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Yatango’s downfall — what happened? What about Yomojo?

Yatango’s downfall — what happened? What about Yomojo?

10:07 am on November 30, 2015 in Carriers, Opinion and Editorial
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We wrote in early October about the failure of Yatango Mobile and its lapse into voluntary administration, and we kind of stopped following the story; sadly, the failure of MVNOs really isn’t as uncommon as it should be, and when another bit the dust, we wrote about it and forgot about it. However, it seems there’s more to the story.[Read More…]

Let’s talk about Stan and Customer Service

Let’s talk about Stan and Customer Service

4:55 pm on July 14, 2015 in News, Other News
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We’ve talked a bit about Stan before. Stan is the streaming service borne of a partnership between Fairfax and Nine Entertainment which launched its services in Australia on Australia Day this year. In the six months since launch, it’s easy to see why Stan has become fairly popular; it’s easy to use, its cheap (like most streaming services, it comes[Read More…]

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Ausdroid Podcast 133 – An embarrassment of Galaxies

Ausdroid Podcast 133 – An embarrassment of Galaxies

1:32 pm on April 19, 2015 in Accessories, News, Phones, Podcast
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Welcome to episode 133 of the Ausdroid podcast! We’ve gone from having no Galaxy S6’s on the team to being inundated with them! This week with Phil in the hosting chair, Jason told us about how much he likes Samsung’s new hotness (and why), and even managed to pique Scott’s interest in the phone. Find out why it’s all about[Read More…]

Ausdroid Podcast 131 – LIVE tonight from 9pm AEDT

Ausdroid Podcast 131 – LIVE tonight from 9pm AEDT

5:43 pm on February 5, 2015 in News

Roll up, roll up for the greatest podcast in the whole of … well, this site. We’ll be recording episode 131 of the Ausdroid podcast tonight from 9pm! Jason, Daniel and Scott will be talking about the week/fortnight’s Android news from Australia and the world at large. There’ll be some kvetching about Lollipop (probably mostly from Jason) and a look[Read More…]

The Ausdroid Podcast returns for 2015 TONIGHT at 9pm AEDT

The Ausdroid Podcast returns for 2015 TONIGHT at 9pm AEDT

4:02 pm on January 12, 2015 in News
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Join us tonight at 9pm AEDT for the first 2015 edition of the Ausdroid Podcast! Jason, Dan and Scott will be looking at the Android developments from CES and some of the bigger stories of the last couple of weeks. We’ll have the usual live chat online shortly before 9pm AEDT rolls around, so come back then and chat with[Read More…]

Electronic workflow and its productivity benefits	       [sp]

Electronic workflow and its productivity benefits [sp]

12:53 pm on November 24, 2014 in News

With the competitive pressure of modern business, few people are willing to admit how long they waste, completing time-consuming processes like entering data and sorting through files manually. The cost of manual document management can be much more than the cost of the paper itself – in fact, it can run into several thousands of dollars a year per employee.[Read More…]

Ausdroid Podcast 123 – LIVE tonight from 9pm AEST

Ausdroid Podcast 123 – LIVE tonight from 9pm AEST

6:06 pm on October 1, 2014 in News

It’s that time again, where we pull up a chair and speak frankly with each other about the news that happened in the week that was. With Sony’s big bash last night, expect a lot of discussion about their new product line. Jason’s got a Z3 Compact and he’s not afraid to use it, and his wrist has played host[Read More…]

Waste Not, Want Not: Swipe Cards Save Money and Time [ad]

Waste Not, Want Not: Swipe Cards Save Money and Time [ad]

1:44 pm on September 1, 2014 in Other News

It’s so simple to print something that isn’t really needed.  The fact is that most people have done it at some time or another. In 98% of offices, documents are left sitting at the printer, their private information on full display. In larger firms, unneeded documents line up in print queues, causing delays. As well as wasting time, paper and[Read More…]

Yatango Mobile offering 4G, and you can try it for free for 30 days [sponsored post]

Yatango Mobile offering 4G, and you can try it for free for 30 days [sponsored post]

9:47 am on May 27, 2014 in Carriers
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Yatango Mobile has recently launched its 4G service for its customers using the Optus 4G network, and while existing customers have been switching over to the new network technology to enjoy faster speeds, Yatango wants you to be able to try it out for yourselves. If you’ve got a compatible 4G handset, and you’re thinking about a new carrier, you[Read More…]

Humble Mobile Bundle 5 now available

10:17 am on April 16, 2014 in News
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The next round of Humble Bundle games is upon us with six games currently available for Android. Bag It! R-TYPE II Aralon: Sword and Shadow The Cave The Room Two Carcassonne You can get the first three games for as little or as much as you like, but pay above the average (US$4.66 at time of writing) and you will[Read More…]

Google testing Android 4.4.3

Google testing Android 4.4.3

8:52 am on April 11, 2014 in Rumours

We have already seen rumours about Android 4.4.3 and some of the possible changes that are coming with that version of Android and now it appears that Google have started the internal testing process. Android Police have mentioned that this particular build has started rolling out to a small number of Google employees outside of the core Android team and[Read More…]

Samsung Gear Fit could introduce vertical display

Samsung Gear Fit could introduce vertical display

8:27 am on April 10, 2014 in Android Wear and Smartwatches, News, Rumours

The Samsung Gear Fit was arguably the most interesting wearable device that Samsung recently announced at Mobile World Congress but there was one thing that bugged a few people about the display. Everything was displayed across your wrist which made reading the display just that little bit more difficult. It looks like Samsung have figured this out and fill have[Read More…]

Google testing new Gmail app

Google testing new Gmail app

8:48 am on April 3, 2014 in Apps and Games, News, Rumours
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It looks like Google are testing a new Gmail app for Android and from what I can tell there are some nice changes heading our way. As with most Google updates these days this one is bringing with it a new user interface which includes a coloured Action Bar as seen on several of Google’s other apps including the recently[Read More…]

Google Keep updated with new interface and searchable images

Google Keep updated with new interface and searchable images

8:46 am on April 3, 2014 in Apps and Games, News
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Today is Google’s regular day for updates and there are a few headed our way. One of those is for Google Keep which has a few nice little changes, nothing ground breaking, but nice all the same. The change you will probably notice straight away is the new user interface. Although this is mostly just a few minor tweaks, with[Read More…]

Good deal: Pick up a Galaxy S5 for $798 shipped

Good deal: Pick up a Galaxy S5 for $798 shipped

12:02 pm on April 2, 2014 in News, Phones
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If you think the outright cost of the Samsung Galaxy S5 is a little steep at $929, but you still really want to purchase the device outright, you might like to have a look at Melbourne-based Millennius. Millennius is currently advertising the device in Black or White for $779 plus shipping – $19, via Express Courier. There are a couple[Read More…]