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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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Moto G rumoured to be the Motorola DVX, a lower-end 4.5-inch Moto X

Moto G rumoured to be the Motorola DVX, a lower-end 4.5-inch Moto X

In September we say a device go through the FCC in America that was rumoured to be a 4.5-inch lower-end variant of the Moto X — a device which still hasn’t found its way to Australia — dubbed the Motorola DVX. Any further news on the device disappeared until recently when Motorola applied for a trademark on the term ‘Moto[Read More…]

in News, Phones, Rumours by at 10:52 am on October 24, 2013
Samsung have sold 40 million Galaxy S4 units worldwide
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Samsung have sold 40 million Galaxy S4 units worldwide

Samsung’s CEO, JK Shin, has reportedly told Korean media outlets that his company has sold more than 40 million Galaxy S4 units around the world since its launch around 6 months ago. This number does not include variants of the device such as the Zoom, Active, and Mini — it does, however, include the 3G and 4G variants of the[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 9:45 am on October 24, 2013
Google Now will now sync notifications across Android and iOS

Google Now will now sync notifications across Android and iOS

Google is continuing to push updates to its core services, this time a welcome update to Google Now across both Android and iOS. The new update will allow notifications to be synced across both platforms, so if you were to ask Google Now on your iPhone to remind you to buy milk on the way home, that same reminder would[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 10:54 am on September 27, 2013
Facebook for Android updated; allows you to edit your posts and comments, post icons in your statuses
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Facebook for Android updated; allows you to edit your posts and comments, post icons in your statuses

Facebook has updated their Android app today adding only a few new bits and pieces likely to be appreciate by frequent users. You can now edit your posts and comments and review previous changes you made to them in case you need to edit your top-quality jokes when you stuff up the punchline. Also added is the functionality to post[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 10:40 am on September 27, 2013
Ookla updates Speedtest.net application with new neon UI
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Ookla updates Speedtest.net application with new neon UI

Ookla, the company behind the popular Speedtest.net website and application, has updated their Speedtest app for Android bringing with it a new neon-inspired UI which is likely to divide users. Speedtest.net is widely used for testing the speed and quality of your internet connection whether it be over the mobile network or Wi-Fi connection. We’ve noticed a few quirks with[Read More…]

in Apps, News by at 10:31 am on September 27, 2013
Android distribution figures for August released, Jelly Bean now on 45% of devices

Android distribution figures for August released, Jelly Bean now on 45% of devices

The Android Developer distribution dashboard has been updated with the platform statistics for August. Signs are good for Jelly Bean (4.1,4.2) with it’s numbers up to 45.1% from 40.5% last month. The previously dominant version, Gingerbread (2.3), has fallen 3% to 30.7%. Donut (1.6) has finally fallen from the graph now that it is installed on

in News by at 5:49 pm on September 5, 2013
Sony Xperia Z Ultra coming to Optus, Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, Sony Stores
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Sony Xperia Z Ultra coming to Optus, Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, Sony Stores

Although it’s not Sony’s newest device, the relatively new Xperia Z Ultra — a larger Xperia Z — will be launching here in Australia very, very soon. Sony Mobile confirmed that Optus would be the only carrier to have the device at launch. Retailers such as Harvey Norman, Dick Smith, and Sony’s own stores will also stock the device, with[Read More…]

in Carriers, News, Phones by at 3:19 pm on September 5, 2013