The next Nexus phone – likely to be called the Nexus 6 – is rumoured to be coming in October and is confirmed to be manufactured by Motorola. Further details have been hotly conjectured, with various leaks offering sometimes contrasting specs. New leaks from Android Police appear to clarify exactly what we will see from Google.
By Janek Speight in Gadgets on Wednesday 1 October 2014
Wearable technology is becoming all the rage, with Apple’s new Watch sure to kick off increased attention from casual tech users, hot on the heels of the publicity Google Glass has attracted.
The government’s approach to anti-piracy regulation has hit the headlines in recent weeks. The proposal has drawn attention from heavyweights like Google Australia – which wrote a letter to Malcolm Turnbull about it – and even Village Roadshow, the distributor of films such as The Lego Movie.
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by Janek Speight
Some 12 years after eBay and PayPal came together in a Silicon Valley fairytale, the two companies are consciously uncoupling, with eBay Inc. President and CEO John Donahoe saying, “putting eBay and PayPal on independent paths in 2015 is best for each business.”
Maybe it was inevitable that Netflix would one day get into original movies, but hardly anyone would have predicted such a splashy entrance. Next year, Netflix, in a partnership with The Weinstein Company, will make its production debut with the sequel to Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, the Academy Award-winning art-house epic that pushed the limits of cinematography in 2000.
Apple CEO Tim Cook said in a recent interview that the company is working on products that haven’t been covered in rumours yet, and a patent recently awarded to the company serves as a great reminder. Called Interactive holographic display device, the patent describes ways to show interactive holograms using an advanced touchscreen display on certain devices, a technology that could someday be included in iPhone, iPad or Mac products.
Millions of people were able to get their hands on one of the new iPhones on the launch weekend, with the gradual global rollout continuing last Friday with 20 more countries. Now, Apple has announced that the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus are finally arriving in China, with pre-orders kicking off on October 10 […]
Sony Xperia Z3 launched in Australia: Telstra, Optus, Virgin and Vodafone pricing and availability, and more
Sony’s flagship Android phones have been launched in Australia tonight – the 5.2-inch Xperia Z3, and the 4.6-inch Xperia Z3 Compact – packing together all of Sony’s latest technology, including PS4 4 Remote Play, complete waterproofing, and more.
Telstra have figured out what to do with their barely used payphones, still dotted around most cities and towns in Australia: Turn them into Wi-Fi hotspots – and some from today