Competition

Android 5.0 Tour: Setting up a new device, in pictures

Android 5.0 Tour: Setting up a new device, in pictures

Android’s new device setup process has long been in need of a visual overhaul to make it friendlier and less daunting for non-technical users. Since the day of Ice Cream Sandwich, we’ve had a dark skin in line with the Holo theme of the time that, while straightforward, wasn’t particularly inviting. This has changed with Lollipop. While the setup process[Read More…]

by 4:35 pm on October 18, 2014 4 comments Competition, Google Play, OS Update
Winners of the OnePlus One invite giveaway announced

Winners of the OnePlus One invite giveaway announced

Folks, it’s time to make an announcement. We’ve run the competition to win one of three OnePlus One invites over the last week, and the response has been astounding. Over 1000 entries were received, and our random number generator has been working overtime to find three winners! After confirming this afternoon that the three winners are indeed eligible to win[Read More…]

by and 5:15 pm on July 15, 2014 5 comments Competition, News
Win tickets to see the Wallabies play in Sydney and two Galaxy S5s thanks to Samsung

Win tickets to see the Wallabies play in Sydney and two Galaxy S5s thanks to Samsung

Want to go to Sydney and watch the Wallabies take on France Rugby Test in Sydney, on the 21st of June, with a friend complete with a couple of new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones? Just tell Samsung what Izzy did next. The concept for the competition, is simple. Watch this new commercial from Samsung which shows Israel Falou being shut[Read More…]

by 1:44 pm on June 10, 2014 0 comments Competition, Manufacturer
Win an LG G Flex in Optus’ #PhoneTrap competition

Win an LG G Flex in Optus’ #PhoneTrap competition

If you’re in the mood for a bit of fun, and want to win a cool prize, then check out Optus’ new PhoneTrap competition. Optus have partnered up with LG to give away an LG G Flex – the world’s first curved, flexible phone. To win, you’ll need to upload a picture of yourself or a friend/family member ‘trapped in[Read More…]

by 10:45 am on June 4, 2014 0 comments Competition
Vodafone’s #TheVault competition is underway – details for the Ausdroid Crew inside!

Vodafone’s #TheVault competition is underway – details for the Ausdroid Crew inside!

Hi guys, pardon the intrusion into your daily dose of Android news! It’s Monday May 26, which means – besides being my birthday – that Vodafone‘s #TheVault competition is underway! Vodafone has released clue #1 this morning and it’s time for us to get cracking. There’s now a Google+ Community for the Ausdroid Vault Crew. Ausdroid’s got a full crew[Read More…]

by 12:11 pm on May 26, 2014 3 comments Competition
PSA: Redeem your Google Play Credit from Nestlé Australia by May 31st or lose it.

PSA: Redeem your Google Play Credit from Nestlé Australia by May 31st or lose it.

Just when you thought that the Google/Nestlé Australia KitKat promotion was over there’s just one more thing as a certain tech company likes to say at their launches. This afternoon, Nestlé Australia began sending out emails to entrants in their promotion to remind them that their Google Play vouchers won during the competition would expire on the 31st of May.[Read More…]

by 5:41 pm on April 8, 2014 0 comments Competition, Google Play
Samsung Australia gives you the chance to win a Galaxy S5

Samsung Australia gives you the chance to win a Galaxy S5

Samsung Australia is giving away five Samsung Galaxy S5 handsets, and you can win one for yourself easily via a very simple competition on Samsung’s Facebook Page. All you need to do is Log into Facebook Enter your personal details Tell Samsung 5 words that “power your Australian life While I’m personally doubtful that I’ll ever be fortunate enough to[Read More…]

by 5:39 pm on April 4, 2014 11 comments Competition, Manufacturer, News, Phones
LG wants to hear from you about the next great mobile innovation

LG wants to hear from you about the next great mobile innovation

LG has been innovating their little hearts out in the mobile space and it’s working. They’ve introduced new concepts – rear mounted keys, curved screens, flexible phones – and they’re grabbing attention everywhere, up to and including winning the ‘Most Innovative Device Manufacturer of the Year’ at Mobile World Congress this year. Now, they want to hear from you about[Read More…]

by 3:39 pm on April 1, 2014 3 comments Competition, Manufacturer
Win a Samsung Galaxy S5 from Telstra by sharing a selfie

Win a Samsung Galaxy S5 from Telstra by sharing a selfie

In the first of what is sure to be many competitions centred around the latest generation of flagship phones, Telstra is offering you the chance to win a Samsung Galaxy S5. All you have to do to enter is take a selfie showing Telstra your new phone feeling – in whatever form that may take – and upload it to[Read More…]

by 9:05 am on April 1, 2014 1 comment Carriers, Competition, News
Google wants your help to improve maps in Australia for the chance to win prizes

Google wants your help to improve maps in Australia for the chance to win prizes

Google Australia has today launched their Mapathon 2014 contest, a project which they hope will encourage Australians to map their neighborhoods and places they care about within Australia, while giving them the chance to win prizes. The way the competition works is that you will edit points on Google Maps, Google has provided tools on their MapMaker page to allow[Read More…]

by 10:57 am on March 24, 2014 5 comments Competition