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Phones get playful: hands-on with LG’s G5

For so long, phones have been about being sleek, being elegant, or just so well built that a drop wouldn’t knock any confidence a phone may or may not have. But LG’s latest is more about playing, and that’s good news for consumers keen for something new.

4:31 pm 21/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Nikon’s cameras will talk to phones and tablets this year

Camera companies need to find a way to get people to take pictures on more than just their phones, and so Nikon’s latest approach is actually kind of novel: make sure every camera talks to a phone.

10:24 am 20/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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HTC’s best yet is an interesting evolution: HTC 10 reviewed

HTC didn’t quite nail 2015’s flagship phone, so can the 2016 one turn the company around?

1:38 pm 19/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Alcatel builds a 4G water-resistant phone for under $300

One of the key features for 2016 phones is coming to a mobile under $300, as Alcatel unveils a budget device ready to take on the water.

11:41 am 19/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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HTC’s 10 is here: metal with UltraPixels, 24-bit sound

It can be hard to discern the difference between flagship phones these days, but HTC is hoping to sweeten the deal with a focus on design, sound, and camera quality to make its 2016 phone the best of the bunch.

10:01 pm 12/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Moleskine goes digital as writers link to iOS, Android

The classic “Moleskine” writing and drawing pad has never really gone out of style, and now it’s about to take one more evolutionary step: going digital.

11:38 am 08/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Huawei, Leica collaboration yields dual-camera P9, P9 Plus

Mobile World Congress revealed a partnership between two big companies, and now we’re about to see what the two can do when they work together, as Huawei and Leica reveal what’s coming.

2:58 pm 07/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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HTC gives mid-range a new name with the One X9

An update to HTC’s flagship “One” series is barely a week away, but that doesn’t mean HTC doesn’t have other phones waiting in the wings, as it shows off a new One for mid-range budgets.

1:33 pm 06/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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SBS taps Android, iPhone for local VR video

The world is really getting into virtual reality, and at least one Aussie broadcaster wants to be there ahead of time, as SBS enters a world away from worlds.

3:05 pm 05/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark
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Why Telstra’s day of free data isn’t an adequate apology

Telstra has suffered some pretty serious technical problems this year, and the “apology” has been to give its customers a day of free data, but is that really enough?

12:10 pm 04/04/2016 By Leigh D. Stark

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