Saturday , March 25 2017

Lollipop: The state of root

Back in Android version 4.3, Jelly Bean, SELinux was introduced into Android, albeit in permissive mode which is basically turned off. This was switched to enforcing in KitKat, 4.4. SELinux policy is in effect and things that it doesn’t want to allow won’t be allowed. SELinux was ported to Android …

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Nexus 6 camera pictures surface

When it comes to Nexus phones we are used to receiving camera’s that are sub-par when compared to those from other manufacturers. This year Motorola have included a 13MP IMX 214 image sensor with a f/2.0 aperture, OIS, ring flash with dual LEDs and HDR+. It sounds great on paper …

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Lollipop for all the Nexuses

This morning the newsfeeds are out of control with news about Android version Lollipop along with some new Nexus devices. Missing was any mention at all of the Nexus 4, the Nexus 7 circa 2012, and the long forgotten Nexus 10. Many assumed that support for them was dropped just …

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Opinion: Why the OnePlus has run out of time

The OnePlus One was launched earlier this year amidst some very grandiose ideas from OnePlus, it would ‘Never Settle’, including only the best hardware and software. OnePlus quickly went after the Android enthusiasts as a great way to market their phone, promising that rooting would not void warranty, although running …

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Nexus 6 Outed By Google in Video

Remember last year when Google “accidentally” outed the Nexus 5 in a video showing the KitKat statue being placed on the lawn at Google HQ? It seems they have done it again this year. This time though it isn’t an accidental reveal by a Googler. The phone appears in an …

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OnePlus and JBL Team Up Again

When OnePlus designed and built the OnePlus One they teamed up with well renowned audio company JBL to fine tune the speakers in the phone. Today OnePlus have announced another partnership between the two companies, teaming up to produce a set of stylish earphones, the JBL E1+ Earphones. Following their …

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Review: Huawei Ascend P7

Over the past couple of years Huawei have been steadily increasing their presence. They started off producing cheap pre-paid Android phones but have slowly increased they specifications to be closer to the flagships of the more well-known manufacturers. Here at Ausdroid we have reviewed them a few times and each …

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Nexus 9 not so shy anymore

There has been so much talk recently about the leaks of the Nexus 6 that you may be excused for letting slip to the back of your mind the Nexus 9 tablet. The Nexus 9 has had it’s own share of rumours, that it will be manufactured by HTC, that …

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The Nexus 6 WILL Be A 5.9in Phablet

The Android fanatics, myself included, love every single morsel of Nexus news or rumours they can get their hands on. Lately we have seen quite a bit of rumours hitting the interwebs regarding the make and size of the sixth Nexus device. We have heard the rumour that the device …

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