stories about Android

Samsung Galaxy S4 hits Verizon in May, Australia April 23

The US smartphone market will heat up shortly with the release of Samsung’s next flagship Galaxy smartphone. The Galaxy S4 is widely anticipated and although it’ll feature a much smaller (comparative) screen size compared with the Galaxy Mega, it’ll be the performance phone, powered by Qualcomm’s super-quick Snapdragon 600 APQ8064 quad-core processor. So far, most […]

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Why buying Android devices sees you paying Microsoft

If you’re buying an Android device as a way of making a point to Microsoft, you might want to stop and rethink your efforts. A report by is claiming that many of the major Android device suppliers are now paying patent licensing fees to the software giant. Samsung, LG, HTC, Acer, Viewsonic, Nikon, along […]

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HP launches another tablet, this time Android for £129

Computing giant HP is well known in tablet circles for one of the shortest-lived products in computing history. When it pulled the plug on its WebOS-based TouchPad in September 2011, it had been on sale in the US only six weeks. However, the record likely lies with Australia where the device was on sale for […]

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Google Glass heads Go-Kart Racing

See what happens when you put on some Google Glass and head Go-Kart racing. Nice. What’s interesting is that the video is incredibly smooth and much better than we’ve seen from plenty of mobile phones so Google has obviously done its home work with the video processing side of things. Be interesting to see just […]


Mega-phones are here: Huawei launches 6.1-inch Ascend Mate

Chinese telco giant Huawei has continued the latest trend of the mega-phone, launching its own big-screen smartphone into Australia. The Ascend Mate features a huge 6.1-inch I-PS (in-plane switching) display but like the recent Samsung Galaxy Mega, the resolution here is only 720p (1280×720-pixels). What’s telling about the Ascend Mate though is the battery – […]

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