Motorola Moto E (Gen 2) Giveaway

Motorola Moto E (Gen 2) Giveaway

Motorola is bringing a significant range of devices to Australia this year, including the Moto E (Gen 2) released last month, and the upcoming Moto G, Moto X Style and Moto X Play. While those latter devices haven’t made there way here just yet, the Moto E (Gen 2) definitely has. We’ve got one on Ausdroid’s review bench at the[Read More…]

by at 7:00 pm on August 3, 2015
Sony launches their new Xperia M5 and Xperia C5 Ultra handsets
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Sony launches their new Xperia M5 and Xperia C5 Ultra handsets

After a couple of teases on social media, Sony has today launched two new phones in their ‘Super mid-range’ category, bringing great camera, design, battery and performance to phones on a budget. Xperia M5 The Xperia M5 builds on the M4 Aqua which launched in Australia today, but has been seeing success overseas, improving on specs and features such as[Read More…]

in Other by at 3:33 pm on August 3, 2015
Plantronics now has a new water and sweat resistant version of the BackBeat Fit Bluetooth headset
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Plantronics now has a new water and sweat resistant version of the BackBeat Fit Bluetooth headset

If you’ve had a problem with working out so hard your bluetooth headset has stopped working, the new model of the Plantronics BackBeat Fit is for you. Plantronics have introduced a new Water & Sweat Resistant version of their BackBeat Fit bluetooth headset which now comes in a hot red coloured model. The headset offers all the same features of[Read More…]

in Accessories by at 2:48 pm on August 3, 2015
Fishbone is a USB Charging station for all your electronics
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Fishbone is a USB Charging station for all your electronics

A lot of users will remember the Alldock, a charging station for all your goodies in one place. It launched on Kickstarter and literally destroyed its optimistic goal by the time the project launched. Well here comes a challenger and it appears that they’ve taken onboard the main criticism of the Alldock, reduced the footprint of the device and are[Read More…]

in Accessories, News by at 1:58 pm on August 3, 2015
Oppo signs first carrier deal with Optus to bring the R7 to customers on a plan

Oppo signs first carrier deal with Optus to bring the R7 to customers on a plan

After launching in September last year selling handsets outright through their website, Oppo has today announced the next phase of their entry to the Australian market, working with Optus to sell the Oppo R7 on contract. The Oppo R7 went on-sale last week for $449 from new partner Dick Smith Electronics, as well as from their online store Oppomobile.com.au –[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 11:44 am on August 3, 2015
Parrot scraps plans to sell their Android Auto head unit to after-market customers, will now sell to car makers
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Parrot scraps plans to sell their Android Auto head unit to after-market customers, will now sell to car makers

In the flurry of Android Auto announcements at CES this year, we saw that French wireless and accessory manufacturer Parrot had announced their entry into the Android Auto market, announcing the RNB6 head unit. At the time Parrot announced the unit would be available for purchase for after-market customers, but have now back-flipped announcing the unit will instead be sold[Read More…]

in Android Auto by at 11:29 am on August 3, 2015
Optus is making it easier to dive into the data pool with all your devices
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Optus is making it easier to dive into the data pool with all your devices

Optus has today announced they’re making it easier to share the data from your various plans for mobiles, tablets and mobile broadband with a new data pool. The new data pool will let families, small businesses combine any of their latest Optus postpaid mobile broadband or mobile plans onto the one bill and then share the data from each plan[Read More…]

in Carriers by at 9:56 am on August 3, 2015
Sony announces their Xperia M4 Aqua handset is heading to Optus
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Sony announces their Xperia M4 Aqua handset is heading to Optus

Sony has today announced that their super mid-range phone, the Xperia M4 Aqua is heading to Optus. When it was announced at Mobile World Congress in February, the Sony Xperia M4 Aqua was somewhat overshadowed by the Xperia Z4 Tablet, but truth be told, after a hands-on at the Sony booth, I was blown away with just how good a[Read More…]

in Carriers, Manufacturer, Phones by at 9:37 am on August 3, 2015
If You’re Lucky, You Can Still Buy an Android Dog From Aldi
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If You’re Lucky, You Can Still Buy an Android Dog From Aldi

Everyone loves the unveiling of new statues on the lawn at Google’s headquarters. Who wouldn’t love a giant Eclair on their front lawn? If you are lucky you too can have one of these statues all of your own. This past weekend the better half of our editor recognised a replica of the original piece called ‘Puppy’ by designer Eero[Read More…]

in Other by at 7:00 am on August 3, 2015
Google adds the ability to customise how you receive invites via Hangouts

Google adds the ability to customise how you receive invites via Hangouts

I have to admit, as a Google faithful Hangouts is my daily driver for the majority of my Text and IM needs. Now hot on the back of the recently discovered improvements to Hangouts on Android Wear, Jordanna Chord (a Google software engineer) took to Google+ this week to announce that Google was adding the ability to customise how different[Read More…]

in Apps by at 9:26 pm on August 2, 2015