Accessories

Plantronics BackBeat Pro — Review

Plantronics BackBeat Pro — Review

Better known for gaming headsets and call centre equipment, Plantronics isn’t a company you typically associate with high-end headphones, but the company’s newest addition to the BackBeat family – the premium quality over-ear Bluetooth noise-cancelling BackBeat Pro – does a lot to change that. Big and Bold At first glance, the BackBeat Pro isn’t going to win any awards for[Read More…]

by 9:00 am on December 8, 2014 12 comments Accessories, Reviews
Sony Dual-Shock Game Controller mount for Xperia Z3 handsets now on Sony website – out of stock

Sony Dual-Shock Game Controller mount for Xperia Z3 handsets now on Sony website – out of stock

Sony’s PS4 Remote Play function on their Xperia handsets is a massive attraction for gamers, with the ability to stream games from your PS4 over Wi-Fi to your compatible Sony Xperia handset. The game controller mount has been the missing piece of the puzzle, but it’s popped up on the Sony Australia website, but it looks like you can’t buy[Read More…]

by 10:42 am on December 6, 2014 0 comments Accessories, Manufacturer
Oral-B Black 7000 — Review

Oral-B Black 7000 — Review

I lost a heap of weight a few years ago. I’d love to say that I used technology to help me do it, but this was prior to fitness bands and even really the rise of smartphones. As the years have gone by, I’ve gotten into connected health devices with a vengeance. Be it a Fitbit, Jawbone Up, Sony Smartband,[Read More…]

by 2:35 pm on December 5, 2014 2 comments Accessories
Kenu Stance – a Micro USB tripod and stand for your phone

Kenu Stance – a Micro USB tripod and stand for your phone

Need your phone to stay upright? Sometimes, propping it up on a book or nearby wall doesn’t cut it. US-based accessory manufacturer Kenu gets this, and has released Stance, a versatile tripod stand for Android devices – or in fact, anything with the right port. Stance has a zinc-alloy construction and non-slip feet, so it shouldn’t slide around whatever surface[Read More…]

by 10:37 am on December 5, 2014 3 comments Accessories
Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all

Telstra’s 2014 Sydney NYE app offers free SMS, 360 degree videos and Google Cardboard for all

Telstra continues its association with Sydney’s annual New Years Eve party with the launch today of the 2014 version of their companion app, and this time they’re bringing Google Cardboard along for the ride. The app is a companion and to help you make plans for NYE and enjoy the fireworks presentation on the night – no matter where you[Read More…]

by 10:24 am on December 3, 2014 7 comments Accessories, Apps, Carriers
Aldi selling the Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone this coming Wednesday 3 December

Aldi selling the Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone this coming Wednesday 3 December

The tech specials are starting to gear up for Christmas and Aldi is looking to capture the budget conscious consumer looking for a bargain this Christmas. The Onix 10.1 Tablet & Onix 4″ smartphone have previously been offered by Aldi earlier this year and just in case you have forgotten here is Specs for each device. Onix 10.1 Tablet There[Read More…]

by 9:51 am on November 30, 2014 13 comments Accessories, Manufacturer, News, Phones, Sale, Tablets
a-Jays Five for Android — Review

a-Jays Five for Android — Review

Jays are a fairly little known audio brand in Australia, often only discovered by people accidentally when Googling for audio gear. They’re a Swedish brand with their office based in Stockholm and while they don’t have a Bose or Sennheiser-grade reputation behind them, their equipment certainly meets the quality expectations of someone who’s spending fairly significant sums of money to[Read More…]

by 5:56 pm on November 28, 2014 7 comments Accessories, Reviews
Pebble app update offers complete revamp including full app notification support and Multi-language Notifications

Pebble app update offers complete revamp including full app notification support and Multi-language Notifications

We know there’s a lot of Pebble fans out there, and with multi-OS support, it’s got a lot going for it. Pebble has begun rolling out an update to their app which has been completely revamped and includes full app notification support, as well as multi-language notification support. Pebble has updated their app to Version 2.1.0, which includes a complete[Read More…]

by 9:50 am on November 21, 2014 4 comments Accessories, Apps
Sony Smartwatch 3 and SmartBand Talk now available to order from Sony and Telstra

Sony Smartwatch 3 and SmartBand Talk now available to order from Sony and Telstra

Announced back at IFA in September, and released in a number of markets around the world already, the Sony Smartband Talk and Smartwatch 3 are now officially available in Australia. Of course Ausdroid readers would already know that the Smartband Talk has been available to order from the Sony Australia website since the weekend for $199. Sony also priced the[Read More…]

by 10:41 am on November 20, 2014 7 comments Accessories, Android Wear, Manufacturer
Parrot’s new Bebop drone to launch in Australia next month – pre-orders begin tomorrow

Parrot’s new Bebop drone to launch in Australia next month – pre-orders begin tomorrow

Parrot, the company behind one of the most popular consumer level drones in the world, has announced that their latest offering, the Parrot Bebop, will be launching in Australia next month. The Bebop drone is a third-generation quadricopter, offering a stable platform which allows you to stream and record 1080P video from the drones 14MP front-facing camera which is seated[Read More…]

by 11:58 am on November 19, 2014 2 comments Accessories, Manufacturer