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Free Game Friday: Dawnbringer, The Greedy Cave, Elemental Rage

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.


The 10 Coolest Google Now On Tap Tricks

Now on Tap was launched as an extra on top of Google Now last year, and frankly, it was kind of a dud. The feature was slow, unhelpful, and generally pretty annoying. But since its release, Google has been quietly pushing out dozens of new features and tweaks. If you haven’t checked it out in a while, it’s probably time you go back and revisit the feature. Here are 10 great ways you can start making use of the new features Google Now on Tap.


Huawei P9: Australian Review

Launching this month in Australia, the P9 is the latest flagship smartphone from Huawei. In an effort to push the bounds a little, the phone features a rather special dual lens camera developed in conjunction with Leica. But how does it hold up in actual use?


How To Restore Deleted Files On Any Device

Few tech disasters can send your stomach into free fall quite like realising you’ve deleted something important from your laptop or phone, with no obvious way to bring it back. Luckily, if you find yourself scrambling to restore your deleted files, there’s still hope. Free tools and apps are widely available to help you recover your deleted data no matter what platform you’re using. Here’s what you need to know.


Lunch Time Deals: $150 Off Google's Nexus Phones

When you’re buying your lunch today, you might want to take a moment and spend a little more. Gizmodo’s Lunch Time Deals posts point out any particularly good bargains for Aussie bargain hunters around the ‘net. There’s a pretty tempting tempoarary price drop at JB Hi-Fi for both of Google’s newest Nexus phones, the 6P and the 5X.


Sony's Xperia X Series Is Out In Australia In Late June

Sony’s new Xperia X series of smartphones will start to become available in Australia on 29th June at “all the usual suspects”, with pricing still to be determined. And because Sony loves its movies, there’s also a bonus from Sony Pictures if and when you pick one up.


Android Pay's Australian Launch Includes Just One Of The Big Four Banks: Report

Android Pay’s debut in Australia has been in the works for months and if rumours are to be believed, the service could begin trials as early as this week. Somewhat surprisingly however, just one of the big four will be involved in the launch.


How To Fix Your Privacy On Android

We’ve already shown you how to take control of your privacy settings on Apple’s iOS and now it’s time to turn our attention to Google’s mobile operating system. Follow the tips below to limit what apps can access, the amount of personal data leaked back to the cloud, how much attention Google is paying to what you do on your smartphone, and more.


OnePlus 3 Review: The Best Cheap Phone You Can Buy

In 2014, OnePlus arrived out of nowhere with a powerful idea: What if a phone could look good, be powerful, and not cost a crapload? The OnePlus One was a mic drop and the OnePlus 2 a successful sophomore follow-up, but the new 3 silences the haters — the OnePlus 3 is a “Flagship Killer” and at $US399 ($550), with no more dumb invite system, it’s not just the best OnePlus phone ever, but one of the best cheap phones too.


7 Android Launchers That Completely Transform The Look Of Your Phone

One of the main differences between Android and iOS is the way you can transform the look of Google’s operating system, down to the very last pixel. Alternative launcher apps re-skin Android, changing not just wallpaper, colours, and icons, but the layout of the interface itself.


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