Ausdroid News for 07 July 2015

Mobileciti has Nexus 6 on special for $648, as well as HTC Re for $89

Mobileciti has Nexus 6 on special for $648, as well as HTC Re for $89

If you’re a Nexus aficionado like our Mr Tyson then this might catch your attention. We wrote about Mobileciti offering cheap Re cameras the other day (and we can confirm they’re still offering them for $89 in Orange, and $93 in Navy and White), and it seems they’re putting a clearance on their  stock of Nexus 6 handsets. Mobileciti is offering the[Read More…]

in Bargains, News, Phones by at 4:17 pm on July 7, 2015
You’ll soon be able to get AFL cards in Google Now
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You’ll soon be able to get AFL cards in Google Now

It’s the news you’ve been waiting for. We’ve certainly heard you. Every single time we’ve written about Google Now cards, there’s been a comment regarding ‘Where is AFL results?’. Well, the AFL has obviously been listening because the word is that you’ll be able to get your cards soon. There’s no exact date, but the news isn’t as nebulous as[Read More…]

in Google Services, News by at 2:10 pm on July 7, 2015
Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) — Review
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Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 (5.5) — Review

Alcatel OneTouch have made a name on lower end hardware, the results have ranged from decent through to less than average. But, since my walkthrough at their booth at Mobile World Congress, I’ve been aware that this company has had a dark horse in the wings, the Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3. From the moment I first laid eyes on it,[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Reviews by at 11:32 am on July 7, 2015
Panasonic launches their hybrid smartphone camera the Lumix DMC-CM1in Australia
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Panasonic launches their hybrid smartphone camera the Lumix DMC-CM1in Australia

After launching in the US earlier this month, Panasonic Australia has announced that their hybrid smartphone/camera, the Lumix DMC-CM1 will be available here in Australia from mid-July. Priced at $1,399.00, the Lumix DMC-CM1 is no lightweight when it comes to price, but it’s also no lightweight when it comes to specs either. The device features a high-end 20MP High Sensitivity[Read More…]

in Camera, Manufacturer, Phones by at 10:35 am on July 7, 2015
Microsoft launches a new project called Tossup to schedule meetups with family and friends – US & Canada only

Microsoft launches a new project called Tossup to schedule meetups with family and friends – US & Canada only

Microsoft has today announced another Android app this time from their ‘Microsoft Garage’ projects group, which is aimed at helping you schedule meetups with your family and friends. The app aims to take away the frustrations involved in trying to organise a meetup with friends and families, or even just make decisions on topics such as ‘Which shoes to buy’.[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:47 am on July 7, 2015
OnePlus 2 Will Be Less Than US $450
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OnePlus 2 Will Be Less Than US $450

Last year when OnePlus released the OnePlus One there was very little unknown to us as they had slowly leaked the specs. This was a cheap way for them to build up anticipation for their first foray into the mobile world. So far they have done the same for their 2015 release, the OnePlus 2. We know that it will[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 9:19 am on July 7, 2015
GoPro releases a brand new, tiny camera – GoPro HERO4 Session
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GoPro releases a brand new, tiny camera – GoPro HERO4 Session

GoPro, makers of fine small action cameras, have upped the ante with their latest release: the GoPro HERO4 Session. The name doesn’t give much away, but the Session (as we’ll refer to it) is one impressive little camera, and we do mean little. Shaped like a cube, the Session is 50% smaller and 40% lighter than their current range of[Read More…]

in Accessories, Camera, News by at 9:13 am on July 7, 2015
Samsung Galaxy Note 5 CAD renders float around teasing potential design

Samsung Galaxy Note 5 CAD renders float around teasing potential design

Since the original Stylus toting Samsung Galaxy Note first made its appearance back in 2011, Samsung has been announcing their large-screened ‘phablet’ each year at the German trade show IFA. With a month and a half separating us from the show, the leaks have begun, this time a purported CAD design video. The video doesn’t show a device, rather just[Read More…]

in Manufacturer, Phones, Rumours by at 8:33 am on July 7, 2015
Instagram rolling out support for 1080×1080 resolution images for Android
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Instagram rolling out support for 1080×1080 resolution images for Android

At long last, image sharing service Instagram is upping the resolution support for images uploaded to the service. Instragram Co-Founder Mike Krieger confirmed the update, which would allow images which have previously been capped at 640×640 resolution would now allow users to update and view images at 1080×1080. The update is not only rolling out to iOS users, but Android[Read More…]

in Apps by at 8:22 am on July 7, 2015