Accessories

Good Deal: Get a Xiaomi Mi Band for $20

Good Deal: Get a Xiaomi Mi Band for $20

OzBargain is pointing to another great deal today – the Xiaomi Mi Band fitness tracker, delivered for just under AU$20. The once little-known Chinese manufacturer’s profile increased greatly in 2013 when they picked up Hugo Barra from Google, and since then their market share, profile and product quality has seen a stratospheric rise. Xiaomi’s Bluetooth connected band handles fitness tracking,[Read More…]

by 2:14 pm on January 23, 2015 8 comments Accessories, Deal, News
PlusUs to finally begin shipping the LifeLink cable

PlusUs to finally begin shipping the LifeLink cable

After more than 13 months of waiting for some customers, PlusUs, has advised that they will finally begin shipping their LifeLink charging cable this month. It’s been a long road full of mis-steps and failed communications from the company, which originally promised the LifeLink would ship in early 2014. Communication has been spotty from PlusUs throughout the last year or[Read More…]

by 8:57 am on January 23, 2015 5 comments Accessories
Ultimate Ears launches the UE Megaboom in Australia – $350 from mid-February

Ultimate Ears launches the UE Megaboom in Australia – $350 from mid-February

Ultimate Ears (UE) last night hosted the launch of its UE Megaboom portable Bluetooth speaker at Sydney’s iconic Andrew (Boy) Charlton Pool. The Megaboom is the big brother to the company’s popular UE Boom. For your money, you’re getting a blown-up UE Boom, with a few new additions. It’s a little over 21cm tall with a diameter of just under[Read More…]

by 12:30 pm on January 22, 2015 3 comments Accessories, News
Motorola’s Turbo Charger now listed on Google Play; not available (yet) in Australia

Motorola’s Turbo Charger now listed on Google Play; not available (yet) in Australia

While we here in Australia are still waiting to receive the official Motorola Turbo Charger at all, even for customers who purchased a Nexus 6, Google has listed the Motorola Turbo Charger on Google Play in the US. The Turbo Charger is listed for US$34.99 plus shipping, but we’re unfortunately seeing the usual message ‘Motorola Turbo Charger is not available[Read More…]

by 11:23 am on January 22, 2015 3 comments Accessories, Google Play, Manufacturer
Samsung is now selling their Android powered Multi-Function units in Australia

Samsung is now selling their Android powered Multi-Function units in Australia

Samsung Australia has today announced that they are bringing their Android powered Smart MultiXpress series Multi-Function printers to Australia. Announced back at IFA Samsung Smart MultiXpress series are aimed at all levels of Enterprise, featuring printing and scanning functions to match the needs of those users. Todd Lynton, Director – Enterprise and Small Medium Business, Samsung Electronics Australia said of[Read More…]

by 4:51 pm on January 21, 2015 4 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, Printer
D-Link is working to resolve their Unknown Sources requirement

D-Link is working to resolve their Unknown Sources requirement

The D-Link DWM-T100 TV Tuner for Android that was announced yesterday was quite popular, it’s a great idea, but there may be some issues with the software side of things. As pointed out by Rob in the comments, the D-Link TV Tuner app actually requires an additional installation before it can run. The D-Link TV Tuner app once installed from[Read More…]

by 4:47 pm on January 21, 2015 2 comments Accessories, Apps
Kickstarter AU Focus: ExoDrive Cases – add a case and microSD card to your phone

Kickstarter AU Focus: ExoDrive Cases – add a case and microSD card to your phone

The issue of expanding storage on Android phones is a contentious one, every time a phone without a microSD card slot is announced, it invariably leads to an explosion in comments discussing it. There’s been various microSD expansion drives and obviously you can use USB OTG cables to expand storage, but what if there was a case which incorporated protection[Read More…]

by 12:48 pm on January 21, 2015 2 comments Accessories
D-Link announces a micro-USB TV-Tuner for Android

D-Link announces a micro-USB TV-Tuner for Android

If streaming video options in Australia haven’t quite been able to deliver what you want, D-Link has today announced the availability of their micro-USB based TV Tuner, complete with Android app. Available for $49.95 from the D-Link online store plus $15 delivery, the DWM-T100 provides live Digital TV (DVB-T) on your Android device essentially anywhere you go, TV Signal permitting.[Read More…]

by 2:32 pm on January 20, 2015 24 comments Accessories
Fitbit releases the Charge HR and Surge

Fitbit releases the Charge HR and Surge

Fitbit is a well known and respected brand when it comes to producing fitness tracking devices. They’ve had great success with their previous devices in the past and there’s no reason to expect that this will change with the new, smarter generation of fitness tracking devices coming into the market at the start of 2015 starting with the Charge HR[Read More…]

by 7:35 am on January 15, 2015 5 comments Accessories, News
Razer to launch Forge Android TV and Nabu fitness bands in Australia

Razer to launch Forge Android TV and Nabu fitness bands in Australia

Razer, known mainly in Australia for their high quality gaming accessories, will be branching further afield in 2015. RazerZone representatives confirmed to Ausdroid that they intend to launch the Forge TV and their Nabu and Nabu X smartbands in Australia this year. The big news for most people is that possibly the first standalone Android TV box to launch in[Read More…]

by 8:00 am on January 14, 2015 3 comments Accessories, Android TV, Manufacturer