to “Save the date for...
  • Windows Phone 8 SDK Preview applications open today

    If you’re a Windows Phone developer and want to get your apps ready for the next OS release, then pay attention. Microsoft has been heavily criticised for not having the Windows Phone 8 SDK available while WP8 devices from Samsung and Nokia are being shown off. While WP7 apps...
  • Video of the world’s most innovative smartphone [warning: Dubstep inside]

    Last night we covered the announcement, well now the official press videos are out. Of course they are chock full of dubstep beats, turn it up if you like or mute if you don’t. Either way, enjoy the new Nokia phones animated before your eyes. If you didn’t want...
  • Nokia Lumia 820 is the 4.3” baby brother

    Nokia wasn’t done with their flagship phone, they also just unveiled the baby brother of the Lumia 920. It also features many of the features of the 920 like NFC, all the Nokia apps but has a few key differences. It has a smaller batter, micro-sd card slot and...
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