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Google In The Home #AtHomeWithGoogle

Google In The Home #AtHomeWithGoogle

This is a special post by Michael Faro-Tusino on behalf of Techin5 The convergence of technology is a hot topic at the moment, with most companies looking into the future of wearable devices. Google however, are focusing on now! At an intimate event last week in Sydney, Google had small groups do the rounds and experience how technology and your lifestyle can merge in a meaningful way that will en... »

Google announce Nexus 7 Tablet, launching late July in Australia

Google announce Nexus 7 Tablet, launching late July in Australia

Google’s recent I/O event took place, and the biggest announcement to come out of it was the Google Nexus 7 Tablet. The Nexus 7 is Google’s first in-house created tablet, and unlike the other tablets out there this tablet is actually aimed for the low-end market while being premium in features. Produced by Asus, the Nexus 7 tablet is the first 7-inch tablet to feature a Quad-Core proce... »

Poll: Which Apps do you want the most on Windows Phone 7?

Poll: Which Apps do you want the most on Windows Phone 7?

  So recently the Lumia 900 review’s hit the web from different websites such as Engadget, The Verge, CNET, Gizmodo, etc. and the one thing they all agreed one (despite a variation in scores/feelings towards the phone) was that the Windows Phone platform doesn’t have enough of the big name apps. We actually agree in saying that despite the fact the marketplace has close to 80,000 ... »

Instagram for Android now available for downloading

Instagram for Android now available for downloading

Was it only just last month that we announced that Instagram for Android was made official? Yes we believe it was. How time has flown! Instagram has made the millions of Android fans happy today by finally announcing the much anticipated Instagram app for Android, which we just downloaded and took for a spin. The App itself is pretty similar to what you would find on Apple devices (which is a good... »

Official Google+ App for Windows Phone is in the making

Official Google+ App for Windows Phone is in the making

It seems Google were listening when we said we wanted an official Google+ app on Windows Phones, and have just announced that there will indeed be one soon. Now, according to Stefan Keuchel who is a PR Rep in Germany, has confirmed that while there is no exact date for an app to be released – it will come. Keuchel even said that development hasn’t started as yet, but it gives us hope i... »

Instagram for Android as good as done

Instagram for Android as good as done

Now those of you who use iPhones know that Instagram is without a doubt one of the most popular and widely used App’s in the App Store. Why just the other day, Instragram reached a total of 27 million users – a huge amount by any standards. One question which has been on everyone’s mind is when will this successful app come to Android and Windows Phones? Well if you’re an A... »

New CEO takes over at RIM, we take a closer look at the situation

New CEO takes over at RIM, we take a closer look at the situation

We all know that Research in Motion, the creators of the once popular Blackberry’s have been in trouble for some time, especially with their market share dropping quite rapidly over the last few months and years. We’ve been saying this for a long time, that the BlackBerry is a dying phone, despite the slight chance of a resurgence with their next OS – BB 10 which is expected to o... »

India wants to crack down on ‘offensive’ Social Media, World Facepalms

India wants to crack down on ‘offensive’ Social Media, World Facepalms

In a potential move that could potentially (read: will) anger lot’s of people, India’s technology minister Kapil Sibal has demanded that social networking sites block out certain ‘offensive’ material. Obviously, we don’t see anyone really taking a liking to this demand, whether it be the general public (those who will be most affected) or companies who might or might ... »

The First Android Store in the World launches in Melbourne

The First Android Store in the World launches in Melbourne

The world’s first Android store opened up this week in Melbourne, Australia, in a joint effort with local carrier Telstra. The 154 square metre store, dubbed ‘Androidland’ was opened up to showcase the range and power of Android devices, whether it be tablets or phones for Melbournians to check out. Several demo’s and features will be on display in this not-so-permanent sto... »

Official iPad and iPhone Gmail App get’s real official, has too many officials

Official iPad and iPhone Gmail App get’s real official, has too many officials

Update: It seems the app has been pulled from the App store by Google over a notification bug. Fantastic. Well it’s about time Google! Seriously, the fact it took Google over two years to finally release the official iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch app annoys us, because while the default mail client is charming on iOS devices, it lacked that distinct Gmail Flavour. Now, we’re obviously ki... »

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