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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.


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.


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

It’s the weekend! Obviously, this means you finally have time to stare furtively at your smartphone. Give your app folder a breath of fresh air with these our favourite new apps this week.


How Amazon's Fire Phone Compares To Its Toughest Competition

Amazon’s long-rumoured Fire Phone is finally here, folks! It has a crazy face-tracking 3D display that knows the position of your head at all times and a scanner that identifies (and helps you buy) just about anything. But funky features aside, how does The Everything Store’s phone stack up to the major competition? Let’s find out.


Amazon Fire Phone: An All-Seeing 3D Prime Contender

We’ve been hearing the rumours for weeks (months? years?), and the day has finally come. Amazon’s phone is here. It’s called the Fire Phone, and it’s got some fancy new tricks.


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

It’s time to round up the best new apps of the week. Whether you’re on iOS, Android or Windows Phone, there’s bound to be a new app or two here that you’ll want to check out.


This Is Samsung's First Tizen Phone

Samsung’s been playing with its Tizen operating system for some time now, looking for a way to break free of the Google ties it relies on for its Android Galaxy smartphone successes. The OS recently wormed its way into the Samsung Gear 2 smartwatch, and now, after a long development period, there’s a Tizen phone too — the Samsung Z.


Asus Transformer Book V: A 5-in-1, Android-Windows Phone, Tablet And PC

ASUS has announced one of its most unusual products yet: a 5-in-1 device that’s a phone, tablet and PC, which runs both Windows and Android. No, really.