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New 3DMark Benchmark coming to Windows, Android & iOS Devices, WP8 sadly lacking

New 3DMark Benchmark coming to Windows, Android & iOS Devices, WP8 sadly lacking

Futuremark is our favorite company when it comes to making benchmarking programs for our Windows PC. 3D Mark Vantage and 3D Mark 11 have long been our go-to benchmarks for testing out new computers, to push computers to their limit and to see just how good the entire set up is – whether it be from Ultrabooks to High-end custom build desktops. As far as we are aware, these benchmarks have bee... »

How Aussie are You? is an app aimed at learning more about Australia

How Aussie are You? is an app aimed at learning more about Australia

As an Australian resident, it’s amazing how little we sometimes know about the country we live in. That’s where an app called ‘How Aussie are You?’ comes into play, which is currently available on both the iPad and iPhone (and iPod by extension). How Aussie are You? is essentially a learning tool that quizzes you on the various aspects of the country, and the city of you ch... »

Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook has acquired Instagram

Mark Zuckerberg reveals that Facebook has acquired Instagram

In a surprising turn of events (or was it really?) Mark Zuckerberg, or better known as Mr. Facebook, has confirmed that Facebook have in fact aquired the popular iOS and Android App ‘Instagram’ on a message through his Facebook page. Of course, it needs to be noted that Facebook thought the app was so popular that they dropped an entire ‘B’ (aka $1 Billion USD) on the team ... »

Rowi 2.0 hit’s the Marketplace, brings loads of enhancements

Rowi 2.0 hit’s the Marketplace, brings loads of enhancements

Rowi has easily been our favorite Twitter app since we first got onto the Windows Phone bandwagon, but the one thing it’s been missing for a long time is a major update. That all changes today with the release of Rowi 2.0 which brings about some major changes such as Instant Resume (mango update), you can now pin tweets, messages, etc to the home screen, a new context menu and more. This bri... »

PayPal Here launches in Australia today

PayPal Here launches in Australia today

Paypal released their new ‘Paypal Here’ service to Australians today, and it seems  that it is a tool which is quite clearly aimed at small businesses within Australia. So what is it exactly? Well, PayPal Here is a smartphone-enabled card reader which will enable small businesses and casual sellers to accept multiple forms of payments from their mobile phones – anytime, anywhere. A sig... »

How to delete Gmail messages on iOS Devices rather than Archiving them

How to delete Gmail messages on iOS Devices rather than Archiving them

Our friends over at OzTechNews found this interesting video on CNET TV, which I’m sure will come in handy for those of you who have noticed this. Recently, iOS has decided that you can’t delete messages anymore from your Gmail (or hotmail) message, but instead you have the default option to ‘archive’ them, which has really frustrated me on my iPad. Even though I’ve go... »

Textbook Publishers go all in with the iPad

Textbook Publishers go all in with the iPad

Suddenly, going to school seems a heck of a lot more appealing after Apple’s big announcement yesterday; Apple is going to be a whole lot more Book Friendly. The announcement brought about a new way of teaching (or reading) with the help of apps such as iBooks 2, iBooks Author and iTunes U. Apple went all in, teaming up with large publishers such as Pearson, McGraw Hill, and Houghton Mifflin... »

Microsoft release Xbox App for iPad and iPhone

Microsoft release Xbox App for iPad and iPhone

Well it looks like Microsoft has been busy for not only the Windows Phone Platform, but they’ve gone ahead and created an app for iOS devices and the interesting this is that the App is very good. The Apps (called My Xbox Live) themselves are both free for the iPad and iPhone (and iPod Touch too, but that goes under the iPhone category). We tried it out on the iPad and as you can see from th... »

The Mobile World in 60 seconds (Infographic)

The Mobile World in 60 seconds (Infographic)

Well this is most certainly an interesting infographic from Mobclix in which they show what happens on mobile phones in 60 seconds, every 60 seconds we presume from around the world. Either that or it’s a summary of what happens if we to take a 60 second chunk out of mobile usages on an average day. The findings are pretty interesting to say the least, and even though it’s for October ... »

Top 10 Apps for Business – iPhone Edition

Top 10 Apps for Business – iPhone Edition

Mobile phones can be used for many things – games, texting, calling, entertainment and so on, but mobile phones are quite important in the business world as well these days which is why we’ve decided to start up the ‘Top 10 Apps for Business’ Segment on the website. Obviously they’ll be a lot of opinions on which is the best, but we feel our list should do justice to ... »

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