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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. Buzz gives our tech savvy readers all the latest news from within the Android world.

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YouTube app gets an update — New UI, multitasking, lots more

YouTube app gets an update — New UI, multitasking, lots more

11:40 am on August 20, 2013 in Apps and Games, News
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Google have given their official YouTube app an overhaul to bring it up to parity with their other official apps that have been updated over the past few months. The update hasn’t yet hit the Play Store so there’s no official list of all the changes, instead Android Police have gone through and found them all themselves. Changes New Icon[Read More…]

HTC One Max could come equipped with fingerprint scanner

HTC One Max could come equipped with fingerprint scanner

11:38 am on August 20, 2013 in OS Updates
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HTC is yet to formally announce the One Max which means the leaks just keep on coming. This time the leak is from ePrice, and it’s a photo of the rear of the One Max alongside the One and One Mini. The interesting thing? That black square below the camera which is rumoured to be a fingerprint scanner. A potential[Read More…]

Sony Xperia Honami gets caught on camera, shows off its 20MP 4K camera

Sony Xperia Honami gets caught on camera, shows off its 20MP 4K camera

5:49 pm on August 15, 2013 in News, Phones, Rumours
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It looks like we may finally know what Sony have to announce at their IFA event in early September thanks to Chinese website, Digi-Wo. What we’re looking at is the Sony Xperia Honami which, amongst other things, features a 20MP rear camera that can shoot video in 4K. And while that may sound impressive, 4K quality on a mobile device[Read More…]

Sony to hold press conference at IFA, Xperia Z Ultra a possibility

Sony to hold press conference at IFA, Xperia Z Ultra a possibility

9:29 pm on August 14, 2013 in News, Phones
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The mobile electronics show, IFA, is taking place in Berlin from September 6th to the 11th and amongst the crowds of manufacturers is Sony, and they will be holding an event there to show off some of their new wares. Without confirming a product launch in the above invitation for the event, it has been widely rumoured that Sony have[Read More…]

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Samsung to possibly unveil Galaxy Gear smartwatch alongside the Galaxy Note III

Samsung to possibly unveil Galaxy Gear smartwatch alongside the Galaxy Note III

9:03 pm on August 14, 2013 in Android Wear and Smartwatches, Rumours

It’s looking like the Galaxy Note III won’t be unveiled at Samsung’s upcoming UNPACKED Episode 2 2013 event. SamMobile, you have a pretty good track record of all things Samsung, are claiming that Samsung are looking to show off an Android-powered smartwatch dubbed that Galaxy Gear. Not much is currently known about the Galaxy Gear. All we have to go[Read More…]

Key Lime Pie is already running on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4

Key Lime Pie is already running on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4

10:06 pm on August 6, 2013 in News, Tablets
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Although the newly released Nexus 7 is already running the latest version of Android in the form of 4.3 Jelly Bean, a build number — KRS36B — for the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4 has been spotted on the Chromium bug tracker. For those playing along at home, the latest build number for Android 4.3 on the Nexus 7 is[Read More…]

Samsung Music Hub Australia — Service Review

Samsung Music Hub Australia — Service Review

11:30 am on July 29, 2013 in Apps and Games, Reviews
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As a big listener of music and a big lover of tech, I’ve found that unlimited music streaming services suit me over buying songs and/or albums individually. With a streaming service I can search for the artist, song, or album I like, then listen to it instantly without having to fork over more money. It sounds ‘cheap’, however, its ease[Read More…]

Bandwidth-saving ‘server-side compression’ feature rolling out to select Chrome for Android users

Bandwidth-saving ‘server-side compression’ feature rolling out to select Chrome for Android users

12:18 pm on July 19, 2013 in Apps and Games, News
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Users of Chrome for Android — not Chrome Beta, where this feature is already available — are slowly beginning to see a limited roll out of Google’s new server-side data compression proxy which can theoretically reduce bandwidth by 50%. We were just given an invite to the feature and have found that depending on the site and its size and[Read More…]

Foxtel Go now available on the Samsung Apps store for Galaxy S3, Note II, Note 10.1

Foxtel Go now available on the Samsung Apps store for Galaxy S3, Note II, Note 10.1

1:38 pm on July 16, 2013 in Apps and Games, News
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After a few delays, Foxtel Go’s Android app is now available for the Samsung Galaxy S3, Note II and Note 10.1 running Android 4.1 (Jellybean) or above. Officially no other Samsung devices — and non-Samsung devices — are supported, but once the APK is ripped, that could soon change.. Foxtel Go is a 48MB download so be sure to connect[Read More…]

Google slowly rolling out new version of Google Maps with refreshed UI, download it here

Google slowly rolling out new version of Google Maps with refreshed UI, download it here

3:44 pm on July 10, 2013 in Apps and Games, News
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Google has today started a slow roll out of a new version of Google Maps which includes a refreshed UI similar to that of the Google Maps Desktop Preview and the latest version on iOS. It’s very clean and, so far, simple to navigate around. There’s nothing really groundbreaking to tell you about, so we recommend you just download it[Read More…]

Nexus 7 (32GB Wi-Fi) on sale at Dick Smith today for $199

Nexus 7 (32GB Wi-Fi) on sale at Dick Smith today for $199

1:43 pm on July 10, 2013 in Google Play and Services, News, Tablets
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If you’re after an affordable tablet that’s going to get future updates for Android super quick, then hit up your local Dick Smith (or online). Today they have the 32GB Wi-Fi model on sale for $199 — a full $100 less than the Play Store, and $60 under Kogan’s pricing. As far as we know the sale is limited to[Read More…]

LG Optimus G2 gets shown off early in semi-clear photos and video

LG Optimus G2 gets shown off early in semi-clear photos and video

1:37 pm on July 10, 2013 in News, Phones, Rumours
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LG’s upcoming flagship device, the Optimus G2, has found its way onto the internet in some new kind-of-clear photos and a video. They show a very large display, rumored to be 5.2-inch thanks to its small bezel. LG have opted for on-screen buttons which is all well and good, but they appear to have a menu key instead of a[Read More…]

Google has provided OEMs with a fix for the 99% vulnerability

Google has provided OEMs with a fix for the 99% vulnerability

1:23 pm on July 10, 2013 in News
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You may recall all the kerfuffle about the possible vulnerability found by security group Blue Security that allowed malicious apps to circumvent the app verification process. So it can change the contents of an app while leaving a pre-existing app signature intact. The harm being that a well known app could be changed by hackers and side-loaded onto peoples Android[Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Note III UAPROF pops up on Samsung’s website, confirms 1080p display

Samsung Galaxy Note III UAPROF pops up on Samsung’s website, confirms 1080p display

7:00 am on July 10, 2013 in Phones, Rumours

What you’re looking at above is the official UAPROF (User Agent Profile) for the Samsung Galaxy Note III. A UAPROF is used by content providers on the web to create content suitable to that device. So in the UAPROF for the Galaxy Note III we find that it will indeed have a 1920 x 1080p display. As for the size[Read More…]

Moto X won’t be unveiled at July 11 event

Moto X won’t be unveiled at July 11 event

1:51 am on July 10, 2013 in News, Phones
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While it was rumoured that on July 11th Motorola would unveil the new Moto X, Google has stepped in to squash those rumours, telling Android Police that a select 50 or so ‘friends’ of Motorola employee Guy Kawasaki are attending a private function. So it turns out we’re going to have to wait a little longer to see exactly what[Read More…]