Saturday , 30 April 2016


Ausdroid’s best phone, category and concept of MWC 2016


It’s Monday morning, and we’re at the end of the week that included Mobile World Congress 2016. It’s Ausdroid’s second year in attendance, and our sixth year covering announcements from the event, and we’ve seen an awful lot in that time. We’ve seen the rise of brands still with us today, such as Samsung’s Galaxy S line, and we’ve seen …

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Google released official RCA and Optical cables for the Chromecast Audio – but only in the US

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Only a week after Google launched their Chromecast Audio in Australia, Google has released official RCA and Optical cables for the device on the Google Store. The catch? You can only get them in the US. The cables are a foot long (30cm) in length, and Lemon (Yellow) coloured, matching the 3.5mm cable that’s included in the Chromecast Audio box. …

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Philips brings two new sub-$200 noise cancelling headphones to Australia

Philips is bringing two new active noise cancelling headphones to Australia, with its and SHB8850NC models going on sale at Officeworks, Harvey Norman and JR Duty Free stores. The headphones’ active noise cancelation is powered by its ActiveShield technology – like other ANC systems, this uses microphones on the device to listen for and cancel out ambient noise. Philips says …

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Samsung details features of the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge in a series of videos


At their event in Spain this morning, Samsung unveiled their latest high-end phones, the Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge which have a great series of features. They also unveiled the Gear 360 camera which is almost the cutest little camera you’ve seen this week. Now they’ve released a series of videos showing off the devices. Samsung’s YouTube channel has …

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ZTE’s new Spro Plus projector comes with an 8.4″ screen and runs Android


At Mobile World Congress today, electronics manufacturer ZTE has also been announcing new devices, including the Spro Plus, a smart projector that comes with an 8.4″ screen and runs Android. The Spro Plus is a follow on from previous Spro projectors, but adds in new features turning the projector into a tablet. The Spro Plus includes a 2K resolution AMOLED …

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Check out all the new modular features of the LG G5 in the LG & Friends promo video

LG announced their LG G5 earlier tonight, showing off not only a high-end, modular design but also a slew of new accessories and new companion devices as part of their LG & Friends line. LG has just released their official video showing off the phone and extra devices on their YouTube channel. The video shows all the modular G5 accessories …

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Fitbit unexpectedly identifies a pregnancy


When a Redditor took to the popular site to seek (what he thought was) technical assistance for his wife’s fitbit, a clued in commenter got him thinking about his future. His post queried if there was potentially a sensor issue as his wife’s heart rate was consistently high over the past few days, putting her in the “fat burning” zone …

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LG shows off new Quick Cover case for the G5

LG is in full tease mode for their G5 launch at Mobile World Congress later this month, they teased the Always On screen yesterday and today we’re looking at the G5 Quick Cover case. The case is similar to their previous Quick Cover cases, or Quick Circle cases as they’ve been known previously but adds new features in addition to …

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List of Samsung Galaxy S7 Official accessories leaked – battery case and S View covers

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In the next two weeks you’re going to see a lot of information leaked about Samsung’s upcoming flagship, the Galaxy S7. Today, we’ve already seen the wallpapers leaked, and we’re also being treated to a list of what official accesories you may be able to purchase for your new phone when it reaches retail stores. Among the accessories listed you’ll …

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Fitbit introduces a more fashion focused fitness tracker

Fitbit has today announced a new activity tracker with a focus on looking good, while still delivering all the results you expect from your Fitbit. Called the Fitbit Alta, the tracker’s outstanding feature is the option to swap the activity tracking module out from the silicon band and into either leather or metal ‘bangle’ options you can purchase separately. The …

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