In Berlin, Germany, at IFA, Samsung took to their Unpacked 2014 event to announce a range of devices. Building on their Gear brand of Wearables, Samsung launched the Gear VR, a virtual reality headset that was developed in collaboration with Oculus. What the Gear VR does, is houses a Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to create
Yesterday morning, at a press event poised ~300m above the ground, Oppo officially launched into the Australian market. The Chinese-based company launched 4 devices from its current catalogue locally; the Find 7 & 7A, the N1 Mini and the Neo5. Whilst these devices have been around throughout Asia, Europe and the US, its still great
Huawei has produced some stunning pieces of hardware. Last year, I was thoroughly impressed with the Ascend P6, and this year, they’ve built on top of its success. In today, we have the Ascend P7 and the TalkBand B1, a fitness tracker and bluetooth headset in one. Here’s the box contents for both these products.
Samsung has been a big player in the smart watch game for the past 18 months, launching the Galaxy Gear last year, running Android and now Tizen thanks to a software update, and this year the Tizen-powered Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, Gear Fit and even the Gear Live (running Android Wear) that was announced
Wearables are the current trend in the tech space at the moment. Mainly, its been smart watches or Google Glass that garners all the attention. The first wearables though, have been around much longer, and come in the form of fitness trackers – think Nike+ Sportsband. The fitness category of wearables though hasn’t gone anywhere.
This week has seen an influx of Google updates and news. Today, we bring you coverage of the latest update to Google Search. We’ve had the ability to use voice search for some time, and last year we saw Google enable a user to say “Ok Google” and trigger voice commands. This was limited to
Jolla is rolling out its Jolla Launcher to select testers today, and we’ve managed to get our hands on it. Initial impressions are thus far great! It is quick and responsive, and provides a great tutorial at the beginning for users who are unfamiliar with the User Experience Paradigm that is incorporated into Sailfish OS.
As CJ pointed out earlier today, Nokia released Z Launcher, a launcher for Android. I went to test it out on my Rooted Nexus 5 and was greeted with “sorry, we are currently not supporting rooted devices”. This was a bit of a roadblock, until a few people (1,2) on twitter pointed out a work around.
Samsung’s Galaxy S lineup is synonymous with Android, much like Nokia’s Lumia devices with Windows Phone. As such, there is a sense of superiority of these devices over others on the platform. After a month’s extensive use of the Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung’s latest flagship device, here’s the review. The S5 is easily the best
With our review nearly complete, I thought I’d post a few camera samples and give a summarised opinion of how the camera on the Samsung Galaxy S5 performs. While I’ll go more in-depth in our review post, overall I think the camera is actually pretty good! The Galaxy S5 is equipped with a 16 MP