It is everywhere. The news about Apple’s new iPhone 5 and the upgrade to the operating system iOS6. However, for the first time, I find myself totally underwhelmed by the news. Firstly, it seems to be a catchup move by Apple. Many of the Android phones have been larger and with a better aspect ratio than the iPhone, with Samsung leading the way with the screens for the Samsung Galaxy S III, Galaxy Nexus S and the Note range. Moving [...]
The Google Nexus 7 tablet has been getting a lot of hype. And to be truthful, it may even deserve it. However, for Australians, there are some issues that may make you pause before clicking on the purchase icon. The Hardware Google and it’s hardware partner ASUS have made a great device. Yes it is black with a silver trim, but it is light and slim. The screen is great, and apart from the power [...]
Thanks to the kind people at Fish Burners and with breakfast (or late dinner) supplied by Google, members of the GDG (Google Developers Group) Sydney got to watch the Google IO2012 Android Keynote live on the big screen. The main points of the Keynote was some new features in the new release of the Android OS (codename Jellybean, or Android 4.1), the eagerly awaited Nexus Tablet (called the Nexus 7), the media streaming device Nexus Q [...]
Google’s attempt to bring the web to your television will at last become publicly available for Australians this week, almost two years since it launched in the United States.
One thing that frustrates Aussies is the fact that despite being an English speaking country, we are generally behind the US and UK in legal media streaming services.
Google has overnight confirmed its Public DNS service designed to offer faster web speeds now has an Australian server, a move that has previously snuck under the radar.
Google has asked Australian small businesses “What are you working for?” and the results are as varied as the businesses themselves.
I have recently reviewed a music streaming service , a movie streaming service and an online e-book store . If there is one trend I have noticed is that we as Australian consumers have limited access to content compared to the US and Europe.
Telstra has announced that it is accepting pre-orders of its first LTE mobile phone. The HTC Velocity 4G will be released on the 24th January to it’s Telstra Stores, and they will accept pre-orders up to midnight 20th January.
The Asus Transformer Prime tablet is now available in Australia, one publication reports, confirming earlier speculation that the tablet would launch January 18.