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Tesla Owners Will Be Able To Start Their Cars With Only An iPhone

Tesla’s Model S is so technologically advanced, it gets software updates the way your old-fashioned car gets oil changes. And rumour has it the newest update will let iPhone-using Tesla owners forget their car keys forever: The car will soon recognise the owner’s phone to start the car.


Skype Just Fixed The Single Most Annoying Thing About Notifications

Skype just announced a great new feature that should be part of every single app, plugin or digital service you use: When you’re actively Skyping, the app’s notifications will only go to the device you’re currently using. Why didn’t this kind of setup become a universal standard, like, five years ago?


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

Your phone served you well over the weekend. Give it something new with these, the best new apps this week.


YouTube Sizes Up To A Higher Resolution For New Mobile Displays

The LG G3 surprised us when it was released earlier this year. It has useful design, with a removable battery and MicroSD options, and its metal-skinned finish sets the handset off with “premium” flare. It also has the most eye-popping screen on a smartphone with its almost bezel-less 5.5-inch 2560×1440 Quad HD display.


A New Samsung Galaxy Alpha Image Leaks Full Specs

Last week, we got a pretty revealing look at the rumoured Samsung Galaxy Alpha’s iPhone-esque exterior. Now, a new leak from TecMundo is giving us a possible glimpse inside that iFacade.


Windows Phone Is Getting One Of The Best Android Phones

Just as the rumours foretold, a Windows Phone-version of the wonderful HTC One is happening — or so this photo tucked in an unseen corner of a US carrier’s servers seems to indicate.


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.


A Google For iOS Easter Egg Lets You Jumble Up The Logo

Search Engine Land’s Barry Schwartz just discovered a cheeky little Easter egg in the Google for iOS app: Drag the letters out of the Google banner and you can pinball them around your screen. Is it functional? No, but it’s fun!


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

Well hey there, weekend. You sure are lookin’ good. I brought you a gift. I brought you the best apps of the week. I hope you like them.


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

Ready to ramp your phone up for a new week of non-stop use? Try our favourite apps for the week for a change of scenery.