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A Reminder That Newer Stuff Isn't Always Better, Courtesy Of Qualcomm

Every six months or so, mobile processing giant Qualcomm announces its latest and greatest Snapdragon processor, a piece of silicon that will find its way into the newest Android handset, making your life faster and better and so much higher-resolution than the old, crummy Snapdragon. Only, in the case of Snapdragon 810, that’s not true.


Sending Directions To Your Android Phone Just Got Stupidly Easy

Google’s on a drive to make the search box do much more than searching. Last week, it introduced an option to find your phone from the box; this time, it’s sending directions to your handset with about three clicks.


Free Games Friday: BANG!, Townsmen, EA Sports UFC

The weekend’s almost here, so you have time to relax and check out a free game (or three) on your smartphone. Here are the highlights from the last week.


What Do You Hate Most About Your Mobile Network?

Google has plans to offer its own wireless carrier program through Project Fi, which would (in theory) save people money and offer more flexibility. The reason something like Project Fi is greeted with a clamour of interest is that most of us are unhappy with our current options. Let’s commiserate.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include Who Stole Me? on Android, BANG! on iOS and Mega Splash on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!


Samsung's Galaxy S5 Could Have Leaked Your Fingerprints To Hackers

Your fingerprint is a more valuable security resource than your password — you can change a password, after all. So it’s worrying to hear that Samsung’s Galaxy S5 contains a vulnerability that could leave your fingerprint wide open for hackers to clone.


Here's The Official Apple Watch User Guide

The first time you strap on an Apple Watch, it’s hard to tell what it can do. When do you use the touchscreen, and when the digital crown wheel? When, exactly, does Force Touch actually do something? The answers are here: Apple just published a full, searchable User Guide.


Pro/Con: Why Google's Fi Could Be Awesome And Terrible

Today, Google announced its very own wireless network in the US. Just $US20 a month for unlimited call and texts, plus $US10 per gigabyte of data. No contracts or termination fees. Google will even refund your unused megabytes. Sounds awesome. So what’s the catch already?


Google's Wireless Service Is Almost Definitely Not Coming To Australia

Google now has skin in the game when it comes to wireless service. The only problem is that…you guessed it…Australia won’t get it.


App Deals: Discounted iOS iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone Apps

Today’s best deals include EA Sports UFC on Android, Monument Valley on iOS and Xtreme Dirtz on Windows Phone. Deals end without warning, so be quick!