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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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Sony Xperia Z1 specs released via leaked press release
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Sony Xperia Z1 specs released via leaked press release

Sony’s upcoming flagship device — the Xperia Z1 — has had its renders and specs leaked onto the internet for all to see. So let’s get a rundown of these specs that we’ll hopefully see confirmed at Sony’s event tomorrow morning. 5-inch 1920×1080 (441 ppi) TFT, Triluminous, X-Reality Display 2.2GHz Quadcore Snapdragon 800 MSM8974 / Adreno 330 GPU 2GB RAM[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 11:02 am on September 4, 2013
Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch may come in 6 and 8GB variants, 10 hours battery life
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Samsung’s Galaxy Gear smartwatch may come in 6 and 8GB variants, 10 hours battery life

Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Gear smartwatch is sounding less and less astounding the more we seem to hear about it, but then again, it’s all just rumour until we see the final product. The latest rumour coming from the internet is that the Galaxy Gear will come in 2 variants: one with 6GB of storage and one with 8GB of storage.[Read More…]

in Rumours, Smartwatch by at 2:10 pm on August 31, 2013
Google acquired smartwatch maker WIMM Labs last year, Google’s own smartwatch coming soon?
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Google acquired smartwatch maker WIMM Labs last year, Google’s own smartwatch coming soon?

Although it’s a seemingly new name for us, WIMM Labs is a former company that was acquired by Google a year ago. Why is it coming to light just now? Well no one really knew who purchased the company — most rumours suggested they’d been snapped up by Apple to lead their drive into the wearables market. But thanks to[Read More…]

in News, Smartwatch by at 1:58 pm on August 31, 2013
Android VP, Hugo Barra, is leaving Google to join Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi
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Android VP, Hugo Barra, is leaving Google to join Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi

Google’s Android division has lost another key member today, with Android Vice President of Product Management for Android, Hugo Barra, said to be leaving the company to join Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi. The reasoning behind Barra’s sudden move is unclear, however, All Things D is speculating that a ‘personal situation related to the end of a relationship’ with another Googler,[Read More…]

in News by at 11:04 am on August 29, 2013
MoDaCo.SWITCH for the Samsung Galaxy S4  launches for IndieGoGo backers tomorrow
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MoDaCo.SWITCH for the Samsung Galaxy S4 launches for IndieGoGo backers tomorrow

Users who backed Paul O’Brien’s IndieGoGo campaign to bring MoDaCo.SWITCH to the Galaxy S4 will receive the first beta build in the next couple of days. For those of you who are unaware of MoDaCo.SWITCH, it’s a project by Paul which allows the HTC One, and now the Galaxy S4, to boot between their manufacturer ROMs — Sense UI and[Read More…]

in News, OS Updates, Phones by at 10:55 am on August 22, 2013
Field Trip comes to Google Glass, gives more information on the places around you

Field Trip comes to Google Glass, gives more information on the places around you

Some of you may already be familiar with the app Field Trip. It gives you information on the places and activities which you can do in the places around you. For instance, if you’re near or at a significant landmark it will give you information about that specific landmark. Before today you could only get Field Trip on Android and[Read More…]

in Apps, Glass, News by at 10:46 am on August 22, 2013
Samsung announces Galaxy Golden, Android flip phone
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Samsung announces Galaxy Golden, Android flip phone

Samsung have announced another Android powered flip phone for the Korean market. The phone features two 3.7-inch Super AMOLED touchscreens, runs Android 4.2.1, powered by a 1.7GHz Dual-Core CPU, and has an 8MP rear camera. The Galaxy Golden is targeted at the older generation of users with its larger buttons. It also has a pedometer built in to make the[Read More…]

in News, Phones by at 10:33 am on August 22, 2013