Australian networks will offer emergency text messages

Australian networks will offer emergency text messages
All mobile networks in Australia will now be able to send warning text messages to people in the vicinity of an emergency.Previously, only the Telstra network could send warning messages to customers, but now Optus and Vodafone Hutchison Australia have the capability.The new service was launched in Melbourne by Victorian police and emergency services minister Kim Wells and Michael Keenan, the federal justice minister.The new…

New Google Nexus 5 mobile phone leaks online

New Google Nexus 5 mobile phone leaks online
A video purporting to show the next-generation Google smartphone handset has surfaced online.The seven-minute clip of the device, which many people are calling the Nexus 5, as it is expected to succeed the Nexus 4, will come with the new Android operating system, 4.4, which is known as KitKat.As well as the video on YouTube, AndroidandMe has highlighted a Google+ user who has posted four…

LG to launch curved-screen smartphone

LG to launch curved-screen smartphone
LG is reportedly planning to launch a curved screen smartphones that will rival the Samsung Galaxy RoundThe new device, known as the G Flex, is expected to hit the market next month and pictures of it were released to Android Authority.Pricing and spec details are yet to be revealed by the South Korean firm, but the news of the flexible device comes after Samsung launched…

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets February release date

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets February release date
Samsung may have only just released its flagship mobile phone - the Galaxy S4 - but rumours have already started to surface about when its next device may arrive.The Samsung Galaxy S5 is rumoured to arrive in February 2014, which isn't too far out from the March date that had been indicated in reports previously. According to the Korean Joseilbo, the launch for the smartphone…

Samsung to bring back flip phones

Samsung to bring back flip phones
Samsung recently released a flip phone, but it appears that the company have more plans for the vintage-looking mobile phone.According to a new leak, the firm could be producing a flip phone with high-end specs. The reports were given to Chinese regulator Tenna and call the device SM-W2014. It also indicates that the handset will bring the very popular quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor, as…

Samsung reveals world’s first curved handset

Samsung reveals world’s first curved handset
Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Round, making it the world's first mobile phone with a curved display.The 5.7-inch concave phone is exactly the same as the recently released Samsung Galaxy Note 3. Samsung has made a big deal of two features, which are made possible by the phone's curved display. The so-called Roll Effect will allow "the user to check information such as the date,…

HTC One Max to appear in October?

HTC One Max to appear in October?
It appears that HTC may be finally preparing to make an official announcement about its rumoured upcoming super-sized mobile phone - the HTC One Max.The company hasn't quite confirmed the existence of the phablet but it has sent out invitations for two events.HTC's first event will be held on October 18th on home soil in Taiwan, with things kicking off at 6pm local time. However,…

HTC One Max reappears

HTC One Max reappears
Over the past few weeks, rumours concerning the release of a super-sized mobile phone from HTC, have been rife.The HTC One Max is the subject of a number of online leaks again, which strongly indicates that there will be an official launch of the device sooner rather than later. One of the most significant reports comes from ePrice, which leaks a number of details including a…