Articles by: Lucas Burnett

Lucas manages the Ausdroid podcast, and is responsible for much of the graphic design around the place. Without his work, we’d look and sound a bit dull. When he’s not making everything more aesthetically pleasing, he is hosting and editing the Ausdroid Podcast to keep your ears up to date with everything Android.

Although Lucas has stepped away from writing full-time due to time constraints, he is still about and an active member of the Ausdroid Team.


Current Phone: Galaxy Nexus
Current Tablet: HP TouchPad

Lucas has posted 190 articles and reviews on Ausdroid.

Google+: https://plus.google.com/u/0/110453132516599353544/posts

Twitter: @lucasburnett

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Kogan Mobile — Review

Kogan Mobile — Review

Late last year, Kogan entered the Australian telecommunications business as a Mobile Virtual Network Operator, offering a number of attractive plans that promised to deliver services to Australian consumers at a rate befitting the company’s name. Could Australia’s disruptive entrepreneur, Ruslan Kogan, break into one of the toughest spaces and make a name for himself? The service was unique at[Read More…]

by 11:20 am on May 6, 2013 30 comments Carriers, Reviews
Ausdroid Podcast 066 – 30/04/2013

Ausdroid Podcast 066 – 30/04/2013

Featuring: Lucas Burnett, Geoff Fieldew and Jason Murray. Topics: Samsung Galaxy S 4 — First Impressions Optus stores will have Samsung Galaxy S 4 stock tomorrow, despite online sell-out Telstra opens pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S 4 – shipping May 2 Achievement Unlocked: Galaxy S4 Rooted Root Google glass? Easy says hackers Google Glass Spec (Teardown) Twitter Glassware being developed[Read More…]

by 11:59 pm on April 30, 2013 0 comments Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 063 – 09/04/2013

Ausdroid Podcast 063 – 09/04/2013

This week we hit HTC’s new Facebook phone the First and of course the launcher at the centre of the handset, Facebook Home. We also broke down the latest from Samsung and their Galaxy S4, Virgin Mobile and Australia and of course the new Auschrome and Ausdroid Merchandise. Hosts: Lucas Burnett, Phil Tann and Geoff Fieldew, with an appearance by[Read More…]

by 12:01 am on April 11, 2013 3 comments News, Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 062 – 26/03/2013

Ausdroid Podcast 062 – 26/03/2013

Not a massive week news wise but we broke it down like only Ausdroid can. We get into Google’s new Keep app as well as the rumoured Babble Unified Messaging app. We hit Samsung Hosts: Lucas Burnett, Graham Bae, Phil Tann and Darren Kemp Topics: Google Keep Note taking service is live – Android App available Is this what Google[Read More…]

by 11:05 pm on April 2, 2013 1 comment News
Xiaomi Mi-3: The Chinese 5″ 1080P race is on

Xiaomi Mi-3: The Chinese 5″ 1080P race is on

Once again Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi is throwing down the gauntlet to the major manufacturers – this time with the Mi-3, the follow on from it’s successful and also well spec’d Mi-2. The Mi-3 is not yet official — we understand that Xiaomi is waiting for Google’s I/O event which should see the announcement of Android Key Lime Pie, the Android[Read More…]

by 11:39 am on March 23, 2013 11 comments News, Phones
Ausdroid Podcast 060 – 12/03/2013

Ausdroid Podcast 060 – 12/03/2013

Welcome back to the Ausdroid Podcast – this is episode 60! It wasn’t a huge week of news except for some Samsung Galaxy S IV leaks and videos. The Motorola X Phone was in the news again and we talk about the HTC One and Samsung’s turn to a more Apple-like company. The video can be downloaded manually or you[Read More…]

by 11:28 pm on March 14, 2013 1 comment Podcast
CyanogenMOD 10.1 M2 is out and ready for your consumption

CyanogenMOD 10.1 M2 is out and ready for your consumption

The next stable release of CM 10.1 has now hit their servers and is ready for you downloading pleasure. Based on Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean, the builds are still marked as Experimental, so as always there are bugs and things could go wrong or not work. There are a slew updates in M2 including Quick Settings changes, Status Bar additions[Read More…]

by 10:25 am on March 6, 2013 8 comments Modding, Phones
UMI X2: A 5″ 1080P smartphone for $260

UMI X2: A 5″ 1080P smartphone for $260

One thing that Android brings to the table other than an awesome operating system in its own right, is of course its open source and free to use model. This allows smaller players in the game to create a handset and compete purely on specs and of course price. This is where loads of Chinese manufacturers – both small and[Read More…]

by 2:04 pm on February 28, 2013 17 comments Manufacturer, News, Phones
Ausdroid Podcast 058 – 26/02/2013

Ausdroid Podcast 058 – 26/02/2013

Welcome back to the awesomeness that is the Ausdroid Podcast. We are hitting the airwaves or video waves whatever you want to call it with another killer show. This week’s show featured a special guest appearance by Russell Ivanovic of Shifty Jelly, creators of Pocket Casts and Pocket Weather AU, on the eve of the launch of Pocket Casts v4.[Read More…]

by 11:04 am on February 27, 2013 1 comment Podcast
Ausdroid Podcast 057 — The Future of Android — 12/02/2013

Ausdroid Podcast 057 — The Future of Android — 12/02/2013

Welcome back to the awesomeness that is the Ausdroid Podcast. We are hitting the airwaves or video waves whatever you want to call it with another killer show. This time it’s all about Android’s future as not just a mobile OS but a platform for connected devices. We break it down in only the way Ausdroid can….Chaotic. Sit back and[Read More…]

by 11:19 am on February 18, 2013 0 comments News