Yeelight: Bluetooth Controlled Light — A quick look

Yeelight: Bluetooth Controlled Light — A quick look

In a constantly growing, developing, connected world, one of the more recent additions to the marketplace is products for the “connected home”. This goes from music streaming services, to bluetooth speakers and an ever growing market: lighting. Yeelight sent me a review unit of their Bluetooth Controlled Light about a week ago, to be honest I was a bit apprehensive[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on April 1, 2015 0 comments Accessories, News, Reviews
Heading to the Royal Easter Show? Check out the Huawei Experiential Zones for the chance to win

Heading to the Royal Easter Show? Check out the Huawei Experiential Zones for the chance to win

Huawei launched a new outreach campaign across Sydney in early February aimed at building brand and product recognition. The campaign involved launching pop-up shop style ‘Experiential zones’ in a variety of Westfield Shopping Centres across Sydney where consumers could check out their phones and mobile products – the zones have been pretty successful and now they’re heading to the Royal[Read More…]

by 7:30 am on April 1, 2015 1 comment Events, Manufacturer, Phones
Public Transport app Moovit launches in Australia – beginning with Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth

Public Transport app Moovit launches in Australia – beginning with Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth

Public Transport app Moovit has kicked off officially announced their Australian launch today, launching in most major capital cities across Australia. With the addition of Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth, Moovit is now sharing public trasport information in more than 500 cities. Moovit is first and foremost a public transport app, feeding you information regarding how best[Read More…]

by 7:00 am on April 1, 2015 0 comments Apps, News
Google announces that anyone can now port Android apps to ChromeOS

Google announces that anyone can now port Android apps to ChromeOS

At Google I/O in June last year, Google announced that Android apps would be coming to ChromeOS. A flood of apps hasn’t eventuated, with Google carefully cultivating the apps which have been ported. We’ve seen a total of 28 apps ported over, but the flood gates may be about to burst with Google advising that any Android developer can now[Read More…]

by 6:12 am on April 1, 2015 1 comment ChromeOS
Inbox by Gmail getting custom Snooze timing – signature support and ability to delete items easily coming soon

Inbox by Gmail getting custom Snooze timing – signature support and ability to delete items easily coming soon

With the launch of Inbox by Gmail for Google Apps accounts, there seems to be a bit more focus on the app. Google has today announced that custom snooze timings will be coming to the app, as well as advising that ‘easier access to delete as well as signature support in Inbox’ are coming soon. The custom snooze feature will[Read More…]

by 5:27 am on April 1, 2015 0 comments Apps
Asus announces sub-$100 Chromebit – ChromeOS on a stick and Asus Flip Chromebook

Asus announces sub-$100 Chromebit – ChromeOS on a stick and Asus Flip Chromebook

Google has today announced two new ChromeOS products from Asus which they are launching along with a couple of new Chromebooks from Haier and HiSense. While the Chromebooks aren’t available in Australia – the Haier model is heading to Amazon, while the HiSense model is available from Walmart – the two products were really interested in are the Asus Chromebit,[Read More…]

by 4:26 am on April 1, 2015 3 comments ChromeOS
April Fools Pranks – 2015 – Ausdroid

April Fools Pranks – 2015 – Ausdroid

April Fools Day is the one day of the year that makes it hard to discern real news from a completely out-there prank. It’s possible a company will launch something or announce something today – Google did it with Gmail back in 2004 – so hopefully we might get something just as awesome, but most likely we’ll just get some[Read More…]

by 3:05 am on April 1, 2015 7 comments Other
OnePlus DR-1 Drone Teased in Video

OnePlus DR-1 Drone Teased in Video

OnePlus has a new product coming. They’ve hinted previously that their new product will be a drone, and now OnePlus have just teased a video on Vine and Instagram with a little tagline that makes us want to open our wallets. Feeling adventurous? The DR-1 is flying to our store next month. #OneGameChanger Not much can be made out from the[Read More…]

by 1:33 am on April 1, 2015 0 comments News
Telstra fights bill shock with their new plan for excess data charges

Telstra fights bill shock with their new plan for excess data charges

Telstra is taking the fight to excess data charges in their latest change to data limits this week – introducing a new plan to allow mobile customers to automatically add data 1GB at a time when they reach the end of their allotted amount. Under the new scheme, which goes into effect on the 12th of May, customers will be[Read More…]

by 12:27 am on April 1, 2015 0 comments Carriers, News
Whatsapp making calls available to all users

Whatsapp making calls available to all users

The market for third party messaging apps which use data instead of your sms allowance (particularly for pre-paid users) has grown quickly. Google has Hangouts, Wickr and Viber also offer solutions, to name a couple, but it’s messaging app WhatsApp which appears to be king at the moment – and with good reason, they’ve added a number of new features[Read More…]

by 11:48 pm on March 31, 2015 0 comments Apps, News