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It's Over: Samsung's Galaxy Note7 Is Dead

It’s over. Samsung has stopped production of its troubled Galaxy Note7 smartphone completely, and will not build or sell any more.

Samsung Will Swap The Galaxy Note7 For The S7 Edge In Australia

Samsung has put the brakes on its replacement program for the Galaxy Note7, halting the roll-out of new handsets to customers in Australia. Anyone with an original or replacement Note7 is being told by Vodafone to return their phones to swap for a Galaxy S7 Edge, or any other phone.

Google Pixel: Australian Hands On

Google has a new phone. Two new phones, actually — a 5-inch Pixel and a 5.5-inch Pixel XL — that are packed to the brim with brand new software from the tech giant, including a new Google Assistant that takes the fight to Apple’s Siri, a camera that is apparently the best ever on a smartphone, and all of Google’s massive trove of search engine and artificial intelligence machine learning know-how packed inside.

Telstra Is The Exclusive Telco For The Google Pixel In Australia

Google’s latest, best and most carefully curated phone ever launches in Australia on October 20, and if you want to buy it on a contract there’s only one place to go: Telstra. Australia’s number one telco is the exclusive carrier partner for the latest phone by Google, and both the silver and black colours will be available.

LIVE BLOG: Google's Pixel Phone Launch, As It Happened

It’s almost time, folks. In just a few hours — ugh, I should be asleep — Google will unveil something to the world. Now, we’ll be playing along live here, so if you’re keen on learning about everything that the big G has to show off, here’s the place to tune in.

Watch Google Launch Its New Pixel Phones

Tomorrow morning at 3AM we’re going to roll out of bed and stumble, bleary-eyed, to Google’s Aussie HQ. What we’re seeing there we don’t know for sure, but we have a pretty good idea it’ll include at least two new phones. If you’re keen enough to be awake and watching the live-stream along with us, here is exactly the place to do that.

Sad BlackBerry Will Stop Designing Phones

It’s the end of an era. BlackBerry, a name once synonymous with high-end smartphones, will no longer make mobile devices. Along with a dismal financial report, the company announced on Wednesday that it “plans to end all internal hardware development and will outsource that function to partners”.

Google's Pixel Hype Train Has Reached Australia

A few days ago, we spotted a Google logo and the outline of a phone in Sydney’s Circular Quay, with a photographer snapping away. Matching those same phone-shaped images we’ve been teased with, Google’s Aussie Twitter account is now dialing up the hype.

The 9 Best Travel Apps For Exploring Cities

You’ve landed somewhere brand new, and you’re ready to explore the new city, but you have absolutely no idea where to start. This is where your trusty smartphone comes in. There are loads of cool travelling apps you can use to help you find awesome spots around town. Here are 9 of our favourite apps for discovering new places in unfamiliar surroundings, beyond what the more well-known travel guides have to offer.

How To Run Android Apps On Your Chromebook

Android apps have arrived on Chrome OS. Right now they can be run on three Chromebook models, a number that will increase during the rest of 2016 and into the start of 2017 (Google has a full list). To save you the wait, we got hold of an Asus Chromebook Flip to show you how the Android experience works on a Chromebook.

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