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

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

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…]

in Rumours, Smartwatch by at 9:03 pm on August 14, 2013
Key Lime Pie is already running on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4
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Key Lime Pie is already running on the Nexus 7 and Nexus 4

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…]

in News, Tablets by at 10:06 pm on August 6, 2013
Samsung Music Hub Australia — Service Review
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Samsung Music Hub Australia — Service Review

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…]

in Apps, Reviews by at 11:30 am on July 29, 2013
Bandwidth-saving ‘server-side compression’ feature rolling out to select Chrome for Android users
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Bandwidth-saving ‘server-side compression’ feature rolling out to select Chrome for Android users

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…]

in Apps, News by at 12:18 pm on July 19, 2013
Foxtel Go now available on the Samsung Apps store for Galaxy S3, Note II, Note 10.1
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Foxtel Go now available on the Samsung Apps store for Galaxy S3, Note II, Note 10.1

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…]

in Apps, News by at 1:38 pm on July 16, 2013
Google slowly rolling out new version of Google Maps with refreshed UI, download it here
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Google slowly rolling out new version of Google Maps with refreshed UI, download it here

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…]

in Apps, News by at 3:44 pm on July 10, 2013
Nexus 7 (32GB Wi-Fi) on sale at Dick Smith today for $199
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Nexus 7 (32GB Wi-Fi) on sale at Dick Smith today for $199

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…]

in Google Play, News, Tablets by at 1:43 pm on July 10, 2013