Bryden Bostock

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Apple wants billions from Samsung, not millions

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Tue, Jun 03, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

The long running series of trials between Samsung and Apple has just hit a new low with the Cupertino giant calling for more money after being awarded $119.6 USD in infringement damages from Samsung.

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Topics: Business News, Technology

Apple's products could be getting even bigger

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Sat, May 31, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Apple has finally set sail on its vows that it will never make bigger or smaller products to adhere to the trend.

Steve Jobs was famously against making varying sizes of devices, thinking it wasn't what the market wanted. How he would feel about the iPad Mini is anyone's guess, but now Apple has really taken itself past Jobs' limitations and is rumoured to release bigger iPhones and iPads.

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Topics: Technology

PayPal is getting much bigger

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Fri, May 30, 2014 @ 05:50 AM
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Topics: Business News, Technology

The war is over! Apple and Google drop patent lawsuits

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Tue, May 27, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

The War is Over! Apple and Google have decided to drop their respective patent lawsuits against each other in order to work together on patent reform.

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Topics: Business News, Technology

Telstra trials in-flight 4G; calls it Skinet

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Thu, May 22, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Not only does Telstra have the most extensive network coverage in Australia and the best 4G network coverage, they are now trialling 4G on planes. Yes you did read that correctly. For a while there’s been talks and failed attempts at putting internet in planes for passengers, but there’s never been a game changer. In comes Skinet.

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Topics: Technology

New form of self-healing plastic bleeds and clots to fix damage

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Tue, May 20, 2014 @ 05:50 AM


Scientists have been able to create a new type of plastic that not only self heals, but bleeds and clots.

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Topics: Technology

Using Google is getting better in the car

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Sun, May 18, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Google has released updates for two of its apps recently; Google Now and Google Maps (for both iOS and Android). The functionality that these two apps bring is making them more user-friendly and useful in the car.

Firstly we’ll start with the new updates to Google Now. In order to access these update you’ll need to update to the latest version of Google Search. Just go into the Play Store and go to My Apps where it will show you which apps need updating, then just update it.

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Topics: Technology, Apps

Project Ara will be 3D-printed at a rate unheard of

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Sat, May 17, 2014 @ 05:50 AM


Google’s ambitious new physical phone architecture, Project Ara, is taking another revolutionary leap in phone customisation.
Now not only can you arrange and build the phone you want, you can even have it custom 3D-printed.

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Topics: Technology

Optus adds Google Play charges to your post-paid contract

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Fri, May 16, 2014 @ 05:50 AM


Back in December of 2012, Telstra added in the option for customers to charge Google Play purchases to their contract rather than needing a credit card or debit card tied to their Google account.

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Topics: Technology, Apps

The future of Blu-Ray and physical media

Posted by Bryden Bostock on Thu, May 15, 2014 @ 05:50 AM

Sony’s 1080p marvel that is Blu-Ray could be in trouble as physical media sales dropped once again in favour of streaming and digital media. Sony has taken a £145m writedown (~$263 AUD) on the value of the physical disc aspect of their business. In clearer terms; physical media isn’t as valuable as it once was.

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Topics: Entertainment, Technology

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