During a two hour keynote presentation at its I/O developer conference, Google showed off its prowess in the technology world's hottest field: artificial intelligence. From its voice-based digital Assistant to photo sharing and automatic image recognition, AI is everywhere it can possibly be in ...
POSTED 18 May, 2017 0 Comments
Android already powers most smartphones on earth. Now Google is placing its mobile operating system right inside cars, a bid to cement its core service in the auto industry as more technology sweeps in. On Monday, ahead of its I/O mobile developers conference, Google is showing off its next step...
POSTED 15 May, 2017 0 Comments
Google and LG are reportedly set to release two new smartwatches in a partnership which could play same card as Google's Pixel (and before that, Nexus) smartphone brand. These first photos of the devices reveal a simple rounded face with a 'digital crown' on the right side of the bezel, with OLE...
POSTED 17 Jan, 2017 0 Comments
Sony's new Xperia XZ – on sale this month at $999 – sees the previous X and Z models merged into a new flagship for the Xperia line of Android-powered smartphones. As such, the spec sheet reads like a track listing from the Sony's Greatest Xperia Hits double CD – albeit with a ...
POSTED 12 Oct, 2016 1 Comment
Android smartphone and tablet users can begin upgrading to Google’s latest Android 7.0 Nougat software this week, unleashing many new features to make multitasking, global roaming and conserving your battery life much easier. Top of the list: native Android OS support for running two apps ...
POSTED 26 Aug, 2016 6 Comments
Samsung Galaxy Note7: on sale in Australia on August 19 for $1,349 Pre-sales order August 5 with bonus 256GB MicroSD card (valued at $299) Samsung's new Galaxy Note7 brings the stylus-equipped smartphone in line with its slightly smaller Galaxy S7 Edge sibling in what many consider a pre-em...
POSTED 3 Aug, 2016 4 Comments
Android smartphone users can now use ‘Android Pay’ to make contactless payments in-store using their mobile device, funded using a credit card from American Express Australia, ANZ, Macquarie, MyState and Teachers Mutual Bank. It’s a similar concept to Apple Pay for iPhone: you ...
POSTED 14 Jul, 2016 5 Comments
Huawei’s Mate 8 'phablet' is the Chinese carrier’s flagship smartphone, and it packs in some handy features for business travellers. Featuring an aluminium unibody design, the Mate 8 is a premium phone that feels rock solid in the hand. The sharp design is complemented by extremely t...
POSTED 14 Jun, 2016 3 Comments
First impressions count for plenty, and our first impression of Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 Edge is that this will be the Android smartphone to beat in 2016. The Korean colossus could perhaps have settled for incremental upgrades to the S6, which already chalked a starting line well down the f...
POSTED 9 Mar, 2016 12 Comments
Smartphone manufacturer Samsung will soon launch ‘Samsung Pay’ in Australia – a contactless payment option for Android phone users to rival the similar Apple Pay system used on the iPhone – with American Express Australia signed up as a launch partner. That allows cardhol...
POSTED 22 Feb, 2016 1 Comment
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