On Chickens and Fingerprints – Valuable insights into the Nexus programme

Reddit user sylocheed is perhaps extremely lucky to have been able to drop by the NYC Nexus Open Studio event, which was attended by representatives from all Google divisions involved with the Nexus programme. His questions revealed some greatly interesting answers from all the Google employees he asked, even if the question was mundane or controversial.

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Nexus 6 Available in Singapore from 28 February for S$998

It sure took them a while, but hey – at least it came to Singapore, something that can’t  be said for any previous Nexus smartphone. Android purists in Singapore should be rejoicing, as now they can purchase the device with warranty and without having to jump through a million hoops though the price tag might cause some to reconsider. The days of the cheap Nexus seem to be over.

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Google unveils the Nexus 6, 9 and Player

As has become customary with Google, big announcements usually just… appear. No keynote, no fanfare, nothing of the sort Apple is doing for their iPad event tomorrow. And as was with the case with the Nexus 5, their new devices are just… here.

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Sony Xperia Z3 and Compact pre-orders now open for all three telcos

The Sony Xperia Z3 and its smaller but equally as powerful cousin, the Z3 Compact are now available for pre-order at all three telcos! However, there is a catch with the Z3 Compact – it is only available for pre-order at SingTel, though it will be available for sale at M1 and StarHub as well.

We here at Twenty First Tech came away hugely impressed with them, so do have a look at our first impressions article for more info on the devices themselves.

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NFC sharing on iPhone? Not so soon…

When Apple announced NFC during last week’s keynote, it seemed like we were finally going to see Apple adopt the technology much like how Android has done so for the slew of recent flagships, however Apple has confirmed that its NFC chip in the iPhone 6 is restricted to Apple Pay, the company’s new mobile payments platform.

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Apple to probably launch iWatch in October

Before WWDC, talk was rife about the iPhone 6. Multiple ‘leaks’ of the alleged device were circulating around the internet, but before anyone remembered the iPhone, it was the iWatch that was on everyone’s minds.

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iOS 8 revealed at WWDC 2014 – here are its top 10 features!

Apple has just announced its iOS 8 at the Worldwide Developers’ Conference 2014 in San Francisco and while it might not be as radical a change as iOS 7, there are still a few bonuses the iOS user can expect.

Android users won’t bat an eyelid at the new features in iOS 8 – they’ve had most of them since 2.3 Gingerbread, with the rest coming in with 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Apple has been playing catch-up for a long time now, so let’s see what iOS 8 can do for them.

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