The selection of local smartwatches has changed rather drastically these past few months and there’s now a respectable lot of Android Wear smartwatches available for Aussies, but in those past few months it seemed Sony’s silicone-banded SmartWatch 3 couldn’t quite cut a break for being a stylish everyday smartwatch. Recently that changed with the release of the much needed SmartWatch 3 stainless steel edition, but with a $399 price tag it’s among the priciest of Android Wear offerings right now, so is it worth it?
When it comes to OEMs who set out to push the envelope, beyond the well known there’s one Chinese OEM who are by no means a stranger to challenging the market ‒ OPPO.
One of OPPO’s latest offerings has an impeccable design with a good few specs to boot, but in our time with it, we’ve been left wondering whether the race to produce one of the thinnest smartphones was at all worth the effort, given the certain trade-offs that those who purchase it will be made to live with.
amaysim announced plans back in December of last year that it would launch 4G by around Easter 2015 — thanks to a renewed agreement with Optus — and seeing as April and the Easter period is just around the corner, amaysim have managed to jump the gun and launch their long awaited 4G service to most of its existing month-to-month plans, whilst adding a couple of new plans along the way.
They say good that things take time and these words are no truer than in the case of the Pocket Casts v5.0 Material redesign. Today Shifty Jelly the Aussie team behind this podcatcher app have gone above and beyond with their Material Design overhaul, but scrape beneath the surface and it’s more than a visually stunning update.