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Buzz founded Ausdroid in March 2010, and while he has stepped back from active responsibilities around here to focus on his education, Buzz brings us some of our biggest news stories, reviews and latest rumours. We hope to have him back on board more fully around the end of 2012.

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New Music Streaming feature to come in Android 2.4?

New Music Streaming feature to come in Android 2.4?

Android Community have uncovered what appears to be an all new Music Streaming feature built straight into Android. AC says that this feature is for Android 2.4 or 3.0, we’re more inclined to say 2.4 at this point, because that screenshot resembles Gingerbread perfectly and 2.4 is expected to be an incremental update to Android 2.3. No one currently knows[Read More…]

by 1:36 pm on January 17, 2011 3 comments News, Rumours
Which carriers will be picking up which new devices?

Which carriers will be picking up which new devices?

There have been a lot of cool new devices announced in the past week or so thanks to the wonder that is the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES!). Having all these devices out in the wild is all well and good, but what really matters to most people is knowing whether or not some of these devices are coming to[Read More…]

by 10:00 pm on January 13, 2011 18 comments Opinion, Phones, Rumours, Tablets
Samsung to announce next-gen Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab at MWC in February

Samsung to announce next-gen Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab at MWC in February

According to the folk over at Engadget, Samsung have said that they will be announcing the next generation Galaxy S device as Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next month. Samsung noted that it will run Android 2.3 “Gingerbread”, have the new Super AMOLED Plus display technology and be powered by a dual-core CPU, but didn’t mention whether it would be[Read More…]

by 4:41 pm on January 13, 2011 3 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Android 2.1 update now available for X10 Mini Pro on Three

Android 2.1 update now available for X10 Mini Pro on Three

Carriers are continuing to gradually push out updates for the Xperia Series. The latest update is for any X10 Mini Pro on Three, the update is available via Sony Ericsson’s Update Software. The update isn’t available OTA as usual, but you may receive a notification telling you there is an update available. I believe this is the last update that[Read More…]

by 3:57 pm on January 13, 2011 4 comments News, Phones
Latest Flash 10.1 update not for use on Tegra 2 powered devices

Latest Flash 10.1 update not for use on Tegra 2 powered devices

Adobe have made it abundantly clear that the current version of Flash 10.1 available in the Android Market is not for use on Tegra 2 powered devices. So if you currently own a Tegra 2 powered device like the ViewSonic G Tab or Advent Vega, you won’t be able to have Flash 10.1 work with your device, leaving you with[Read More…]

by 1:52 am on January 13, 2011 0 comments News
Next generation Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro pictures surface

Next generation Sony Ericsson X10 Mini Pro pictures surface

It seems Sony Ericsson is very good at having their new devices leak out quite early (just see the ‘PlayStation Phone’ for example). This time it’s what appears to be the next generation X10 Mini Pro which is rumoured to have a 3″ (320×480) display, 1GHz CPU with independent GPU so it’s going to be fast, as well as a[Read More…]

by 1:46 pm on January 11, 2011 13 comments News, Phones, Rumours
Android 2.1 now available for Xperia X10 on Telstra

Android 2.1 now available for Xperia X10 on Telstra

Finally Telstra have remembered they have people waiting for the Android 2.1 update for their Xperia X10, and have given the update the okay to be pushed out via Sony Ericsson’s Update Software (not OTA). Once you have completed the update, you can sit back and relax knowing that Android 2.1 is all your device is going to see for[Read More…]

by 1:35 pm on January 11, 2011 6 comments News, Phones
White version of the Samsung Galaxy S available this week onwards

White version of the Samsung Galaxy S available this week onwards

Update: It seems Vodafone have locked down the white Galaxy S in an exclusive agreement with Samsung. It also seems to have been hiding out on Vodafone’s online store . You can order the little beaut right now with delivery expected for pretty much anytime from now. Anyone seen this and ordered one already? Hit us up in the comments.[Read More…]

by 2:45 pm on January 10, 2011 25 comments News, Phones
Honeycomb will run on Phones as well, not just Tablets

Honeycomb will run on Phones as well, not just Tablets

You no longer have to worry about whether or not Honeycomb will make its way to Android Phones in the future, it will. In an exclusive interview with Engadget, Director of User Experience, Matias Duarte, said that Honeycomb is able to be scaled down to smaller devices such as phones, yay! What you see in Honeycomb is definitely the direction[Read More…]

by 1:14 pm on January 9, 2011 2 comments News, Phones, Tablets
LG Optimus Black to come to Australia on multiple carriers in May

LG Optimus Black to come to Australia on multiple carriers in May

What you’re looking at above is the brother of the dual-core LG Optimus 2X that was recently announced at CES, the LG Optimus Black. What makes this device so special and great? you ask. Well, inquisitive reader, the Optimus Black has the brightest display on a mobile phone reaching a staggering 700nits to anyone who actually knows what that means,[Read More…]

by 6:37 pm on January 7, 2011 11 comments News, Phones