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The Fire Phone Is So Pricy Because It Costs Amazon A Fortune To Build

We wanted Amazon’s recently released Fire Phone to be many things, but most importantly we wanted it to be (relatively) cheap like all Amazon hardware. So when Jeff Bezos announced the Fire Phone’s $US650 price tag ($US200 on contract), there was some definite sticker shock.


Turning A Wall Into An Android 'Touchscreen' With A Pocket Projector

Touchjet first showed off a concept version of its phablet-sized Touchpico projector at CES 2014. Now, the Android-powered Wi-Fi device is nearly ready for production. We got to play with a preproduction model at Gizmodo’s office, ahead of the launch of TouchPico’s crowdfunding campaign.


This Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Concept Looks Beautiful

Samsung’s Galaxy Note series has evolved significantly over the last three iterations, but like the Galaxy S it hasn’t yet broken out of Samsung’s trend of relatively cheap plastic and faux-chrome construction. This concept video showing off a radically redesigned Galaxy Note 4 looks great, and although it won’t actually happen, we can still dream.


Our Favourite Android, iOS And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

It’s finally the weekend, and your smartphone has been faithfully by your side all week. Time to reward its tireless service with a gift — in the form of some shiny new apps!


Master Mobile Gaming With This Upgraded Bluetooth NES Controller

Touchscreens are fine for solving puzzles and flinging birds, but for action-based mobile games nothing will ever beat a physical controller in hand. The makers of the FC30, a Bluetooth controller that paid homage to the original Nintendo Famicom, are back with a new and improved wireless gamepad that now hearkens back to the NES.


Is This Motorola's Next-Generation Moto G?

The Motorola Moto G is only around six months old in Australia, but it looks like it already has a successor. The alleged Moto G2, shown off in a candidly snapped photograph by a Galician Android enthusiast site, looks like it takes inspiration from the Moto E.


Our Favourite Android, iOS And Windows Phone Apps Of The Week

It’s the weekend, and you know what that means: Time to download some sweet new apps! Here’s the best of what came out this week for your Android, iPhone or Windows Phone.


The Best Apps Of 2014: Essential Apps For Android, iOS, Windows And OS X

Our friends over at Lifehacker have just published their annual list of essential apps for every platform you care about. Windows or Mac; iPhone or Android: here’s every single app you need in your life this year.


Samsung Galaxy K Zoom: Australian Review

What happens when you take a smartphone and stick a point-and-shoot camera on the back? The original Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom was a slightly unrefined piece of technology, but the new Galaxy K Zoom — based on the excellent Galaxy S5 — cleans up its act and produces a versatile and useful camera phone.


Huawei Ascend G6 4G: Hello Voice-Activated Selfies, Good Bye Awkward Poses

Imagine if you could just tell your camera to take the photo. With the Ascend G6 4G that’s exactly what you can do. No more awkward poses and no more struggling to get into the frame. Then upload your snaps over superfast category 4 LTE/4G and be first to tell the story. All for SRP$329.