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Near Field Communication (NFC) technology has been talked about for a while now. However, no one has truly shown what they can do with this new technology. Just recently, S-Digital has done... just the opposite of that with its new product called Brand Table.  You can obviously tell by the name that S-Digital will be improving the fast-food industry.

The new technology takes new NF...

One of the guys at Gizmodo Australia managed to bump into Ruslan Kogan at an event down under and squeezed him for some information, as well as some time with a prototype of the original Agora Pro smartphone... that was canceled.

While no direct quote is attributed to Ruslan Kogan, Gizmodo implies that the next Android attempt from Kogan will feature a 3.8-inch touchscreen display and no physical QWERTY keyboa...

Earlier today HTC announced that the HTC Dream, the device known as the T-Mobile G1 in many parts of the world, would soon be available to SingTel and Optus customers in Singapore and Australia, respectively.

While... HTC did not announce an availability date or pricing for the SingTel launch, it said that the phone will be available to Optus customers starting on February 16th with pricing starting at AU$59

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Ruslan Kogan, the man behind the Kogan Agora and Agora Pro Android smartphones, posted on the official Kogan blog about the new smartphone models being pulled.

“I’m disappointed to... have to tell you that the Kogan Agora has to be delayed indefinitely.”

Kogan mentions the screen resolution issue, and how the Agora’s QVGA display wouldn’t be up to the task o...

Chinese manufacturer Huawei is promising carriers that its Google Android powered smartphone will be ready for sale in the third quarter of 2009.  A company spokesperson told the Australian ZDNet folks... that:

“Huawei can confirm that their first Android smartphone is scheduled to launch in the third quarter of 2009. Huawei’s smartphones can be ordered and developed for Australian opera...

Australian online electronics retailer Kogan is now taking pre-orders for the “Agora” Andorid phone due to be released on January 29. It’s a bit later than promised, but nobody is... complaining due to the very compelling price.

The Agora will be coming in two flavors, a $299AU ($200US) basic model and a more upmarket $399AU ($266US) model. The main difference between the...

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has publicly mocked Android at the Telstra Investor’s Day Conference in Sydney, displaying absolutely no understanding of Android or it’s open source model.

Here... are some of Mr Ballmer’s choice quotes when questioned about Android;

“They (Google) can hire smart guys, hire smart people, blah-di-blah-di-blah.”

“I don’t really un...

Looks like Android is heading down under. Young Aussie entrepreneur Ruslan Kogan from Kogan Technologies has announced plans to launch an Android Phone in Australia for AU$199 (about US$140) by Christmas.... Apparently he’s getting the device made-to-order in China using stock parts. The device is planned to incorporate a touch screen and track ball but will omit a real keyboard.

We think It’...

Nicholas Heller of Google

Computerworld Australia is reporting that Google’s Nicholas Heller will be presenting a keynote at the Mobile Content World event in Sydney on Wednesday, and... that the presentation will include a demo of the Android platform.

Google’s UK-based head of strategic partnership development, Nicholas Heller, will open Mobile Content World with the k...